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At about 12:13 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a car fire in the 21400 block of Highway NN in Paris. UPDATE 7:19 p.m. — Paris Chief Roland Iwen shared some more information about this incident at the Town Board meeting Tuesday night. He said the […]
The organizers of a recall of the Paris Town Board say they will challenge the decision of town Clerk Beverly McCumber that the petitions calling for a recall of the Town Board were insufficient. Said recall leader Joseph Kolnik via a Facebook post: Elections are the method in which an elector’s voice is heard. This action denies that […]
Today, the Kenosha Sheriff’s Department exhumed their first grave for criminal investigation. It took almost four hours to do it. “It’s something that the department has never done, according to Sgt. Eric Klinkhammer. It not something that’s done very often”. They had to go through the maps of the cemetery, and the location of the […]
3:27 pm Paris Fire and Rescue responding to the 100 block of I-94 for a vehicle smoking. 3:29 a caller reported a van by the median with smoke showing. 5500 enroute. 3:34 pm Deputy going the other way does not see a fire.
Paris town Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt, at Tuesday’s regular monthly Town Board meeting, proposed having a debate with one or even all of the candidates who are seeking to recall the board. “I would personally like to talk with one of you or all of you at any time,” Kammerzelt said during citizens comments, stepping out from the table […]
The incumbent Paris Town Board members have filed formal challenges to the recall petitions filed last week. westofthei.com received notice of the challenges via an email from town Clerk Beverly McCumber, who said she received the challenges Friday. The email included a copy of each of the challenges from town Chairman Virgil Gentz and Supervisors Kenneth Monson […]
A week ago, petitions calling for a recall of all Paris Town Board members were submitted to the Paris town clerk. The clerk will have 31 days to decided if the petitions were sufficient to schedule an election, based on the requirements of state statutes. The recall is being spearheaded by a group of residents who oppose the town’s […]
Petitions calling for the recall of all members of the Paris Town Board were submitted to the town Wedensday. An announcement of the action was made via email to local media by a group of residents who oppose the town’s intergovernmental agreement with Somers that would see some 2,500 acres of Paris land transferred to Somers […]
The Paris Town Board at its Tuesday regular monthly meeting added $200,000 to this year’s budget for legal expenses. Board members acknowledged that the change was necessary due to legal expenses related to its intergovernmental agreement with Somers, which is being challenged by some Paris residents and the city of Kenosha. “As everyone knows, dollars […]
The Paris Town Board will hold a special meeting at 1 p.m. at Paris Town Hall, 16607 Burlington Road (Highway 142) in Paris. A notice distributed by the town clerk-treasurer Tuesday says the board intends to go into closed session to discuss matter related to the lawsuit against the town regarding the Somers-Pazris integovernmental agreement, an intergovernmental cooperation agreement between […]
At about 6:20 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at 7th Street and 172nd Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcycle. UPDATE 6:26 p.m. — Flight for Life medical transport helicopter response being requested. UPDATE 7:14 p.m. — Flight for Life helicopter has […]
A petition for a referendum on the intergovernmental agreement between Paris and Somers regarding land boundaries has been declared short of the needed signatures by Paris town Clerk Beverly McCumber. The state statute says the signatures must come from “the electors residing within the territory whose jurisdiction is subject to change as a result of the agreement.” The […]
One man died and a woman was seriously injured in a crash at Highways 45 and KR along the Paris-Union Grove border Thursday evening. Form a media release from the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department: On Thursday evening, May 5, 2016, at approximately 1700 hours (5 p.m.), the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle […]
At about 3:56 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue, Bristol Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Prairie Fire and Rescue and Somers Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a fire in the 18500 block of Burlington Road (Highway 142). Per dispatch: First report was that a dryer was on fire, but […]
A fire at a property in Paris that is already the subject of one arson case had another fire Friday. Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to the fire in the 19400 block of 38th Street (Highway N) in Paris at about 5:17 a.m. Friday, said Paris fire Chief Roland Iwen. Arriving […]
Discussion concerning the recently approved intergovernmental agreement with Somers dominated a marathon Paris annual meeting Tuesday evening. An audience of over 60 people at its peak asked questions of the board and at times making motions, most of which ultimately were advisory only. The meeting started at 7 p.m. and adjourned at about 10:25 p.m. On April […]
At about 1:07 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a down wire in the 12900 block of Highway 142 in Paris.
At about 5:05 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a vehicle on fire in the 3400 block of 176th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reported a van on fire near a barn. UPDATE 5:08 p.m. — Deputy responding to the scene reports large plume of […]
At about 4:03 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 142 and A in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a truck and a car. Injuries unknown at this time. UPDATE 4:06 p.m. — Paris Fire command requests Somers Fire and Rescue also respond. UPDATE 4:08 p.m. — Bristol Fire […]
Part of the presentation at a meeting Thursday on the Paris-Somers intergovernmental agreement on a development corridor along I-94 focused on answering common question from residents about the contract. At a joint meeting Thursday, the Paris Town Baord and the Somers Village Board approved the IGA, which will be effective April 15. The agreement will have […]
The Paris Town Board and the the Somers Village Board approved an intergovernmental agreement regarding I-94 development at a joint special meeting Thursday in Bristol. The meeting followed a public hearing on the agreement, which had almost 200 people in attendance. Most of the people who commented were property owners within the corridor of Paris that […]
The campaign bus and entourage of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz made a stop in Paris Monday. Cruz stopped, like many another visitor to the area, at Mars Cheese Castle on Highway 142 at I-94. Cruz made his way around the store, posing for photos and sampling food. His young daughters had him try some flavored popcorn. […]
A proposed intergovernmental agreement being contemplated by Paris and Somers seeks to create an environment where development can occur along I-94 along the municipalities’ shared borders, benefiting both the town and the village, a draft version of the IGA obtained by westofthei.com suggests. The agreement is substantively done, but continues to undergo refinements leading up […]
Paris and Somers to hold public hearing April 7 on economic development intergovernmental cooperation agreement
Paris and Somers will hold a joint public hearing on April 7 on a proposed intergovernmental cooperation agreement aimed at controlling and encouraging economic development along I-94 and the borders between the two municipalities. The hearing will take place at 7 p.m., in the Kenosha County Center Hearing Room, located at 19600 75th St., Bristol, […]
At about 1:03 p.m., sheriff’s deputies and Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke and flames in the area of Highways K and D-north in Paris. UPDATE 1:07 p.m — Deputy reports that smoke is probably from a controlled burn at the Strawberry Creek Golf Course. Fire units still responding […]
At about 3:41 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 1200 block of the southbound lanes of I-94. Per dispatch: A semi tractor-trailer has struck the median wall. UPDATE 3:48 p.m. — Deputy on scene reporting no injuries.
At about 10 a.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12800 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reports vehicle towing a trailer rolled over. No injuries being reported at this time.
Paris School Organization’s Annual Spaghetti Supper Spring Fundraiser to be held Saturday, March 12. Local families and community members are invited to the Paris School Organization’s annual Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser on Saturday, March 12 from 4-7 p.m. The meal includes all-you-care-to-eat spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, dessert, and beverage. Tickets are on sale at Paris […]
Sheriff David Beth held a press conference at about 3 p.m., Saturday to inform the media about the loose bison situation. Saturday morning 17 bison were discovered to have escaped their enclosed at a Paris farm through a fence damaged by a fallen tree. Eventually, 7 were able to led back into the pasture and the fence […]