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Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 1:32 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and AH in Salem. Per dispatch: A sheriff’s deputy already on the scene. A person involved in the crash wants to be checked out by rescue.

Salem Town Board sets universal slow no wake hours

The Salem Town Board set the same slow no wake hours for all lakes within its jurisdiction that have motorized boating. The new slow no wake hours will be sunset to 10 a.m. The measure passed 4 to 1, with Supervisor Dennis Faber voting against. Faber was not opposed to universal slow no wake, but […]

Salem asks state for another Highways 83/C roundabout meeting

The Salem Town Board on Monday asked the state Department of Transportation to hold another public informational meeting about a proposed roundabout at Highway 83 and Highway C in Salem. But it’s not clear that the meeting will happen. A WisDOT representative at Monday’s Town Board meeting said typically the state would not host such a […]

Salem School collecting history for 100-year celebration

If you are interested in the history of Salem School, maybe even have some old photos or info to share, you may be interested in this announcement about the school upcoming 100th year anniversary: In the late 1800s, children in Salem attended a 2-room wooden building known as Salem Center School. In 1916, a 4-room brick building […]

Units responding for crash in Bristol

At 7:33 a.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash on Highway C just west of Highway 45 in Bristol. Per dispatch: One person involved is asking to be checked out by rescue personnel. UPDATE 7:37 a.m. — Bristol FR command reports moderate damage to vehicle and asks Town of […]

Salem supervision of Silver Lake public works on hold

The Silver Lake Village Board tabled having Salem supervise the village’s public works workers. Earlier this month, with the retirement of longtime Silver Lake DPW supervisor Bob Williams looming, village President Bruce Nopenz had proposed having Salem supervise the remaining one full -time employee and one part-time employee in the Silver Lake public works department. Salem […]

Troop 328 Boy Scouts to host Super Bowl Sunday Breakfast and Silent Auction Feb. 7

Troop 328 Salem Boy Scouts of America will host a Super Bowl Sunday Breakfast and Silent Auction on Feb. 7, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Salem School. All you can eat Pancakes, eggs and biscuits and gravy will be served. Tickets will be sold at the door. Adults are $6, seniors and children 4-12 are $4. Children under […]

Units responding for fire alarm in Salem

At 11:51 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a fire alarm in the 26000 block of 100th Street in Salem. UPDATE 11:54 a.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company has spoken to home owner who believes this is a false alarm. Some fire units returning to quarters.

Deaths Jan. 5, 2015: Leslie Grace Weiss, Joseph R. Cooper

This post sponsored by Westosha Floral. The following deaths of local residents and those with local connections are being reported by funeral homes today. Click on name to see obituary/service information:

Units responding to fire in Salem

At about 8:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a vehicle fire in the 23200 block of 81st Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Vehicle is about five feet from a residence. Flames seen. People at the scene attempting to extinguish the fire. UPDATE 8:47 p.m. — Fire units not […]

Spring Election 2016: Salem to have race for town supervisor

Salem will have a race among three candidates for two town supervisor seats. Incumbents Dennis Faber and Mike Culat both filed candidacy papers by today’s deadline, as did Tim Driscoll. The top two finishers in the April 5 election will fill the seats.

Students held on buses at Salem School

At 8:45 a.m., Salem School students that arrive to school on buses are being held on the buses. Town of Salem Fire/Rescue personnel are on the scene. UPDATE 8:58 a.m. — We Energies crew now on scene as well. UPDATE 9:13 a.m. — Students being let off buses and entering school. Salem F/R units clearing […]

Units responding to Fox River Park for medical call

At about 2:49 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to Fox River Park for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is an 8-year-old female injured while sledding.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 2:07 p.m., Ton of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8700 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem. Per dispatch: A vehicle has struck a house. Vehicle has not intruded into the house. UPDATE 2:10 p.m. — Fire unit at scene reports no […]

Units responding to fire alarm along Brighton-Salem border

At about 10:30 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a frie alarm in the 25700 block of 60th Street (Highway K) along the Brighton-Salem border. Per dispatch: General smoke alarm reported by alarm company. Alarm compnay could not reach anyone at the address by phone. UPDATE […]

Salem makes change to meeting notice postings

Salem will be changing how it posts notices of upcoming meetings, as a result of a change in state regulations. The town will now post only at Town Hall and at the town’s website, townofsalem.net. In the past, the town had posted at five places: The Wilmot, Trevor, Camp Lake and Salem Post Offices and […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 9:23 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 8400 block of Antioch Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 9:28 p.m. — Fire units arriving on scene reports “mild to moderate” damage to vehicles. Two patients complaining of pain.

Bristol and Salem agree to lower speed limit on 216th Avenue

Bristol and Salem have agreed to lower the speed limit on 216th Avenue to 35 mph for the entire length of the road from Highway 50 to Highway AH. Each of the municipalities acted on the matter at meetings on Monday. That stretch of road makes up part of the border between the two municipalities. Bristol […]

Two injured in Salem crash

Two people were injured in a crash early Saturday morning in the 24500 block of 84th Street in Salem. Town of Salem Fire/Rescue was dispatched for the accident at about 3:20 a.m. Two patients were taken by Flight for Life. Debris from the single car involved was in several yards, on both sides of the road. A utility pole also […]

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 7:33 p.m, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highways 83 and C in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a truck that has struck a tree. UPDATE 7:36 p.m. — First fire unit on scene reports to dispatch that there is one vehicle […]

Santa visit to Salem Town Hall 2015 coverage (PHOTOS)

Santa made his annual visit to Salem Town Hall Saturday. Those attending could talk to and have their photo taken with Santa. play games, color or assemble a variety of crafts. There also were refreshments and rides on a Town of Salem Fire/Rescue fire engine. Here are some more photos from the event:

Units respond for fire in Salem

At about 8:30 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units responded to a report of a fire at a residence in the 26000 block of 89th Street in Salem. The fire was reported in a RV parked about 10 feet from a garage, according to archived scanner transmissions. A fire department unit reported to dispatch that […]

Salem Fire Association Picture with Santa 2015 coverage (PHOTOS)

The Salem Fire Association hosted its annual Pictures with Santa event this weekend at Salem Fire Station No. 2 in Salem. People attending were able to pose with Santa in a number of settings. Toys for Tots benefited from the proceeds. Donations of new toys also were accepted. Sunday also featured firefighter prepared pancakes and sausage. […]

Salem Fire Association Pictures with Santa Dec. 5 & 6

The Salem Fire Association will be hosting Pictures with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Sunday. Dec. 6 from 7 a.m to 2 p.m. at Salem Station 2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. Have your photo taken with Santa. There will be multiple photo backdrop opportunities including: Santa Claus. Charlie […]

Units responding to tow scene in Salem

At about 7:11 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Highway F and 312th Avenue (Highway FR) in Salem. Per dispatch: Deputies are on the scene of a semi being pulled out of a ditch. Thry are concerned that the operation could rupture a gas line. Fire personnel are to stand by in […]

Salem passes budget with flat tax levy

Salem electors and the Town Board  passed a 2016 budget with a tax levy increase of less than 1 percent. The levy passed electors 26-0 at a special electors meeting on Nov. 16. The budget including the levy was also passed unanimously by the Town Board the same evening. The 2016 budget total tax levy is […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 8:58 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways F and FR in Salem. Per dispatch: One vehicle off the road, unknown injuries.

Community Library Thanksgiving closures announced

All Community Library branches, Salem, Silver Lake, and Twin Lakes will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours at Salem and Twin Lakes will resume on Friday, Nov. 27. The Silver Lake location is closed on Fridays but will resume hours on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 8:38 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and B in Salem. Per dispatch: Callers report one vehicle in the ditch with a driver who may be trapped and another vehicle with a driver and a passenger. UPDATE […]

Deputy responding for cow in roadway

At about 12:04 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a cow in the roadway near Highway K and Highway B, along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Caller is out with the animal, and believes it belongs to specific address, but cannot reach anyone there. UPDATE 12:10 p.m. — Deputy is out with cow and […]

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