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 […]
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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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Salem hosted its annual Pumpkindaze festival Saturday at the Highway Department/Trevor Fire Station building in Trevor. Earlier in the day activities included a craft and vendor fair, food sales, fire department demos, pony rides, chance to observe and feed animals and pumpkin explosions by the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. A talent show also took place in the early afternoon. Evening activities — […]
The Salem Town Board voted unanimously Tuesday to send a $10,000 donation to local relief agency The Sharing Center. The action came at a special Town Board meeting. The donation was initiated and approved by electors at the April 2014 annual town meeting in a 53-3 vote. The funds were included in the 2015 budget. […]
The Salem Town Board effectively accomplished a merger of its Town of Salem Fire/Rescue with the Silver Lake Fire Department and kept the Silver Lake Rescue Squad in place as an emergency medical services responder in Silver Lake with the approval of a pair of agreements Tuesday night. The Town Board board, in a unanimous vote with all present, approved an […]
Salem’s 4th Annual PumpkinDaze Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to midnight. An Artisan/Craft/Vendor Fair will be held from 9 to 4 p.m. There also will be kids activities, beer and other refreshments, food and a 50/50 Raffle. The day’s events will feature live music from 4 Grand and Bella Cain, from 5:30 p.m. to midnight. There is […]
At about 12:07 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Salem School for a medical call. Per dispatch: Patient is a 10-year-old female having a seizure.
The Silver Lake Village Board at a special meeting Thursday approved a 10-year contract with Salem for Town of Salem Fire/Rescue to provide fire protection and emergency medical services to the village. The contract takes effect Jan. 1, 2016, said village President Burce Nopenz. The contract was approved by a unanimous vote with Trustees Roger Johnson […]
The Silver Lake Village Board has scheduled a special board meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24. The special meeting notice says the meeting is for the purpose of discussing and possibly acting on the fire contract. The board voted in July to pursue negotiations with Salem over contracting with Town of Salem Fire/Rescue to provide […]
The Salem Town Board approved the demolition of the structures on three properties at last week’s Town Board meeting. The properties are: 22002 60th St., Salem (the former Jigsaw Tavern), residential/commercial building and garage. 26933 98th St., Trevor, residential building and shed. 28405 106th St., Salem, residential building and garage. The board accepted the bid for demolishing all […]
At about 5:25 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff”s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 25300 block of Highway 50 in Salem.
A Trevor man faces charges two felony drug charges after his arrest in Salem Monday. Jack A. Hauber, 18, of Trevor, was charged in Kenosha County Circuit Court on Tuesday with: Possession of Narcotic Drugs, a felony. Possess with intent to manufacture, distribute, or deliver-THC less than or equal to 200 grams, a felony. Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, a […]
The Salem Town Board approved a resolution Monday supporting a State Assembly bill that would give municipalities approval over road roundabouts placed in their boundaries. The resolution supporting the bill passed unanimously with Supervisor Mike Culat absent. Supervisor Dan Campion, a staunch opponent of a state proposed roundabout at Highways C and 83 in Salem, […]
A word from our sponsors: Home Again Restaurant to donate fish fry funds to firefighter/EMS memorial fund
Note: Home Again Restaurant is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH To honor our firefighters and first responders, Home Again Restaurant will be donating 10 percent of all Fish Fry sales on Friday, Sept.11. All money collected will be donated to the Salem Firefighter and EMS Memorial fund. Home Again is located at 9524 Camp Lake Road, Camp Lake.
At about 8:45 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a fire alarm at a car dealer in the 7800 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83). UPDATE 8:49 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports that alarm is sounding, but there are no visible signs of smoke or fire. UPDATE 8:50 p.m. — Fire […]
The Salem Public Safety Department is advising drivers to work around using Highway 83 Monday due to expected heavy traffic relating to the funeral of a Fox Lake Police officer killed while on duty last week. Antioch is hosting the funeral service at Antioch High School on Highway 83 at Highway 173 and therefore traffic will be […]
At 9:20 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to Salem School for a general fire alarm. UPDATE 9:22 a.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company says they received a call from an unidentified person saying the alarm is false. Some fire units still responding to check out situation; others staying […]
At 1:54 p.m, Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are on the scene of a fire in the 6300 block of 218th Avenue in Salem. I head a brief snippet of radio transmission indicating the fire was in a basement of a home. It’s likely that other nearby departments are on the scene due to automated response. UPDATE 2:14 p.m. […]
At about 4:04 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for an investigation in the 26900 block of 89th Street in Salem. UPDATE 4:05 p.m. — Deputy on scene reports a transformer is smoking at the location. Deputy requests that We Engeries be dispatched. UPDATE 4:06 p.m. — Deputy confirms active burning of some […]
Vendors are being sought for a Craft Fair & Flea Market at Salem PumpkinDaze, Sat. Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is Salem’s 4th Annual Pumpkin Daze Event. Crafters and artisans are indoors and new this year, flea market is outdoors. Please call the Salem Town Hall for information and to reserve your spot. Call and ask for Shannon […]
At about 8:54 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of a crash in the 22300 block of Highway 50 in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a semi and a car. No injuries being reported and vehicles are off to the side.
At about 8:37 a.m., Western Kenosha County Fire Departments are responding for mutual aid to the Kenosha Fire Department for a fire at 64th Street and 28th Avenue in Kenosha. Bristol Fire And Rescue and Town of Salem Fire/Rescue are being requested to respond with chiefs for change of quarters and Paris Fire and Rescue […]
Discussion of water patrol on Silver Lake dominated the Silver Lake Village Board committee of the whole meeting Wednesday. The village dissolved its police department in June, but intended to keep a force to patrol Silver Lake, as it has done since 1983. Shoreline around the lake lies both in the village and in Salem. But with […]
At about 7:55 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a medical call at Salem School. Per dispatch: Patient is an adult male who fell from a standing position. Patient is conscious and breathing.
Town of Salem Public Safety and the Kenosha Moose Club will be holding a free registration for parents called “I Dent A KID”. This program allows parents to have a CD of information made, that they will take home, with their child’s bio information. This information could be handed to law enforcement in the future […]
At about 3:38 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a possible fire in a home in the 23400 block of 81st Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller is reporting a large fire on top of a stove. UPDATE 3:42 p.m. — Dispatch reports to […]
At about 5:28 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of burning in the 26800 block of 109th Street.