It’s time to make sure you have the right hours carved out for trick or treating with the youngsters this year. Most municipalities that set hours chose from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31 as the official trick or treat hours. This includes Bristol, Salem, Paddock Lake, Twin Lakes, Randall and Silver Lake. Official […]
At 8:54 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 11100 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem for a crash. Per dispatch: Three cars involved; multiple injuries. UPDATE 8:56 p.m. — Personnel at the scene requests a second ambulance respond to the scene. UPDATE 8:57 p.m. — Deputy […]
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation unveiled alternatives for improving safety at the Highways 83 and C intersection at a public open house meeting Thursday at Salem Town Hall. Two alternatives were presented: Construction of a roundabout. Retaining traffic signals, but changing the configuration of the intersection. DOT officials say the intersection has a high number […]
At about 7:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and AH in Salem. Per dispatch: A black, four-door vehicle reportedly struck a traffic standard and knocked it down. UPDATE 7:12 p.m. — Rescue unit on scene reports that vehicle appears to have left the scene. UPDATE 7:13 p.m. […]
At 10:37 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highways 83 and C in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcycle. UPDATE 10:40 a.m. — Deputy blocking eastbound traffic on Highway C. UPDATE 10:45 a.m. — Tows requested by deputies for both vehicles. UPDATE […]
At about 8:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is responding to a mutual aid request from the Antioch Fire Department for a structure fire in the 42900 block of North Lake Avenue in Antioch. Salem is being requested to respond with a tanker.
The fourth annual Salem Pumpkindaze community festival is taking place Saturday. Early in the day activities included a craft and vendor sale, children’s activities, fire and law enforcement equipment displays, food, the Salem Has Talent youth talent show, pony rides, a petting zoo and more. For the evening, live music performances by Kyle Young and Bella […]
Highways C and 83, Salem Constructing a roundabout is one of the alternatives under consideration by the state Department of Transportation for the Highway 83 and Highway C intersection in Salem. The DOT announced this week that they will hold an informational open house next week to present improvement plans for the Highway 83/C intersection and the […]
Brass Ball Corners, Highway 50 and Highways 83/75, Paddock Lake The Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be hosting a meeting next week to discuss planned improvements to two intersections along Highway 83 in Salem and Paddock Lake. From the WisDOT announcement: The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) will be conducting a public involvement meeting to discuss […]
At about 4:56 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway K and 288th Avenue (Highway B) along the Salem-Brighton border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. UPDATE 5 p.m. — Deputy at the scene reports one possible injury. UPDATE 5:02 p.m. — Deputy requesting tow […]
At 6:58 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a sheep wandering in the road way in the 21600 block of Highway 50 near the Bristol/Salem border. UPDATE 7:09 a.m. — Deputy on scene but has not located any loose sheep.
Salem’s 3rd Annual PumpkinDaze Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. The festival will feature music from Kyle Young and Bella Cain providing live music from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is a $5 cover charge at 6 p.m. A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit the Sharing Center and Kenosha Country Foster Care Parent Association. An Artisan/Craft/Vendor Fair […]
Officials from American Transmission Company have come forward with some more changes to the routes they are proposing for a high voltage transmission line between a substation in Bristol and one in Lake Geneva. Highlights of the most recent changes to the routes within Western Kenosha County include: A return of a line along Highway O […]
At about 11:18 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 21800 block of Highway AH in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles, a Jeep and an SUV, are involved. There may be injuries. UPDATE 11:26 a.m. — Second ambulance being dispatched. UPDATE 11:45 a.m. […]
The Salem Town Board took a step on Monday — although a small one — to streamline local government Setting trick or treat hours is a staple of government meetings around this time of year. Sometimes there’s a little debate, but typically, the motion sails through — year, after year, after year, after year … […]
At about 3:47 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, county dive team members and Silver Lake Police officers and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a possible water call on Silver Lake. Per dispatch: Initial call indicated response to the 27900 bock of Highway F, on the Salem side of the lake. UPDATE 3:49 […]
A’s Dress Closet is having a Dress Giveaway at the Salem Community Library branch Saturday, Sept. 6 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m . They are offering 1 free (gently worn) dress for Prom or Homecoming to local high school girls. A $10 donation is requested, which will go towards next year’s event. This is a nonprofit event. The organizers have been […]
A draft of a Rock Lake management study being prepared by the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission should be done by the end of September, the biologist/planner preparing the document said. Beverly Saunders, a senior specialist and lake planner for SEWRPC who is writing the plan, explained the process and what will be addressed in the […]
At about 5:17 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and B in Salem. Per dispatch: Preliminary information indicates two vehicles involved, one partially rolled over and the other in the cemetery at the intersection. UPDATE 5:23 p.m. […]
At 10 a.m., units from Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue are responding to a report of a house struck by lightning in the 25600 block of 91st Street in Salem. Per dispatch: A neighbor is reporting that the house was struck on the roof and smoke is now visible. UPDATE 10:06 a.m. — […]
A public meeting has been scheduled to provide Southeastern Wisconsin residents with information about the Rock Lake Watershed Protection Plan Project that is being developed by the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) with the support of the Town of Salem and the Rock Lake Restoration Association. At the public meeting, attendees will learn more […]
Louise Boyd of Salem lost her 12-year-old daughter Elianna suddenly in August 2011. Recently, Boyd has written a book titled “Journey to the Rainbow.” The book entails Boyd’s grief after losing Elianna. “The most amazing part of the book are the signs we receive from her which have helped us move on,” Boyd said. “Her soul […]
At about 10:15 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 8800 block of Fox River Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Caller reporting crash says it is a single vehicle that has struck a tree. UPDATE 10:21 p.m. — Per dispatch: Deputy reports […]
Note: Hartnell Chevrolet is a westofthei.com sponsor. — DH Hartnell Chevrolet, 7800 Antioch Road (Highway 83), Salem is hosting the SEWCC 41st Annual Corvette and Chevy Show today. Registration on the day of the show is from 9 a.m. to noon. Day of the show registration is $12. People’s choice voting will take place from […]
At 8:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to request for mutual aid from the Antioch Fire Department, which has a structure fire on Willow Street in Antioch. Salem is being requested to respond with a tanker.
At about 2:53 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12000 block of Highway 83 (Antioch Road) in Salem.
Salem residents will have a chance to vote on whether they would like the Salem Town Board to institute ATV routes on town roads. The board voted to place the matter on the Nov. 4 ballot, culminating a several months of discussion on the topic that failed to uncover a clear favored direction on the part of the […]
At about 1:35 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 8300 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem for a possible carbon monoxide problem.
At about 8:55 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a supervisory alarm in the 25400 block of 60th Street along the Brighton-Salem border. UPDATE 8:55 a.m. — Per dispatch: Alarm company says it is a false alarm.
At about 2:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways JF and 83 in Salem. UPDATE 2:42 p.m. — Fire units on the scene reports everyone out of vehicles.