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 […]
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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.
At about 7:30 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 50 and B in Salem. Per dispatch: Two cars involved. One person reporting injuries. Vehicles are pulled off in the eastbound lanes.
At about 6:17 p.m., aheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 9900 block of Highway B in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves a car and a motorcyclist. No serious injuries being reported initially. UPDATE 6:22 p.m. — Town of Salem Fire/Rescue medical unit now responding as well.
Salem is proposing using a gentleman’s agreement among the five Community Library member municipalities to solve a problem the state has with the Community Library Board’s makeup. Since its founding as a joint library in 1980, the library has had a governing board made up of two members from each member municipality and an additional […]
At 1:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a wire on fire in the 8500 block of 226th Avenue in Salem. UPDATE 1:39 p.m. — Salem F/R command holding rescue in quarters. Dispatch reports that wire appears to be intact. UPDATE 1:54 p.m. — Salem F/R personnel have not […]
At about 6:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at 268th Avenue and 103rd Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Motorcyclist went off the road. Motocyclist is up and walking.
At 7:51 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 9000 block of 259th Avenue in Salem.
At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways B and K along the Salem/Brighton border. Per dispatch: Two or three vehicles may be invovled. A utility pole and wires are down. A transformer may also have been damaged. UPDATE 5:41 p.m. […]
A Salem citizen committee that has been researching incorporation for a little over a year delivered a report on its findings and a recommendation to do a little more study of the issue. The presentation was made at a special electors meeting Monday evening. Committee Chairman Michael Mike Ullstrup led the audience through an information-packed 83 […]
At about 5 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units andsheriff’s deputies are responding to Silver Lake County Park for a medical park. Per dispatch: Patient is a woman who has fainted at the beach pavilion.
A special meeting of Salem electors will be held Monday, June 29 starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 9814 Antioch Road (Highway 83), Salem. The agenda includes just one item, a presentation on the findings of the Town of Salem Incorporation Study Committee. The committee was formed after an initiative at the April 2014 annual meeting. The group was charged with […]