At about 7:50 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a chimney fire in the 26100 block of Silver Lake Road in Salem. UPDATE 7:52 p.m. — Per dispatch: Only person inside the home started a fire in a fireplace and […]
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Studying whether to implement a fire protection impact fee on new development in the town received the endorsement of several Salem Town Board members. The matter was discussed at a committee of the whole meeting on Monday. Town administrator Patrick Casey raised the issue as something that could help the town keep up with the need to upgrade […]
The chairman of a Salem citizen committee studying incorporation is aiming to have its work completed in time to report to electors at the annual meeting in April. Along those lines, an initial report on how the town government operates today should be ready by the end of the month, said Michael Ullstrup, the committee’s chairman, at Monday’s Salem […]
The Salem Fire Association hosted Picture with Santa on a Fire Truck on Saturday. If you missed it, you’re in luck. Firefighters will be there again Sunday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Salem Fire Station No. 2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. Photos will be taken in your choice of scenes, including two engines and […]
At about 6:75 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Fire Department, and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash at Highway 50 and 288th Avenue (Highway B) in Salem. Per dispatch: Two vehicles, at least one injury and one person may be unable to get out of […]
The Salem Fire Association will host Picture with Santa on a Fire Truck on Saturday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days at Salem Fire Station No. 2, 8339 Antioch Road, Salem. Photos will be taken on your choice of two engines. Families and pets welcome. Cost of […]
At about 3:20 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 75 and Highway K (60th Street) at the Brighton-Salem border. UPDATE 3:32 p.m. — One tow truck responding to the scene. UPDATE 3:37 p.m. — Ambulance leaving the scene and heading for local hospital.
Santa visited Salem Town Hall on Saturday. Of course youngsters could talk to the guest of honor about their Christmas wishes and pose for a photo. Other activities included coloring, crafts and games. There was bake sale and everyone could enjoy freshly made popcorn, cookies and hot chocolate. Outside, participants could explore one of the town’s […]
At about 3:37 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue, Silver Lake Fire Department, Silver Lake Rescue Squad units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of smoke coming from a the roof of a residence in the 28300 block of 75th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: Passerby reported seeing smoke but no flames. UPDATE 3:40 p.m. […]
A single vehicle accident at 264th Avenue and SA, around 3:30 am, broke a power pole and took down a number of wires. WE Engeries is on scene working on the problem. Kenosha Sheriff’s Department is blocking the road. Driver of the car was away from the crashed car and appeared to be in the presence […]
The Town of Salem will be hosting Santa Comes to Salem on Saturday, December 6, from noon to 3 p.m., at Salem Town Hall, 9814 Antioch Road in Salem. There will be pictures with Santa (bring your own camera), children’s games and crafts, raffles for the Sharing Center, a Bake Sale sponsored by Central High […]
At about 9:01 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue is being requested to respond to a gas station int he 24400 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake. Salem F/R being asked to bring a ladder truck to assist the sheriff’s department in gaining access to the roof of the building for an investigation.
4:55 p.m. – Salem Fire and Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue are responding to a rollover accident in the 30700 block of Hwy 50. 5:00 p.m. – Witness reports SUV hit median. Report from scene; one patient, out of the vehicle no extrication required. Northeast lanes of Hwy 50 are blocked.
At 3:39 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 8100 block of 247th Avenue in Salem for a carbon monoxide alarm. Per dispatch: Alarm was reported by a resident who was not experiencing symptoms of carbon monoxide.
The Salem Town Board accepted a donation of property in Camp Lake at a special board meeting last week. The property is located at 9607 Camp Lake Road. It was owned by Wells Fargo Bank. It currently has no structures. Town officials were not quite sure why the property was offered to the town. “I guess […]
Abbie Reeves, a graduate of Central High School in Paddock Lake and a finance/general management major at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, is set to begin the 2014-15 season as a member of the Warhawks’ women’s basketball team. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater women’s basketball team will have a new look in 2014-15. With just one returning […]
The Town of Salem Fire /Rescue Department will be hosting an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR /AED course on Nov. 20. This course is a 3-4 hour course which combines basic CPR skills training with instruction and practice in using an AED. Course covers: Adult CPR/AED with and without a mask, Adult Choking, Child CPR/AED, […]
At about 4:26 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 27100 block of Highway F in Salem. Per dispatch: Two cars involved just west of Silver Lake County Park. UPDATE 4:31 p.m. — Fire units arriving on scene reports moderate damage to both vehicles.
At 8:08 a.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and AH in Salem. UPDATE 8:09 a.m. — Engine standing down and ambulance responding. Airbags were deployed in crash.
Salem electors and Town Board members passed a tax levy for 2015 of $3,767,913 at meetings Wednesday night. The 2015 levy represents a 4.83 percent increase over 2014. There was little discussion about the budget at the electors meeting, with only two residents asking questions. The budget and levy was passed by electors unanimously. The Town Board […]
The Salem Town Board on Monday chose to take no further action regarding designating ATV routes on some town roads. The lack of action came after a last round of citizen comments on both sides of the issue during Monday’s regular Town Board meeting. Last Tuesday, a referendum asking whether residents wanted to allow ATV use […]
At about 4:03 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’d deputies are responding to a report of a chimney fire in the 8400 block of 235th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: Caler originally reported flames from chimney but later reported only embers. UPDATE 4:09 p.m. — Deputy on scene and […]
The Salem Town Board is not going to take a formal position on what improvement plan it favors for the Highways 83 and C intersection, at least for now. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is planning for improvements at the intersection. WisDOT representatives unveiled a roundabout option and a improved signal option at a Oct. […]
At about 7:24 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a supervisory fire alarm at Salem School. UPDATE 7:25 p.m. — Per dispatch: Contact at school says it was a pulled false alarm.
At 12:12 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding to a report of three cows in the road in the 27000 block of Highway K along the Salem-Brighton border.
Salem voters had the chance in today’s election to weigh-in on whether ATVs should be allowed to use designated routes on roadways in the town. The referendum is non-binding. At 8:51, with one of two polls reporting incomplete results: No 904 to Yes 614. The need to hand count paper ballots that were cast at Salem Town Hall […]
Voters will be going to the polls Tuesday to decide federal and state partisan elections. Silver Lake, Salem and Paddock Lake also have referendums on the ballot and there is a countywide referendum as well. Polls will be open today from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Note: westofthei.com will be following all of the election results […]
The fall partisan election typically doesn’t hold a lot of significance when it comes to strictly local issues. Sure that election decides state and federal offices — even president every four years — and those are important offices, but they’re not local. This year, that’s definitely not the case with a countywide referendum and referendums in three municipalities on controversial issues. Here’s […]
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 […]