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Salem Public Safety and the Kenosha Moose Club holding I Dent A KID events

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 […]

Units responding for fire in Salem

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 […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

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.

Units responding for crash in Salem

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.

Units responding for crash in Salem

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 proposing gentleman’s agreement to fix Community Library Board problem

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 […]

Units responding for wire on fire in Salem

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 […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

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.

Units responding for burning in Salem

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.

Units responding to crash along Salem/Brighton border

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. […]

Salem incorporation committee recommends more study

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 […]

Units responding to county park for medical call

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.

Incorporation options topic for Salem special electors meeting Monday

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 […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 9:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputies are responding to the 9700 block of 270th Avenue in Salem for a burning complaint. Per dispatch: Neighbor has reported a bonfire and fireworks at this location.

Fire alarm

Town of Salem Fire and Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue are responding to 31004 76th st for a fire alarm, 9:40 am.   It may be an abandoned house.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 1:10 p.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: Single vehicle involved. Vehicle has rolled over. Two occupants. UPDATE 1:15 p.m. — Both occupants of the vehicle out and conscious, deputy on the scene […]

Units responding for gas investigation in Salem

At about 5:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 8300 bloc of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Salem for an investigation, Per dispatch: Caller reporting a smell of natural gas in a residence.

Units responding to fire alarm in Salem

At about 8:55 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of supervisory fire alarms at an apartment building in the 24700 block of 87th Street in Salem. Per dispatch: No signs of smoke or fire seen; residents are evacuating. UPDATE 8:56 p.m. — Dispatch informs fire command that one resident is […]

Units responding to crash in Salem

At about 7:39 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Silver Lake Rescue Squad units are responding to a crash at Highways 50 and B in Salem. Per dispatch: Crash involves two vehicles, one convertible and one pick-up truck. Convertible may have rolled over. UPDATE 8:01 p.m. — Tow trucks responding for both vehicles.  

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 6:40 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 83 and SA in Salem. Per dispatch: Passerby reported a deer went through a window of a vehicle. One person may be injured. Cars are blocking the road.

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 4:32 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid to the Antioch Fire Department for a fire in the 27200 block of Highway 173. Salem F/R is being requested to respond with a tender (tanker) truck.

Thanks for Slowing Down yard sign pick-up is June 13

The weather is getting warmer and the kids will be out of school, which increases the amount of children out playing and traffic. Be prepared and pickup a Thanks for Slowing Down yard sign on Saturday, June 13 from 9 to 11 a.m., at Salem Town Hall, 9814 Antioch Road, Salem, if you live in Salem or surrounding neighborhoods. WISE – […]

Traffic access to be restricted along Salem run/walk route on Saturday

An announcement from Salem Public Safety regarding access to roads near Salem School on Saturday: The Salem Public Safety Office will be assisting the Salem Grade School with its’ 5k run/walk on Saturday, May 30 from 7 a.m. to noon. In the interest of public safety there will be restricted access to Highway AH from the school (Highway 83) […]

Units responding for burning in Salem

At about 6:57 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of burning in the 31100 block of 75th Place in Salem.

Local FD departments responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 8:06 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Town of Salem Fire/Rescue are responding for mutual aid to the Antioch Fire Department, which has a water emergency. Bristol is being asked to respond with an engine and Salem with a chief for a change of quarters to staff Station 1.

Salem approves bonding $2.5 for roads and other capital projects

The Salem Town Board on Monday approved the sale of $2,445,000 in general obligation promissory notes. The borrowing was approved unanimously at a special board meeting. The notes will have a 10-year term. An interest rate will be set at the next board meeting. The funds will help pay for various capital expenditures including: Road […]

Units responding for garage fire in Salem

At about 9:03 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue and Bristol Fire and Rescue units are responding to a structure fire in the 8100 block of 249th Avenue in Salem. Per dispatch: Resident reports that garage is on fire. UPDATE 9:08 p.m. — Deputy reports that house has been evacuated.

Units responding for crash in Salem

At about 3 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for  report of a crash in the 8800 block of Camp Lake Road in Salem. Per dispatch: Single vehicle left the road and may have flipped and hit a tree. Driver reportedly out of vehicle, but may be bleeding from the […]

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue to fill the boot for MDA on May 22

Town of Salem Fire/Rescue Department will be participating in a Fill the Boot Drive on May 22 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Highways 50 and 83 (Brass Ball Corners) to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Rain/Emergency date will be May 29. This year’s goal is to raise $1,500. For 60 years, MDA and the firefighters have been partnered up to fill the […]

Units responding to county park for medical call

At about 12:10 p.m., Town of Salem Fire/Rescue units are responding to Silver Lake County Park in Salem for a medical call Per dispatch: Patient is a male bicyclist who fell near the beach entrance. Hand and face injuries.

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