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State grant awarded to bring more broadband internet to Paris, Brighton, Bristol

A grant that should help bring broadband internet to more of Paris, Brighton and Bristol was announced by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Friday. A grant of $872,171 was awarded to Spectrum Mid-America, LLC for the project, which is expected to bring fiber broadband service to 918 residential locations in Paris, Brighton, and Bristol. […]

Carl and Shirley Daniels inducted into Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame

Carl and Shirley Daniels of Brighton are among 12 inductees for 2021 to the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame. The announcement of this year’s laureates was made by Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development via news release on Friday. Shirley Daniels died in 2017. Following is their bio from the announcement: Carl and Shirley Daniels impacted the […]

Fire/rescue, police on scene of crash along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 11:15 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies responded to a crash at Highways 75 and K along the Paddock Lake/Brighton border. At about 11:30 a.m., traffic was being routed around the scene. Westbound traffic on Highway K is being diverted north on 248th Avenue in Paddock Lake. UPDATE 12:23 p.m. — […]

Units responding for alarm in Brighton

At about 8:37 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 25400 block of 60th Street in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is for an activated fire alarm. UPDATE 8:40 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that resident reports alarm was triggered by cooking. No fire. One unit will continue to […]

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 10:28 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash int eh 26700 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Vehicle may have rolled over and struck a utility pole. UPDATE 10:35 a.m. — Salem Lakes command arriving on the scene reports single vehicle rollover. […]

US Rep. Steil brings flag from US Capitol to Brighton War Memorial

U.S. Rep. Bryan Steil (R-Janesville) was in Brighton Monday to deliver a flag for the Brighton Veterans Memorial. From a news release from the congressman’s office: Congressman Bryan Steil (WI-01) delivered a U.S. flag that was flown over the Capitol to the Brighton War Memorial.  “I’m committed to honoring and supporting our nation’s veterans. Whether it’s […]

Human remains discovered in Brighton house fire

The remains of a deceased person were found in a house that burned in Brighton Monday. From a sheriff’s department news release: On Monday, June 7, 2021, at approximately 4:25 p.m. Deputies along with the Kansasville Fire and Rescue Department responded to a home in the 21700 block of Burlington Road for a structure fire.  […]

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 4:27 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue, Kansasvillle Fire and Rescue and Union Grove Fire Department units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a structure fire in the 21700 block of Burlington Road (Highway 142) in Brighton. UPDATE 4:32 p.m. — Dispatch relays to responding fire units that a deputy on scene […]

Man dies from crash in Brighton

A Milwaukee man died as rhe result of a crash in Brighton early Monday morning. From a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release: On May 3rd, 2021, at 2:59 AM, Kenosha County deputies, and Fire/Rescue personnel from the Town of Burlington responded to the 700 block of 312th Avenue (CTH J) for a serious vehicle crash.  […]

Agenda: Brighton annual town meeting April 27, 2021

The Brighton annual town meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m., Tuesday, at Brighton School. Here is a copy of the meeting notice. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Culvert replacement to close Highway NN Wednesday

From the Kenosha County Highway Department A portion of Kenosha County Highway NN (45th Street) in the towns of Brighton and Paris is scheduled to be closed on Wednesday, April 21, for a culvert replacement. This includes the area between Highway 45 (200th Avenue) and Highway EW (232nd Avenue). Drivers are encouraged to use Highway […]

Units responding for fire in Brighton

At about 3:33 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a grass fire in the 5100 block of 301st Avenue in Brighton. Per dispatch: This is being reported a flames in a swampy area near a residential subdivision. UPDATE 3:40 p.m. — Unit arriving on the scene […]

Gas main work to close Highway BB starting Thursday

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: A section of Kenosha County Highway BB (Seventh Street) in the Town of Brighton will be closed for roughly a month beginning Thursday, April 1, as We Energies crews install a natural gas main down the westbound lane of the roadway. The project area includes the portion of […]

Units responding to crash in Brighton

At about 6:52 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 24200 block of Highway JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Share2Tweet2 Shares

Units responding to crash in along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 4:14 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways K and 75 along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: A pickup and SUV involved. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 4:18 p.m. — Fire unit arriving on scene reports three vehicles appear to be involved. […]

Agenda: Brighton Town Board meeting Feb. 8, 2021

The Brighton Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Monday, starting at 7 p.m., at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Presentation by district administrator Matt Eggert on the Brighton School District #1 referendum. The full agenda is available here. Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units responding for crash along Salem Lakes-Brighton line

At about 7:10 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 27900 block of Highway K along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border. Per dispatch: Injuries being reported. UPDATE 7:18 p.m. — Dispatch reports that this crash is actually at Highway 50 and Highway W-north in Wheatland. […]

Units on scene of fire in Brighton

As of 8:15 a.m., fire units from multiple local fire departments are on the scene of a fire on 312th Avenue in Brighton. The fire investigation task force is also on the scene, according to radio transmissions. UPDATE 9 a.m. — Dispatch tones out Paris Fire and Rescue, Twin Lakes Fire Department and Randall Fire […]

Units responding for crash along Salem Lakes/Brighton border

At about 11:25 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 29600 block of Highway K (60th Street) along the Salem Lakes/Brighton border. Per dispatch: This is reported as a two-vehicle crash with one vehicle in the ditch rolled over. UPDATE 11:27 a.m. — Additional […]

Units responding for loose cows in Brighton

At about 7:21 p.m., a Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy is responding to the 29800 block of Highway JB in Brighton for a report of two cows in the roadway. Per dispatch: Caller reported almost striking the cows. Share211Tweet211 Shares

Units responding for burning in Brighton

At about 6 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 24400 block of 31st Street in Brighton. UPDATE 6:05 p.m. — Fire unit on scene reports this is a large burn, with someone out controlling it. Share22Tweet22 Shares

Units responding for burning in Brighton

At about 6:50 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of burning in the 3400 block of 264th Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 7:03 p.m. — Fire personnel on scene determine this is not a hazard, Units returning to quarters, Share311Tweet311 Shares

Units responding for crash in Brighton

At about 3:51 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 75 and JB in Brighton. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One vehicle rolled over. Injuries being reported. UPDATE 4:03 p.m. — Deputy requests tow for rolled over vehicle which is on its roof, but off […]

Units responding for gas leak in Brighton

At about 10:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding for a report of a gas line break in the 24200 block of 17th Street in Brighton. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for smoke in Brighton

At about 11:35 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of smoke coming from a roof in the 1700 block of 240th Avenue in Brighton. UPDATE 11:39 a.m. — Kansasville Fire Department and Union Grove Fire Department also responding. Resident heard loud cracking noise. Neighbor reported seeing smoke coming from roof. UPDATE […]

Highway JB to close Tuesday for culvert repair

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: A portion of Kenosha County Highway JB in the Town of Brighton is scheduled to be closed Tuesday, June 16, for a culvert replacement. The closure will affect the section of Highway JB (31st Street) between Highway PH (264th Avenue) and Highway B (288th Avenue). Drivers are encouraged […]

Deputy responding for road hazard

At about 4:10 p.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a report of a road hazard at the intersection of Highways K and B along the Salem Lakes-Brighton border. Per dispatch; Caller reporting a loose cow west of Highway B and north of Highway K. Share292Tweet292 Shares

Western Kenosha County went big for absentee voting in April 7 election

Election officials throughout Wisconsin urged people planning to vote in the April 7 presidential preference primary and spring non-partisan election to use the absentee voting process, due to COVID-19 spread concerns. Typically, municipal clerks here said they would expect in-person voting to far outweigh absentee votes. As an example, Bristol village Clerk Amy Klemko said […]

Richard Bong State Recreational Area to reopen May 1

Richard Bong State Recreation Area in Brighton is among the 34 state parks and forests set to reopen on Friday, May 1, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources announced Tuesday. Camping, group camps and shelters will remain closed until May 26. Refunds will be issued to all customers. Under Gov. Evers’ Badger Bounce Back Plan, […]

Units responding for fire in Wheatland

At about 5:32 p.m., Town of Wheatland Fire Department and Twin Lakes Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 34100 block of 31st Street in Wheatland. Per dispatch: This is a skid loader on fire. UPDATE 5:35 p.m. — Dispatch reports to responding units that caller says skid […]

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