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Man dies in crash at Paris drag strip

An Illinois man died in a crash at a local drag strip Saturday. From a Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department news release: On Saturday, July 30th, 2022, at 4:28 PM, Kenosha County deputies, and Fire/Rescue personnel from the Town of Paris and the Village of Somers responded to the “Great Lakes Dragaway” (18411-1st Street) for a serious […]

Highway MB bridge project information meeting set for July 8

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: The upcoming rehabilitation of the Highway MB (152nd Avenue) bridge over Center Creek in the Town of Paris will be the subject of a public information meeting on July 8. This meeting will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Kenosha County Center at highways 45 […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board meeting June 28, 2022

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular Town Board meeting Tuesday, starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Authorize Fire/Rescue to research specifications and accessories for potential future equipment purchases and consider authorizing placing orders. Solar Farm construction updates. Fire/Rescue Chief position. Draft proposal for County building […]

Bristol and Paris Cemetery Association annual meeting is June 20

The annual meeting of the Bristol and Paris Cemetery Association will be held Monday, June 20, at the Paris Town Hall staring at 3 p.m. All interested parties are welcome. Paris Town Hall is located at 16607 Burlington Road, Union Grove. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Agenda: Paris Town Board meeting April 26, 2022

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular Town Board meeting Tuesday, starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Solar Farm construction updates. Determination of the information needed to consider creating the position of Paris Fire and Rescue chief as a full-time position. Consideration of timeline and objectives […]

Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club to host Community Chili Cook-Off April 30; still time to enter

The Paris Community Chili Cook Off will be held Saturday, April 30, from noon to 3 p.m. at Paris School. The event is hosted by the Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club. Come be a chili cook-off judge. Tasting is free. Just cast your vote for your favorite chili. It is free to compete in the […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board regular meeting March 22, 2022

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday at starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Compensation package for Paris Fire/Rescue leadership during interim period. The chief recently retired. Notification of Wisconsin DOT soil dump site – Hwy K and Hwy D. Update — Town hall/Fire […]

Paris Town Hall open for residents during Sunday power outage

Paris Town Hall is open to help if you are one of the town residents out of power due to the overnight storm. Town Chairman John Holloway said Town Hall has power, heat and internet due to an emergency generator.  “Town Hall is open if people need a place to charge up phones, warm up, […]

Roland Iwen retires as Paris Fire & Rescue chief

Roland Iwen has retired as chief of Paris Fire & Rescue. The Paris Town Board accepted Iwen’s resignation Tuesday. Paris Town Chairman John Holloway said in an email to westofthei.com that the department will be overseen for the time being by Assistant Chiefs Richard Perkins and Colin Hennessy. The decision to accept Iwen’s retirement was […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board meeting Feb. 22, 2022

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday, starting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Accepting proposal from JSA Environmental to add review of test well results to contract. Resolution 2022-1 requesting County to address signage and sight lines at 12th Street and 136th Ave. intersection. […]

Weight class on stretch of Highway N to be lowered

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: The portion of Kenosha County Trunk Highway N (38th Street) between Highway 45 (200th Avenue) and 128th Avenue in the Town of Paris is being reclassified as a Class B highway effective the week of Feb. 7, 2022. Under Wisconsin Statute 348.16, the Class B designation means that, without […]

Sheriff’s Dept. seeking info on suspect in Paris home trespassing

The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information about a man who was found inside a Paris home, but escaped before being apprehended. From a news release issued Wednesday morning: On Tuesday, December 7th, 2021, at about 11:09 am KSD deputies were dispatched to 15710-12th Street in the Town of Paris regarding a trespassing complaint.  According […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board meeting Oct. 26, 2021

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular monthly meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with American Transmission Company LLC for road repairreimbursement as part of the substation construction project at 335 172nd Ave. Consider waiving fee for razing […]

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. […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board budget workshop Oct. 12, 2021

The Paris Town Board will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Paris Town Hall, for a 2021 budget workshop. The full agenda is as follows: Call to Order Roll Call Work on 2021 Budget Adjourn Share5Tweet5 Shares

Units respond for line break in Paris

At about 12:25 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a gas line break in the 500 block of 200th Avenue (Highway 45) in Paris. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Agenda: Paris Town Board regular meeting Sept. 28, 2021

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting on Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Among the agenda items are: Plan Commission Recommendation:  Petition:  Wisconsin Electric Power Co., 333 W. Everett St. Milwaukee, WI 53203-0001 (Owner), Bobby Anderson, American Transmission Co., PO Box 47,  Waukesha, WI 53187 (Agent), requesting a rezoning from A-1 […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 7:10 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 12800 block of Highway K along the Paris-Bristol border. Per dispatch: This is a motorcycle crash. UPDATE 7:17 p.m. — Dispatch reports one injury. Share39Tweet39 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 2:57 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 4400 block of Highway D. Per dispatch: One vehicle crash. Car off the road. Injury being reported. Share112Tweet112 Shares

Units responding to crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 6:32 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 13900 block of Highway K along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved, both in the ditch. Share66Tweet66 Shares

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 5:45 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 28800 block of West Frontage Road in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle reportedly rolled over. Single occupant is out of the vehicle. Share71Tweet71 Shares

Virtual public involvement meeting for Highway N bridge over Center Creek in Paris set for June 14

The upcoming replacement of a bridge on Highway N over Center Creek in the Town of Paris will be the subject of a virtual public involvement meeting at 4:30 p.m. Monday, June 14. Work on this project is scheduled to begin later that week. The work zone is on Highway N (38th Street), just west […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board regular meeting May 25, 2021

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular monthly meeting Tuesday, starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Agenda items include: Update on Community Garden Project from members of Paris Happy Workers 4-H Club. Proposal from Memorial Committee for professional cleaning of the monument and memorial bricks. Authorize the repair of drainage tile […]

Units responding to crash along Bristol-Paris border

At about 4:43 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highway MB and Highway K along the Bristol-Paris border. Per dispatch: Four vehicle crash with moderate damage to vehicles reported by passing Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue unit. UPDATE 4:48 p.m. — Paris Fire and Rescue dispatched to the scene. UPDATE about […]

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Somers

At about 6:59 p.m., some Western Kenosha County fire departments are responding for a box alarm activated by Somers Fire and Rescue for a structure fire in the 1400 block of 98th Avenue in Somers. Per dispatch: The following departments are requested to respond for a change of quarters: Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with an ambulance. […]

Units responding to fire in Paris

At about 6:50 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a grass fire on Highway A in Paris. UPDATE 6:55 p.m. — Incident command releases all units still responding to return to quarters. Incident can be handled by units on the scene. UPDATE 7:12 p.m. — All remaining units clearing […]

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 Bristol

At about 12:27 p.m., Bristol Fire and Rescue and Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a possible grass fire at Highway K and Highway MB-south in Bristol. UPDATE 12:33 p.m. — Deputies on scene report smoke coming from a controleld burn at a nearby golf course. […]

Highway D in Paris to close for culvert work

From the Kenosha County Division of Highways: A portion of Kenosha County Highway D in the Town of Paris will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, April 6 and 7, for culvert replacements. The work area includes the stretch of Highway D (176th Avenue) between Highway N (38th Street) and Highway 142 (Burlington Road). The closures […]

Agenda: Paris Town Board regular meeting March 23, 2021

The Paris Town Board is scheduled to hold a regular meeting Tuesday starting at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. Agenda items include: Presentation by John Gendron, district administrators on the Westosha Central High School referendum. Set date for annual town road inspection. Authorize Town Telephone system upgrade. Proposal to upgrade IT firewall. The full agenda […]

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