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Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Burlington for fire

Local fire departments are responding for mutual aid to the Burlington Fire Department for a structure fire in the 500 block of State Street. Due to respond are: Town of Wheatland Fire Department with an engine, Randall Fire Department with a tender (water tanker) and Paris Fire and Rescue with an ambulance. Requested to respond […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 10:01 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 1200 block of Highway MB in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle may be rolled over. Share6Tweet6 Shares

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:40 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 12100 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. One vehicle may be in the ditch. Injuries unknown. A pole also may have been struck. UPDATE 6:44 a.m. — State […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 7:19 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash in the 900 block of 180th Avenue (Highway A) in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle involved, which may have struck a pole. Airbags deployed. Share28Tweet28 Shares

Culvert work to close 144th Avenue in Paris on July 25

The county has made the following announcement regarding work that will close 144th Avenue in Paris: A culvert replacement will close 144th Avenue in the Town of Paris on Thursday, July 25. The closure will affect the entire stretch of road, between Highway KR (First Street) and Highway A (Seventh Street). This work by the […]

Units responding to crash in Paris

At about 2:32 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a report of a crash in the 14000 block of Highway N in Paris. Per dispatch: One involved person needs to be checked out by rescue. Share11Tweet11 Shares

Highway MB in Paris to be resurfaced this week

From the Kenosha County Highway Department: A portion of Kenosha County Highway MB (152nd Avenue) in the Town of Paris is scheduled to be resurfaced beginning later this week. The area to be resurfaced spans from Highway K (60th Street) to Highway 142 (Burlington Road). Work is expected to begin this Wednesday or Thursday, June […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 8:01 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 800 block of 180th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Sheriff’s deputies already on the scene. Single vehicle crash. Driver out of vehicle, but may be injured. Rescue response requested by deputies. UPDATE 8:06 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 5:53 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a crash in the 19700 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Caller reports this involves a motorcyclist who is off the road and injured. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Paris Legacy Committee scaling back community facilities proposals

The next time the community hears from the Paris Legacy Committee expect the group’s proposal for community facilities at both the town hall and Paris School sites. That was the message delivered by committee Chairman Roger Gahart at last week’s Town Board meeting. In March, a plan commission meeting held at the school unveiled the […]

Units responding for investigation along Paris/Bristol/Kenosha border

At about 4:17 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for an investigation of a report of a smell of natural gas in the 12100 block of Highway K near the Paris/Bristol/Kenosha border. ShareTweet0 Shares

Units responding for crash along Paris/Bristol border

At about 7:15 p.m., sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a cash in the 12200 block of Highway K along the Paris/Bristol border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. No injuries being reported at this time. Scene is blocking westbound lanes. Share13Tweet13 Shares

Spring election 2019: Paris supervisor 1 results

Early results in the race for Paris supervisor 1 show Ron Buttke leading Amanda Kurt. At 8:41 p.m., results from Kenosha County show the following totals: Buttke 325 (56%) and Kurt 252 (44%). Incumbent Ron Kammerzelt did not run for re-election. UPDATE 10:12 p.m. — These numbers appear to be complete unofficial results. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Spring election 2019: Paris town chairman results

Early results in the race for Paris town chairman show Plan Commission Chairman John Holloway leading former town clerk/treasurer Beverly McCumber. Incumbent Virgil Gentz did not run for re-election. At 8:20 p.m., results from Kenosha County show: Holloway 411 (69%), McCumber 180 (30%). UPDATE 10:11 p.m. — These numbers appear to be complete unofficial results. Share19Tweet19 Shares

Spring election 2019: It’s election day!

Western Kenosha County residents will be going to the polls Tuesday to vote in the 2019 spring non-partisan election. Polls throughout our area open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Here is a list of polling places. Here is a locator at the county wesbite that will tell you where you vote based […]

Spring election 2019: Paris supervisor 1 Q&A

Voters in Paris will have a chance to vote in a contested election for supervisor 1 in the April 2 election. On the ballot will be Ron Buttke and Amanda Kurt. Incumbent Ron Kammerzelt did not run for re-election. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here is their biographical […]

Spring Election 2019: Paris town chairman Q&A

Voters in Paris will have the opportunity to vote in a contested election for town chairman int eh April 2 election. Vying to succeed Virgil Gentz, who did not run for re-election, will be John Holloway and Beverly McCumber. The same questionnaire was submitted by westofthei.com to each candidate by email. Here is their biographical […]

Paris School’s Annual Spaghetti Supper Fundraising Event is March 16

Local families and community members are invited to the Paris School’s 64th annual Spaghetti Supper Fundraising Event on Saturday, March 16 from 4 to 6:45 p.m. The meal includes all-you-care-to-eat spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, dessert, and beverage. Tickets are on sale at Paris School, 1901 76th Ave. or at the door: Adults and students (9-12 grade): $8. […]

Conversation around Paris Legacy Committee community center findings underway

Paris is gathering public comment on possible community center improvements for the Paris School and the Paris Town Hall sites presented by the Legacy Committee this week. The Paris Plan Commission hosted a presentation and open house Monday at Paris School on the committee’s work so far. About 60 people attended, said John Holloway, Plan […]

Units responding for alarm in Paris

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 1 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of an alarm in the 300 block of 172nd Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: This is a smoke alarm at electric utility generating facility. UPDATE 1:07 p.m. […]

Deputy responding for crash in Paris

Note: This post sponsored by StateLine Legal LLC. — DH At about 650 a.m., a sheriff’s deputy is responding for a crash in 16000 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: This is a singe vehicle crash. Vehicle left the road, entered the ditch and exited the ditch. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Paris Legacy Committee to host open house on possible projects

Paris residents will be able to hear about — and offer suggestions on —  the work of a citizens committee looking to create a community recreational facility. The Paris Plan Commission will host  a presentation and open house to share with the community several possible projects that have been suggested from the Paris Legacy Committee’s investigation and […]

Units responding for sparking wires in Paris

At about 6:30 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of an arcing wires in about the 14500 block of Highway 142. UPDATE about 6:49 p.m. — Damaged transformer located; no fire. Paris units now responding to another report of arcing wires along Highway 142 between Highway MB-north […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 4:17 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units, a sheriff’s deputy and a state trooper are responding to a report of a crash at Highway 45 and 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: Crash involves a school bus and an SUV. No injuries being reported. Share14Tweet14 Shares

Spring election 2019: Paris to have contests for chairman and supervisor no. 1

Note: This post corrected from an earlier version. — DH Paris will have contested races on the ballot in the April 2 election for two town offices where incumbents are not running for re-election. Filing candidacy papers by the Jan. 2 deadline to run for town chairman were John Holloway and Beverly McCumber. Incumbent Virgil […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 8:41 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash in teh 18400 block of Highway 142 in Paris. Per dispatch: A pickup truck has struck a utility pole. Pole may be down on the highway. UPDATE 8:43 p.m. — Dispatch reports a caller says […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 5:43 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash at Highways 142 and 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Four vehicles involved. At least one person reporting injury. UPDATE 5:50 p.m. — Bristol Fire and Rescue requested to respond as mutual aid with an ambulance. […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 3:13 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a report of a crash in the 15300 block of Highway N in Paris. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Paris passes engine brake ordinance

The Paris Town Board has passed an ordinance prohibiting engine brake use in the town. Use of engine brakes by large diesel engine trucks can be loud and has become more of a problem in Paris since construction related to the Foxconn manufacturing complex in Racine County has increased truck traffic in the town, board […]

Paris Town Board appoints new clerk/treasurer

The Paris Town Board has appointed Diana Coughlin as town clerk/treasurer. The appointment was made by a unanimous vote of the board at the regular Town Board meeting Oct. 23. Coughlin fills the vacancy left by the departure of Beverly McCumber, who recently resigned to take a new job. Coughlin has been serving as deputy […]

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