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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. Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

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. Share14 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 14

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. Share8 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 8

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 […]

Ron Kammerzelt announces he will not run for re-election as Paris supervisor

Paris town Supervisor Ron Kammerzelt announced at Tuesday’s Town Board meeting that he will not run for re-election in April 2019. “I’m not running for re-election,” Kammerzelt said during the supervisors’ comment portion of the meeting. “This will be my last term.” April 2019 will mark his 12th year on the board, Kammerzelt said. He […]

Paris Town Board seeking lowering of speed limit on Highway A

The Paris Town Board is seeking a lowering of the speed limit on two stretches of Highway A in the town. The board unanimously approved two resolutions Tuesday asking Kenosha County to conduct traffic studies and implement a reduction of the speed limit on Highway A between Highway 142 and Highway D and in the […]

Work to begin next week on Highway MB in Paris

Traveling on a stretch of Highway MB in Paris may be a bit less convenient for a while starting Monday. From an announcement from the county Highway Department via the county’s website: A resurfacing project on Kenosha County Trunk Highway MB in the Town of Paris is set to begin Monday, Sept. 24, weather permitting. The […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 6:13 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a crash in the 800 block of 180th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Single vehicle off the road. Share4 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 4

Accident on Frontage Rd

6:57 pm Paris fire was responding to a two car accident in the 2600 block of the west Frontage Road. Two cars were involved and one did start on fire. State Patrol and Kenosha Sheriff’s Department also responded. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

St. John the Baptist Annual Picnic in Paris is July 28

St. John the Baptist Annual  Picnic in Paris will take place Saturday, July 28 from noon to 10:30 p.m. Activities include: Chicken dinner served from 1 to 6 p.m. Kids games. Country store. Ticket drop Car show 12-4 p.m. Raffles. Live music: Boys and Toys Band, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m., The Buggs 5 to 7 p.m., Saddlebrook 7 to […]

Paris to keep current sex offender residency buffer distances in ordinance revamp

The Paris Town Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a new ordinance governing where registered sex offenders can live within the village. The new ordinance did include some changes in language and terms, explained town Attorney Elaine Ekes. But the key provision of the distance from which a sex offender can live from a protected site […]

Paris to have referendum on making clerk-treasurer appointed

Voters in Paris will be able to vote on whether to allow the Town Board to appoint the town’s clerk-treasurer instead of having the position filled by election. The board unanimously passed an ordinance to change the clerk-treasurer position to appointed status at Tuesday’s Town Board meeting. That cannot take effect, however, unless it is […]

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 3:35 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a fire in the 2500 block of 176th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Fire is in a dumpster. Dumpster is about 30 feet from a building. Share2 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 2

Units responding for assist to Kenosha

At 11:24 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to the 4800 block of 120th Avenue to assist the Kenosha Fire Department. Paris units were instructed to use a non-emergency response to this incident. UPDATE 11:33 a.m. — All Paris units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares […]

Road work to close portions of Highways EM and MB starting this week

Two Western Kenosha County highways are scheduled to close this week for road work, the county Division of Highways has announced. From a news release distributed Monday by the county: In the Village of Twin Lakes, Highway EM (East Lakeshore Drive) is scheduled to be closed Tuesday and Wednesday for paving of the gutter. This improvement is […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 7:04 a.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 3400 block of 176th Avenue in Paris. Per dispatch: Vehicle has rolled over in the ditch. One injured person being reported. Share5 Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 5

Units responding for fire in Paris

At about 2:49 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to fire in the 20600 block of 9th Street in Paris. Per dispatch: This appears to be a flare up of a previously extinguished grass fire. UPDATE about 3 p.m. –Bristol fire units clearing the scene and returning to quarters. Share3 Tweet Share Pin […]

Units responding gas leak in Paris

At about 6:02 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding for a possible gas leak in the 20800 block of First Street in Paris. Per dispatch: Occupants of a house smell gas. They are evacuating. UPDATE 6:10 p.m. — Dispatch reports utility company gas crew responding. Share Tweet Share Pin +1 StumbleShares 0

Paris Fire and Rescue responding to accident

At about 8:20 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units are responding to a two vehicle accident at Highways 45 and KR along the Paris-Union Grove border. Per dispatch: Some people may be trapped. UPDATE about 8:25 p.m. — Second ambulance from Paris dispatched to the scene. UPDATE 8:28 p.m. — Paris requests Bristol Fire and […]

Local fire departments responding for aid to Somers

At about 11:32 a.m., Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding for a box alarm activated by Somers Fire and Rescue for a structure fire in the 2400 block of 100th Avenue in Somers. Due to respond are: Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue with an ambulance to man a station and Paris Fire and Rescue […]

Units responding for crash in Paris

At about 3:28 p.m., Paris Fire and Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding for a report of a crash at Highway 142 and Highway 45 in Paris. Per dispatch: Semi tractor-trailer and at least two other vehicles involved. UPDATE 3:33 p.m. — Deputy on scene asking that traffic on Highway 142 east of the […]

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