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Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board committee of the whole Feb. 17, 2020

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting on Monday starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Agenda items are: Update on the list of Village owned properties Addition of vicious animals to the current animal ordinance Village Impact Fees Update the Public Facilities Needs Assessment […]

Salem Lakes to use just one polling place for Feb. 18 primary election

Salem Lakes will use just a single polling for place for the Feb. 18 primary election, in anticipation of low turnout, the village announced Monday. From a news release distributed Monday: Salem Lakes Village Clerk Shannon Hahn wants to make sure all voters in the village are aware that all voting for the February 18th […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch, Illinois

At about 5:16 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Antioch (Ill.) Fire Department for a structure fire in the 300 block of Sequoia Street in Antioch. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an engine. Share15Tweet15 Shares

Units responding to crash in Salem Lakes

At about 9:18 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 21700 block of Highway AH in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is a single vehicle crash with the vehicle rolled over. Share19Tweet19 Shares

Grand re-opening for Salem Oaks Park Pavilion is Saturday

The Salem Lakes Park Commission will host a grand re-opening for the renovated Salem Oaks Park Pavilion Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony, as well donuts and refreshments. The public is invited to stop by and walk through this beautiful new addition to this park. Salem Oaks Park […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes committee of the whole meeting Jan. 20, 2020

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a committee of the whole meeting on Jan. 20 starting at 6 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. A committee of the whole meeting is when a body discusses issues, but does not take action or votes, other than perhaps informal and non-binding polls. There are […]

Agenda: Salem Lakes Village Board meeting Jan. 13, 2020

The Salem Lakes Village Board is scheduled to hold a regular monthly board meeting on Monday, Jan. 13 starting at 7 p.m. at Village Hall in Salem. Agenda items include: Consideration of an agreement between the village and Brighton for Salem Fire/Rescue to provide fire and rescue services to Brighton. Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue has been […]

Spring election 2020: Village races uncontested in Salem Lakes, Paddock Lake

The spring election ballots in Salem Lakes and Paddock Lake will show uncontested races for village trustee in both municipalities. Salem Lakes also will have an uncontested race for municipal judge. In Salem Lakes, incumbents Dennis Faber, Ron Gandt and Bill Hopkins were the only people who filed to run for three seats. For municipal […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Linn

At about 2:31 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid from the Linn Fire Department for a garage fire in the 600 block of Zenda Road in Linn. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with an ambulance. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for gas spill in Salem Lakes

At about 10:49 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a gas spill in the 27400 block of Highway 50 in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: This is for a five-gallon container spilled in the eastbound lanes. UPDATE 10:56 a.m. — Deputy reports that the scene has not […]

Units responding to alarm along Salem Lakes-Brighton border

At about 6:25 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to an alarm in the 27400 block of 60th Street along the Salem Lakes-Brighton border. Per dispatch: This is a fire alarm. Share7Tweet7 Shares

Units responding to crash in Trevor

At about 12:06 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a report of a crash in the 11600 block of Antioch Road (Highway 83) in Trevor. Per dispatch: Unit on scene reports two vehicles involved. One vehicle is on its roof. UPDATE 12:12 p.m. — Second ambulance from Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue […]

Units responding for fire in Paddock Lake

At 7:45 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to the 25000 block of Highway 50 (75th Street) in Paddock Lake for a report of a fire from a generator. UPDATE 7:49 a.m. — Dispatch reports to responding fire units that sheriff’s deputies have checked out the situation and flame is to keep equipment from […]

Units responding for alarm in Salem Lakes

At about 8:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to an alarm in the 8300 block of 312th Avenue in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are sounding in a residence. Share3Tweet3 Shares

Units responding for mutual aid to Lake Villa

At about 6:20 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a request for mutual aid from the Lake Villa Fire Department for a crash at Grass Lake Road and Deep Lake Road. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes requested to respond with an engine. Share10Tweet10 Shares

Salem Lakes revises Purchase of Service Funding Policy; rules on funding requests

The Salem Lakes Village Board on Monday made some revisions to its Purchase of Service Funding Policy and then promptly approved some purchases, and rejected a few others. The Purchase of Service Funding Policy was adopted as a way for the village to give money to non-profit organizations that provide worthwhile services to village residents […]

2019 Santa Comes to Salem Lakes coverage (PHOTOS)

The 2019 Santa Comes to Salem Lakes event took place Saturday at Village Hall in Salem. Santa arrived on a Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue engine. He spent the two hours of the event meeting with children, hearing their Christmas wishes and posing for photos. Beside meeting with Santa, children could do a variety of crafts, enter […]

2019 Santa Comes to Salem Lakes is Dec. 14

Santa Comes to Salem Lakes will take place on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Village Hall. Kids attending can have their photo taken with Santa (bring your own camera). There also will be children’s crafts. Salem Lakes Village Hall is located at 9814 Antioch Road, (Highway 83), Salem. Share12Tweet12 Shares

Salem Lakes passes 2020 tax levy with 9 percent increase

The Salem Lakes Village Board has passed a total 2020 tax levy of $5,394,133. That figure is an increase of $430,992 or 8.68 percent over 2019. The levy was passed unanimously at a special meeting on Nov. 21 with Trustees Rod Gandt and Bill Hopkins absent. The $5,394,133 levy for 2020 includes the Community Library […]

Units responding to fire in Salem Lakes

At about 1:56 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire in the 12300 block of 304th Avenue in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a tree on fire. Tree is near power lines. We Energies also responding. Share21Tweet21 Shares

Local fire departments responding for mutual aid to Kenosha

Western Kenosha County fire departments are among those responding to requests for mutual aid from the Kenosha Fire Department, which is fighting a structure fire in the 1500 block of 54th Street. Bristol Fire and Rescue is requested to respond with a squad and a chief to cover a Kenosha station and Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue […]

Trick or treat hours changed to Saturday in Bristol; staying on Thursday in Paddock Lake, Salem Lakes, Randall, Twin Lakes

An unpleasant weather forecast has prompted one local municipality to change trick or treat hours this year, but most Western Kenosha County municipalities have decided to stick with sending the youngsters out on Halloween on Thursday as originally planned. Bristol on Wednesday afternoon changed trick or treating hours in Bristol to Saturday, Nov. 2, from […]

Units responding to crash along Brighton-Salem Lakes border

At about 4:47 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and a sheriff’s deputy are responding to a report of a crash at Highway K and B along the Brighton-Salem Lakes border. Per dispatch: Two vehicles involved. Multiple people reporting injuries. Share38Tweet38 Shares

Units responding to county park fire

At 10:57 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units are responding to a report of a fire at Silver Lake County Park. Per dispatch: Caller reporting a hollowed out oak tree on fire. Near parking area by the soccer fields. UPDATE about 11:50 a.m. — Units now looking for a patient from a separate call who had […]

2019 Salem Lakes Pumpkindaze is Oct. 5

The 8th Annual Salem Lakes Pumpkindaze festival will take place Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to midnight at the Fire Station No. 1/Highway Department Building, 11252 254th Court (Highway C) Trevor. Events include: Activities for children – bounce houses, face painting, balloon art.  Artisans and vendors share their talents and products during the craft fair. […]

Local fire department responding for mutual aid to Antioch

At about 7:10 a.m., Salem Lakes Fire Rescue is responding to a request for mutual aid to Antioch (Illinois) Fire Department. Per dispatch: Salem Lakes is requested to respond with a tender (water tanker) to the 24100 block of Grass Lake Road for an air conditioner on fire. Share8Tweet8 Shares

Salem Lakes adopts chicken keeping ordinance

Salem Lakes has adopted a chicken keeping ordinance that reduces the size of residential lots where chickens can be kept, but still deems a little over half of the village’s lots too small. The ordinance passed by a 5 to 2 vote, with Trustees Ron Gandt and Ted Kmiec — both advocates of a smaller […]

Units responding for crash in Salem Lakes

At about 8:35 p.m., Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue units and sheriff’s deputies are responding to a crash in the 30400 block of Highway W in Salem Lakes. Per dispatch: Two vehicles, both off the road, are involved. UPDATE 8:39 p.m. — Personnel from Salem Lakes Station No. 1 (Trevor) toned out to respond to the scene. […]

Salem Lakes Village Board: Open to petitions for lake districts

A single village wide lake district with taxing authority formed through resolution by the Village Board seemed to be out of favor among Salem Lakes Village Board members at a committee of the whole meeting Monday. Instead, board members said they would consider petitions to form a district organized by interested citizens showing a majority […]

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue to fill the boot for MDA Friday

Salem Lakes Fire/Rescue who will be out Friday, Aug. 2, from 2-6 p.m. at Highway 75/83 and Highway 50 (Brass Ball Corners) in Paddock Lake filling the boot for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Donations will help MDA fight back against muscle disease. ShareTweet0 Shares

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