Monday, December 5th, 2016

In case you missed it, the US Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal by the Elmbrook school district. The court’s decision stops the school district from holding graduations at Elmbrook Church.  Here is what I wrote at the time the lawsuit was filed against having the graduation ceremonies at the church: I’m clearly not […]

“There was no word on where the teen will be practicing next.” – Lisa Sink, “Police Blotter: Teenage Driving Practice Gone Bad“ Print this entry

I wish I could say that I was the first to catch this. A statement was issued in the name of Democratic poll observer Ramona Kitzenger supposedly explaining when she was told about the discrepency between the vote numbers originally reported by the city of Brookfield on election night and Waukesha County on election night. […]

Our friends at the state DOT have decided to toss the horse’s head into the bed of the Oconomowoc Common Council, saying the train station was a take-it-or-leave-it proposition. The state Department of Transportation has dropped plans for a high-speed rail station in Oconomowoc, claiming city officials said they didn’t want one.But city officials disputed […]

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s headline writers seem to have trouble distinguishing between light rail and the proposed high-speed rail.  First it was the story on last night’s meeting in Brookfield (which seems to be cut off right before they get to the content of the meeting.)  Then it was today’s article about Governor Jim Doyle’s […]

One of the groups that is attempting to gin up support for the proposed high-speed rail line, including recruiting people to show at Tuesday night’s meeting in Brookfield (video), is the Midwest High Speed Rail Association. Guess who they’re funded by? That’s right, Governor Jim Doyle’s no-bid contract winner, Talgo. Maybe this is what Milwaukee […]

Another reminder Brookfield residents will have a chance tonight to weigh in on the proposed train station for the proposed high-speed rail line between Milwaukee and Madison. Brookfield-Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Common Council Meeting- Meeting starts at 7:45. Public comment is the first item on the agenda at 7:45. 2000 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield, WI […]

The Brookfield Common Council is holding a public meeting to discuss the proposed high-speed rail line’s station on Tuesday, August 17th. Brookfield-Tuesday, August 17, 2010 Common Council Meeting- Meeting starts at 7:45. Public comment is the first item on the agenda at 7:45. 2000 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield, WI Supporters of high-speed rail are not […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Jacqui Seibel confirmed for me earlier this evening blogger and former Brookfield Alderman Cindy Kilkenny alone was named in the defamation lawsuit by Joseph C. Niebler Sr. Kilkenny confirms on her blog that she has been served finally (in her fuzzy blue bathrobe). Cindy is backing off her promise to post […]

Blogger and former Brookfield Alderman Cindy Kilkenny announced on her site the lawsuit by Joseph C. Niebler Sr., president of NFI Properties LLC, over remarks she made about the Shire development: Lucky me! I’m being sued. May 27, 2009 at 3:10 pm –by Cindy Kilkenny Hello bloggers. Pay attention. The next few weeks will be interesting to […]