Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

On Wednesday, WISN’S Mark Belling talked again about the proposed city loan to Sunset Homes, a rundown condo development in financial trouble, focusing on the support from State Rep Scott Allen. Belling says the issue is a real embarrassment to Allen, and calls the loan, “close to socialism.” “All I can assume is that Scott […]

The following is a letter from city of Waukesha Alderman Aaron Perry to Mayor Shawn Reilly regarding amending the TID to give a loan to Sunset Homes condominiums. – JW Mayor Reilly, I hope this finds you well as you return from vacation. I am contacting you regarding the Common Council vote of 7-6 on […]

The Waukesha Common Council voted Tuesday 7-6 to amend a TID to loan $1.6 million to the Del Boca Vista  Sunset Homes Condominiums despite a revelation Tuesday night that the condo board had been offer, and rejected, a$500,000 loan by a private bank. Mayor Shawn Reilly was absent so Alderman Andy Reiland presided. Reilly had previously […]

Is tonight’s City of Waukesha Plan Commission meeting even posted? …And the plan commission voted 4-2 to approve subsidizing the repairs to the condos of Sunset Homes. Mayor Shawn Reilly voted in favor. The Lovely Doreen from Waukesha is drawing up a list of repairs and improvements to the Wigderson Library & Pub that we’ll […]

Waukesha Freeman Page 5A Opinion 8/20/2015 All wet Claims of diversion opponents don’t hold water I’m amazed by the “say anything” position taken by environmental groups against the city of Waukesha’s application to divert Lake Michigan water for our use. Listening to them, you would think Waukesha was coming like a thief in the night […]

We really did have a tornado Tuesday night. According to the National Weather Service, an EF-0 tornado appeared near the intersection of 59 and Genesee Road, apparently looking for the Les Paul Parkway. Preliminary track for Waukesha EF0 tornado from Tuesday night #swiwx pic.twitter.com/PQQzkD2Dej — NWS Milwaukee (@NWSMKX) August 20, 2015 Which brings up a […]

As I mentioned in my Waukesha Freeman column, the 5k “Run from the Cops” event will be shutting down Main Street in the city of Waukesha on Friday, August 21st, along with Friday Night Live. The “Run from the Cops” actually starts further west on Main Street than Friday Night Live, inconveniencing more residents and […]

Waukesha Freeman 8/13/2015 Page A6 Opinion Let’s keep Waukesha’s Main Street open Waukesha police have stepped up their presence at the downtown event Friday Night Live. With the extra police downtown, is this event costing the city more or are we drawing police away from other parts of the city? When the bill comes in, […]

Another case of you can’t get there from here. I somehow missed this, but here’s the official announcement from the city website: Sunset Drive Closure at RR Crossing The Canadian National Railroad, by the order of the Office of Commissioner of Railroads, will be repairing the railroad crossing at Sunset Drive, between West Ave and […]

The following is an email from Waukesha Mayor Shawn Reilly to the city’s aldermen: Dear Aldermen: The renaming of Mary Street to Brehm Street will take place this Saturday, August 1st at 11:00 a.m. Aldermen, if you are able, please attempt to attend this street renaming. For the others, your attendance would be most welcome. […]