Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Waukesha Freeman, Page A5,  March 13, 2014  Scrima drama bad for city health We’re less than three weeks away from the mayoral election and Mayor Jeff Scrima has managed to create more drama. At the last minute (again) Scrima announced his opposition to the proposed health care clinic joint venture with the county and the […]

In my column for today’s Waukesha Freeman, I wrote the following: The historical society at the old courthouse is also home to the Les Paul museum exhibit. Curiously, that exhibit does not benefit from all of the GuitarTown activity that is Scrima’s favorite pastime. Scrima and his supporters use Les Paul’s body to raise money […]

Saving Waukesha’s history Scrima wrong about county museum Waukesha Freeman August 26, 2013 Page A6 Opinion Shortly before the beginning of summer my wife, the lovely Doreen from Waukesha, and I attended a picnic at Bethesda Park. Correction, it is Bethesda Spring Park, although you would never know it looking at the park. My wife […]

The nine people and events in 2009 that most shaped Waukesha and Wisconsin. Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle’s announcement that he will not seek re-election. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett getting attacked outside State Fair turns him into a hero. State Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson wins re-election. Passage of a state budget built largely upon […]

Darryl Enriquez is back and he wonders our opinions about the latest addition to downtown. Looks like public art to me. Seriously, it fits in a city that is the hometown of guitar giant Les Paul and with the kind of downtown we’re trying to have, even if the mayor is afraid of Waukesha becoming […]

Darryl Enriquez is back and he wonders our opinions about the latest addition to downtown. Looks like public art to me. Seriously, it fits in a city that is the hometown of guitar giant Les Paul and with the kind of downtown we’re trying to have, even if the mayor is afraid of Waukesha becoming […]