Friday, October 28th, 2016

Seems to be the evening for endorsements. Waukesha County Sheriff Dan Trawicki is endorsing Brandon Rosner for state assembly in the 97th district. From the press release: “Brandon Rosner is the leader Waukesha County, and specifically Wisconsin’s 97th Assembly District, needs to represent us at the Capitol,” stated Trawicki. He continued, “I have been impressed […]

Mayoral challenger Shawn Reilly, surrounded by supporters, held a press conference at city hall on Tuesday to announce the endorsement by Common Council President Terry Thieme, who finished third in the mayoral primary election.  Reilly also announced a theme for his campaign going into the closing weeks, “No Drama. Just Work.” Reilly and Thieme posed […]

The downtown task force met Wednesday night without much of the drama promised by a few businesses on Facebook. By the end of the evening it was clear that nobody is out to destroy Freeman Friday Night Live (FFNL), Kerry Mackay of the Steaming Cup thinks the parking spots in front of his place are […]

Earlier this month the Waukesha Common Council made the mistake of approving the mayor’s task force to address several issues of concern downtown. the committee is off to a terrible start already with the first meeting’s agenda. The task force was formed to address issues concerning “downtown events such as the consumption of alcohol in […]

If people want to understand the frustration of the Common Council in Waukesha, the discussion of referendums on projects over $50 million is a good starting point. The Common Council was poised to vote down the mayor’s referral when Aldermen Joe Pieper and Paul Ybarra asked Scrima if the issue was now settled. Scrima said […]

Bad news for the city of Waukesha, but not unexpected. Waukesha Patch is reporting City Administrator Lori Luther is moving to Illinois to become the County Administrator. Becoming the Peoria County administrator is a step up for Luther, who will be overseeing a budget of $110 million and 27 department heads. The county has a […]