Fox Point and Bayside Week in Review: May 22-28

A weekly recap highlighting the week's top news in Fox Point and Bayside.

Fox Point-Bayside Patch is featuring a weekly recap of the top stories from May 22-28.

Fox Point and Bayside Police Chiefs Take Opposing Sides on Concealed Carry

Wisconsin and Illinois are the last two remaining states to not allow concealed carrying of guns. On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed a version of the concealed carry bill allowing those over the age of 21 to carry concealed weapons without any training or permits. Fox Point Police Chief Tom Czaja and Bayside Police Chief Bruce Resnick talk about their reasons for supporting, and not supporting, the bill.

Temporary Gas Spike Looms for Holiday Travelers

With the holiday weekend, many people will be traveling to see friends and families and watch parades. But that travel may be just a bit more expensive this weekend, as much as 40 cents per gallon of gasoline. But it's not issues overseas that's sparking the price hike, it's as close as Illinois.

Judge Nullifies Collective Bargaining Changes

Dane County Circuit Judge Maryann Sumi released a 33-page decision Thursday nullifying Act 10, which prompted thousands of protestors to crowd the state Capitol for weeks. Act 10 was a bill to eliminate the right for state employees to collectively bargain. The state Supreme Court has been asked to consider the case, and state legislators are preparing to re-insert the collective bargaining changes in the state's 2011-13 budget.

Girl Scouts Dance With Their Dad's at Nicolet Friday Night

In an effort to increase interaction between local girl scout troops, a father-daughter dance was held at Friday night, providing an evening out with their adult male role models, in most cases their fathers. Check out the photos of this family event.

Nicolet Boys Third at WIAA Tennis Sectional

Nicolet's tennis team advanced five players to the state tournament and placed third as a team at Thursday's WIAA sectional tournament at Greenfield High School.

Brendan Barmer, a senior, overcame his 11-13 season record and claimed third in the first flight singles bracket. The Knights will send two doubles teams to Madison to challenge for the state crown.


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