Friday, April 19, 2013
Since Thursday morning, Bayside crews and contractors have pumped some 2 million gallons of excess water from a 600 foot stretch of sanitary sewer pipe, after a backup up at a West Brown Deer Road business.
After working through the night, late into Friday morning, Bayside village officials say they finally have a blocked West Brown Deer Road sewer line back to a manageable level. Since 7 a.m. on Thursday, Bayside crews and contractors have worked to remove excess water from the line, pumping some 2 million gallons of water out of 600 foot stretch of sanitary sewer pipe, Village Manager Andy Pederson said. Through the village's efforts, Pederson said it was able to avoid impacting 400 to 500 homes with basement backups. Bayside Garden Center wasn't so lucky, experiencing a backup on its property. Pederson said he wasn't privy to details on possible damage to the Brown Deer Road business. With that said, Pederson said the village is still …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The American Red Cross has an app that puts everything you need to know about preparing for a tornado right at your fingertips, and also sounds an alarm when a tornado warning is issued for your location, even when the app is closed.
Get your family and home ready for tornado season with the official Tornado App from the American Red Cross. The app puts everything you need to know about preparing for a tornado right at your fingertips, and also sounds an alarm when a tornado warning is issued for your location, even when the app is closed. The Village tests its siren every Saturday at noon, and Milwaukee County tests every second Wednesday of the month. However, as tornado season approaches, please be aware that sirens will not be tested if there is a severe weather warning in the area as not to confuse residents.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
We have been very lucky that we have avoided any major incidents, especially involving our children who actively play in the area. Sadly, I think we are living on borrowed time.
Friday, December 21, 2012
Snow totals were low along the lake so Thursday's winter storm caused little problem in Fox Point and Bayside.
People must drive pretty well in Fox Point. Despite the snow, Fox Point police told Patch they received zero reports of accidents related to the weather. In fact, said Officer Steve Grossmueller, the department has fielded no calls about anything related to the snow. “We have had no calls in any weather-related issues,” he said. “The snow wasn’t too terrible here. We had no accidents or trees down.” He attributed it in part to the Public Works Department. “Our DPW is good at getting roads cleared and salted,” he said. In Bayside, it was similarly sleepy. Lt. Tom Henkel told Patch, “We didn’t have anything out of the ordinary, just a few accidents in the area. It was really not that big of a deal here.” Bayside’s Deputy Village Manager …
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Extra training will likely come at expense of electives, and a "flex period" is also being considered.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
(Editor’s note: This story was posted originally at 11:45 a.m. Thursday. Superintendent Rachel Boechler pointed out a series of inaccuracies regarding the flex period and the article has been adjusted to reflect changes.) Bayside Middle School students are not receiving enough mathematics education to meet state recommendations, and this should be changed, even if that leaves less time in the school day for electives, the Fox Point-Bayside School Board decided Monday. The board approved plans to create a new middle school curricular program that would include extending the amount of time spent on mathematics instruction and building in a flex period for student support and extension. The particulars of how the extra time will be worked …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Check out these local listings we found for homes on the market in Fox Point and Bayside. Are you a local realtor? Just click "Upload" and post your listings on Patch!
Want to add to our list? Just click "Upload" to post a pic and please be sure to include the address, price and basic description in the caption. There are 114 homes on the market in the Fox Point-Bayside area this week. Here's a look at a few of them with hosting open houses this weekend. Click the address for more information on that particular property. 1. 8001 N. Lake Dr., Fox Point - $499,900 Open House: Sunday, 12 to 1:30 p.m. Center entrance in Georgian Colonial style. Spacious interior with hardwood floors, natural fireplace, formal dining room, and eat-in kitchen. Updated kitchen opens to large library with sliding glass doors and onto large private yard and gorgeous brick patio. Rare 4-1/2 car garage. Master suite has dual …
Monday, December 3, 2012
Here's a look at the top stories for the month of the November in Fox Point and Bayside.
November was a busy month for news including the announcement of $418,000 in savings for Nicolet High Schooland although it was published in October, the story of 8-year-old Audrey Parrott garnered even more limelight in November. Here's a look at the biggest stories from the month of November in Fox Point and Bayside.
Monday, November 26, 2012
For second year in a row, village holds the line on property tax levy.
A typical Bayside homeowner should see a slight drop in village property taxes this year because of a zero-increase tax levy and a decline in property values. The Village Board approved a $9.2 million budget for 2013, which is a 4.8 percent decrease over last year's $9.7 million budget. Village Manager Andy Pederson attributes the decrease to negotiations with the police and Department of Public Works unions. "With the tools that we were given in the budget-repair bill, or Act 10, the non-represented employees were already paying their pensions," Pederson said. "When we had a 30-day window to negotiate with our unions, we negotiated a clause that they would contribute 67 percent of their portion of the retirement contribution portion in …
The Federal Bureau of Investigation report on crime in the United States, includes data from most communities in the state. See what kinds of violent crimes were reported here and how the numbers stack up town to town.
Every year, the Federal Bureau of Investigation uses data reported to it by nearly every law enforcement agency in the country to build a report on crime in the United States. The report includes data on reported crimes, from theft to homicide, arrests, trends and how many officers are employed in communities. Patch has taken the Wisconsin data and put it into a searchable database. You won't find Fox Point and Bayside however, because they were not included in the FBI database. Fill in the name of a community to see the number of reported violent crimes in 2011, and click through to learn more about the types of offenses within each community. Find out about property crime in Wisconsin. See the whole 2011 Crime in the United States …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Check out these local listings we found for homes on the market in Fox Point and Bayside with three bedrooms. Are you a local realtor? Just click "Upload" and post your listings on Patch!
Want to add to our list? Just click "Upload" to post a pic and please be sure to include the address, price and basic description in the caption. There are 113 homes on the market in the Fox Point-Bayside area this week. Here's a look at a few of them scheduled for open houses this weekend. Click the address for more information on that particular property. 1. 8581 N. Lake Dr., Bayside - $599,000 Open House: Saturday, 12 to 3 p.m. All brick colonial home with over 3400 square feet of living space plus a finished lower level. Interior boasts large kitchen with center island, appliances included, and dinette. Family room features gas fireplace and wet bar. Formal living and dining rooms. Large upper level bedrooms. Master with giant walk-in…