Friday, December 28, 2012
Have those little pine needles become too much for you and your vacumm or broom? The village will begin curbside tree pickup on Jan. 1.
Have those little pine needles become too much for you and your vacumm or broom? The village will begin curbside Christmas tree pick-up on Jan. 1 and continue it throughout the month. Trees must be clear of lights, ornaments and any bolts or screws as they can cause costly damage to chippers, which the village will use to turn the trees into compost.
Monday, November 19, 2012
Your guide to finding pre-cut Christmas trees and cut-your-own Christmas tree farms north of Milwaukee.
It's about that time of year when families go on the hunt for the perfect Christmas tree. There's nothing like picking out a fresh Christmas tree. Some families like to make a day of it, trekking across acres of spruces, firs and pines with a hot cup of cider. Others prefer the convenience of a nearby parking lot sale. If you don't already have a favorite tree locale — or even if you do — here are a few suggestions to help you on your hunt for the perfect tree:
Sunday, January 1, 2012
A look ahead at the week's local events and news.
Here's a look at what's coming up this week in Shorewood. If we're missing something, you can add it to the calendar. First off, remember Village Hall is closed Monday. Stay home and watch the Badgers take on Oregon in the Rose Bowl. Village Hall will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday. Village Board: Trustees meet Tuesday night and are expected to deliberate revisions made to the developer's agreement with the Mandel Group, which is planning to build a $34 million mix-use development in Shorewood. The board will also consider a proposal for the Menlo Boulevard sewer project and a resolution to amend the Planning and Development Department fee schedule, according to the agenda. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in Village Hall. Other meetings: …