Sussex and Lisbon residents are weighing in on Patch regarding the controversial proposal after Tuesday's meeting. What's your take on a merger?
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Saturday, July 28, 2012
A new beekeeping ordinance in Lisbon has residents fighting back for their rights to harvest honey.
Saturday, June 16, 2012
Six Sussex and Lisbon natives made the spring 2012 dean's list. Do you know any of these smart students? Give them a shout-out in the comments.
The following local students have been named to the dean's list for the spring 2012 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee: Brian Konyn Lindsey Burleson Princess Graff Michael Jacklin Emily Patek Kirsten Kornfeld
Thursday, May 3, 2012
A six-month deadline for the state to act on the Town of Brookfield's incorporation request would be waived while the town and neighboring municipalities participate in mediation with a retired judge.
A state agency ruling on whether the Town of Brookfield can seek voter approval to become a village would be delayed to give the town time to enter mediation talks with the cities of Brookfield and Waukesha and Village of Sussex. Unlike Sussex's current talks with the Town of Lisbon to facilitate a merger, village officials oppose the Town of Brookfield's attempt to become a village. Doing so would protect the town from annexation by neighboring communities like Sussex. The four municipalities have signed and filed a stipulation, asking Waukesha County Circuit Judge Donald Hassin Jr. to lift a required 180-day deadline for the state to rule on the incorporation case. Also signing was Jay Walt, a Town of Brookfield resident who originally …
Friday, February 10, 2012
The Town isn't in favor of Sussex wanting to expand its borders in return for being incorporated in the village.
Monday, December 12, 2011
A Lisbon man hit a tree while driving Friday evening.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
After a lifetime of collecting in Sussex, one man is helping the whole community learn about their roots.
It all started out like any other hobby. At the tender age of 14, Fred Keller had moved with his family to Sussex. Almost immediately, he had a fascination with the history of the area and decided to start collecting Sussex and Libson artifacts. Later, he added Lannon to his interests. “I started collecting as a very young boy,” said Keller. “I had a really big bent for world history and I had a certain amount of mentors that fostered this. My father bought the Sussex Feed Mill and on Saturdays he’d have me come out to work there. I’d meet these farmers and I started asking questions and started to collect, both mentally and physically, pictures, artifacts, Civil War guns that local people had, things like that.” More than 50 years …
Thursday, September 22, 2011
The village and town started a formal discussion to resolve a dispute about a border agreement.
Friday, September 16, 2011
After a citizens group asks judge to reopen case, Hassin takes minutes to toss it.