Thursday, February 21, 2013
My boyfriend — fiance, rather — proposed on Wednesday, and I'm happy to say: He went to Sharbuno.
Nick and I have, for a long time, supported the idea of local shopping, homegrown and healthy cooking, homemade projects and thrifty spending. We've dedicated a little extra in our budget toward the consistent purchase of cage free eggs and chicken. Beef is next, though it is a bigger expenditure and harder to find. We support local farms when available. So it makes perfect sense that Nick's proposal to me on Wednesday night was with a ring from Sharbuno Jewelers of Port Washington and a conflict-free diamond from BrilliantEarth.com. The message between the lines on this one is: I got engaged!! Nick tricked me through two dates: a Valentine's Day come and gone with no sparkly thing on my finger, and an 11-year dating anniversary date on …
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
A recap of the top 10 stories of 2012 remembers a romantic gesture last New Year's Eve.
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Editor's note: Looking back on 2012, there were a lot of ups and downs experienced by the Port Washington and Saukville community. While the good times are often easier to remember, it's important to also take note of the tragic events that mold the community and bring its members together — and to never let go of the memories of those we have lost, who meant so much. This series of Top 10 stores in Port Washington and Saukville takes a look at some of the most memorable moments here this year. The top 10 stories were chosen based on qualifications such as the number of readers on an article and the amount of Facebook "likes" or "recommendations" it had, as well as community impact — among other considerations. | Follow us on Twitter | …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
A roundup of recent activity from the police blotter also includes a suspicious man looking to rent a room, and some misdials and misuses of 911.
Oh, to be a witness to this little incident. Police received a call at 11:54 a.m. Thursday from a resident who witnessed a car versus deer accident the day before. The caller said the deer ran out onto the road from the west on Franklin Street, hitting the car, according to the police reports. The caller said as the deer ran across the road, he noticed it was also being chased by a black dog with white spots. There were no reports of loose dogs or car versus deer accidents in the police reports. More from the reports:
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Suspect is facing felony charges after police say he attacked both his mom and a Port Washington police officer trying to arrest him inside his home.
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect a correction. The suspect's last name is Large, not Lange. A 19-year-old Port Washington man is facing charges after police say he attacked his mom and a cop after coming home drunk from a wedding. Mitchel D. Large was charged in Ozaukee County Circuit Court on Sept. 24 with one count of battery of a peace officer, one count of resisting an officer, one count of battery domestic abuse, one count of disorderly conduct and one count of criminal damage to property. If convicted, he faces up to 8-½ years in prison and $41,000 in fines. At 11:30 p.m. Sept. 22, Large came home to his mother’s house in the 400 block of North Milwaukee Street after attending a wedding and began to break things …
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Unlike a traditional newspaper, posting an exciting announcement on Patch doesn't cost a dime, and anybody can do it. Whether your child received a scholarship or you just got married, Patch readers want to hear about it.
Between all the local weddings, engagements, births and so much more, there's just too much news for Port Washington-Saukville Patch to keep up with. However, that's where you come in. It's called Patch's Announcements section, and posting one is totally free and really easy. Announcements are like user-submitted articles on Patch with everything from a space to include photos to the ability to link to other websites. To post an announcement, follow these easy steps: Announcements are also a great way to spread other news as well. Patch readers can also post free announcements for: Just remember, our Terms of Service state that announcements should be for personal use and not for advertising. So what are you waiting for? Let's work …
Friday, August 17, 2012
Summer wedding, fish catches and live bands all are featured on the popular video uploading website.
In these days of cell phone cameras and user-friendly editing software, everybody's a producer. Or can be. And YouTube is the medium of choice for millions of people, including some right here in Port Washington and Saukville. User akaNICKatNITE posted this video of a band playing live music on the Beanies Mexican Restaurant. User Edisonfans19 takes us way back talking about a record he found, an album from the company Paramount — which was founded in Grafton and was initially a subsidiary of the Wisconsin Chair Company in Port Washington. Love sunrises, but never get up early enough? Check out this time lapse sunrise in Port Washington from user zzztech13. Of course, it's summer time — so there's bound to be a few fishing videos. Here's …
Friday, April 29, 2011
Royal watchers gather at 4 a.m. in area home to watch Prince William marry Kate Middleton.
Prince William and Kate Middleton have tied the knot. Check AOL's homepage for life coverage of the event.