Monday, April 16, 2012
Where are the best places in town to get hair and nails done for the big night? We're looking for your help choosing the top spot for prom night hairdos and nails.
UPDATE: We didn't see a lot of activity on this article, so Patch is not declaring a winner. If you are looking for information on any of the salons in the area, please visit their Directory listings (you'll find links in the story below). And if you find your favorite spot, leave a rating or review to help people make their choices. Original Story A big part of getting ready for prom is getting hair and nails just right. Patch is trying to discover the best places in Mount Pleasant, Sturtevant or Caledonia to go for these services. Whether it's updos or ringlets, which places do you think offer the best prom hair services? And, where do you turn for spectacular manicures/pedicures? If your favorite place is missing, let us know in the …
Sunday, March 11, 2012
More than 9,000 votes were cast in the Readers' Choice polls seeking the best child care centers in the area. See who the winners were throughout the area.
Patch is pleased to present readers' favorite places for child care. The winners were chosen from more than 9,000 votes in polls, more than 175 comments on stories and more than 75 reviews of businesses in the Places directories on Patch sites.
Friday, March 9, 2012
You voted for the day care center that cares the best.
Congratulations, North Side Preschool! Patch readers across Mount Pleasant, Sturtevant and Caledonia weighed in and let us know which of the following child care centers meet their needs and give their kids a great experience: In the end, 95 votes came in and North Side Preschool garnered 43 votes. In second place, with 21 votes, was KinderCare, and rounding out the top three was Serendipity with 11 votes. Thanks to everyone who participated!
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Would you pay extra?
Searching for potential revenue sources, the Legislative and Licensing Committee discussed imposing fees for police, fire and ambulance services at a meeting held Tuesday, June 14. Properties with a tax exempt status will be reviewed to ensure they have a valid tax status. While some tax exempt entities file documentation proving their status with the Village, many property owners do not file them and the Village has not actively pursued the issue. Elaine Ekes, the Village Attorney, said if people didn't pay the fees, they wouldn't be denied services. While no decisions were made about which fees they would impose or how much those fees would be, the Committee is researching the issue. Kevin Wanggaard, a village board member and Committee …
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Unofficial county results last Tuesday night put him about 6,000 votes ahead of Ken Hall.
If the early results hold, Jim Ladwig is the new Racine County Executive. According to the Racine County website, Ladwig was leading Hall by about 6,000 votes with nearly all votes cast and counted. The villages of Mount Pleasant and Sturtevant approved Ladwig over Hall with votes of 4,698 to 3,148 and 708 to 450, respectively. Caledonia voters cast ballots of 4,930 for Ladwig over Hall's 2,823. Ladwig celebrated with supporters at the Captain's Cove in Sturtevant. "I appreciate everyone's help because this really was a team effort," he said. "Our message of delivering services residents need at a price they can afford resonated with voters."