Village of Sussex — Workers began Monday, Aug. 31, erecting the construction fence around the site of the new village hall/civic center expected to be built in about a year after the village board last week approved about $4.5 million in short-term notes to partially pay for the $12 million project.
A village of Butler home was burglarized Aug. 18 by multiple suspects who may be involved in similar incidents in the greater Milwaukee area, according to a police bulletin.
WAUKESHA — The offices of the Sussex Sun (1741 Dolphin Drive, Suite A, in Waukesha, and 1010 Richards Road in Hartland) will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day.
Town of Lisbon — A specially convened review board has unanimously agreed Monday, Aug. 31, to allow a controversial fueling center, convenience store and drive through restaurant development to be constructed near Highways 164 and Q.
The consensus in Sussex is that Matt Carran's Aug. 11 appointment to the village board came at the perfect time, right in the midst of some massive redevelopment efforts.
Changes are afoot at Hamilton High School as the school year begins this week.
Wendy Stallings loves Sussex.
Matt Kolesari, a junior at Hamilton High School, has started working on his Eagle Scout project.
Wisconsin Highland Games: Sept. 4-6, Waukesha County Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha. A weekend of Celtic fun including food, live music, dancing, games of strength and skill, and kids activities. $7 adults in advance, $10 at the gate, $15 weekend pass, free for kids 12 and younger. www.wisconsinscottish.org
Free Concert for Operation Christmas Child: 5 p.m. Sept. 6, Rhodee Memorial Band Shell, City Beach, 324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Oconomowoc. Billy Sullivan, formerly band member of Gary Lewis and the Playboys and the Raspberries, will be performing from 7-9 p.m. Drop-off 5-9 p.m. for items that can fit into a shoe box like school supplies, small toys for girls and boys, hygiene item, bar of soaps, wash cloths, toothpaste, toothbrushes.
“Picnic”: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3-5, SummerStage, Highway C, one mile South of I-94 in Lapham Peak Park, Delafield. William Inge drama. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Sept. 3-5. $18 adults, $16 seniors, students.
Hawk’s Inn Historical Museum Tours: 1 p.m. Sept. 5, Hawks Inn Visitor Center, 426 Wells St., Delafield. Tour this historical inn which is on Wisconsin Landmark on the National Registry of Historic Sites. Open 1 to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 24. Free.