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How the internet outage affected the Island

Washington Island Frontier customers were without internet service from Thursday, October 17 until it went back on Friday afternoon, October 25. A call to Frontier’s customer service number on the second day of the outage went through three separate menus, leading this writer to the same message “there is an outage in your area.” For […]

Public Hearing Results Lead Town Board on 2020 Budget Preparation

The Washington Island town board met three times in two weeks. During lengthy sessions, members analyzed the results of the October 16 advisory vote. 117 people turned in ballots with their preference for one of five budget “philosophies” outlined by Chairman Richard Tobey at the meeting. An overwhelming 98% of the vote was in favor […]

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