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Town board and fire department forgo Fourth of July fireworks purchase

By Emily Small In a 4-1 vote, the town board decided to forgo the annual Fourth of July fireworks purchase by the Washington Island Fire Department. The decision was made during a May 6 special meeting. The board met for the special meeting, via the GoToMeeting online platform. All board members were in attendance online, […]

Despite uncertainty Rock Island projects move forward

By Emily Small With the Covid-19 crisis and rising water significant contributors to how the upcoming season will look, the Department of Natural Resources and Friends of Rock Island are focusing on finishing old projects and beginning new ones. According to FORI president Tina Jacoby, last season saw the installation of brand-new campfire grates with […]

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