Area: Liberty Grove

  • Municipal News: Oct. 2-9

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Waterfront Design Review Board meets at noon on Oct. 5 to consider a building addition for American Petroleum, 211 Michigan St. The Common Council meets at noon on Oct. 6.   County of Door: Two new county board supervisors were sworn in at the board’s monthly meeting held Sept. 29. […]

  • Sister Bay Buzz

    By Zeke Jackson, Sister Bay Village Administrator The colors are starting to change all over the peninsula and there was no better way to spot the color change than on a bike ride and there were plenty of opportunities to take in the scenery on two wheels last weekend with the Peninsula Century Fall Classic. […]

  • Tower Ordinance Facing Opposition

      The Door County Board of Supervisors may find they have a full house at their monthly meeting on Sept. 29 due to a proposed ordinance that some are saying will put a damper on expanding broadband service in underserved areas of the county. The Door County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC) and its Technology Council, […]

  • Recycling Event for Liberty Grove and Sister Bay Residents

    The Liberty Grove Town Board and the Sister Bay Village Board have authorized a cooperative venture to increase recycling and protect the environment. All residents, business owners or operators, and owners of property in the Village of Sister Bay and the Town of Liberty Grove are encouraged to participate in a Shredding/Appliance Recycling Day on […]

  • Municipal News

    City of Sturgeon Bay: The Zoning Board of Appeals meets at noon on Sept. 22. The Parks & Recreation Committee meets at 4 pm on Sept. 23.  County of Door: Hazard Mitigation Plan meeting, Sept. 21, 4-6 pm, Forestville Town Hall, Maplewood, 7705 County H. The Library Board meets at 5 pm on Sept. 21. […]

  • Historic Ownership Maps for Sale at Liberty Grove’s Vintage Market

    Historic Ownership Maps of Door County will be on sale at Liberty Grove Historical Society’s final 2015 Vintage Market Day on Sept. 12. As usual, the market will open at Century Farm barn atop the Grand View grade in Ellison Bay at 10 am. Liberty Grove historian Karen Moran will be on hand to help […]

  • Municipal News, Sept. 11: Jacksonport Host Informational Session on Water Quality

    Town of Jacksonport: The Environmental Committee is hosting a public information session on water quality and manure handling at 6 pm on Sept. 14, with Gregory T. Kleinheinz, R.S., Ph.D.,Viessmann Chair of Sustainable Technology, Professor, Environmental Engineering Technology from the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh; Bill Schuster and Dale Konkol from the Door County Soil […]

  • Sign Up for CPR/AED Class at Sister Bay Fire Station

    The Sister Bay & Liberty Grove Fire Department is partnering with the American Safety & Health Institute to offer classes to educate the community in the proper method of using an AED and performing CPR. The four-hour class will teach infant, child and adult CPR and offers a two-year certification. The cost is $15 per […]

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    City Garbage Routes Delayed For Labor Day

      City of Sturgeon Bay: Finance/Purchasing & Building Committees meet at 4 pm on Sept. 8. The Cable Advisory Council meets at 4:30 pm on Sept. 10. The Community Protection & Services Committee meets at 5 pm on Sept. 10. City garbage routes will be delayed one day due to the Labor Day holiday. Monday’s […]

  • Far From the Madding Crowd: Liberty Grove Town Parks

    Door County offers five popular state parks, three of them in Northern Door, as well as a number of county parks and Land Trust properties. But for those who like to relax far from the madding crowd, the Township of Liberty Grove maintains 14 small public parks.

  • Notes from Liberty Grove

    Welcome to the Notes from the Grove, providing Liberty Grove residents and
 visitors tidbits of information about goings on in town government.

    • A special town meeting was held Nov.

  • Liberty Grove Levy Increase Voted Down at Special Meeting

    In a tacit acknowledgement of recent contentious town board meetings where Door County Sheriff’s deputies were on hand, Liberty Grove Town Chairman John Lowry started out the public hearing portion of the special Nov.

  • Liberty Grove Highway Budget Meeting Set for December

    The attendance at the 2013 budget hearing approached an estimated 200 people compared to four people last year. The big issue was the requested levy override of $200,000, which was defeated 98 to 77. The levy without the override passed by a 134 to 37 margin.

  • Porte des Morts Shore Access Moving Forward

    Getting to the water at Porte des Morts Park in Liberty Grove is tricky – especially for those carrying equipment. The water is at the bottom of a steep bluff, and getting to it involves a challenging climb down.

  • Door County’s RV Culture

    I didn’t have to ask Jan Harlow a lot of questions. I showed up at Aqualand Camp Resort to talk to the owner, Mike McAndrews, to get a feel for the place, and after a few minutes he stopped talking and said, “you know what, I should just take you down to meet Jan and […]

  • Apples: Door County’s Other Fruit

    Door County is more than cherries. The peninsula’s orchard industry also boasts a bountiful fall harvest of apples.

  • What Makes a Local a Local in Door County?

    Every town has its “locals.” In some towns they’re called “old-timers,” in others they might be referred to as “the good old boys.” Sometimes they’re called “natives.” Some people use the words interchangeably and toss them about casually, while others reserve the words for a strictly defined subset of the population. But on a peninsula […]

  • Notes from the Grove

    The Town Board decided to hire Graef Engineering to develop a master plan for the Garrett Bay Road launch ramp and park area.

  • Notes From the Grove: Board Addresses Gravel Pit

    • The Town Board met with the owners of the gravel/shooting pit on Mink River Road at our second meeting this month. The Board outlined the list of concerns about what was felt to be excessive shooting creating nuisance and safety concerns.

  • Hidding Property May be Archeological Site

    Welcome to the Notes from the Grove providing Liberty Grove residents and visitors tidbits of information about goings on in town government. • The town closed on the Hidding Property purchase on Monday, November 9.