Additions at St. Charles School in Hartland will be Ready for Students This Fall

VILLAGE OF HARTLAND – The first phase of the expansion of St. Charles Catholic Church and School in Hartland will be complete in time for the 2017-18 school year.

The parish, 313 Circle Drive, is inviting the community to get a look at the new additions — which include three new classrooms, a dedicated STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) lab, a new concessions stand, new bathrooms and a revamped gym entrance and vestibule — on Aug. 6.

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Jones Park Gets a Makeover

Jones Park is set to get a makeover this year, as its next-door neighbor, the Fox Cities Exhibition Center is scheduled to open this fall.

Last week, city officials held an open house to present preliminary designs to residents and get feedback — similar to one held for Ellen Kort Peace Park earlier this spring.

Appleton has quite a few park projects on its plate, to say the least, including Jones Park and Ellen Kort Peace Park and the new Erb Park pool, among other renovations scheduled for upcoming years.

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A.O. Smith to Develop New Research Center Near Milwaukee Headquarters

Global water technology company A.O. Smith Corp.will develop a new corporate research center near its headquarters on Milwaukee’s far northwest side.

The 42,700-square-foot corporate technology center, at 11000 W. Park Place, will focus on research and development in the areas of water heating, water treatment and air purification, the company announced Wednesday.

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