Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A large number of people showed up at the meeting to oppose the proposed Walmart that would be built on Greenfield Avenue.
The New Berlin Planning Commission voted to recommend changing zoning from residential to commercial for a proposed Walmart Super Center on Greenfield Avenue, according to a video from the City of New Berlin. The neighboring proposed Walmart development would occupy a 15 acre site located at 15205 and 15375 W. Greenfield Ave. The Planning Commission approved the recommendation despite the presence of over 100 people opposed to the big-box store. People expressed concerns about garbage, traffic safety, the nearby cemetary, crime rate and the 24-hour lighting and noise. Right now there are two single-family homes on the site and one would be razed to put another business, said Walmart officials who have an agreement with the owner of the …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
An informational open house has been scheduled after residents expressed concerns over the proposed development, which has zoning problems.
An informational open house for a proposed Walmart Supercenter in New Berlin on the border with Brookfield will be held after residents expressed disapproval of the big-box store earlier this month. The open house will feature site plans and renderings for the proposed development located at 15205 and 15375 W. Greenfield Ave. from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 23 at Ronald Reagan Elementary School, 4225 S. Calhoun Rd. There will be an open house format with no formal presentation. The developer and its representatives — Jim Frayn with Manhard Consulting Ltd., and Deborah Tomczyk with Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. — will be available to answer questions. The location for the proposed Walmart needs a rezoning and also needs a change in the city's …
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Suspect told police he got the pills because he had been in about six accidents while working in a job where he drove frequently, charges allege.
A New Berlin man is facing charges after he allegedly passed several forged prescriptions at a Brookfield pharmacy. Michael C. Kenny, 52, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Wednesday with four counts of uttering a forgery. If convicted, he faces up to 24 years in prison and $40,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: On May 31, Brookfield police officers were called to CVS Pharmacy, 17165 W. Bluemound Rd., after it was discovered Kenny submitted prescriptions twice for 240 Hydrocodone pills and twice for 12 Zolpidem pills. Police said Kenny admitted in an June 25 interview to passing photocopies of prescriptions to get the pills, saying he had pain after being involved in about six accidents in a former job that …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The 39-year-old said he wanted money to go to rehab, but on way to facility, he pushes his brother out of the van and takes off, charges allege.
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- Joe Petrie
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
A Brookfield man stole his brother’s van and wallet Friday so he could go buy heroin on the north side of Milwaukee, charges allege. David R. Melotik, 39, was charged in Waukesha County Circuit Court Monday with one count of theft from a person and one count of disorderly conduct. If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison and $26,000 in fines. According to the criminal complaint: The brothers were at Melotik's Brookfield home on Friday. Melotik kept asking his brother for money that he said he needed so he could go to a drug rehab facility to treat his heroin addiction. The brother said he wouldn't give him money but said they should call their father who would drive Melotik to the rehab facility. Melotik and his girlfiend got in his…