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July 12, 2018 -  History comes alive in this scenic maritime community on Lake Michigan’s coast - History comes alive in this scenic maritime community on Lake Michigan’s coast. Port Washington, with its touch of New England charm, is nestled on the Wisconsin shore of Lake Michigan just north of Milwaukee. You’re invited to take some time to see all this harbor town has to offer.
One of the first things you'll see coming down the hill to the lake is the art deco lighthouse. Whether you are boating, fishing, walking on the beach or in any of the lakeside parks, this iconic symbol of the community has kept watch at the end of a half-mile long pier for almost 85 years. It has served as a touchpoint and inspiration for visitors, residents, artists and photographers. A walk out to the lighthouse is tradition for many festival-goers.
Feb. 6, 2018 -  Celebrating the Great Lakes in Port - Port Washington has a special relationship with Lake Michigan, and that bond will be celebrated during Love Your Great Lakes Day on Saturday, Feb. 10. The celebration will include a panel discussion with noted experts on the lake, including Dan Egan, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes,” as well as music and arts.
Oct. 17, 2017 -  Fishing for Your Health: The Surprising Benefits of Angling - Anyone who’s ever been fishing knows that it is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend a few hours on a pretty day. But few understand that fishing isn’t just a good time; it is also a great way to keep your mind and body healthy. So, whether you are vacationing in the Port Washington area, or you live here all year long, you should make some time to head on out to the water – you’ll have a great time and help your health in the process.
Oct. 4, 2017 -  Port does its part for Cedar Vineyard project - Port Washington officials on Tuesday moved the proposed Cedar Vineyard subdivision one step closer to reality by approving a developer’s agreement for the project.
June 7, 2017 -  Picturesque Port Washington - Boaters in the know head to Port Washington, Wisconsin for terrific fishing. But part of the fun of visiting for the first time is exploring the village’s delightful shops, food, New England charm and lighthouses, and then passing the discovery along to other boaters
May 23, 2017 -  Strong coho bite nets a spring tradition for Lake Michigan anglers - Cohos have formed the foundation of a strong spring bite for anglers out of southeastern Wisconsin ports, with Ozaukee County and Port Washington leading the catch.
Feb. 17, 2017 -  Let the Work Begin! - LET THE WORK BEGIN!
After two years of planning work and securing of necessary funds, our City of Port Washington begins work on Monday to completely transform the gateway entrance to the North breakwater!
Sept. 12, 2016 -  Edible Milwaukee - Wisconsin Walkabout - Do you like to eat? Port Washington is a worthy destination.