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2022 Trick-or-Treat Schedule for Racine County

If you are looking for something sweet, it’s best to know where and when you can Trick-or-Treat. The 2022 Racine County Trick-or-Treat schedule provides information to make sure that you and your family have a happy Halloween. Trick-or-treat dates and times are subject to change per each Racine County city, town and village. Updates to […]

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We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym hosts grand opening on Oct. 1

RACINE — The Bennett Family is creating more opportunities for those with disabilities. Their new all-inclusive gym is called We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym. The family invites Racine and Kenosha County residents to come and play with a purpose, starting with the grand opening on Oct. 1, 2022. We Rock the Spectrum Kid’s Gym […]

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Newborn Safe Haven laws posted by Racine Fire Department

The Racine Fire Department is encouraging all citizens of the City of Racine to familiarize themselves with Newborn Safe Haven laws (Wis. Admin. Code § DCF 39.10). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the highest risk for infant homicide is on the day of birth. Newborn Safe Haven laws were created […]

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Tex Reynolds’ Toys for Tots 2022 gift registration opens Oct. 4

RACINE – Activity has ramped up at Tex Reynolds’ Toys for Tots, a home-grown charity that provides refurbished toys for area children at Christmas time. “Donations are picking up and the sorting area is busy,” said Kelly Frank, the organization’s secretary/treasurer. The Tex Reynolds’ Toys for Tots workshop, located in the basement of City Hall […]

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Business Spotlight: Tender Touch Therapy

Tender Touch Therapy, a pediatric therapy provider, will open a new clinic in Kenosha come the end of September. This company is dedicated to advocacy, creativity, well-being, and fostering a space that thrives on teamwork. Their Kenosha location is moving to the newly renovated and former United Auto Workers Local 72 building, 3615 Washington Road, […]

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Racine County Foster Care launches new Keep Them Home Initiative video

The Racine County Foster Care department is seeking foster care families in Racine County. To help gain an understanding of the importance of keeping children home in Racine County, the department launched a new video on Aug. 15. It supports the department’s Keep Them Home initiative and urges community members to learn the stories of […]

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2022-2023 Vaccine requirements for Racine County students

Students will soon be back in the classroom. Before the bell rings for class to start, vaccine requirements need to be met by students. To help protect students, children, staff and community members from diseases that are preventable by immunization, vaccinations are recommended and encouraged. The City of Racine Public Health Department and the Racine […]

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The Little Locker in Union Grove is stocked with free school supplies

The village of Union Grove has officially locked in a new public community resource. The Little Locker serves as a way for area residents in need to have access to free school supplies. This outreach project operates in a similar way to the Little Free Libraries. The blue locker was installed in August of 2022 […]

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DHS Urges COVID-19 vaccination for a healthy 2022-2023 school year

The 2022-2023 school year is approaching for Wisconsinites. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) urges parents and guardians to get their children vaccinated against COVID-19. If your child has received their COVID-19 vaccines, it is important they stay up to date with their booster vaccines. This is crucial, even for students who will be attending […]