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National Night Out events are tonight (August 1)

RACINE — Tonight’s the night! National Night Out (NNO) marks its 32nd year bringing neighborhoods together at 36 sites throughout the city. The annual event is coordinated locally by Racine Neighborhood Watch Inc., a nonprofit that today is marking 40 years of promoting community-center crime prevention. The NNO celebration kickoff starts with a 4 p.m. […]

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National Night Out returns Aug. 1; Marking 40-year milestones

RACINE — National Night Out (NNO) and local organization Racine Neighborhood Watch will mark 40-year milestones next Tuesday, Aug. 1. NNO, an annual event that brings neighbors and neighborhoods together, kicks off in Racine with a 4 p.m. ceremony at Cesar Chavez Community Center, 2221 Douglas Ave., complete with a birthday cake and appearances by […]

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Expect 2 years of delays; Highway 38 bridge to be replaced during 2024-25

RACINE COUNTY — Starting next June (2024), motorists can anticipate two years of traffic delays on and near the Highway 38 (Northwestern Avenue) bridge over the Root River. But detours will seldom be an issue. Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) planners on Wednesday shared a bridge replacement project timeline that will allow at least one […]

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WisDOT plans to rebuild Highway 38 bridge over two-year period; public input meeting set for June 14

RACINE — Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) planners have decided to schedule replacement of the heavily traveled Highway 38 bridge (Northwestern Avenue) over a two-year period starting in 2024. The longer construction work schedule means that the bridge will remain open to traffic. The current six-lane bridge carries an estimated 25,000 vehicles per day. A […]

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Highway 38 bridge project: One year or two? WisDOT weighing options after hearing from public

RACINE — A Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) project team will soon be considering whether to schedule the replacement of the Highway 38 (Northwestern Avenue) bridge over the Root River into a single construction season or spread it out over two years. The work would start in 2024. Regardless of the decision, motorists on the […]

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Pritchard Park pickleball courts grand opening set for Oct. 19

RACINE – A grand opening and dedication ceremony for the county’s newest public pickleball courts is set for 3 p.m. Wednesday at Pritchard Park, 2800 Ohio St. Community members are invited to see the new facility and bring along their paddles and balls for a friendly game after the event. No registration is necessary. The […]