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Abandoned downtown YMCA sought after by City of Racine for redevelopment; public hearing is Sept. 18

RACINE — The City of Racine and Racine Family YMCA are currently in communication working to resolve the abandoned YMCA in Downtown Racine located at 725 Lake Ave. For years, this YMCA location served as a cornerstone of the Racine community. The building serviced thousands of kids and their families through engaging programs and athletics. […]

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City of Racine Finance and Personnel Committee to discuss employee benefits, funding requests and litigation on Sept. 11

RACINE, Wis. — A Finance and Personnel Committee meeting is set for 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, at City Hall in room 303 as committee members consider various proposals affecting city employees and the city’s financial future. Finance and Personnel Committee agenda highlights Chair Marcus West and Vice Chair Maurice Horton will lead the […]

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Racine Community Development Block Grant Advisory Board to discuss key funding initiatives on Aug. 22

RACINE, Wis. — The City of Racine Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Advisory Board is scheduled to meet on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023, at 6 p.m. in Room 303 at City Hall. The meeting’s agenda, sponsored by Mayor Cory Mason, includes several key items for consideration. 1637 Packard St. project The board will consider a […]

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YEP: 66 youths employed through City of Racine’s Youth Employment Program

RACINE — This summer the City of Racine is employing 66 youths through the eight-week-long Summer Youth Employment Program (YEP). The program is designed to commit and invest in youth opportunities in Racine. The initiative is led by Youth Employment Officer Kischa Buford in Mayor Cory Mason’s office. YEP assists the youth of the community […]

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Black Humanity Now street mural needs maintenance; City Attorney recommends denial

Two years after the Black Humanity Now street mural was painted, organizer Scott Terry is seeking approval, once again, from the City of Racine and its Public Works and Service Committee, as well as the Common Council to repaint the historical street mural. Today, on Aug. 10, the committee will discuss the matter. Tonight’s meeting […]