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Fall, winter season adult volleyball, basketball team registrations begin Aug. 22

RACINE — The Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) want to help Racine residents to have a little fun on fall weeknights beginning at the end of October with adult volleyball and basketball teams. Registrations are being accepted beginning Aug. 22, until Sept. 23. Adult volleyball details There are three types of teams that […]

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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 […]

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10 new officers welcomed to local police departments

The Racine Police Department officially welcomed eight new officers to the police force with an official swearing-in ceremony on Aug. 1. On the same day, the Caledonia Police Department welcomed two officers to their force. Racine Police Department’s new officers Per the City of Racine Police Department’s Facebook post, Brady Brenner, Khadeja Dismuke, Gabrielle Hood, […]

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Racine included on new electric vehicle multistate tour route

RACINE – The City of Racine will be a stop on a new 1,100-mile route around Lake Michigan designed for operators of electric vehicles (EVs), state and local officials announced here Tuesday morning. The Lake Michigan Electric Vehicle (EV) Circuit Tour is a collaborative effort from the governors of Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois, said […]

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Fall season adult kickball, softball team registrations accepted until Aug. 5

RACINE — The Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) wants to help Racine citizens to have a little fun on fall weeknights beginning at the end of August with adult kickball and softball teams. Registration is accepted until Aug. 5. Adult kickball details An adult kickball team needs 10 players, consisting of five women […]

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Youth Hoops 2022-2023 basketball season registration opportunities

RACINE – The Youth Hoops Basketball Program, part of the City of Racine Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services (PRCS), will host another season of basketball for Racine’s youth. There will be four upcoming registration events for the 2022-2023 fall and winter Youth Hoops Basketball Program. Students who are registering are only required to attend one […]

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AMI Vaccination Clinic at Regency Mall approved to administer COVID vaccines to children 6 months and older

The City of Racine has announced that the AMI Vaccination Clinic, located in the former Burlington Coat Factory, in Regency Mall is now offering COVID-19 vaccines for children who are 6 months of age or older. The clinic is located at 5538 Durand Ave. The clinic is open Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11 a.m. […]

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New water safety equipment, protocols to be implemented by Racine County, City

The City of Racine’s coastline is nestled next to Lake Michigan. North Beach, 100 Kewaunee St., and Zoo Beach, located just north of it, are utilized for water recreation, especially during the summer months. Lake Michigan poses a threat to local swimmers and beachgoers. Problems with safe water quality levels and currents have resulted in […]

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City of Racine awarded federal public safety dollars

RACINE – The City of Racine has been awarded nearly $800,000 in federal funding for community safety initiatives. The allocation, announced Monday by Gov. Tony Evers’ office, was described as “focusing on a public health approach to violence prevention.” The City of Racine federal funding allocation breakdown: About $225,000 to establish a “Safe and Sound” […]

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Racine Police Officer Gordon prepares for 20th annual Lake F/X Games

RACINE – The Racine Police Department revealed one of its officer’s hidden talents on Thursday through its Facebook page. Officer Michael “Gordo” Gordon is seen riding a BMX bike at the Pershing Skate Park, 800 Pershing Park. The officer was at the local skate park to take photos for an upcoming event. Officer Michael Gordon, […]