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City of Racine Mortgage Assistance Program Guidelines

Housing Resources, Inc. will administer CARES Act funding from the City of Racine to provide mortgage assistance to eligible homeowners who are facing mortgage delinquency or foreclosure due to financial hardships as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Program Objective The purpose of the City of Racine Mortgage Assistance Program is to aid in foreclosure […]

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Racine Police investigating attempted homicide; suspect in custody

RACINE ⏤ Racine Police are investigating an attempted homicide that occurred Monday evening, leaving a man in the hospital with a gunshot wound. The crime took place near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Albert Street, and police have taken a suspect in custody. Police responded to Ascension All Saints Hospital about 10:23 p.m. […]

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Never Mind!: Racine winter parking restrictions won’t change after all

File photo by Scott Anderson, Patch Staff RACINE ⏤ A planned change to city of Racine winter parking restrictions isn’t taking place. Instead, the city will continue to enforce the current winter parking restrictions for the 2020-2021 winter season. Those restrictions run from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m. during snow emergencies. The Department of Public […]

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Racine launches state’s first Financial Empowerment Center

City of Racine RACINE ⏤ City of Racine residents who are struggling with finances, debt, poor credit and related issues can get free, professional one-on-one help at the new Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC). The new center officially opened at a Monday virtual news conference. The Racine FEC is the first city-sponsored program of its […]

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City Launches Financial Empowerment Center Monday

RACINE – The City of Racine will announce the official opening of the Racine Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) at a virtual press conference at noon on Monday (Dec. 7). The Racine FEC will offer free, professional, one-on-one financial counseling to help City of Racine individuals and families with low to moderate incomes, manage their finances; […]

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Racine Sets Stricter Business Capacity Limits; New COVID-19 Rules Start Friday

RACINE – Reduced capacity limits for retailers, bars, restaurants, and other businesses within the City of Racine will take effect this Friday (Nov. 27) as public health officials attempt to slow the recent acceleration of the COVID-19 virus. The revisions to the Safer Racine ordinance were announced Tuesday afternoon by Dottie-Kay Bowersox, Public Health Administrator […]

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Racine Coalition Health Care Services To Be Provided By Ascension

RACINE – The Racine Coalition, a consortium of local public sector employers, will begin receiving health care services from Ascension Wisconsin Employer Solutions later this month. Racine Coalition members are the City of Racine, Racine County, and the Racine Unified School District. Ascension Wisconsin Employer Solutions will provide primary and acute care, wellness services including […]

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City of Racine Announces Early Voting Hours, Locations, and Drop Box Locations

City of Racine – Yesterday, Tara Coolidge, the City Clerk for the City of Racine, announced the locations of secure absentee ballot drop boxes throughout the City, as well as the times and locations of in-person absentee voting. For the convenience of City residents, the Clerk has also launched a new website, www.voteracine.org, where information […]