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Posted inEnvironment

Racine, here’s why you should compost

Celebrating international composting week may not have been tops on your to-do list this week, but with our landfill close to reaching its useful life it is becoming more important than ever. With the goal of raising awareness of composting, Run by the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF), the nonprofit supports initiatives that […]

Posted inDevelopmentNewsReal Estate

Gold Medal Lofts construction begins

RACINE, WI – City officials celebrated the construction of Gold Medal Lofts, an $18 million 77-unit apartment complex at 1701 Packard Avenue. The project includes reconstructing the former Gold Medal Furniture building, which manufactured cots and chairs for the military, and produced director chairs for Hollywood. Mayor Cory Mason, Josh Jeffers of J. Jeffers & […]

Posted inGovernment

Racine City Council holds parking meter removal question until study is completed

A two-hour session by the Racine City Council Tuesday unveiled two facts. First, in a two-year period, the city’s parking meters provided profits of nearly $95,000. Second, the City Council remains split on the issue of removing the meters completely. The discussion among the aldermen was sparked by a proposal from Ald. Steve Smetana (5th […]