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District 15 Alder applications being accepted by City of Racine

RACINE — The City of Racine is seeking applicants for Alder representing District 15 on the Racine Common Council. District 15 is an area on the city’s far north side. The position will fill the unexpired term of Melissa Lemke who resigned from the Common Council in July. She cited time commitments needed to care […]

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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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Mayor Mason Announces “Renters Roundtable” Public Meeting

City of Racine – Mayor Cory Mason will be hosting the first “Renters Roundtable” at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 5th at the Racine Public Library. The Mayor, who will be joined by members of the Common Council, want to hear directly from Racine’s renters about their experiences renting in the City. Before the City […]

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Racine Fire Department Looks to Expand Mobile Integrated Health Program

The Racine Fire Department is seeking the approval of the Common Council to accept a $32,500 grant from Ascension-All Saints Hospital and its Foundation to expand the Mobile Integrated Health (MIH) program. Of that grant, $20,000 would cover stipends and supplies associated with the program and the remaining $12,500 would go towards the training of […]

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Racine Baseball Cooperative Files Appeal On Vacate Order

Officials with the Racine Baseball Cooperative filed an appeal Wednesday with the City’s building department to contest the department’s order to vacate their facility. The City of Racine on Friday ordered the Racine Baseball Cooperative to vacate the third floor of 820 Water Street by Feb. 9 because the roof has started to collapse. But board members […]

Emergency Shelter Criticized Ahead Of Formal Proposal

Despite not having presented formal plans for an overnight emergency shelter to the city, a few citizens are raising concerns about the location of the shelter, according to a story by WGTD. Segue Racine, a group of residents led by local clergy and others, announced last month that they bought a building at 961 Martin Luther […]

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