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Gateway Technical College Celebrates Expansion of iMET Center

Racine Mayor Cory Mason tries out one of the industrial robots at the opening ceremony for the remodeled and expanded Gateway Technical College SC Johnson iMET Center in Sturtevant WI, Oct. 22. By Bill Houston Sturtevant, WI — Gateway Technical College President and CEO Bryan Albrecht was joined by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, Racine Mayor […]

Posted inCity Hall, Government, Local news

City of Racine Passes Ordinance Banning the Sale, Application, and Use of Coal Tar Sealant Products

On Friday, August 23rd at 9 a.m. in Colbert Park, Mayor Cory Mason will sign “Ordinance 0021-19 – Sale, Application, and Use of Coal Tar Sealant Products” into effect. The City of Racine is the second largest Wisconsin city to pass a coal tar sealant ban. Coal tar-based sealants are coatings typically applied to driveways […]

Posted inDevelopment, Local news, Real 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 & […]

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Mason: Time to Move on from Arena

Despite positive remarks from Interim Mayor Dennis Wiser that the arena project could be a bright spot in the city’s future, Mayor-elect Cory Mason says it’s time to move on to something else. Mason’s comment comes a day after Wiser spoke with a group of business leaders at the Ad-Hoc Mayor’s Advisory Group, which is […]