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Downtown Racine seeks applicants for Holiday Parade on Nov. 12

RACINE — The Downtown Racine Corporation will host its annual Holiday Parade and Tree-Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 12, at 5:30 p.m. Experience the magic of the holidays on Main Street surrounded by Racine’s community members. The organization is currently seeking parade applicants who wish to be a part of this year’s holiday event. Applications are available online; […]

Posted inCommunity, Non-Profits

DRC Celebrates 2020 Silver Linings and Those Who Made a Difference

DOWNTOWNTOWN RACINE- During Downtown Racine Corporation’s Annual State of the Downtown and Achievement Award Presentation on Thurs., Feb. 25 more than 50 people gathered via Zoom to celebrate the silver linings from 2020, recognize those who made a difference, and look ahead to 2021.  “We are extremely proud of our accomplishments this year and the […]

Posted inBreaking, Police and fire

UPDATE: 2 injured after being struck by car during traffic stop

UPDATE: Officials with the Racine County Sheriff’s Department released the names of the people injured in the crash and their conditions. Racine County residents Cheryl L. Coopman, 47, and Jeffery J. Coopman, 53, remain in critical, but stable condition at Froedtert Memorial Hospital. Mount Pleasant Police arrested18-year-old Racine resident Isiah DeGroot, the driver in the […]

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Thieves Steal Equipment, Piping Hours Before Festival Groundbreaking

Mount Pleasant police are searching for the suspect(s) who broke into Festival Foods hours before the store’s official groundbreaking and stole thousands of dollars in equipment and copper piping. Officers were called at 6:45 a.m. Friday to the store, 5740 Washington Avenue, for a report of a burglary. When police arrived, they discovered that sometime […]

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Residents React To Festival Foods Project

Kenosha-based Festival Foods is moving into the former Sentry and expanding the space, which would bring the grocery store count up to four near the Washington Ave. and Green Bay Road intersection. Representatives submitted site plans to the Village of Mount Pleasant Friday that include moving into the vacant space that anchors the strip center, […]

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Festival Foods Expanding Former Sentry Site

  Kenosha-based Festival Foods is moving into the former Sentry and expanding the space. Representatives submitted site plans to the Village of Mount Pleasant Friday that include moving into the vacant space that anchors the strip center, 5500 Washington Avenue, opposite the Kohl’s department store. The space measures about 57,000 square feet and will be […]