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Racine Mayor Cory Mason, 8 aldermen sworn in Tuesday evening

RACINE, Wis. — Mayor Cory Mason and eight Racine Common Council members were sworn into office Tuesday night in front of family, friends and political supporters. Mayor Cory Mason poses for a selfie with a well-wisher after election results confirmed that he’d been re-elected to a four-year term as mayor. (April 4, 2023) – The […]

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Housing access and affordability round table includes Gov. Evers, Mayor Mason, community leaders, residents of Racine

RACINE — Gov. Tony Evers returned to the City of Racine for the second time in March, to show his support towards initiatives happening locally, first it was maternal and infant mortality, and now, housing. Gov. Evers grabs a piece of Kringle to enjoy while in Racine for a tour and round table discussion about […]

Posted inCommunity, Environment, Local news, Non-Profits, Schools

Goodland students, activists unite for Save Soil Day on March 21 in Racine

CITY OF RACINE — In conjunction with Goodland Montessori, Mayor Cory Mason, and other community members, Unity Racine congregated at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 322 Ohio St., for Save Soil Day on March 21. Unity Racine is a group that includes numerous grassroots nonprofits in the Racine and Kenosha area. At the event, Mayor […]

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Racine Police, City reach tentative contract deal

RACINE — A tentative agreement, announced Friday between the Racine Police Association and the City of Racine, could give police a new contract for the first time in more than two years. The deal, which includes a raise and benefits package for police officers, goes before the Racine Common Council’s Finance & Personnel Committee next […]

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City, firefighters union reach tentative agreement; Common Council to vote March 7

RACINE — Members of Racine Professional Firefighters Local 321 have ratified a new contract with the City of Racine. The tentative agreement, approved in a vote this week, goes before the Racine Common Council for a vote next Tuesday (March 7). The council meeting starts at 7 p.m. in City Hall Room 205. Local 321 […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news, Politics

Racine mayoral candidate forum set for Feb. 2

RACINE — A coalition of community organizations is sponsoring Racine’s first mayoral candidate forum on Thursday, Feb. 2. The event runs from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 716 College Ave. The forum, which is open to the public, is sponsored by the Racine Interfaith Coalition, the League of United Latin American Citizens […]

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City of Racine awarded federal public safety dollars

RACINE – The City of Racine has been awarded nearly $800,000 in federal funding for community safety initiatives. The allocation, announced Monday by Gov. Tony Evers’ office, was described as “focusing on a public health approach to violence prevention.” The City of Racine federal funding allocation breakdown: About $225,000 to establish a “Safe and Sound” […]

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‘Racine Pride Day’ is June 26

RACINE –The City of Racine and LGBT Center of SE Wisconsin invite members of the community to Racine Pride Day on June 26. This will be a day to join in and celebrate members of the LGBTQ community in recognition of Pride Month. The event will help to amplify the voices of those who identify […]

Posted inCommunity, Culture, Local news, Police and fire, Things To Do

We want to hear from you: How do we fix the violence and increase the peace? Take the Community Survey

Help Racine County by taking the Racine County Eye’s community survey. Due to the increase in crime and violence in the Racine community, we want to hear from you. The community survey This survey will give our local media insight as to what concerns and questions residents have. By voicing your opinion, we can help […]

Posted inBreaking, City Hall, Government, Local news, Police and fire

City of Racine officials discuss ongoing and increased gun violence

RACINE – On Monday, officials from the City of Racine gathered at Racine City Hall to discuss recent tragedies, namely the ongoing and increased gun violence that has been taking place in Racine. Participants included Mayor Cory Mason, Police Chief Maurice Robinson, Assistant Police Chief Alexander Ramirez, Common Council President John Tate II, Alderman Maurice […]

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$60K in West Racine Business Recovery Program Grants Delivered by Mayor Cory Mason

RACINE – A total of six businesses that applied for the West Racine Business Recovery Program (WRBRP) were visited over the last two weeks by Mayor Cory Mason, who was delivering relief checks. A total of $60,000 was granted to these businesses as part of the program. The WRBRP, which began in November of 2021, […]

Posted inCulture, Shopping

Downtown Racine hosts Free Meter Parking Days

The City of Racine, in conjunction with the Downtown Racine Corporation, will have free meter parking to encourage the community to shop and dine locally throughout the holiday season. The following four Saturdays will be free meter parking days: November 27 – Small Business SaturdayDecember 4December 11 – Kris KringleDecember 18 Free Meter Parking Days […]

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