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County Holding Virtual Forums on Proposed Youth Facility

RACINE COUNTY – The public is invited to learn more about the county’s planned new youth justice facility at a pair of virtual public forums today and Tuesday. Racine County was awarded $40 million in state funding to construct a modern, trauma-informed Secure Residential Care Center for Children and Youth to replace the existing juvenile […]

Posted inCommunity, Government

Hwy V gets a second look

  To a packed, standing room only auditorium at the Village of Mount Pleasant, people listened and spoke their minds about assessments.  Five residents spoke in favor of the current assessment, five spoke against and 3 “others” spoke.  The “others” spoke about things like deed restriction suggestions, etc.  Attorney Tom Devine spoke (at 51 minutes […]

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Public Hearing Monday for Racine Unified Budget

Racine Unified community members are invited Monday to a public hearing about the district’s 2016-2017 budget. The Journal Times is reporting that the district plans to spend $300.5 million, a reduction of $34 million – or 10.3 percent less – than it spent during the 2015-2016 year. The decrease comes even in the face of increased […]

Posted inGovernment, Schools

New Public Hearing Sept. 28 for School District Budget

Racine Unified is scheduling a second attempt at a public hearing about the 2016 budget after their last hearing was a no-go because too few school board members attended. Community residents will have the chance to listen to a presentation about the upcoming budget at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the administration building, 3109 Mt. […]

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Rezoning SportsPlex to School Public Hearing Wednesday

Sturtevant trustees will hear comments and concerns Wednesday about rezoning the Sturtevant SportsPlex from industrial to commercial so the Renaissance School can set up shop there for a K4 – 8th grade private school. Renaissance is a private school, and many of its students attend using state-funded vouchers. Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative (LUMIN) is the organization that operates […]

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