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National Night Out: a neighbors-to-neighbors evening

RACINE – Racine’s 31st National Night Out (NNO) brought neighbors together at 28 locations throughout the city on Tuesday. Organized locally by the nonprofit Racine Neighborhood Watch organization, NNO is a nationwide, annual community-building campaign – held on the first Tuesday of August – that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to help make neighborhoods […]

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National Night Out is back on Aug. 2 – and bigger

RACINE – National Night Out (NNO), an annual event designed to bring neighbors and neighborhoods together, is back and growing. This year’s NNO – the 31st for Racine – is Tuesday, Aug. 2. Racine Neighborhood Watch, a local nonprofit that coordinates National Night Out with the Racine Police Department and the Racine Fire Department, saw […]

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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 Neighborhood Watch Holds K-9 Officers Donation Drive During National Crime Prevention Month

National Crime Prevention Month is observed each October. This annual designation recognizes and promotes the practice of proactive crime prevention. Effective crime prevention requires cooperation and collaboration between residents and law enforcement. It is successful when neighbors report anything suspicious or illegal to law enforcement, work along with law enforcement to address neighborhood concerns or […]

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Racine Community Invited to National Night Out Kick-Off

The Racine community is invited to kick off National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime and Drugs,” at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7, at the Salvation Army, 1901 Washington Ave. in Uptown Racine. Members from state and local government, public safety officials, Racine Neighborhood Watch representatives, and McGruff the Crime Dog will announce the official start […]

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Racine Neighborhood Watch Hosts Group Workcamps Starting Monday

Press Release: For the 20th consecutive year, Racine Neighborhood Watch, Inc. and Group Workcamps are partnering to help local Racine homeowners with home maintenance and repairs. Beginning Monday, June 18, and continuing through Friday, June 22, youth and their leaders, along with representatives from Group Workcamps, will spend their days doing home repair projects for qualified […]

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Neighborhood Watch Marking 25 Years of National Night Out

Tuesday’s celebration of safer communities and the need to keep coming together during National Night Out will mark 25 years that Racine Neighborhood Watch has organized local events. “National Night Out encourages neighbors to give neighborhood crime and drugs a going away party, lock their doors and come outside, celebrate neighborhood camaraderie, and take a unified stand […]

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A fun St. Pat’s weekend

A Happy St.. Patrick’s Day to all! Regardless of whether you’re Irish, you’ll find a big parade, a place to learn, live theater and lots of laughs. Put on your green and come along with Real Racine. Steppin’ out for St. Paddy. Head to Downtown Racine on Saturday for bands, bagpipers, dancers and even a […]