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Posted inBreakingLocal newsSchools

Racine Public Health Department orders schools to close until Jan. 15

RACINE, WI – Schools within the City of Racine Public Health Department, including Racine, Wind Point, and Elmwood Park, have been ordered to close and switch to virtual learning. Part of the Safer Racine ordinance, the order takes effect on November 27 and is expected to last through January 15, according to a press release issued […]

Posted inCORONAVIRUSLocal newsPolice and fire

Racine begins enforcing COVID-19 mask ordinance

RACINE – The City of Racine will start enforcing its Safer Racine and mask ordinance as confirmed COVID-19 virus cases continue to climb locally. Up until Wednesday’s announcement, city health officials have generally declined to enforce the ordinances. Instead, they have allowed businesses and individuals to police themselves and respond to calls for complaints. Now, […]