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Nominations Now Open For Spring 2022 Election Seats

RACINE COUNTY – Wednesday (Dec. 1) is the first day that candidates for local office can circulate nomination papers for the Spring 2022 election, scheduled for April 5. Local government voters will elect board members, supervisors, alderpersons, trustees and judges. The deadline for filing nomination papers in most cases is Jan. 4, 2022. If necessary, […]

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Government Meetings: Week of June 4

Looking to get involved with municipal government? Here’s a list of government meetings. Caledonia Special Village Board Meeting, 6 p.m. Monday, East Side Community Center, 6156 Douglas Avenue. Village Board Meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, East Side Community Center, 6156 Douglas Avenue. Elmwood Park Plan Commission meeting canceled for this week. Mount Pleasant Public Works Committee, 9 […]

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Elmwood Park Approves Sex Offender Restrictions

Elmwood Park trustees last week approved restrictions on where convicted sex offenders can live in the village, following the examples of neighbors like Mount Pleasant and the City of Racine. Village President Ellis Steiner told The Journal Times that residents have been concerned, so the board moved forward with the ordinance after previous proposals were […]

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Elmwood Park Approves Sale of Taylor Home for $900,000

Elmwood Park trustees Thursday approved 4-3 the sale of the Taylor Home property to the Evergreen Academy for $900,000. In documents obtained by Racine County Eye, Evergreen has until Monday to accept the final offer that includes a financing stipulation that gives Evergreen 20 years to pay off the mortgage. Evergreen School leases Beebee School […]

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Update: President Steps Down, Litigation Possible

**Update 6:45 p.m. Elmwood Park Village President Tom Mills resigned Thursday because, he said, two board members created such a toxic environment he felt this was his only option. But, Trustee Nick Haas told Racine County Eye that Mills was given the option of stepping down to avoid potential legal action against him. Mills stepped […]

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