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Mount Pleasant PD Announces Speeding Crackdown

MOUNT PLEASANT – Drivers will want to keep a close eye on the speedometer, particularly along main roadways here. The Mount Pleasant Police Department (MPPD) announced Friday that it has created a traffic unit specifically to enforce speed limits along with other traffic violations. “The Mount Pleasant Police Department takes traffic-related complaints seriously, and is […]

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HSA Commercial Real Estate Leases Mt.Pleasant Building to Medical Device Company

MOUNT PLEASANT – Chicago-based HSA Commercial Real Estate has leased space in its Park 94 Building, 1570 International Park Drive, here to medical device and supply company Typenex Medical LLC. Typenex Medical signed a build-to-suit lease for 41,310 square feet. The firm is expected to occupy the space in March 2022, according to an HSA […]

Posted inElections, Government, Local news

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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Business Park Expansion Planned for Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT – Ashley Capital LLC, developer of Enterprise Business Park in Sturtevant, has purchased 48.5 acres here to establish an expanded business park. The expansion, called Enterprise West, expects to accommodate two 390,000-square-foot industrial buildings with construction of the first possibly starting as early as 2022. The site is between the current Enterprise Business […]

Posted inDevelopment, Local news

UPDATE: Homeowners ready for Foxconn lawsuit, say fair offer would sway them

UPDATE: Despite a number of neighbors opposing the move, the Mount Pleasant Community Development Authority voted 6 to 1 in favor of designating several properties as blighted, according to a story by the Journal Times. The Mount Pleasant Village Board is expected to take up the matter at its next meeting. ORIGINAL STORY: The Foxconn […]

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Mount Pleasant neighbors sue over eminent domain

Seven Mount Pleasant property owners have sued the village in federal court over how it is handling property acquisitions for Foxconn Technology Group. The landowners who filed the lawsuit own property located within the footprint where Foxconn wants to build an LCD manufacturing facility. Expected to generate 10,000 construction jobs and 3,000 permanent positions, the […]

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Requests Include Millions For Utility Expansion

A series of resolutions passed by the Racine Waterworks Commission Tuesday night included the possibility of spending millions to extend water service to Mount Pleasant and expand the Racine Wastewater Utility in anticipation of the growth expected along the Interstate 94 corridor. The expansion request, however, goes far beyond the proposal by Foxconn Technology Group […]