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Friday Finishers: Sturtevant TID example should be followed

THUMBS UP: In Sturtevant taxpayers should be celebrating. The village is closing a tax increment district that’s been called one of the state’s most successful ever. Tuesday evening the Sturtevant Village Board voted unanimously to terminate TID No. 3, which largely encompasses the Renaissance Business Park and was created in 1994. ...
 

Nicholson looks north: Downtown bar owner buys Kenny's on Main

RACINE — Racine bar and restaurant impresario Doug Nicholson is expanding his entertainment empire across the river. ...
 

Azarian preparing to vacate Machinery Row

RACINE — Within the next few weeks, the last tenant at Machinery Row, Azarian Wrecking Co., should be moving off the grounds. ...
 

Corner Downtown building to get new look, tenants

RACINE — A Downtown Main Street storefront that has been vacant for nine years will undergo renovations inside and out and then get a new tenant. ...
 

Dickert: City is building things that matter

RACINE — State of the City addresses can sometimes sound like résumés for cities and their leaders. ...
 

DNR grant OK'd for Machinery Row riverfront

RACINE — A grant that will allow the City of Racine to acquire the Machinery Row riverfront, and return it to public use, has cleared its last hurdle. ...
 

Sportsplex purchase approved

RACINE — The Racine Unified School District could soon take possession of the Sturtevant Sportsplex after the $5.2 million deal won approval from the School Board on Monday night. ...
 

Caledonia getting I-94 business park

CALEDONIA — This village is about to be armed with a mighty magnet for attracting commercial development: an industrial park along Interstate 94. ...
 

Root River projects could help reinvent Racine

One of the key developments Dickert and his team have been working on for the past seven years is finally beginning to take shape: Machinery Row, a $62 million mixed-use redevelopment project along the Root River in downtown Racine that could be the catalyst the city is looking for to spark development in the blighted area. ... Read More
 

Economic and Community Development Opportunities: Connections within Housing & Small Business on May 5th

A Workshop Live at SC Johnson iMET Technology Center, and webcast at small business incubators statewide:  ... Read More
 
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