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Settlement agreement reached in District Attorney OWI case

The prosecution and the defense in the City of Racine –v- William R. Chiapete case have reached a settlement agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Mr. Chiapete pleads guilty to all charges which are municipal ordinance violations. Mr. Chiapete will be required to pay forfeitures and costs totaling $1,205.00 and have his driver license […]

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“We Are Racine” to begin Peaceful Solutions Education Program

We Are Racine has partnered with Peaceful Solution Character Education from Abilene, Texas to begin a first ever program in Racine, Wisconsin. We will start doing this program in conjunction with our summer programs W.A.R. and PCSE are devoted to promoting character education as its main tool for positive character development. Teachers and volunteers with […]

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Racine City Attorney’s Office recommends additional charge against D.A.

Upon review of the reports of the Racine Police Department regarding the April 4, 2014 incident involving Rich Chiapete (William R Chiapete), the Racine City Attorney’s Office had recommended that the Racine Police Department issue an additional municipal citation to Mr. Chiapete. The additional citation charges Mr. Chiapete with a violation of Obstructing a Police […]

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Excellence in Racine: Students Win Art & Writing Awards

The Racine Count Eyehas posted that congratulations are in order for several Racine Unified students who received Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Established in 1923, this prestigious competition is the longest running art and writing competition for teens and is the largest source of scholarships for creative students in grades 7 – 12. Past recipients of these awards […]

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Racine Police Officer Raising Money For Special Olympics

Racine Police officer Kristy Walls is raising money for Special Olympics and she needs your help. She’s going to repel down Miller Park with another Kenosha Police officer, Kate Schaper. Walls needs to raise $750. Walls has been a police officer for four years and volunteers with Special Olympics during the hometown games in May […]

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