County Donates Aquatic Center Passes | Local News I Racine County Eye

RACINE COUNTY – Racine County is offering hundreds of free passes to the SC Johnson Community Aquatic Center to encourage local youth and families to swim in a safe, family-friendly environment. Individual Daily Passes valued at $ 2,500, which includes 800 individual passes for youth (ages 3 to 17) and …

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Serious injuries reported as Belgrade cleans itself from destructive ‘microburst’ storm

BELGRADE – A woman was seriously injured in Wednesday’s destructive storm when a tree crashed into the car she was in, illustrating the intense damage being felt in this picturesque lakeside community from a system that the National Weather Service later referred to it as a “microburst”. A day after …

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Exxon Sting reveals senators’ black book

A sting from Greenpeace prompted an Exxon lobbyist to reveal the names of 11 senators he said were crucial to the supermajor’s lobbying efforts. The names include both Republicans and Democrats, including Senator Joe Manchin, who represents gas-producing West Virginia and is chairman of the energy and natural resources committee, …

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Thunderstorms Cut Trees, Power Lines, Leave Thousands of Mainers Without Power

BELGRADE, Maine (WMTW) – Strong to severe thunderstorms that swept through Maine on Wednesday left thousands of Mainers without power. The National Meteorological Service announced that it would conduct a storm damage survey in Belgrade. Strong winds uprooted many trees across the city, damaging homes and blocking roads in the …

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EU Green Agenda for Western Balkans contains risky geopolitical agenda – Carnegie Europe

At a recent Clingendael Institute event, Stine Rasmussen, Policy Officer at the Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA), said she was “not very worried about China “as a threat to the European Commission’s green agenda for the Western Balkans. It should be. Allison Carragher Allison Carragher is a Visiting Fellow …

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Waterville school forum postponed after storm damaged property of key official

Waterville School Facilities Devastation Director Doug Frame’s homestead in Belgrade from Wednesday’s destructive storm forced the postponement of a public forum scheduled for Thursday evening on school building plans, the superintendent said. The forum was scheduled to discuss a controversial proposal to build an addition of $ 6.12 million to …

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‘Crazy’ wind and rain damaged houses all over Belgrade

After heavy rains and high winds rocked communities on Wednesday afternoon, Belgrade residents described the scene in one of the hardest hit towns. ” We are back [and] saw the sun come out and we saw… trees everywhere, it was crazy, ”said Laura Richter, a resident. Richter sat on her …

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Lawsuit fights to stop sale of Central Maine Boy Scout Camp

BELGRADE, Maine (WABI) – There is an ongoing fight to keep a central Maine scout camp – a central Maine scout camp. The Maine attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the Pine Tree Council of Boy Scouts of America to prevent them from selling Camp Bomazeen to help get …

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Belgrade Marina is not eligible for additional permit, according to legal opinion

Shawn grant The lot may not be large enough to grant a shoreline zoning permit, leaving the Belgrade businessman’s attempt to comply with a consent order pending. The town planning council discussed the answers provided in a note from City Attorney Michael Hodgins about Grant’s application for a shoreline zoning …

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Thunderstorms cut down trees, power lines, and leave thousands of Mainers without power

Strong to severe thunderstorms that moved across Maine on Wednesday left thousands of Mainers without power. The National Weather Service announced that they would conduct a storm damage survey in Belgrade. Strong winds uprooted many trees across the city, damaging homes and blocking roads in the Kennebec County community. In …

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