The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday recommended vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.
Chicago will get an elected school board for the first time under a measure signed into law Thursday by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Following Public Works Director Wayne Aldrich's retirement next week, the town will combine its engineering and public works departments under the leadership of Town Engineer Ryan Otto.
Current Ward 6 Ald. Jenn Carrillo announced last week they would be walking away from the council. Their time in office will end on Aug. 31, about half-way through their four-year term.
The declaration authorizes federal disaster loan assistance for property owners who homes and businesses were damaged by flooding June 25-27.
The new incentive terms layout differing abatement periods for three different types of development. A retail project can receive an abatement for three years, while a non-retail project and a "significant impact business" can receive an abatement for five years.
A $16 million grant agreement will help to fund Normal’s pedestrian underpass project, but some council members still question what this will cost their residents.
Jenn Carrillo, 31, will no longer live within the boundaries of Ward 6. Carrillo confirmed the anticipated move to The Pantagraph on Monday afternoon, hours before the council was set to meet for its monthly work session.
A $1.6 million water main extension will begin in Normal next month, after the town council approved a bid for the project Monday.
Three weeks after a series of extreme storm events pounded the city over two days, dropping up to 10 inches of rain and overwhelming city infrastructure, officials on Monday said they do not have an immediate solution to prevent the same issues from unfolding again.
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On Monday the Town Council will consider executing a $16 million grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation. It is the next step in project, which is nearing the end of its first phase of engineering and design.
A new wind farm will be coming to McLean County, as county board members Thursday approved a Chicago company’s application to build 64 wind turbines in the county’s southeast corner.
Starting Thursday American parents are getting a little cushion in their wallets through a temporary expansion of the federal child tax credit program.
The McLean County Board voted Thursday to add a Normal Democrat to fill a vacant seat in district 4.
Workers with Applied Research Associates, Inc. are collecting data on Normal's streets to create a database that will aid in planning and prioritizing future road repairs and maintenance.
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The McLean County Board will vote Thursday to accept a new member to fill a vacancy in district 4.
A wind farm project designed to be built in the southeast corner of McLean County will appear for a vote before the county board Thursday, a proposal that could build the county’s reputation as Illinois’ top wind producer.
David T. Braun has held positions in Ohio and Peoria.
McLean County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Matt Lane announced Monday he will run for the county sheriff position in next year’s primary election.
All in all, the return to face-to-face governing went off without any major issues on Monday, when the Bloomington City Council met in-person for the first time since March 2020.
The Afrosocialists and Socialists of Color Caucus made their first steps into the Bloomington-Normal community last weekend.