Category: General Press Releases

Lane Closure on Neil Street near Marshall Street

The City of Champaign will be reconstructing an electrical hand-hole on Neil Street and Marshall Street. Operations will begin at 10 a.m. on Monday, September 24 and are planned for completion and reopening by 2 p.m. that afternoon, weather permitting. During this project, the outside northbound lane of Neil Street will be closed between 10…
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Road Closure on Daniel Street at McKinley Avenue

Duce Construction will be constructing storm sewer improvements on Daniel Street. During this project, Daniel Street will be closed to all through traffic at McKinley Avenue.  Local traffic will be allowed to access their driveways from both ends of the project. Operations will begin at 7 a.m. on Monday, September 24 and are planned for…
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Sidewalk Closure Near City Building

Beginning Monday, September 17, 2012 – A&R Mechanical Services closed the sidewalk at the northwest corner of the City Building. This closure is for the purpose of removing existing sidewalk pavers and constructing landscape planters as part of the streetscape project along the north side of the City Building. The main entrance to the City Building,…
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NATOA Announces 2012 Community Broadband Award Winner

The Urbana Champaign Big Broadband (UC2B) project has been awarded the National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) 2012 Community Broadband Project of the Year. The award recognizes UC2B “for deploying an innovative, open-access Fiber to the Home network, and turning on its head the traditional model of starting with the most lucrative areas…
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Champaign, Urbana, and the University of Illinois Celebrate the 2012 National Night Out Fun Day

The entire Champaign County community is invited to come out and enjoy the National Night Out Fun Day on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 12 pm – 5 pm at Boneyard Creek Second Street Reach (corner of 2nd Street and Springfield Avenue) in Champaign. There will be community resource information, children’s activities, free hot dogs…
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One Book for Two Cities: “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” Chosen for CU Reading Program

Published in 1876, Mark Twain’s first novel, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, may have been among the first books on offer at Champaign-Urbana’s fledgling free libraries. The Champaign Public Library had opened that very year; The Urbana Free Library was celebrating its second birthday. Along with knowing Twain from his earlier writings, some residents would…
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City of Champaign Elections

Petitions for the Office of City Council Member Districts (Districts 1-5), Township Supervisor, Township Assessor and other campaign materials will be available in the Office of the City of Champaign City Clerk, 102 North Neil Street, Champaign, IL 61820 beginning Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 8:00 a.m. Petition information and forms will also be available…
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