Category: General Press Releases

2010 Neighborhood Rehabilitation Project

Asphalt paving work in the Green Meadow neighborhood bounded by Mattis Avenue, Crescent Drive, Kirby Avenue, and Sangamon Drive will continue until Friday, September 24, 2010 (weather permitting). Residents should not park in the street during work hours when the “No Parking” signs are posted.

Police Find Similarities in Aggravated Battery and Mob Action Cases

Detectives with the Champaign Police Department have noticed a pattern in the reported aggravated battery and mob action cases that have occurred over the past few weeks. The Investigations Unit and Patrol Division have evaluated the reports and recognized that the majority of victims in these cases are primarily college students found walking alone on…
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City of Champaign to Reach Settlement with the Estate of Kiwane Carrington

Joint Statement of the Parties At the September 21, 2010 Champaign City Council Meeting, the Council will consider approval of a settlement with the Estate of Kiwane D. Carrington resulting from a wrongful death and survival lawsuit filed in November 2009. The lawsuit stems from the accidental shooting death of 15-year old Kiwane Carrington by…
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Construction Permits Issued

The following commercial permits were issued this week. Each permit has an estimated cost of construction of $300,000 or more. Address Cost of Construction Date Issued Owner or Developer / Business 2408 Fields South Dr. Bldg. E $1,429,577.00 09/15/10 Regency Consolidated Res/New MultiFamily

Best-selling Novelist Mary Kay Andrews to Discuss Her “Fixer-Upper Life”

Known for Deep Dish, Savannah Breeze, and other light-hearted novels featuring sassy southern women, New York Times best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews will appear at the Champaign Public Library on Thursday, September 30. At 7 p.m., the author will give a talk entitled “My Fixer-Upper Life,” sharing her enthusiasm for cooking, junk collecting and fixing…
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Downstate Illinois Economic Workshop Will Address Jobs, Regional Development

Local government officials, economic experts, and development organizations will gather near Peoria on Thursday, Sept. 16 to discuss strategies for invigorating the state’s economy. The Downstate Illinois Economic Workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wildlife Prairie State Park. The workshop, which is co-sponsored by the Institute of Government and…
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