Category: General Press Releases

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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Champaign Police Remain Proactive In Addressing Crime

“Citizens Are Encouraged to Remain Alert and Be Aware” The Champaign Police Department is continuing to investigate the recent Aggravated Batteries and Assaults that have occurred on campus and sporadically throughout the City of Champaign over the past several months. “The Police Department has taken a proactive approach to suppress the violent crimes in the…
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Boneyard Creek- Second Street Reach

O’Neil Brothers continues making great progress in the construction of the Boneyard Creek Second Street project. O’Neil Brothers is constructing of the MSE Wall along Second Street south of White Street. Otto Baum is constructing the stone veneer on the White Street Bridge. This project is on schedule and budget for a December completion date.

Curtis Road Phase II

Stark Excavating, Inc. continues to make great progress toward the completion of the Curtis Road project. Having just closed the intersection of Mattis Avenue and Curtis Road to traffic, Stark Excavation begins its final phase of the project with the removal of the existing pavement. The milled up pavement will be recycled as a new…
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2010 Neighborhood Rehabilitation Project

Construction work in the Green Meadow neighborhood bounded by Mattis Avenue, Crescent Drive, Kirby Avenue, and Sangamon Drive will begin Thursday, September 9, 2010. Open Road Paving will perform the milling and paving work. Residents should expect minimal disruption for the two weeks of construction. Residents should not park in the street during work hours…
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Bradley Avenue Lane Closure

In order to complete a storm sewer connection at Hazel Park (NW corner of Neil and Bradley) for Champaign Park District, Berry’s Garden Center will close one westbound lane of Bradley Avenue between Neil Street and Randolph Street. Westbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in this area. This closure begins on Monday, September…
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2010 Infrastructure Maintenance

Annual Alley Maintenance Feutz Contractors should complete paving of the alley bounded by Fifth Street, Sixth Street, Church Street, and Park Street this week. They began working on the alley bounded by Fourth Street, Fifth Street, Eureka Street, and Tremont Street this week and should complete the paving in three weeks.

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