City of Champaign News

Infrastructure Maintenance Project

The Infrastructure Maintenance Project began this month. Beniach Construction has completed the Alley Maintenance and the Infrastructure Repair portions of the project. Beniach Construction will be working on the brick street repair on Elm Street and sidewalk gap on North Neil Street near the mall with an estimated completion date of July 19, 2013. This […]

Champaign Police Department to Enforce Reduction of Celebratory Gunfire During the July 4th Holiday Season

Champaign Police Department to Enforce Reduction of Celebratory Gunfire During the July 4th Holiday Season What: Celebratory gunfire remains a problem in many cities, particularly during the July 4th holiday season, and sadly, it can often have tragic results when innocent people are hit by the bullets and injured or killed. The reality is that any […]

Church Street Road Closure – UPDATE

In order to complete a large concrete pour at 217 N. Neil St. (Hyatt Place hotel), English Brothers will close Church Street between Neil Street and Randolph Street on Thursday, June 27 between 7am and 3:30 pm, weather permitting. (The initial closure date was scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, but due to the threat of […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2013 Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards Call for Nominations

The Cities of Champaign and Urbana are accepting nominations for the 11th Annual Champaign Urbana International Humanitarian Awards. Award recipients will be honored Thursday, September 26, 2013, at I Hotel and Conference Center, 1900 S. First Street, Champaign at 5:45 p.m. The purpose of the International Humanitarian Awards is: to honor individuals whose work has […]

Police Arrest Armed Robbery Suspect

On Sunday, June 23, 2013, at approximately 1:00 PM, Champaign Police arrested DeMarvin D. Thornton, 23, of Urbana, for armed robbery. Thornton is suspected to have committed three separate armed robberies in Champaign between June 13 and 18. The first robbery occurred on June 13th at approximately 6:10 AM in the 300 block of E. […]

Neil Street Road Closure

In order to repair pavement around a manhole in the 300 block of North Neil Street, Shaw Brothers Construction will be closing the east lane of North Neil Street between Church Street and Hill Street from Tuesday, June 25, 2013, to Wednesday, June 26, 2013. The location of the work will allow for one lane […]