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… (Read the Rest…)
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.
Work Complete. Work on John Street in the Randolph-Neil block has been substantially completed. Work In-Progress. Installation and backfill of the 60-inch storm sewer on John Street to approximately ½ block west of Randolph Street is complete. Fiber optic and electrical conduit installation is taking place on John Street in the State-Randolph block and should… (Read the Rest…)
Champaign Firefighters will participate in two brief ceremonies in West Side Park, Champaign, to commemorate 9-11. The first event will involve Champaign Fire Department, Local 1260 Honor Guard, bagpipes, and two speakers to remember the lives lost on September 11, 2001 during attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The memorial site remains… (Read the Rest…)
The Champaign Fire Department received delivery of Ladder Truck 161 yesterday. Firefighters will receive training and prepare the vehicle to be in service later this month. First day of service will be September 24, 2010. Ladder 161 will be housed at Fire Headquarters, 307 S. Randolph St.
Starting Wednesday, September 15, State Farm will film a PSA in downtown Champaign about texting while driving. Shooting will take place from 8 am to 6 pm on Neil Street between Main and Chester. The street is expected to have at least one lane open most of the day. An officer will be on site… (Read the Rest…)
The Champaign Police Department recognizes Jane (Paula) Mullvain as employee of the month for her coordination of a countywide sex offender sweep. Jane organized the files of sex offenders in Champaign and other nearby areas and served as a liaison to the US Marshalls, IL State Police and other local jurisdictions to make this a… (Read the Rest…)
Yesterday at approximately 2:22 p.m., Champaign Police Officers were dispatched to Central IL Bank for a report of a robbery. Police received information that a white male, mid 40′s, average build, clean-shaven, 5’7″ tall and wearing a blue or light-green long sleeved shirt, black cap with writing on it entered the business demanding money. The… (Read the Rest…)
Notice of Public Hearing City of Champaign Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation 2009/10 Annual Action Plan for FY 2011/12 The City of Champaign will conduct a Public Hearing to gather input on the 2009/10 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report and the Annual Action Plan for FY 2011/12. The Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, September… (Read the Rest…)