City of Champaign News

The City of Champaign and Ameren Act On Energy are making progress on the energy audit and incentive program.  This is an important step to accomplish the goal to ‘make housing more affordable by making it more energy efficient.’ The program provides free energy audits and an incentive increase for insulation and air sealing projects…
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One suspect, Devon D. Craig, 37, of Champaign, has been arrested in connection to the murder of Allen M. Redding. Craig was arrested in Chicago on June 28, 2014, by the Chicago Police and US Marshals on a Champaign County warrant for Armed Habitual Career Criminal. The bond was set at $500,000. On Tuesday, June…
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The City Council Agenda for the July 8, 2014 Regular Study Session is now available online. This meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers of the City Building,at 102 N. Neil Street in Champaign at 7:00pm. The meetings are open to the public and participation is welcome and encouraged. Click here to download a copy…
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In order to remove monitoring wells and patch pavement at Mattis Avenue and John Street, Stantec Consulting will be closing one lane of Mattis Avenue and one lane of John Street on Monday, July 7 through Wednesday, July 9, 2014: Mattis Avenue – One northbound lane of Mattis Avenue will be closed from Henry Street…
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In order to install new sanitary sewer connections at 519 E Green and at 524 E Green Street, Mid-Illinois Concrete will be closing all lanes of Green Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street on: ·         Monday, July 7 – Friday, July 11, 2014 These connections require excavations into the middle of the street from the…
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Starting July 8, 2014, Cross Construction Company will begin milling and paving work on Anthony Drive from Mattis Avenue to Marketview Drive. This phase of the work will cause significant delays. Motorists are urged to take alternate routes if possible. There will be one lane open at all times; however, expect 5 to 10 minutes delays…
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The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that road work will resume on the Interstate 57/74 ramps on July 14, 2014. The work was pushed back a week due to equipment breakdowns. The ramps will once again be closed one ramp at a time for placement of the high friction surface course. To safely accommodate this work,…
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The future of Central Illinois’ most important source of drinking water is in jeopardy! Area Disposal Company (aka Peoria Disposal Company) has a permit to accept toxic wastes like MGP at their Clinton Landfill site, which is directly over the Mahomet Aquifer. They are now attempting to get approval from USEPA to accept PCBs. This…
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