City of Champaign News

Lane Closure on West Church Street

LANE CLOSURE ON WEST CHURCH STREET In order to construct storm sewer repairs and storm sewer lining work, Duce Construction and Insituform Technologies LLC will close one westbound lane of Church Street between Prospect Avenue and McKinley Avenue. Westbound Church Street traffic will be merged into a single lane through a short construction work zone. […]



Planning Staff Attends Launch Event for Community Solutions Incubator

City Planning and Development staff attended the launch of the Community Solutions Incubator at the Krannert Center on Wednesday, September 27. The City of Champaign is a Founding Partner of the Community Solutions Incubator, which was set up to meet the needs of nonprofits focused on solving social problems in Champaign County. At the event, […]


Main Street Road Closure

In order to place a crane and remove printing equipment from 48 East Main Street, The News Gazette and Custom Service Crane will be closing Main Street between Market Street and Chestnut Street. The closure will begin on Monday, October 9 and will end on Thursday, October 12, 2017. During the closure, this block of […]


Disability Awareness Month

City of Champaign’s Human Relation Commissioner Barb Bressner stopped by the City Building to decorate the display case in the atrium. The display case highlights Disability Awareness Month and their Music and Art Festival being held on Saturday, October 21st from 12-3 pm at Lincoln Square in Urbana. For more information on the Music and […]


Community Coalition News

The University of Illinois Campus Recreation wrapped up the 2016 C3 (Community, Campus, Connections) Program on July 22nd with a tailgate event that brought nearly 200+ youth (aged 8-14) together from the community. The C3 program aims to build a safe and peaceful community among the youth that reside in the Champaign-Urbana and University of […]


The Sky’s the Limit with Astronaut Mike Foreman!

The Sky’s the Limit with Astronaut Mike Foreman! He’s out of this world and funny too! Astronaut Mike Foreman was at the Champaign Public Library this past summer, and CGTV was there to capture the moment. Foreman entertains us with his great sense of humor when he talks about his adventures as an astronaut with […]


Champaign Connection Episode 59 Airing Now Through November

Champaign Connection Episode 59 Airing Now Through November On this episode of Champaign Connection, it’s that time of year again! The fall yard waste collection season is upon us. Learn what to do with your fall yard waste and when Public Works will be in your neighborhood for pickup. Learn what to do with your […]


Police Investigate Pedestrian and Motor Vehicle Accident

Last night, at approximately 8:28 PM, Champaign Police Officers responded near the intersection of W. Bradley and N. Willis Ave. in Champaign after receiving a report of a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers identified that a pedestrian had been struck while walking across the street.  The victim, a 67-year-old male from Champaign, was transported […]