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Village Vision News

Board approves TIF district

Thursday, January 11, 2018

At the year’s first Board meeting on January 2, the Village of Forsyth Board of Trustees took a major step toward encouraging commercial and residential development by voting to establish a large  More »

Water meter reminder

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The Village of Forsyth and Burdick Plumbing & Heating continue working to change out all of the water meters in Forsyth. Please give Burdick a call at your earliest possible convenience at (21 More »

New XFINITY Store now open in Forsyth

Thursday, January 11, 2018

The new XFINITY Store by Comcast, 108 E Barnett Ave. in Forsyth, opened for business on December 28. It was in the spring of last year that the Village learned of the company’s plans to open  More »

Library News

Thursday, January 11, 2018

New Magazines With winter weather providing even more reading time, Forsyth Public Library has added several new magazines, including Cooking Light, Economist and National Geographic Traveler More »

New Edward Jones office approved

Thursday, January 11, 2018

A new, two-person financial services office is coming to the Village. A branch office for the St. Louis-based Edward Jones investment firm will take up residence at a house located at 247 Luc More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings Signs are now installed on Route 51 at both the north and south entrances to the Village that read: “NO Excessive Engine Braking  More »

Fiscal Year 2018 budget gets approval

Thursday, December 28, 2017

After several weeks of discussion, trustees voted unanimously at the December 4 Board meeting to adopt the Village’s annual operating and capital budget for Fiscal Year 2018. Village Administ More »

Trees ready for planting around Village

Thursday, December 28, 2017

In the early 19th century, Johnny Appleseed passed through Illinois on a mission to see to it that trees — apple trees were his obvious choice — were planted all over the countryside.  More »

Library News

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Snow Dough Need something to do over winter break? Celebrate winter by creating snow dough! Kids can create the snow dough at the library using simple ingredients, then use utensils provided  More »

Community Foundation accepting scholarship apps in January

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Over $75,000 in scholarships available again for 2018 The Community Foundation of Macon County is pleased to announce that its online scholarship application for the 2018-2019 academic year o More »

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