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Public Works staff puts the fix on wind-damaged dugout

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Heavy spring winds last April came roaring through town and cut a path of destruction through the Village’s baseball fields in Forsyth Park. A light pole fell at Diamond No. 1 and damaged som More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings Kudos to Forsyth Public Library for serving as a drop-off location for the Maroa-Forsyth Christmas Baskets, a project that brings More »

Recent ice storm a real battle for Village

Thursday, December 29, 2016

When it comes to taking on winter weather, Public Works Director Larry Coloni is a pro. But even he had to admit that our most recent visit from Old Man Winter was a doozey. It’s not that a foot o More »

Community center survey results are in

Thursday, December 29, 2016

81 percent of respondents like the new facility idea For several months a committee made up of a handful of residents and trustees has been exploring the idea of building a community center  More »

Library News

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Sew Much Fun Sew Much Fun makes learning to hand-sew “seam” easy! Boys and girls in grade 3 and up are encouraged to come to our sewing club, held on the first Thursday of each month at Forsyth P More »

Library’s Shelly Smith retiring at year’s end

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Longtime Forsyth Public Library employee Shelly Smith makes it official on December 30. That’s the day the library’s senior technician has chosen to retire after 25-plus years of service. To  More »

Village, local church reach 5-year parking deal

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Traditionally, the Village of Forsyth and Forsyth United Methodist Church, 210 E. Ruehl St., enter into an annual parking agreement that allows for overflow parking from Forsyth Public Library and More »

Village gets ‘happy news’ on annual harvest report

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The Village receives an annual report for the farming season, usually at the beginning of each new year to report on the previous year. Nick Suess, farm manager for Busey Ag Services, moved his a More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings In the December 19 law enforcement report, Macon County Sheriff’s Deputy Drake Lambdin reported a couple of incidents to trustees. More »

Trustees approve 2017 budget

Thursday, December 15, 2016

At the December 5 Board meeting, trustees voted unanimously to adopt the Village’s annual operating and capital budget for Fiscal Year 2017. The Village projects that anticipated (budgeted) revenu More »

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