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Heavy rains put part of village underwater

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Just after Christmas, the area saw more than three days of heavy rain from a system that stretched across much of the Midwest and beyond. According to the National Weather Service in Lincoln, the  More »

New development on Route 51 nears completion

Thursday, January 14, 2016

A new sandwich shop, Penn Station East Coast Subs, will open soon on the Route 51 corridor, according to Steve Zhao, president of the Champaign-based development business, Neil Plaza. Zhao runs th More »

Library News

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Valentines for Vets Help us put a smile on veterans’ faces this Valentine’s Day by stopping by Forsyth Public Library any time between Monday, Jan. 25 and Saturday, Feb. 6 to make a one-of-a-kin More »

News in Brief

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Kindergarten screenings in February Maroa-Forsyth School District kindergarten screenings will be held Wednesday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Feb. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for children who will  More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Items of interest from village staff and recent board meetings Trustee Bob Gruenewald pointed out to trustees at the board meeting on Dec. 21 that village sales tax receipts had trended up onl More »

Budget for 2016 approved

Thursday, December 31, 2015

After discussions that began in early November, trustees unanimously approved an operating and capital budget for Fiscal Year 2016 at the Dec. 21 meeting. The village projects nearly $400,000 more More »

Public Works ready if, when winter comes

Thursday, December 31, 2015

You may recall from previous years that Public Works Director Larry Coloni likes to prep the village’s roadways with a mixture of beet juice and salt brine when bad weather is imminent. The tellta More »

Utility bills in mail first week of January

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Due to a required modification to the village’s financial management and utility billing software, the January 1 utility bills will be prepared and mailed out the week of January 4. The payment du More »

Five-year strategic plan approved

Thursday, December 31, 2015

At the Dec. 21 board meeting, trustees finished up discussions regarding the village’s five-year strategic plan and then voted to approve it. Most of the talk by trustees centered around the idea  More »

Bust of Chicago theft ring at mall

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Macon County Sheriff’s Deputy Cassandra Barnes reported to trustees at the Dec. 21 board meeting that she recently arrested a female suspect on 11 felony counts, including identity theft, forgery  More »

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