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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Book group talks Silver Girl Bookkeepers Book Discussion Group has selected Silver Girl by Elin Hilderbrand as its September title. The group will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at the Forsyth More »

Summer park program revenue down from 2012, but participation steady

Thursday, September 12, 2013

The Park Program director’s final summary of participation rates was recently submitted. Registration fees, which translate to the revenue that offsets costs, were down 38 percent, but overa More »

Sidewalk repair, construction project at park awarded to Rhodes Contracting Co.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Public Works Director Larry Coloni provided trustees and staff members with an information packet at the Aug. 19 board meeting regarding the awarding of a contract for a proposed sidewalk concrete More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Items of interest from Village staff and recent board meetings On the advice of Village Engineer Chuck Hunsinger, speaking at the Aug. 19 board meeting, the board approved revocation of a final More »

Village brings back hotel tax

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Rate of 3 percent takes effect September 1 The Forsyth Board of Trustees has decided the time has come to bring back the hotel/motel tax. After some brief discussion at its Aug. 19 meeting, th More »

Change to DACVB fiscal year prompts end to quarterly payments

Thursday, August 29, 2013

In July, the village received a letter from the Decatur Area Convention and Visitors Bureau stating that the organization’s fiscal year will be changed to a calendar year starting January 1, 2014. More »

Library News

Thursday, August 29, 2013

It’s Storytime Storytime returns to the Forsyth Public Library at 10 a.m. every Thursday in September and October for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. Fall Storytime features books, song More »

Run to End Alzheimer’s 5K set for October 5 at park

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Mark this date on your calendar: Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. That’s when the Run to End Alzheimer’s 5K Run will take place, beginning at 9 a.m. in Forsyth Park. Check-in on race day is from 8-8:45 a.m More »

Business Briefs

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Willow Branch Boutique, 324 E. Ruehl St. in Forsyth, opened for business in June. It’s the brainchild of Hannah Shaw, a native of Washington state. “I wanted to do something really unique that More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Items of interest from Village staff and the Aug. 19 Board meeting Forsyth resident Jim Peck was appointed to fill a vacancy as an alternate member on the Planning and Zoning Commission. The vo More »

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