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District can’t retire bonds earlier than 2018

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Maroa-Forsyth School District is unable to make any early payments to retire its 20-year construction bonds for the grade school before Dec. 1, 2018, because of a resolution adopted at the time th More »

Community News

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Maroa-Forsyth Grade School kindergarten screenings will be held March 6 and 7. Schedule an appointment by calling the school at 877-2023. To be eligible, the child must be age 5 by Sept. 1, 2012.  More »

Library News

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Are you considering the purchase of an e-reader? Learn more about the variety of devices available and how they can be used to download digital books from Library on the Go. Forsyth Public Li More »

Letter to the editor

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Editor’s Note: An article in the Jan. 12 issue concerning a Dec. 19 Board decision to abandon efforts for a community center has elicited the following response from Rep. Bill Mitchell (R-Fo More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Items of interest from Village staff and the Jan. 17 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS A recommendation from Mayor Hap Gilbert to appoint a Springfield law firm to represent the Village drew a More »

2011 a year of changes, construction, controversy

Thursday, January 12, 2012

A face lift to Forsyth’s entry signs in early 2011 foreshadowed a year of changes within the Village. A litany of news stories based on administrative innovations mixed with controversial iss More »

Recordings related to school repayment issue are released

Thursday, January 12, 2012

A desire to be open and transparent is behind the Board’s recent decision to release complete video recordings of two closed meetings held in mid- 2007. At those meetings, discussions were h More »

Law firm decision postponed by Board

Thursday, January 12, 2012

The absence of trustees Larry Reed and Kerstin Trachtenberg at the Jan. 2 Board meeting delayed a decision to select one of four law firms considered to serve as legal counsel for the Village in t More »

Library News

Thursday, January 12, 2012

January weather is unpredictable, but visitors to the Forsyth Public Library can create some frosty characters without a single flake of snow. Visit the Library between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Satur More »

Seven honored

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Seven Village employees were honored recently with gift certificates in recognition of their dedication and years of service to the Village. 20 years: Larry Coloni, Public Works Director; She More »

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