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Trustees seek new banking option for Village reserves

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Trustees are exploring the idea of diversifying a portion of the Village’s general fund reserves currently invested with Illinois Funds. After receiving a letter from the state treasurer More »

Community News

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Forsyth Baptist Church will celebrate its 50th anniversary Sept. 10-11. The church has been located on Cox Street since 1966, with its present sanctuary added in 1970. The church was originally lo More »

Volunteers needed for Chili Cookoff ad hoc planning committee

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Efforts are underway to form a volunteer ad hoc planning committee for the seventh Great Forsyth Regional Chili & Salsa Cookoff following unanimous Board approval Aug. 1. “It’s More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, August 25, 2011

Items of interest from Village staff and the Aug. 1 and 15 Board meetings BOARD DECISIONS Trustees adjoined to open session and voted unanimously after reviewing in closed session performa More »

Goal is set: A comprehensive plan for Village by next spring

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Village leaders looked forward to the arrival of Forsyth’s new Village administrator a year ago, knowing that a new comprehensive plan would be among that person’s top goals. Afte More »

Mall shuttle to Farm Progress Show returns

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Free shuttle service to the Farm Progress site in Decatur will be offered from the south end of the Hickory Point Mall near Bergner’s Aug. 30-Sept. 1. The service is a cooperative effort bet More »

Trustees face signage decision

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Trustees seek to solve a dilemma faced by business owners who want to change or replace older signs that are in violation of current Village regulations. At issue are pole signs constructed be More »

Barkfest returns to Forsyth Park

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Organizers of a fundraiser for a no-kill shelter for kittens and puppies hope to have 250 dogs and their owners participate in the event set for Saturday, Sept. 10, in Forsyth Park. The seco More »

Businesses support bringing visitors to Forsyth

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Forsyth business community recognizes the impact of visitors to the Village, according to Mayor Hap Gilbert. “They work with us and are willing to put their names out there in association with More »

Doctors add location

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Forsyth residents in need of pediatric care can visit the Kare4Kids pediatric practice at the St. Mary’s Health Center, 133 Barnett Avenue. Dr. Samir Patel, a Decatur pediatrician since 1997, and  More »

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