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Only three trustee candidates step forward

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Incumbent trustees Bob Rasho and Larry Reed will be joined by newcomer Kerstin Trachtenberg on the ballot for the April 5 election to fill three positions for the Village board. All three trustee cand More »

Taylor honored with Pride and Progress Award

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

A 20-year Forsyth resident who believes in paying “civic rent” through participation in municipal government has been named this year’s recipient of the Pride and Progress Humanitari More »

Community News

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Baseball/softball sign-ups for boys and girls, K through eighth grade, will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Jan. 22, at Maroa-Forsyth Grade School. For more information and copies of the fo More »

Homes needed for lead testing

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The Public Works Department is looking for homes built between 1983-1985 for lead testing of the water supply. Presently, 19 homes are being tested, according to Public Works Director Larry Coloni.  More »

Kimmons studies process of ordinances, sees need for changes

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

An ordinance is considered the local law. In recent months, applying that law has become a concern for Village Administrator Heather Kimmons. “We have to make sure we are following our  More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Items of interest from the Dec. 20 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Two Economic Development Committee members previewed the sixth annual Great Forsyth Regional Chili & Salsa Cookoff by ser More »

Library News

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

A holiday treat buffet held Dec. 16 replaced the annual holiday tea at Forsyth Public Library. “It was a thank you and happy holiday to our patrons,” said Head Librarian Jean Campb More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Items of interest from the Dec. 6 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS A resident's opposition to the 2010 property tax levy during the public comment portion of the Dec. 6 Village Board meeting t More »

Two tree houses on Elwood don't measure up

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Tree houses deemed non-conforming structures on two Village properties have drawn staff's attention. Letters were sent to the Elwood Street homeowners concerning a code violation because both stru More »

Tourism dollars spent

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Forsyth is promoting itself by using hotel/motel tourism monies to buy Internet advertising in the Chicago and St. Louis areas. Trustees recently endorsed the extension of a three-month marketi More »

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