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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 »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Items of interest from Village staff and the July 18 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Trustees voted unanimously to adopt the Smoke Free Illinois Act into the Village’s code of ordinances. Pe More »

Smoking at ball diamonds leads to change in Village’s smoking regulations

Thursday, July 14, 2011

On July 5, trustees unanimously approved striking the Village’s current smoking regulation provisions from the code of ordinances and formally recognizing the Village’s adoption of the 2008 Smoke- More »

Ball diamonds to get lighting upgrade

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Lighting improvements to ball diamonds No. 1 and No. 2 should be underway by Aug. 1. The project’s total cost is set at $76,536.63. The 2011-12 budget allocates $100,000 for this project. Pu More »

Village attorney, engineer contracts to be reviewed

Thursday, July 14, 2011

A periodic review of all professional contracts is in the best interest of the Village, according to Village Administrator Heather Kimmons. “We have no written contract with legal, and while  More »

Sidewalk repairs come under discussion

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Public Works Director Larry Coloni said there will never be a day when every Forsyth sidewalk is free from cracks or irregularities. Forsyth trustees discussed sidewalks during a recent Boar More »

Village adds public nuisance noise section to ordinance

Thursday, July 14, 2011

On July 5, trustees voted to expand existing nuisance ordinances to include a section on “public nuisance noise.” Exceptions are regularlyscheduled community events at parks and general constructi More »

Summer rec program grows after slow start

Thursday, July 14, 2011

The summer recreation program will continue through July 21 after getting off to a slow start due to a delayed mailing of calendars and mid-90 degree temperatures that affected attendance the firs More »

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