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Thursday, June 27, 2013 12:18 pm
With the summer heat building, electricity bills can get out of hand. Luckily, Springfield residents have a new way to track their energy usage. The spiffy new website of City Water, Light and Power b...
Thursday, June 27, 2013 11:19 am
We’ve all heard it on the political campaign trail: small businesses are the backbone of the economy. Springfield is no exception. We have a strong core of small, locally-owned businesses that r...
Thursday, June 20, 2013 10:27 am
The Enos Park Neighborhood Improvement Association is bringing back a lost form of community revelry: the block party. Their neighborhood block party, called Rock the Block in Enos Park, is a celebrat...
Thursday, June 20, 2013 09:42 am
Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation this week put their collective weight into moving Springfield’s 10th Street rail consolidation forward. They sent a letter to U.S. transportat...
Thursday, June 13, 2013 08:38 am
School’s out for summer, and that means kids from low-income households across the city may not get enough to eat. But thanks to federal aid, public schools around the nation can offer summer fo...
Thursday, June 13, 2013 08:38 am
The crash of the U.S. housing market was no fun for anyone. Foreclosures put millions of people out of their homes and the resulting economic crash was felt around the world. But the bright spot is th...
Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:43 am
Springfield’s Lanphier High School is one of many schools suffering from cuts to its art program. Lanphier’s Art Department has been cut for the upcoming school year. With a supplies budge...
Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:36 am
Go ahead and complain about having nothing to do while you’re in Springfield, Chicagoans. We’ll just smile and nod as we think of you sitting in traffic for an hour. That’s because w...
Thursday, May 23, 2013 12:19 pm
Having successfully pushed for a ban on tanning for teens under age 18 within Springfield, Ward 5 Alderman Sam Cahnman continued his push into the Illinois Statehouse. On Monday, the Illinois Senate v...
Thursday, May 23, 2013 11:15 am
What do you do with that old computer that can’t handle the newest games or that old scanner you’ve used a total of four times in the past decade? In past years, most people probably would...


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