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Monday, July 24, 2023
Stay safe in the heat this week

A stretch of hot weather is expected across Illinois this week. Here are a few tips for staying safe in the heat: -Limit outdoor activities -Drink plenty of water -Wear…


Monday, July 17, 2023
Energy bill assistance event in Peoria July 26

Ameren and the Peoria Citizens Committee for Economic Opportunity, Inc. are holding a Customer Assistance Event on July 26 at the Carver Center, 701 W. Percy Baker Jr. Drive, in…


Thursday, July 13, 2023
Morton Community Day at The Peoria Riverfront Museum

Saturday, July 22, 2023, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm will be recognized as Morton Community Day at the museum. Anyone presenting an ID with Morton as their address will…


Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Information about the Volunteer Emergency Workers tax credit

The Volunteer emergency workers credit was added into SB 1963 which became a tax omnibus bill in the final week of Session. Below is some information on that credit. Volunteer…


Monday, July 10, 2023
Today is Chronic Disease Day

Many preventable chronic conditions are caused by key risk behaviors. Reduce your likelihood of getting a chronic disease and improve your quality of life by understanding the risk factors


Wednesday, July 5, 2023
July is Independent Retailer Month

This month we are celebrating the small and local businesses that drive growth in our communities. Independent retailers keep our local economies strong while creating opportunities for our families, friends,…


Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Happy 4th of July!

Monday, July 3, 2023
Fireworks Laws in Illinois and Safety Tips

As a general rule, consumer fireworks are not legal in Illinois. The Pyrotechnic Use Act, passed in 1942, bans the sale, possession and use of all consumer fireworks. These items…


Wednesday, June 28, 2023
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Monday, June 26, 2023
Where to watch Fireworks across Central IL

Here is a good list of fireworks for the 4th. This may change due to drought conditions. Please be aware of how dangerous and destructive personal fireworks may be to…