Local Government

Palmyra City Council begins preparing budget for 2017 fiscal year

The Palmyra City Council is in the early stages of preparing a tentative budget for fiscal 2017 fiscal, which begins May 1.

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Moore unveils neighborhood revitalization plan
Quincy News

Moore unveils neighborhood revitalization plan

Saying Quincy is blessed with a rich history and great architecture, Mayor Kyle Moore outlined a three-point plan to revitalize the city's historic neighborhoods during a Thursday news conference.

Local Government

Marion County Commission buys three squad cars for Sheriff's Department

The Marion County Commission took steps Tuesday to update the Sheriff's Department fleet of squad cars. The vehicles will be acquired from Lovegreen Motors of Palmyra at prices specified through a state bidding program.

Hannibal News

Hannibal BPW close to completing diesel energy project

The Hannibal Board of Public Works' diesel generator project is underway, and the expected completion date is in April, which would be before peak spring and summer energy use.

Quincy News

Aldermen OK contract for first round of wastewater treatment repairs

A Keokuk, Iowa, firm has been awarded a contract worth nearly $485,000 to repair some equipment at Quincy's wastewater treatment plant.

Hannibal News

Hannibal council reviews ordinance to extend time to remove vehicles

Hannibal residents soon will have a maximum of 10 days to remove commercial, unlicensed or junk vehicles from residential neighborhood streets and lawns.

Hannibal News

Hannibal tweaks approach to planning for bicentennial in 2019

Planning for the celebration of Hannibal's bicentennial in 2019 is underway, but without a formal Bicentennial Commission.

Local Briefs

Quincy City Hall closed Monday; garbage, bus service continue

Quincy City Hall will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. City Hall will reopen Tuesday with regular business hours.

State of the City: Moore says Quincy is strong
Quincy News

State of the City: Moore says Quincy is strong

Mayor Kyle Moore told members of the Exchange Club on Friday that the city is “shining brighter than ever before.” Moore, 36, became mayor in 2013 and listed several improvements in city finances during his fourth annual state of the city speech.

Rauner pledges higher funding for schools, roads
Illinois News

Rauner pledges higher funding for schools, roads

After 20 months without a state budget, Gov. Bruce Rauner used Wednesday’s budget address to urge a bipartisan solution and promote a “grand bargain” put forward in the Illinois Senate.