Chicago suburb donates park equipment to Plainville
Illinois News

Chicago suburb donates park equipment to Plainville

PLAINVILLE, Ill. -- Playground equipment from Alsip will soon see a second life 285 miles away in Plainville, a testament to the power of social media. Plainville Mayor Chuck Epley wanted to upgrade the village's playground but knew the village of 264 didn

City Council eyes budget shortfall, seeks possible solutions
Illinois News

City Council eyes budget shortfall, seeks possible solutions

QUINCY -- Faced with a revenue shortfall of more than $600,000 in this budget year, city officials will hold a public update session and a discussion of possible solutions Tuesday night. "We must face the hard truth that relying on revenue from Springfield

Business

Dot Foods provides bonus to full-time employees

Dot Foods will pay a $500 bonus to each of its full-time employees.

Preparedness conference provides people, groups 'common message' regarding emergency response
Quincy News

Preparedness conference provides people, groups 'common message' regarding emergency response

The fourth annual Tri-State Severe Weather and Preparedness Conference is bringing together emergency responders, storm spotters, health organizations and others with an interest in being ready in case of a man-made or natural disaster.

Adams County Ambulance accepting applications for paramedics, EMTs
Illinois News

Adams County Ambulance accepting applications for paramedics, EMTs

The Adams County Ambulance Service is accepting applications for paramedics and EMT-Basics to fill both full- and part-time positions.

AP: 2016 report put Veterans Home plumbing fix at $8M
Illinois News

AP: 2016 report put Veterans Home plumbing fix at $8M

Engineers told Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration 18 months ago that replacing problematic plumbing at a veterans' home beset by Legionnaires' disease would cost $8 million, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press. That estimate is far below the estimate — up to $30 million — that Illinois Veterans' Affairs Director Erica Jeffries has repeatedly told lawmakers it would cost to replace aged and corroded pipes at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.

Audit sought to review Legionnaires' response; third case of 2018 confirmed
Quincy News

Audit sought to review Legionnaires' response; third case of 2018 confirmed

The Illinois Senate overwhelmingly passed a resolution Thursday calling for an audit of the state's response to the Legionnaires' disease at the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.

'Celebrity' bartenders pour for a cause to help Quincy Humane Society
Quincy News

'Celebrity' bartenders pour for a cause to help Quincy Humane Society

Thursday night's Pouring for a Cause fundraiser for the Quincy Humane Society brought out several local "celebrities" willing to mix drinks to help out a good cause.

Farmer donates grant money to Liberty music program
Education

Farmer donates grant money to Liberty music program

The Liberty School District's music program is reaching for a high note with new classes -- and some help from a local farmer who won a $2,500 grant through America's Farmers Grow Communities.

Roselle man pleads not guilty in August shooting in downtown Quincy
Police & Courts

Roselle man pleads not guilty in August shooting in downtown Quincy

The Roselle man who was allegedly shot at last summer by a woman with whom he had an altercation in downtown Quincy has pleaded not guilty to the charges he faces.

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