Local Government

Wagner provides insight into GREDF strategic plan for future

Marcel Wagner and the Great River Economic Development Foundation are busy these days fine-tuning a long-range campaign designed to trigger further growth and development across the region.

Hannibal News

Hannibal council rejects bid for HCVB building

It will apparently cost more than $66,790 to purchase the Hannibal Convention and Visitors Bureau's current building at the intersection of Third Street and Mark Twain Avenue.

Local Government

Ordinances approved for former Madison, Adams schools projects

Ordiances required for the planned development of the former Madison and Adams schools were approved Monday by the Quincy City Council.

Local Government

Canton Board of Aldermen exploring possible medicinal marijuana ordinance

The Canton Board of Aldermen is looking into the possibility of adopting an ordinance to regulate any future sales of medicinal marijuana.

Local Government

Oakley-Lindsay Center solar project planning continues

An interconnect agreement has been reached with Ameren Illinois that would allow the installation of solar panels on the roof of the Oakley-Lindsay Center.

Plan Commission gives green light to developers hoping to transform old schools
Local Government

Plan Commission gives green light to developers hoping to transform old schools

Details continue to trickle out surrounding developers' plans for the former Madison, Adams and Dewey school properties, which were the primary focus of Tuesday's meeting of the Quincy Plan Commission.

Local Government

Long-awaited Mark Twain Transmission Line to be energized this week

The Marion County Commission learned Monday that the new Mark Twain Transmission Line in Northeast Missouri it slated to be energized this week.

Park District revamping Lincoln Park master plan
Local Government

Park District revamping Lincoln Park master plan

An amphitheater with band stand, a trail featuring interpretive signs commemorating the Lincoln-Douglas debates throughout Illinois, a small shelter and an exercise station are several ideas included in a revamped master plan for Lincoln Park.

Sidewalk project list gets mixed reviews by residents
Quincy News

Sidewalk project list gets mixed reviews by residents

Cracked, chipped and uneven sidewalks may be a thing of the past in Quincy once a contractor hired by the city completes more than 154 sidewalk projects throughout the city.

Education

Palmyra High School band director says new band uniforms are needed

The Palmyra High School band might be sporting new uniforms in the future.