I see from Clare Jellick’s blog that Bruce Brown, among others, is running for the school board. The last time Mr. Brown ran for public office was in 2005 when he ran unsuccessfully for mayor.
One of the reasons he didn’t get past the primary is because of his bewildering mass mailing. Anyone remember [...]
Here is the question retiring city councilman Chuck Grayeb would like to have on the ballot in April:
Should the City of Peoria Join Other Smoke-Free Illinois Cities and Smoke-Free States (including California and New York), by Prohibiting Smoking in All Indoor Work Places and All Indoor Public Places?
Wouldn’t it be simpler just [...]
Maybe it is and maybe it isn’t more expensive to restore than rebuild, but when a consultant tells a government body exactly what they wanted to hear — and there’s money tied to their findings, to boot — I get skeptical.
STS Consultants told the School Board yesterday “it would cost $8.36 million just [...]
Forget that car stereo or your old copper pipes. What thieves are really after are your used books. That’s right, there’s a huge crime spree — people stealing books, then pawning them off at used book shops for a buck apiece.
At least, I assume that’s what’s happening since Peoria Police are cracking [...]
WMBD-AM reports that District 150 Superintendent Ken Hinton is going to school board members trying to drum up support for his plan to close Manual High School:
Sources say the Superintendent has been holding separate meetings with school board members to explain his proposal, and while a school board vote once taken may not [...]