A number of local groups came out against a constitutional convention yesterday.
Representatives with the Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce, the League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria, the Illinois Federation of Teachers and the Labor Council of West Central Illinois gathered Monday at Peoria City Hall to voice their disapproval with a [...]
From a press release:
Peoria Riverfront Museum’s “The Street” to Innovatively Capture the Region’s Colorful History
Peoria – The Peoria area’s history will surprise, educate and entertain you. Peoria Riverfront Museum collaborators proved that point today as they revealed details of The Street, a major, ever-changing gallery designed to bring to life the Peoria [...]
The bailout bill vote in the House of Representatives was 205-228; motion failed.
Hallelujah. Whatever the solution to the housing crisis is, this bill wasn’t it. I never thought it would fail, but I’m happy it did.
When Calgary (a city in Alberta, Canada) wanted to develop a 100-year vision for the city, they asked their citizens for help, and over 18,000 participated. Through many and various methods, they asked residents five questions that they call “appreciative inquiry questions.” I heard about all this on a public radio show called Smart [...]
The first question is: What do you value about Peoria?
The second question is: What is it like for you to live here?
The third question is: What changes would you most like to see?
The fourth question is: What are your hopes and dreams for the next 100 years?
The fifth and final question is: How can you help make this happen?
The City of Peoria wants your feedback on when to hold its annual National Night Out Against Crime next year. The national organization holds the event the first Thursday in August, but this year the city held the event in September, when temperatures are cooler.
The survey can be accessed from the City’s website [...]