February 2011
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  • Karrie E. Alms: Amazing insight into the world of politics awaits any reader at pibgorn … from a Demon’s...
  • Tony: Homefield is Dynegy. Dynegy is Ameren. There Charging You twice for the same energy. Do you really thihk $.04...
  • SouthEnder: Also does anyone remember the Velvet Freeze located on Jefferson St, up the street from the Warner Homes....
  • Eric Pollitt: I flew economy class to Hong Kong for Christmas vacation, which is a 14 hour flight. When I got back...
  • Mike: Homefield has been sold to dynery. Google dynegy scandal to see who your new parent is. If this upsets you give...
  • mortified: Fun while it lasted. Godspeed!
  • aaron: your blogging will be missed but i know that your spirit of fairness will remain alive in your other...
  • Jon: CJ, your blog was a revelation and an inspiration. You have a wonderful talent that is an asset to the...
  • Billy Dennis: Of course the Chronicle is done: Screw you. The Chronicle is one of the best researched blogs...
  • Paul Wilkinson: CJ, am sorry you have ended your blog. It was well done. It seems many have given up as we keep...
  • Sharon Crews: Your voice is definitely needed in this community. Thanks for all your insights.
  • emergepeoria: Your blog is great resource to research Peoria issues. I hope you leave it up.
  • BucketHead: I was not suggesting that, I believe the both of you had very strong common sense and that lead to your...
  • C. J. Summers: Without anonymity, there is no courage among my detractors. Take a look back at the wide variety of...
  • Of course the Chronicle is done: Without Sandberg to give stores to the Chronicle there is no Chronicle.

East Valley Growth Cell TIF Meeting

Editor’s note: This post has been written and submitted by Frederick E. Smith, a resident of the East Bluff who attended the meeting on Monday, February 7.

There was a diverse crowd at the Glen Oak Community Center last night for the Monthly meeting of the EVGC TIF Advisory board, however the invited […]

Peoria City Council 2/8/2011 (Live Blog)

Hello, and welcome to Peoria City Hall, Council Chambers. I got here a little late, so the council is already in session. Here’s the agenda for this evening:


ITEM NO. 1 Communication from the Town Supervisor Requesting Approval of an INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT Between […]

Turner defends putting strip club next to day care center

“If (Big Al’s) doesn’t move, these hotels don’t get built,” at-large council member Eric Turner said afterward. “They’ll be built – but they’ll be in East Peoria.

“It’s essential that we do something,” Turner continued. “We have got to find a way to make this work.”

—Peoria Journal Star, 2/7/2011

Even if that “something” […]