In the city’s “Issues Update” this week, there was information regarding the upcoming Eastern Bypass study. This is the plan to connect Route 6 and I-474 on the east side of the river, making a ring road — a complete bypass for the greater Peoria area. Here’s the letter IDOT Deputy Director of Highways [...]
The city council on Tuesday tacitly approved Craig Hullinger’s request to pursue his plan to put townhouses and a street between the Riverplex and Spring Street near the river. (Councilman Sandberg voted against having Hullinger spend his time on that project because he would like to see other projects that we’ve already started come [...]
Illinois American Water has petitioned the Illinois Commerce Commission to raise their rates in Peoria and Pekin by 20 and 26.7 percent, respectively.
Water company officials say the increases are necessary to cover rising operating costs and infrastructure improvements….
And now, let’s compare this with what Illinois American Water said two years ago according [...]
Anyone in Peoria’s third district who read the Pekin Times’ or Peoria Journal Star’s story on Daryl Dagit’s resignation from the Pekin City Council may have had a sinking feeling in their stomach:
During [Monday's council] meeting, Dagit explained the reason for his leaving. He is leaving his position at CitiFinancial, he said, and [...]
Someone figured out the real identity of a popular pseudonymous blogger and left a threatening note on the door of his home. “Knight in Dragonland,” a Richwoods High School graduate (“Knight”) now residing in Pekin (“Dragonland”), blogs about Pekin politics just like I blog about Peoria politics. But someone is trying to silence Knight [...]