Justice Jingmin Zhai, who is vice president of Beijing, China’s Supreme Court, is scheduled to visit Eastern Illinois University at 7 p.m. today, April 11, to speak at the university’s Lumpkin Hall in Charleston.
In order to consider finances, Fun Day and front-runners for representation in the Illinois Heartland Library System, Tolono Public Library District’s board of trustees will meet at 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, April 5, at the library.
The Casey-Westfield board of education gathered to review positive financials, celebrate successful negotiations and approve personnel changes at its March 21 meeting at the district unit office in Casey.
With mention of an April 9-10 musical at St. Joseph-Ogden High School, St. Joseph-Ogden CHSD 305’s agenda for 7 p.m. today, March 28, will also include personnel shifts, scout activities, scholarships and summer positions.
Student journalists from Mattoon High School won a grand total of 17 prestigious awards at Southern Illinois University’s recent Southern Illinois School Press Association Conference in Carbondale for their dedicated reporting and publishing efforts.
Illinois’ Ready to Respond voluntary preparedness project, established in April 2013, has named Charleston as the state’s first local jurisdiction to officially earn the initiative’s “Ready to Respond Community” distinction, Charleston city officials recently revealed.
How Illinois cities and towns rate in safety is the focus of a recent survey performed by CreditDonkey, which places Charleston solidly within the top 10 communities statewide, based on an existing standard FBI template.
Achieving a quorum with only two absences, the City of Casey City Council convened at 6 p.m. on Feb. 15 at Casey City Hall in order to address vendor bills, committee business and infrastructure matters.
In what has become an annual service, Charleston will sponsor its 2016 spring cleanup event from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, May 14, for citizens wishing to discard unwanted items -- at two different locations.
Shelbyville High School’s library set the scene for the Community Unit School District 4’s meeting at 7 p.m. March 17, when administrators and guests enjoyed an appearance by students enrolled in Mandy Totten’s Ag Business class.
The Swearingen Memorial Library board of trustees gathered at 7 p.m. March 17 at the library in St. Joseph Township to approve reports and conduct new business at its regular meeting open to the public.
To manage municipal water works, a Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) satellite treatment site is taking shape in the form of a new wastewater handling facility on North Sixth Street, thanks to the City of Mattoon.
From electric opt-out plans currently facing citizens to a march protesting Illinois’ budget crisis, the Charleston City Council heard wide-ranging viewpoints when it convened at 6:30 p.m. on March 1 at City Hall, with Mayor Brandon Combs presiding.
Grocery business, gas taxes and a pitch for a commemorative structure honoring America’s legendary Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls will headline Arcola City Council’s meeting at 7 p.m. today, March 21, at City Hall.