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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Watch the Parade of Lights on TV

If you didn't get to the Parade of Lights in person, or if you did and want to see it again, you can watch our floats glide along the streets during a special taped presentation on TV Saturday night, December 10, on WMBD TV-31 and WYZZ TV-43.

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Find the perfect gift at Folepi's Gifts Galore Shop and Stroll

Get gifts and support East Peoria small businesses at Folepi's Gifts Galore Shop and Stroll in the city's original downtown and adjacent areas from noon - 3 p.m. Saturday, December 10. There will be free carriage rides and visits with Folepi and Santa.

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Posted on: November 19, 2022

Find Folepi Ornament Hunt Clue #3 released

You have a chance to win prizes if you can Find Folepi in our 11th annual ornament hunt. The third clue was released Wednesday, December 7. Clues will be issued weekly until the Folepi ornament is found.

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Identify the photo in Folepi Town, Track Down contest

Those who can figure out a specific location in East Peoria have a chance to win prizes in the Folepi Town, Track Down photo hunt contest. Follow the link to see the photo and read the contest details. Entry deadline is noon Sunday, December 18.

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Congratulations to new FOLEPI queen

Congratulations to Magge Cowen, named Festival of Lights Queen at the Festival of Lights Queen Pageant on Sunday, November 6. First runner-up is Jenessa Bowen and second runner-up is Jexie Bolding. Six women competed in this year's scholarship pageant.

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Camp Street lane closures occurring Monday, December 12

A portion of West Camp Street will be closed to all traffic from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m. Monday, December 12 so crews can make permanent road repairs in the area of a previously repaired water main. The work area is near the intersection of Camp and North Mai...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Apply to be an East Peoria Police Officer

Applications are being accepted for new hire police officers for the City of East Peoria. Applications and all required documents must be mailed and postmarked on or before Friday, December 30.

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Nominating papers available for East Peoria City Council seats

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Election season is approaching for East Peoria City Council candidates.

Nominating petitions and related nomination papers for the April 4, 2023 consolidated election are available beginning today, Friday, September 9, online on the City's website and at t...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

No car seat checks in January or February

Due to unpredictable winter weather, the East Peoria Fire Department does not conduct its free monthly car seat check event in January or February. However, those needing a car seat check during this time can make an appointment by calling 309-427-7768.

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Scott's Law: Move Over, Slow Down

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When you see flashing lights of a police car or fire truck at the side of the road, be sure you observe Scott's Law. Check out the video for details.

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