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Posted on: November 21, 2020

City observing holiday schedule

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East Peoria City offices will close at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 25, and be closed all day Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. 

There will be no garbage collection on Thursday, November 26. It will run one ...

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Posted on: November 21, 2020

Watch out for utility scams

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The East Peoria Police Department is warning businesses and residential customers to be on alert for Ameren utility scams. Posing as electric, water, or natural gas company employees, scammers threaten to disconnected or shut off service if customers do n...
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Posted on: November 14, 2020

Show Us Your Lights

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Show your holiday lights by entering the East Peoria Beautification Commission's Christmas Splendor outdoor decorating contest, part of the Festival of Lights. Enter your own home, business, school or church, or one you like. Deadline is December 6.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Police warn about unemployment scam

Scam alert

The East Peoria Police Department is seeing an increase in reports related to unemployment scams. Citizens have been receiving debit cards in the mail that appear to be from the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), but the card/unemployment ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2020

Open burning season in effect through Nov. 30

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Open burning of dry yard waste is allowed in East Peoria starting Thursday, October 15 and continuing through Monday, November 30. Those burning brush and yard waste must follow the rules, including only burning vegetation and only during daylight hours.

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Historical Society sets holiday chicken noodle dinner

Chicken noodle dinner in a pot

The East Peoria Historical Society will present a carry-out chicken noodle dinner fundraiser from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, December 5 in the parking lot of the East Peoria Civic Plaza, 400 Richland Street. 

The dinner consists of homemade chicken ...

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