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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Entries accepted for garden Bright Spot awards

Paul Peterson Bright Spot Award Sign

Six properties are June garden "bright spots" and Bright Spot Award winners. Eligible are residents and businesses with eye-appealing gardens and/or landscaping, making it a "bright spot" of the area. For the August awards, deadline is Monday, August 10.

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Car Seat Checks Aug. 5

Mom and firefighters checking baby's car seat

The East Peoria Fire Department’s free car seat check event will occur from 1 until 4 p.m. Wednesday, August 5 at the fire department’s Central Station, 201 W Washington Street. The event gives parents and child caregivers the opportun...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall coming to East Peoria

A man and boy looking at a wall

People who may not be able to travel to Washington, D.C. to visit the national memorials will be able to see The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall when it comes to East Peoria in September. Donations are sought to help fund the wall's appearance.

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Posted on: February 9, 2020

It's time to do the 2020 Census

2020 Census

It's time for all East Peorians to complete the 2020 Census, and this is the first time the census can be completed online. It can also be done by mail or phone.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

I-74 bridge work detour maps available

A bridge over a river

Maps are available of the detour when Interstate 74 is closed to replace the bridge deck on the Murray Baker Bridgeover the Illinois River. This will be a seven-month bridge closure so residents are encouraged to start planning alternate routes now.

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