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Posted on: October 11, 2020

Open burning season Oct. 15 - 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 16, 2020

Halloween trick-or-treating hours set

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Halloween door-to-door trick-or-treating will be from 5 - 8 p.m. Saturday, October 31. Residents wanting to participate should turn on their front door lights. All children should be back home by 8 p.m. and are encouraged to visit their own neighborhoods.

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Run in the holidays at FOLEPI River Trail Classic

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For those on the run during the holidays, enter the Festival of Lights' 30th FOLEPI River Trail Classic, set for Saturday, November 28. The 4-mile competitive race will feature a staggered start to comply with COVID-19 crowd size requirements.

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Posted on: January 10, 2020

I-74 bridge work detour maps available

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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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