IDOT calls for street changes
MT. VERNON — The intersection of 42nd Street and Veterans Memorial Drive will require more than $450,000 in changes before the state will sign off on allowing traffic signal lights to be installed.“Let me get this straight,” Councilman David Wood saiContinued ...
MVTHS holds new teacher orientation
Mt. Vernon Township High School welcomed 12 new staff members Monday during the first of two orientation sessions being held this week for new teachers. The second session takes place Tuesday.Continued ...
Applications received for police chief
MT. VERNON — The Fire and Police Commission has received more than 40 applications for the top position at the Mt. Vernon Police Department.“We got 42 applications in local and out-of-town and even out-of-country,” said Bill Beck, chairman of the comContinued ...
Construction jobs approved
SPRINGFIELD — Several area road projects have been funded through the Illinois Jobs Now construction program.Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday capital investments of nearly $18 million for construction projects in Southern Illinois.“With these investContinued ...
Council talks speed limit
MT. VERNON — The City Council will talk about changing the speed limit on a section of Veterans Memorial Drive during its meeting Monday.l“The change is from 42nd Street to just east of 34th Street,” explained City Manager Ron Neibert. “The proposalContinued ...
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