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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Bridge work to cause lane reductions

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From IDOT: Routine inspection of the Bob Michel Bridge over the Illinois River is set for Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22. The northbound side will be one lane October 21. The southbound side will be one lane October 22.

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Posted on: October 19, 2019

Census holding hiring event

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Become a census taker and get paid to help the community. 2020 Census jobs are temporary, provide weekly pay, flexible hours and paid training. A census representative will be at the East Peoria Civic Plaza, 401 West Washington Street, from 11:30 a.m. unt...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Murray Baker Bridge inspection causing lane reductions

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From IDOT: A routine inspection of the Murray Baker Bridge, which carries Interstate 74 over the Illinois River, is occurring through Friday, November 1.

The inspection is reducing westbound traffic to one lane from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. through October 2...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Open Burning allowed Oct. 15-Nov. 30

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Open burning of dry brush and landscape waste is allowed in the city from October 15 through November 30. Only dry brush and landscape waste can be burned and the pile must produce as little smoke as possible. The open burning rules must be followed.

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Apply to be an EP Police officer

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Applications for East Peoria Police officer are now being accepted. Applications must be postmarked no later than Monday, October 28, 2019. Click on the link details about the job requirements, application deadline and required documents.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

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' 20th FOLEPI River Trail Classic, set for Saturday, November 30. This year's event features new awards, a new post-race party location and the option to order a running shirt.

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Main Street bridge repair causing traffic changes

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Lane reductions and traffic changes, including no left turns on Camp Street from northbound Main Street, are in effect due to the IDOT repair of the Main Street bridge over Farm Creek. The work is expected to last until November 4. Patience is encouraged.

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Community Programs

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Get involved, meet new people, and have fun by taking part in some of our many community programs.

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