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Posted on: February 21, 2020

City offering a number of part-time job opportunities

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Part-time job opportunities are available in the City of East Peoria and the Tourism and Special Events Department. People are sought for the following positions:

  • EastSide Centre manager on duty
  • EastSide Centre seasonal concession staff
  • EastSide Centre seaso...
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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Riverfront Drive ramp closed through Thanksgiving

Barricades on a street

From IDOT: The ramp from Riverfront Drive to eastbound Washington Street in East Peoria will close Monday, February 24.

The closure is necessary to allow reconstruction of the ramp to accommodate future detour traffic from Interstate 74. All current eastbo...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Fill a squad car with stuffed animals

Police car filled with stuffed toy bears

Come fill an East Peoria Police car with any new stuffed animal from 4-7 p.m. Thursday, February 27 during the 97.3 Nash FM Teddy Bear Drive at Target, 480 W Washington Street. The stuffed animals will be donated to the Children's Hospital of Illinois.

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Social media posts about suspicious white van are only rumors

A white van with the word Rumor written diagonally across it

Multiple social media posts about a suspicious white van in the EP Kroger parking lot whose occupants are possible kidnappers are rumors only, according to EP Police.

“People should verify information they see on social media with official source...

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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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Posted on: February 9, 2020

2020 Census is coming

2020 Census

The 2020 Census is fast approaching. Census day is Wednesday, April 1, and this is the first time the census can be completed online. Watch your mailbox for the official census letter which will be sent out in mid-March.

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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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