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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Enter the Bright Spot Awards contest

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Four residents and one business are current "bright spots" of the city, awarded the Paul Peterson Bright Spot Award for the month of June. Entry deadline for the next round of awards is Sunday, July 10. Enter using our online form.

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Posted on: June 20, 2022

City offers two cooling centers

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Residents needing to cool off because they do not have air conditioning or it is not working can go to two East Peoria facilities during normal business hours:
  • East Peoria Civic Plaza at 401 W. Washington St., open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p....
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Posted on: June 20, 2022

Shredding Truck at Library June 25

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Shred your sensitive documents for free from 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, June 25 at Fondulac District Library's shredding truck event in the parking lot at 400 Richland Street.  

Shred technicians are not allowed to handle the material, and each i...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Bridge replacement closing part of College Drive

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If you drive through the campus of Illinois Central College as a student or for a shortcut, take note: Stark Excavating, Inc. will begin replacement of the pedestrian bridge over College Drive starting Monday, June 20. Portions of College Drive will be cl...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Free Car Seat Checks July 6

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The East Peoria Fire Department will conduct free car seat checks from 1 - 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 6 at the Central Fire Station, 201 W Washington Street. Make sure your child's car seat is installed properly.

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Main Street lane closed through mid-July

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From IDOT: Northbound Main Street (Illinois 29/U.S. 24) near Ravine Street is reduced to one lane through mid-July to address drainage issues. Motorists can expect delays.

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Reading your water bill, step by step

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Your East Peoria water-sewer bill tells much more than the payment amount. Go to the link to watch a short video about reading the bill and learning how much water is being used in your household.

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