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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Veterans Memorial Refurbished

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Those who visit RiverFront Park will find the veterans’ memorial there has been refurbished.

The RiverFront Freedom Memorial, which honors those who have made possible the freedoms we all enjoy, features five flags to represent each branch of the...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City on holiday garbage collection schedule

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Due to Memorial Day, garbage collection will run one day late all week. Collection will start Tuesday, May 26 and end Saturday, May 30.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

City Hall, EastSide Centre gym open to public

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East Peoria City Hall, 401 W Washington Street, is open to the public with normal business hours of 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Social distancing measures will be observed. 

Portions of the gym at EastSide Centre, 1 EastSide Drive, ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

City implementing phased reopening plan

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Recognizing the need to find a balance between COVID-19 health issues and protecting livelihoods, East Peoria is implementing a phased plan to reopen the city. It is subject to change based on developments including updated medical data and guidelines.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Curbside recycling Suspended effective May 1; drop off locations listed

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Due to the significant financial impact from multiple revenue sources that the City is taking as a result of COVID-19, East Peoria’s curbside recycling program is being suspended starting May 1. The suspension will be in effect through Fiscal Ye...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Public Can Attend Meetings Only By Remote Access Until Further Notice

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Due to the Governor’s Executive Orders regarding COVID-19 limiting the number persons at any one gathering to no more than 10, while also relaxing of the Open Meeting Act requirements with regard to public meetings, all public meetings of the Ci...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

River Road closed between Camp and Washington streets

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The Illinois Department of Transportation has closed River Road between Camp and Washington streets to traffic turning off eastbound Washington (Bob Michel Bridge) and to traffic turning left off Camp toward Washington. This will remain closed for the dur...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Police modify some call response

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the East Peoria Police Department is making some changes in how it responds to calls.

Effective immediately, if the call can be handled by telephone, the officer will contact the victim/complainant by phone to obtain the neces...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall coming to East Peoria

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People who may not be able to travel to Washington, D.C. to visit the national memorials will be able to see The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall when it comes to East Peoria in September. Donations are sought to help fund the wall's appearance.

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Posted on: February 9, 2020

It's time to do the 2020 Census

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It's time for all East Peorians to complete the 2020 Census, and this is the first time the census can be completed online. It can also be done by mail or phone.

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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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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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