City Beat

CITY BEAT: SOME REFLECTIONS ON TWO PAST ILLINOIS GOVERNORS

       Last week’s early release from prison of former Illinois Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich, after President Trump commuted his 14-year prison sentence, brought back some memories. Blagojevich’s years as governor were essentially the same as my years as mayor and, as the photo on the front page of the print edition shows, I introduced him…

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CITY BEAT: BITS AND PIECES FROM HERE AND THERE AROUND THE COMMUNITY

       • THE REGULAR scheduled City Council meeting falls on Monday, February 17th on Presidents Day which is a holiday for City Government. The meeting has been rescheduled for Monday, February 24th at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Hopefully, things have calmed down since the last regular meeting and meaningful ideas, concerns and…

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