Open House/Ribbon Cutting at Verterans’ Haven on August 20th

Peoria:  South Side Office of Concern will be hosting an open house and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, August 20th at Veterans’ Haven, located at 711 NE Monroe Street.  The open house is from 3:30 pm until 6:00 pm, with a program from 4:30 p.m. -5:00 p.m. that will include an Color Guard, blessing of the home, …

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Peoria Police Department Begins Late-Night Enforcement Crackdown

Steps up late-night impaired driving and safety belt enforcement Peoria Il. – The Peoria Police Department today announced its late-night plans for the 2014 Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Impaired Driving Crackdown focusing on the deadliest time of day for motor vehicle fatalities.The intensified enforcement effort against the overwhelming number of late-night …

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Full Lane Closures on Main St. Starts Aug. 18th

Starting the week of Monday, August 18, Main Street will experience full lane closures during daytime hours for the installation of the lighted crosswalks. Weather permitting, construction is expected to last approximately one day for each location. No parking will be permitted along these streets. The following tentative schedules for the full lane closures are: …

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Public Meeting to Discuss Amtrak shuttle bus route – set for Aug. 21st

On Thursday, August 21, the City of Peoria will be hosting a public meeting to discuss the possible Amtrak shuttle bus route to Bloomington. Peoria City Manager Patrick Urich and Peoria Public Works Director Mike Rogers will be speaking. Results from the meeting will help determine a November-March prototype bus shuttle route to the Amtrak …

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Bradley University Move-in Set for August 23

The official move-in day at Bradley University is Saturday, August 23, which means a significant increase in traffic in the area of Main and University.  Motorists should expect delays on University Avenue between I-74 and campus especially between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturday and are encouraged to use alternate routes.   There will be some …

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New retail developments tied to increase in Home Rule Tax receipts in Peoria

Peoria, IL – August 14, 2014 – The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) at Bradley University’s Foster College of Business finds City of Peoria Home Rule Tax (HRT) receipts rose nearly $40 million from April 2003 to December 2013 due to increases associated with the presence of the Shoppes at Grand Prairie and …

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ANNUAL ILLINOIS RIVER SWEEP OF PEORIA TO BE HELD SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

When: Saturday, September 20, 9:00 a.m. Where: Meet at Forest Park Nature Center, 5809 N. Forest Park Dr., Peoria Heights Pre-registration: Ongoing (call 309-686-3360) Day of Event Registration: 8:30 – 9:00 am. Sweep Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 pm     The annual Illinois River Sweep kicks off Saturday, September 20 in communities up and down the …

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