Area News

New Baden Adopts Stricter Nuisance Violations Policy

By Randy Pierce ccn@heraldpubs.com NEW BADEN – When nuisance conditions which violate the village’s code of ordinances occur in New Baden, from this point forward, after a first warning notice about the violation is issued, there will be stricter remedies pursued if the offense is repeated within the next 12 months. In cases like that,…

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Community Colleges Weighing Options For Offering Cannabis Programs

New state law authorizes training programs, but federal education officials advise caution By Peter Hancock Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — Some community colleges and four-year universities in Illinois are exploring the possibility of launching educational programs to train people in the business of growing and marketing marijuana in light of a new state law…

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Fairview Heights Parade Planned for August 3 Has Been Cancelled

FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS – A parade to be held in conjunction with the City of Fairview Heights 50th anniversary “Party in the Park” on Saturday, August 3, has been cancelled due to the potential interference with businesses along the proposed route. The “Party in the Park” will go on as planned, beginning at noon that day…

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