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McDonald’s to keep sign

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Village Board disregards Plan Commission recommendation in allowing McDonald’s to keep an 80-foot pole sign. McDonald’s tall golden arch in Forsyth will remain a beacon for interst More »

New commission to meet Oct. 27

Thursday, October 27, 2011

The newly formed Planning and Zoning Commission will meet for the first time at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, in Village Hall. The group plans to elect a chairman and vice chairman, and discuss co More »

Library News

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Campbell retiring as head librarian Head librarian Jean Campbell has announced her retirement after 12 years at the Forsyth Public Library where her focus has been on collection development and More »

A letter from the mayor of Forsyth

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Dear Friends, Allow me to address an issue that has surfaced recently. A few months ago, the Maroa-Forsyth School Board began work on a long-range plan to consider replacing the older buildings  More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Items of interest from Village staff and the Oct. 17 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS Village Board trustees unanimously approved two requested variances for landscape setbacks from McDonald& More »

Board seeks answers

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Village Board votes to seek outside legal counsel to study school district repayment situation. Village officials seek to unravel the confusion over an uncompleted repayment agreement with Mar More »

Got leaves? Let the Village take them!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Free daily leaf pickups begin Oct. 17 and continue through Dec. 19. This season marks the 15th year since Forsyth’s voluntary leaf collection began as a pilot program. The same rules as last  More »

Street improvements moving along well

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Overall, the major street improvement projects underway in the Village this fall are going “very well,” said Village Administrator Heather Kimmons in a recent interview. “Oct. 26 is still the sche More »

Long range planning process shaping up

Thursday, October 13, 2011

At press time, Village Administrator Heather Kimmons was in the final stages of finalizing a contract with Teska Associates Inc. of Plainfield, Ill., to partner with the Village in producing a com More »

No water restrictions in Forsyth

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Although the city of Decatur has had to impose mandatory restrictions on water usage due to the summer’s drought, Forsyth residents don’t need to worry about a similar situation in the Village. “F More »

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