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Comprehensive plan, unified ordinance underway

Thursday, January 26, 2012

A fix is in the works for signage problems and other associated issues that have plagued Village administration and drawn complaints from business owners, developers and residents. “I h More »

Village’s winter crews on alert to keep streets safe

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Public Works Director Larry Coloni and his crew are on the alert to prevent road hazards and ensure safe driving conditions. As a first step, they’ve applied anti-icing chemicals consisting of a m More »

Final agreement sought, sales tax to be rescinded

Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Village seeks to clarify any remaining confusion that might exist with Maroa-Forsyth School District over repayment of the tax revenue used to build the new grade school by suggesting an inter More »

District can’t retire bonds earlier than 2018

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Maroa-Forsyth School District is unable to make any early payments to retire its 20-year construction bonds for the grade school before Dec. 1, 2018, because of a resolution adopted at the time th More »

Community News

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Maroa-Forsyth Grade School kindergarten screenings will be held March 6 and 7. Schedule an appointment by calling the school at 877-2023. To be eligible, the child must be age 5 by Sept. 1, 2012.  More »

Library News

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Are you considering the purchase of an e-reader? Learn more about the variety of devices available and how they can be used to download digital books from Library on the Go. Forsyth Public Li More »

Letter to the editor

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Editor’s Note: An article in the Jan. 12 issue concerning a Dec. 19 Board decision to abandon efforts for a community center has elicited the following response from Rep. Bill Mitchell (R-Fo More »

Forsyth Fast Facts

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Items of interest from Village staff and the Jan. 17 Board meeting BOARD DECISIONS A recommendation from Mayor Hap Gilbert to appoint a Springfield law firm to represent the Village drew a More »

2011 a year of changes, construction, controversy

Thursday, January 12, 2012

A face lift to Forsyth’s entry signs in early 2011 foreshadowed a year of changes within the Village. A litany of news stories based on administrative innovations mixed with controversial iss More »

Recordings related to school repayment issue are released

Thursday, January 12, 2012

A desire to be open and transparent is behind the Board’s recent decision to release complete video recordings of two closed meetings held in mid- 2007. At those meetings, discussions were h More »

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