Mayor Chasity Wells-Armstrong, the City Council and residents expressed concerns regarding access to recycle service following a presentation made to the full City Council by Ernie Lopez, Municipal Services Manager at Republic Services.
The Watseka Police Department would like to inform the public that due to the extreme heat conditions predicted for Monday and Tuesday the Watseka Public Library has been designated as an official cooling center.
Crescent Iroquois Community Unit School District 249 increased per-student spending 21.4 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a Kankakee Times analysis of public schools data.
Manteno Community Unit School District 5 decreased per-student spending 24.2 percent from fiscal year 2008 to 2017, adjusted for inflation, according to a Kankakee Times analysis of public schools data.
Committee to Elect Chasity L Wells Armstrong, a candidate committee, reported receiving $500 from April 1 through June 30, according to its second quarter report to the Illinois State Board of Elections.
Supporting a proposal to cut Illinois property taxes in half and a slate of political candidates who would help make that happen is part of Liberty Principles PAC's recently announced "Save Your Home" campaign.
Aroma Park Fire Protection District, Grant Park Fire Protection District and Essex Fire Protection District reported responding to the most structure fire incidents per capita in Kankakee County in 2017, according to the latest state report.