Category Archives: Local News

Uptown streets closed for Sharin’ of the Green parade

Uptown streets closed for Sharin’ of the Green parade

  By Katherine Murphy As the streets of Uptown Normal are taken over by parade watchers and participants Saturday there are some street closings to let you know about. There will be no parking on several streets after 10 a-m and the same streets will be closed to traffic after eleven a-m – South School…MORE

City shows off Hamilton Road extension plans

City shows off Hamilton Road extension plans

It’s only 3,000 feet of new roadway. However, south Bloomington residents and city leaders hope the planned extension of Hamilton Road, from Commerce Parkway to Bunn Street, will divert traffic from busy Veterans Parkway and boost prospects for new businesses in the area.MORE

Blogs

WJBC Voices: Understanding TIF investments

As we near another local election, understanding what a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district is and its role in economic development seems unclear to many I talk to.

WJBC Voices: JB the CK

Based on the budget, Pritzker ought to change his initials from J.B. (whatever they stand for) to C.K. (Can Kicker).