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Improved safety means faster trains in downtown Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Safety improvements to Springfield's downtown rail corridor mean faster train speeds and less waiting in traffic.The(Springfield) State Journal-Registerreports that the Illinois Department of Transportation announced Monday that train speeds will begin increasing Tuesday.The
Springfield massage therapist sentenced for sodomy - Exaro News
Exaro Crime NewsSpringfield massage therapist sentenced for sodomySpringfield massage therapist sentenced for sodomy A jury found him guilty of three counts and not guilty of five charges and failed to reach a verdict on two of the counts, court documents say. Check …Continue ReadingCrime Newstracke
Sen. Warren discusses housing legislation in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Senator Elizabeth Warren visited Springfield this morning to hold a roundtable discussion on housing legislation.Last month, Senator Warren unveiled the American Housing and Economic Mobility Act that's aimed to help bring down costs for renters and buyers.It's somethi
Springfield imposes its will on Maumee
Springfield jumped on top early and pulled away for a 56-2 win over Maumee on October 19 in Ohio high school football action at Maumee High.The Blue Devils pulled ahead in front of the Panthers 28-0 to begin the second quarter.
Westfield Weavers Demonstrate Skills at Springfield Library
SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Free Public Library is pleased to host the members of the Westfield Weavers Guild for a day of fiber craft demonstrations from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Saturday, November 3. Items crafted by members of the Guild will also be on display and available for sale. The G
Springfield Halloween Spooktacular
SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield children are invited to dress up in their most creative costumes and participate in other ghoulish activities at the annual Halloween Spooktacular, sponsored by the Springfield Recreation Department, on Sunday, October 28, 2018, from 1:00-3:00 pm, at the Chisholm Commun
Springfield housing authority receives thousands in grant
"We help families with home ownership services, counseling, foreclosure prevention, credit counseling,” said Jackie L Newman, Springfield housing authority executive director.
Freeholders to Dedicate Meisel Park in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD, NJ---The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders will formally dedicate the Meisel Park turf field on Monday, October 22ndat 4 p.m in Springfield.
Search continues for suspects involved in Springfield Mall shooting
Authorities have not said how many gunshots were fired on the busy shopping afternoon, but two other vehicles, both unoccupied, were struck by gunfire as well.Shell casings from the parking lot have been recovered by police.
Springfield Public Library Film Series : Victoria and Abdul
Springfield Free Public Library will show Victoria & Abdul (2017) as part of its lunchtime film series on Monday, October 22nd. Additional films will be shown on Monday, November 5thand Monday, November 19th. Admission is FREE. Screenings start at 1:00 pm.
Shooting in parking lot prompts evacuation of Springfield Mall
Authorities said the incident began around 1 p.m. as an argument between two groups of men inside the mall, and then spilled into the parking lot, where gunfire erupted.
Springfield , Surrounding Areas Announce Trick-Or-Treating Hours
Trick-or-treating hours for Springfield have been announced — get ready for kids ringing your doorbells and walking the neighborhood on Wednesday, October 31 from 4:30PM – 8:00PM.Trick-or-treaters are encouraged to stay on sidewalks and only visit houses with their porch lights on.Be sure to visit T
A Safety Message from Springfield Principal Dave Rennie
Lastly, parents are parking or making U-turns in this lot, which is clearly marked as private.
LIVE | Springfield City Council October 16th
Follow along live with the Springfield City Council meeting. Local BSA troop 202 is present. Camp Care-a-Lot is being recognized for their work with under privileged students. Director McCarty will present on the city’s finances shortly.
Springfield Art Museum unveils ambitious renovation plan
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — If all goes as planned, the Springfield Art Museum could one day be a multi-story structure with floor-to-ceiling windows, a meandering stream outside, walking and biking trails and more space.
Sangamon County history : Remembering the Springfield influenza epidemic of 1918
A century ago this week, health officials closed churches, schools and theaters, barred street gatherings and set up a special hospital at the Illinois State Fairgrounds to combat the flu.The influenza epidemic of 1918 nonetheless killed more than 500 county residents before it was over.The Illinois
Important Updates on downtown Redevelopment and other major Springfield Projects
This project encompasses the entire block of Morris Avenue from Caldwell Place to Center Street. It also includes portions of Caldwell Place and Center Street. Progress is being made on this major project. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) issued the required permit on
Downtown Springfield Seeks Grant For Summer Concert Series
Up to 15 medium-sized communities could receive up to $25,000 from the Mortimer and Mimi Levitt Foundation as part of the Levitt AMP Music Series. Online voting will be used to determine a list of finalists for the grants. The voting begins November 1st at levittamp.org. Meanwhile, the vacant North
MGM Springfield Implementing New Policies to Prevent Minors from Gambling
However, while the number of visitors excited MGM, there were some gamblers gambling who were not quite the right age.
The Death Cafe in Springfield bringing people together
Now, one group is trying to bring down barriers to have an open and honest conversation, without limits.