Proposed Adams County solar farm clears first local review
Local Government

Proposed Adams County solar farm clears first local review

The Adams County Board will consider at its June 11 meeting whether to approve the plans of an Atlanta-based firm to build a 1.5-megawatt solar farm south of Quincy.

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Canton Board of Aldermen approve $2.6 million budget for 2020

The Canton Board of Aldermen this week approved a $2.6 million budget for the 2020 fiscal year, which begins July 1.

Hannibal teachers, administrators, support staff slated to get raises
Hannibal News

Hannibal teachers, administrators, support staff slated to get raises

Hannibal School District employees will receive pay increases upon returning to work for the 2019-20 school year.

Education

Canton School District employees to receive raises in 2019-20 fiscal year

Certified and classified employees in the Canton R-5 School District will be getting heftier paychecks once the 2019-20 fiscal year begins.

Education

Palmyra School District looks to establish educational foundation

The Palmyra R-1 School District is planning to establish an educational foundation to serve as a new conduit of funding for local schools.

Goehl rescinds resignation amid dispute over successor
Local Government

Goehl rescinds resignation amid dispute over successor

The process of appointing an alderman to replace Virgil Goehl, D-1, could be on hold after Goehl, 90, said he had filed a letter to rescind his resignation, which unanimously had been accepted Monday by the council.

Local Government

Illinois Municipal League Director makes pitch for pension system reforms

Illinois Municipal League Executive Director Brad Cole is hoping that leaders in the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield will heed his words regarding the municipal police and fire pension programs.

Quincy News

City to begin collecting recycling totes

Beginning Monday, May 20, city employees will begin collecting the orange-colored recycling totes from Quincy households that are no longer participating in the city's recycling program.

Public hearing set for proposed solar farm
Local Government

Public hearing set for proposed solar farm

A public hearing is set for next week for the proposed construction of a 1.5 megawatt solar farm on land south of Quincy.

Fifth Ward Quincy City Council seat to stay vacant for another week
Quincy News

Fifth Ward Quincy City Council seat to stay vacant for another week

One of Quincy's Fifth Ward seats on the City Council will be vacant another week after aldermen voted unanimously to table a confirmation vote for Quincy Mayor Kyle Moore's appointee.