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February 4, 2023

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Bellwood, IL In March, a Bellwood Public Library patron named Wanda Gipson confronted Regina Greene and the rest of the Bellwood Public Library Board on their shameful and outrageous spending.  As reported the other day, the Bellwood Public Library Board is now under intense scrutiny and criticism...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - During their recent budget/appropriations hearing there was considerable discussion on appropriating $10,000.00 to the Marshall Cemetery. Below is what was discussed, along with our opinions of the discussion: Dick James, City of Marshall Attorney, argues that the council can declare something a public purpose without...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board, during its monthly meeting this morning approved the following: Established an Airport Zoning Commission - this commission is required in order to establish zoning for the airport, which is required in order to comply with previous federal grant...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board will consider and vote on appointing a two-person Airport Zoning Commission to research and make a recommendation to the Edgar County Board on Zoning Ordinance. The meeting agenda says a three-person commission, however, it is our understanding that the Board...

MARSHALL TOWNSHIP, CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) - St. Mary's Cemetery in Marshall, Illinois is a privately owned cemetery operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese in Springfield, tax parcel number 08-08-24-09-101-001, and is a new discovery of ours - in a previous article, we wrote how the City of Marshall used...

METCALF, IL. (ECWd) - The Village of Metcalf held their monthly meeting last night, 6/6/2016. Among action taken was to accept the resignation of Village Trustee John Morris. Immediately after that, Lorin Kinney, Water Works Operator, submitted his resignation. However, Illinois EPA requires a 15-day notice period so that the...

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