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City’s proposed ordinance looks to abolish utility repair accounts
For years, the City of Metropolis has allowed resident to put their utilities on a “repair account” status. An ordinance to abolish that practice is scheduled to be on the Metropolis City Council a...
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Disabled veterans can now get larger exemption
By Michele Longworth Planet Reporter reporter@ metropolisplanet.com Armed with more questions for the board of commissioners, Wally Mittendorf, one of the grass-roots organizers of the recent citiz...
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ISP releases information regarding I-24 fatality
Press Release At 11:15 a.m. on Aug. 12, Illinois State Police responded to a multiple vehicle crash involving one fatality on the eastbound lane of Interstate 24 near mile marker 37 in Massac Count...
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Massac County tests positive for West Nile
Press Release On Aug. 5, a mosquito sample from Massac County returned a positive test result for the West Nile Virus (WNV). A positive test result means that one of the mosquitoes tested from the ...
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Video cameras coming to Massac Sheriff’s Department cruisers
Massac County Sheriff’s Department will soon be equipped with video cameras, according to Massac County Sheriff Ted Holder who told the Massac County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning his depa...
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Sections of Catherine Street are now one way
With the beginning of a new school year, parents and residents of in the vicinity of Metropolis Elementary School are having to make an adjustment. Streets that were once thoroughfares around the s...
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City is set to vote on appropriations ordinance
Prior to its regular meeting on Monday, the Metropolis City Council will host a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, located in Metropolis City Hall, to hear public comment on the ...
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‘He’s really Charles again’ - Party honors George’s return to community
It was an afternoon of celebration and that not even the guest of honor thought would come. After some 20 months, staff and residents of Metropolis Rehabilitation and Health Care Center (MRHCC) bid...
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Local emergency officials respond to UF6 leak
Honeywell Metropolis Works is outside of the city limits of Metropolis. However, it adjoins the city and that is why Keith Davis, Metropolis emergency manager, was on hand Saturday evening. Along w...
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Council approves light agenda
In a record 15-minute meeting Monday, the Metropolis City Council: • Appointed moving Clint Ferguson up to the next lineman’s pay. • Reappointed Joyce Casper, Rhonda James and Alice Schwegman to th...
Jul 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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