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Weather impacts pool bathhouse work
The cold temperatures of the last six weeks have made their impact on the City of Metropolis pool bathhouse construction. The discussion came up Monday night as the Metropolis City Council approved...
Mar 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners receive update, check from Ulrich
Current Regional Superintendent Janet Ulrich came to the Tuesday morning Massac County Commissioners meeting to discuss a few items and to bring the board a check for $42,354. Ulrich, who heads Reg...
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit One transfers two principals
Staff Report Students at Brookport and Unity elementary schools and Massac Junior High School have noticed new faces in the role of principal. Prior to the Feb. 23 Massac County Unit One board meet...
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Early Saturday morning fire results in one death
Press Release On Saturday, Feb. 28 at 12:08 a.m., the Metropolis Fire Department and Massac County Emergency Medical Service were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 1702 Filmore...
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Annual city police, fire activity released
Staff Report With 2015 well underway, the figures for the police and fire activity for 2014 are being released, and according to Metropolis Police Chief Harry Masse, the department has had a busy y...
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Massac County Housing Authority awarded HUD grant for improvements
Staff Report U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced last week it has awarded nearly $116 million to public housing authorities in Illinois. The funding will allow agencies...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safe Routes to School becoming a reality
After years of waiting, the second round of the Safe Routes to School project may actually be a reality when the 2015-16 school year begins. During Monday’s meeting, the Metropolis City Council app...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two businesses looking to locate in Industrial Park
When spring 2016 hits, two businesses will be preparing to make Metropolis Industrial Park their new homes. During Monday’s meeting under two separate motions, the Metropolis City Council approved ...
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Unit One hires full-time temporary special education teacher
Massac Unit One School board members heard from Special Education Director Consi Kubitz there are too many special education students needing multiple services at the same time, which leaves Unit O...
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Three veterans honored in medals ceremony
Staff Report Because of a fire at the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) in St. Louis in July 1973, approximately 16 to 18 million Official Military Personnel Files (OMPF) records were affect...
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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