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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Sister Cities Announce Opportunity for Local Student to Live Abroad

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The Bloomington-Normal Asahikawa Sister City Committee announced an opportunity for a high school student to live and study for 10 months in Asahikawa, Japan. 

Eligible students must be entering high school as a sophomore, junior or senior in Augu...

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Posted on: September 20, 2022

Koos Elected to the IML Board of Directors

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Chicago – Sept. 20, 2022 – The Illinois Municipal League (IML) elected officers and members to its Board of Directors at its Annual Business Meeting, Sept. 17, as a part of the 109th IML Annual Conference at the Hilton Chicago. 

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Posted on: September 8, 2022

Normal plans in-person public meeting to gather additional feedback on Uptown South

Uptown South Public Meeting Sept. 27

Normal plans in-person public meeting to gather 

additional feedback on Uptown South

 

NORMAL, Ill. – Sept. 8, 2022 – The Town of Normal encourages residents and community members to attend an in-person public meeting to...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Virginia Avenue to be closed for extended period; Constitution Trail closures to happen periodically

Road Closure

 

Virginia Avenue to be closed for extended period; 

Constitution Trail closures to happen periodically 

 

Normal, IL – Sept. 2, 2022 – Beginning 7 a.m., Tuesday, Sept. 6, Virginia Avenue between South Linden Street and Hil...

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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Town of Normal seeks participants for Youth on a Mission Council

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Town of Normal council member Chemberly Harris issued a call for student participants, college-age mentors and adult volunteers and liaisons for Youth on A Mission Council. The deadline for applicants is Sept. 2. Applications are available via the Town of...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Sonya Mau Named Citizen of Year in Normal

Sonya Mau and Mayor Chris Koos

Normal, IL – Aug. 18, 2022 – Mayor Chris Koos announced Sonya Mau as the Town of Normal’s 2022 Citizen of the Year during the Town’s Appreciation Reception Wednesday. 

“When Sonya retired from her paid career many years ago, the community benefitt...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Town of Normal launches mass notification system, encourages residents to enroll

Notify Normal emergency and community notification we care about your safety stay informed and aware

Normal, IL – Aug. 9, 2022 – The Town of Normal encourages residents to register for Notify Normal, a free mass communication system the Town recently launched to enhance its communication and interactions with the community by...

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Posted on: July 21, 2022

Town of Normal launches Home Rehabilitation Programs

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The Town of Normal announced three new programs to assist qualified homeowners with home repairs to help them stay in their homes safely. 

Under the Town’s new Homeowner Housing Rehabilitation Program, offerings include: 

  1. Emergency/Critica...
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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Town adds butterfly and bird-watching amenities to Underwood Park

A set of large butterfly wings on posts which provide a photo opportunity at Normal's Underwood P

NORMAL, Ill. – July 12, 2022 –Town of Normal Parks & Recreation added educational signs about monarch butterflies and a photo-worthy set of butterfly wings to Underwood Park in addition to new birdhouses designed to attract birds to the native habitat...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Normal launches GIS-based Community Investment Plan

CIP 2021

Normal, IL – Dec. 17, 2021 – The Town of Normal unveiled a new tool to help residents more easily learn where and how monies are being spent throughout the community.

The tool, a geographic information system (GIS)-based version of the Town’s Comm...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Town of Normal unveils Open Data Portal

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The Town of Normal launched an online Open Data Portal on its website, making the Town’s data and information more transparent and relevant to residents through dashboards, interactive charts and maps. 

 The goal of the Open Data Portal i...

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