Storefront Improvement Program Launched
Aug11

Storefront Improvement Program Launched

Coal City, IL – The village has already handed out the first loan stemming from the just approved facade improvement program. Spivey’s Saloon has received a $40,000 interest free loan from the village to renovate the front of the tavern. New brick, limestone, lighting, signage, and windows will be installed. Business owners must propose to make at least $10,000 in eligible improvements to be approved for the program....

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Explosion to close I-55 August 10
Aug09

Explosion to close I-55 August 10

Joliet, IL – Southbound I-55 will be closed shortly in the early A.M. hours of Wednesday, August 10. As part of the ongoing construction to Arsenal Road, a controlled blast will be closing the road at 1:00 a.m. The closure is expected to last no more than fifteen minutes. While the time the road is closed should be brief, be sure to plan extra time into your travel if you will be heading back to the area around that time....

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Door to Door Scam Warning
Aug05

Door to Door Scam Warning

Coal City, IL – There have been reports of a man going around Coal City claiming to be a contractor working for the city. He gives a story about building a fence and asks the homeowner to show him the property line. While the homeowner is distracted, a second person sneaks into the house looking for anything to grab, including personal documents that could be used for identity theft. If you haven’t contacted a contractor,...

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New Safety Rules Passed
Jul29

New Safety Rules Passed

Coal City, IL – By a Village Board vote of 5-1, Coal City now requires higher safety standards with regards to the construction of multi-family buildings. The change now calls for a three hour fire wall dividing residences within any apartment buildings, duplexes, and any other building intended to house more than one family. In addition to being safer, the new wall requirements will also provide increased soundproofing, which...

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New Parking Restrictions Coming
Aug30

New Parking Restrictions Coming

Coal City, IL – This winter will bring new parking restrictions for residents of Coal City. Parking tickets will be written for cars parked on a Coal City street longer than 48 hours after a snowfall of at least two inches. The new ordinance does give Coal City the right to tow your vehicle if it remains parked following an issued ticket, so be sure to give the snow plows a chance to work this...

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Free Pizza
Aug04

Free Pizza

Coal City, IL – If you sign up for the Geo’s Pizza rewards club you are immediately sent a coupon for a free 12 inch, 1 topping pizza. After signing up for the club any future purchases from Geo’s earn you rewards, including free pizzas, calzones, brownies, and more! Geo’s Pizza is located at 715 S Broadway in Coal City,...

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