Bob Weidling’s Letter to Wilmington
Sep09

Bob Weidling’s Letter to Wilmington

Wilmington, IL – If you live in town, you’ve probably received or heard of a document circulated on September 7 by Bob Weidling, who I will always remind you “helps oversee the stores doing business under Angelo’s Inc.” detailing his thoughts and “evidence” as to why Berkot’s should not be allowed to sell beer and wine. You can find the document in its entirety at our Facebook page....

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It’s Okay for Businesses to Fail
Aug29

It’s Okay for Businesses to Fail

All this week here at MyIslandCity we’re going to present the arguments made against business competition in Wilmington, focusing on the controversy over the possibility of Wilmington issuing a new class of liquor license that Berkot’s would qualify for. While the arguments will typically mention the Berkot’s situation specifically, they can all be more generalized to apply to any business in a small town like...

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Rt 129 Exit to Close: Your Options
Aug25

Rt 129 Exit to Close: Your Options

Wilmington, IL – On October 1, the southbound exit to Route 129 from I-55 will close until the new Lorenzo Road and Route 129 interchanges, which have not been started, are completed. IDOT does not want to spend additional money fixing the bridge that constantly needs repair. With nearly 5000 vehicles per day using the ramp according to IDOT, there are many of us that will be forced into alternate routes for likely four years at...

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Free giveaway
Oct01

Free giveaway

MyIslandCity is giving away two rental codes for Redbox. Belletini’s is home to the closest Redbox kiosk in our area. To enter into the contest join our Facebook fan page and tag us in a status post. You can tag us by typing @MyIslandCity into your post. A small box will pop up and you just click our name, which will turn the text into a link to our page. We will select two fans at random and send them each their rental code....

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Get Free Items Locally
Oct01

Get Free Items Locally

Braidwood, IL – Freecycle is a network of Yahoo groups that are organized by location. When you join the group you have access to all of the posts from other members. Everything posted to Freecycle must be 100% free, it’s the #1 rule. Other people post their items for free, and you can post things you want to give away to others. It’s a great way to clear out some clutter without adding to landfills. New members are...

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Wildcats Home Opener Tonight
Sep03

Wildcats Home Opener Tonight

Wilmington, IL – The Wildcats pulled out a victory in an overtime thriller in the first week of the season, defeating Manteno 23-21. This week is Wilmington’s home opener, as they host Peotone. Peotone shut out Braidwood last week 21-0. The Comets will be looking to rebound in their home opener against Herscher. Coal City is on the road this week, traveling to Lisle. The Coalers lost their week one game against Seneca by a...

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