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GO WEST APP TRACKING UPDATE

January 26, 2023

Due to the phase out of 3G cellular networks and service, Go West is unable to track theirbuses on the Go West app. With that said, over the last couple of months, Go West has obtainedfeedback from staff, students, and residents in regards to how the app is used and […]

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2023 WASTE MANAGEMENT PICK UP SCHEDULE

January 5, 2023
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CHRISTMAS TREE DISPOSAL EXTENDED

January 3, 2023

Waste Management will offer pickup of live Christmas trees for Macomb customers through January 26, 2023 at no additional charge to the customer.  Waste Management will pick up trees on the customer’s regular route day. Christmas trees are to be cut into lengths of four (4) feet or less and […]

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SNOW

SNOW EMERGENCY FACTS

December 20, 2022
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MCDONOUGH COUNTY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION CLOSED JANUARY 2ND AND 3RD

December 7, 2022

Due to the transition of Durham School Services to the City of Macomb, McDonough County Public Transportation will be closed on January 2nd and 3rd to both Demand Response and Go West services.Starting January 4th, Go West will see the following changes:

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SNOW REMOVAL DETAILS

December 7, 2022

The Public Works (PW) Department would like to remind everyone of the City’s codes and PW’s processes for snow removal. Snow and Ice Operations: Public Works removes snow and ice from every dedicated city street by a combination of salting and plowing. One complete pass through the City takes at […]

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FIRE

211 W McDonough St Structure Fire

November 18, 2022

At 07:32 AM, Friday November 18, 2022, the Macomb Fire Department responded to a possible structure fire in a single-family residence at 211 W. McDonough St in Macomb. The caller reported a possible fire in her attic. The initial crew arrived on scene at 07:36 and found light smoke emitting […]

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STRUCTURE FIRE-341 S. LAFAYETTE ST.

November 10, 2022

At 1:16 PM, Wednesday November 9, 2022, the Macomb Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in a single-family residence located at 341 S. Lafayette St. The initial crew arrived on scene at 1:20 pm and found smoke emitting from the structure. Entry was made into the structure where […]

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FLAGS OF LOVE BRICK MEMORIAL EXPANSION

October 19, 2022

The Macomb Flags of Love & Memorial Bricks Committee, through an all-volunteer effort, is expanding the Brick Memorial in Macomb’s Historic Chandler Park.  The Brick Memorial first phase is located on the East Carroll Street side of Chandler Park in front of the Ruth Watts Memorial Fountain.  The second phase […]

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The Western Connection Shop Opens in Macomb Historic Train Depot

October 11, 2022

tudents, faculty, staff and visitors disembarking from Amtrak at the historic Macomb Train Depot can get their Western Illinois University apparel to get their Leatherneck spirit on before heading to campus thanks to the new The Western Connection. An official ribbon-cutting will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 20. […]

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