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Oakwood Cemetery

L.I.F.E. Adult Education Class-Oakwood Cemetery Tour

April 19, 2022

A tour will be given of Oakwood Cemetery, 1027 North Randolph Street, on May 28th, 2022 at 2:00 pm by John Hallwas.  The tour will focus on notable women who are now buried in Oakwood Cemetery (such as:  Matilda Jane Randolph, Josie Westfall, Ruth Tunnicliff, Clara Bayliss, Mary Ewing, and […]

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CITY WIDE CLEAN UP

April 11, 2022

The City of Macomb and Waste Management request the assistance of the citizens of Macomb in the Spring City-Wide Clean-Up May 16-19, 2022 followed by a second pick up on the Monday route on May 23, 2022. Residents should place their refuse and trash curbside no earlier than 48 hours […]

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FIRE

FIRE STRUCTURE LOCATED 525 W ELTING

April 5, 2022

At 12:21 PM, April 5, 2022, the Macomb Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in a Multi-Unit Apartment building located at 525 W Elting. The initial crew arrived on scene at 12:23 and found smoke and flames emitting from a window in the rear apartment. Entry was made […]

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DUDLEY STREET WATER MAIN PROJECT BEGINS

April 5, 2022

Vance Excavating will begin work on the Dudley Street Water Main Replacement project on Thursday, April 7, 2022 (weather permitting).  The work for this project includes the water main replacement on South Dudley St. from Franklin Street to Jefferson Street.  The project is scheduled to be completed by June 3, […]

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DOWNTOWN REVITALIZATION PHASE II RESUMES

April 1, 2022

City of Macomb Downtown Development announces the contractors will resume construction on the Downtown Revitalization, Phase II project.  McCarthy Improvement will begin work on Monday, April 11, 2022 (weather permitting) on East Jackson Street.  Also, weather permitting. contractors will be saw cutting pavement on the South Side and North Side […]

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HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE DISPOSAL EVENT JUNE 4, 2022

March 31, 2022

The McDonough County Health Department, in conjunction with IEPA and WIU will be hosting a Household Hazardous Waste disposal event on June 4th.  One-day collections are open to all Illinois residents and operate from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the day of the event. Pre-registration is required for all […]

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Sewer Line Replacement 1500 Block West Jackson St.

March 25, 2022

An emergency sanitary sewer line replacement will take place next week (March 28, 2022-April 1, 2022) in the 1500 block of West Jackson.  During the replacement traffic traveling east bound will be down to one lane and the center lane will be closed off.  Please slow down and use caution […]

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Police

TOM DUVALL-OFFICER OF THE YEAR

March 14, 2022

Ofc. Tom Duvall- 2021 MPD Officer of the Year- Tom has exceptionally served the Macomb Police Department and Macomb Community in various capacities. He continues to manage the MPD vehicle fleet program, Police Pension Board and consistently engages in various community policing initiatives. He is most noted as a friendly, approachable, […]

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WATER MAIN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COMPLETION

March 11, 2022

Water Main Construction Project Completion for: W. Carroll from Sherman to CharlesW. Calhoun from Clay to McArthurW. Chandler St. from Clay to CharlesN. Clay from Calhoun to Adams With warmer weather ahead, the contractor is planning to be back in town later this month to finish all of the restoration […]

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DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM, N. CHARLES

March 9, 2022

Macomb Police are working a discharge of firearm call in the 400 block of N Charles st. There is no threat to the community and the suspect is in custody. Investigators and patrol officers are coordinating with ISP, MCSO, and OPS to assist. **Update-The investigation at 400 N Charles has […]

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