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Last Updated on August 5 2020 6:57 am

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Announcements

Little Lambs To Be Closed Aug 5-7

Little Lambs Raney St. Location will be closed Wednesday, August 5, Thursday, August 6 and Friday, August 7 due to a positive case of Covid-19. They will be deep cleaning and will reopen Monday, August 10. The Clark Street location will remain open.

 

Oiling Roads August 4, 5, 6

Village of Strasburg roads are scheduled to be oiled August 6.  Village residents are asked to refrain from blowing grass onto the roads when mowing prior to the road oiling.  All vehicles must be moved so they are not parked along the road.Village of Strasburg roads are scheduled to be oiled August 6.  Village residents are asked to refrain from blowing grass onto the roads when mowing prior to the road oiling.  All vehicles must be moved so they are not parked along the road.

Richland Township roads are scheduled to be oiled August 4, 5 and 6 – weather permitting.  Highway Commissioner Joe Oakley requests that, when mowing, township residents refrain from blowing grass onto the roads until the week of August 10 to give the oil a chance to set.

 

Railroad Crossing Closed August 8-14

NEWTON — The Illinois Department of Transportation (District 7) is coordinating with Indiana Railroad on a project to improve the railroad crossing on IL Rt. 130 (Van Buren St.) inNewton. The project is tentatively scheduled for August 8-14.

Indiana Railroad will be upgrading the crossing along with new approach pavement. Duringconstruction, Van Buren St. (IL 130) will be closed to all traffic at the crossing. A detour isplanned utilizing city streets.

Motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. To avoid thework area, when feasible, use of alternate routes should be considered. Drivers are urged to payclose attention to changed conditions and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits,refrain from using mobile devices and be alert for workers and equipment.

For IDOT District 7 updates, follow us on Twitter at @IDOTDistrict7 or view area constructiondetails on IDOT’s traveler information map on GettingAroundIllinois.com.

 

Oiling Roads August 10-14

Summit Township Road District will be oiling and rocking roads in the Township beginning Monday August 10th, 2020 thru August 14th, 2020, Weather Permitting.  Please remove vehicles from the roads in the subdivisions within the townships.  Any questions contact the Road District Office at 217-868-2647.

 

Saturdays, July 11-August 29

The recycling bins at Centenary United Methodist Church in Effingham will be closed Saturday evenings from July 11 through August 29. Outside worship services will be held Saturday evenings outside on the parking lot near the bins so they will not be available for dropoff.

 

Cancellations

Tuesday NIght Bingo at the Effingham Event Center (K of C Hall) is canceled until further notice.