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Mahomet Police are looking for vandals who struck the Mahomet-Seymour bus barn this weekend.
Police Chief Mike Metzler said that between 3 p.m. Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday, someone spray-painted obscenities on school buses and on the bus barn itself. Bus tires were also punctured.
The Village of Mahomet board of trustees recognized Village President Deb Braunig, whose term ended on Tuesday night, for her service to Mahomet.
Trustee Patrick Brown presented Braunig with a plaque honoring her eight years as mayor as well as her previous stint on the plan and zoning commission.
After more than a week of one-way traffic on Franklin Street and Eastwood Drive—a week marked by delays for drivers and complaints from the public—village leaders say they’re willing to try a different strategy for routing motorists during construction.
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that the project to replace the bridge carrying Lake of the Woods Road over I-74 is on the department's schedule for the 2014 fiscal year.
Parents and community members won't get to see the artwork in this year's Celebrate Art event until this weekend. But the panel of judges charged with picking the best of the best got a sneak peak a few weeks ago.
Mahomet Public Library will host a unique performance this weekend as part of the Boneyard Arts Festival. I-Pan, a steel drum ensemble based in Champaign-Urbana, will perform from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 14.
"The sound of the pans is really unique," said Tim Berg, who plays tenor pan in the ensemble. "You hear it and it just kind of hits you."
You'll find more extensive election coverage in Thursday's paper, but in the meantime, here's how the dust has settled:
Mahomet Village President
Mahomet voters opted for both stability and change on Tuesday, as they returned three incumbent village trustees to their seats but defeated the current village president in a decisive 78 percent to 22 percent vote.
Organizers of the second annual Read Across Mahomet-Seymour program hope that this year's title—Out of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper—sparks some conversations about how society perceives children with disabilities.
A gallery of images from the DoCha Chamber Music Festival master classes on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the Orpheum Theatre in Champaign.
The Spring Community-Wide Garage Sale is coming up on April 18, 19 and 20!
A map and guide to sales can be found on page 14 of this week's issue. It'll be available on newsstands and at retailers late Wednesday afternoon. Sales start on Thursday and run through Saturday.
Questions? Call us at 586-2512.