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State Representative Bill Mitchell will host a free Community Cookout on Saturday, July 26. Mitchell will be at the American Legion, 412 E. Main Street, Mahomet, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The public is invited to attend.
Residents of the Thornewood North subdivision sent a petition to the village board on Tuesday night, asking trustees to consider lowering the speed limit to 20 miles per hour in their neighborhood.
This story has been updated.
Dates have been set for Mahomet's fall Community-Wide Garage sale.
Sales will be held Friday, Oct. 10, and Saturday, Oct. 11, all across the community. Registration will begin in early September.
Community-Wide Garage Sales are held twice yearly in Mahomet and attract shoppers from around Central Illinois.
The Mahomet Lions Club presented the Duane Wagers Service Award to member Dick Steeves at their June 23 meeting.
Steeve has been a very active member of the club and has served on the board several years. He is active in the United Methodist Church and as a member of the Mahomet Area Youth Club board, as well as serving as a committee member on the Sangamon River Music Festival.
For 8-year-old Ryken Kirby and his father Dave, BMX racing is in the blood.
Dave, who raced in his younger days in the 1980s, still has his old jersey, while Ryken dons the latest attire for the CCH racing team.
Residents of East State Street came to Tuesday night’s village board study session to ask trustees to fix flooding problems in their neighborhood.
“We feel we’re being ignored,” said Tara Nichols, a longtime resident of East State.
Organizers of the annual Mahomet Auto Fest have expanded the show this year, adding a cruise through Lake of the Woods and a model car contest to the lineup of event on Main Street.
The car show, now in its sixth year, was previously a part of the Sangamon River Music Festival before moving to the weekend after the Fourth of July in 2012.