A year in review: Mahomet's top 10 stories of 2017

In a year, so much can change in your neck of the woods. Last January, the village's special census of 11 subdivisions added 1,142 new residents since the 2010 census, which brought Mahomet's total population within the village to 8,400. Aside from population growth, Mahomet's commercial businesses grew in size with 11 new businesses (and more on the way).

Lucky Moon pie shop hopes for slice of success


For The Mahomet Citizen

When Emily Moon Kroner decided to open a pie shop, she was convinced of one thing with absolute certainty.

“I knew it wouldn’t be a piece of cake,” the Mahomet resident said.

Seven months after she started planning to open a bakery, Kroner is still waiting for her first day with an “open” sign.

Yo Yo's Yogurt nearly set to open

Matt Pommier and his wife, Alice, aren’t novices when it comes to construction. They built the home they live in about a decade ago.

“It took nine months,” Alice Pommier said.

Their latest project is taking a bit longer.

The Pommiers will soon be opening Yo Yo’s Yogurt on Lombard Street.

Project 47 Smokehouse open on Main Street

If you blinked, you might’ve missed it—in the space of just a week, the Main Street Wingery transformed into the new Project 47 Smokehouse, Pub, and Patio.

The effort was spearheaded by Justin Taylor and Brent Chester, who bought the eatery at 101 N. Lombard from Wingery owner Rich Minick in late February.


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