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Mother-daughter boutique keeps Mahomet in style

If you want to feel like you're shopping through your best friend's closet, look no further than Scarlett Moon Boutique.


Skate on Main brings winter merriment to downtown Mahomet

Gliding into a magical winter wonderland, more than 500 attendees laced up skates and ever so carefully navigated their way along downtown Mahomet's first-ever temporary skating rink during a two-day event last weekend.

Skate on Main featured a 40-by-48-foot rink consisting of a plastic base coated with a synthetic formula.


Realtor Matt Difanis travels globe to promote C-U area

Agent takes pridein making sure his clients know howthe process works

As a Realtor for more than 20 years, Re/Max agent Matt Difanis has given thousands of people the opportunity to pursue their homeownership dreams.

Difanis remembers being a newly married 21-year-old undergraduate student with the opportunity to purchase his first home.


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).


Santa's helpers at Mahomet-Seymour schools

Amid the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it's often difficult to spend time together.

But for more than a decade, Mahomet-Seymour students have unified with one mission in mind: to make sure that when Christmas morning rolls around, children in the school district have presents under their trees and food on their tables.


Mahomet dentist helps football players guard their mouth

The brutality of the game of football has scared some parents away from the sport. The staff at Mahomet Family Dentistry has found a way to keep teeth safe during the dangerous game.

Last week, they made form-fitting mouthguards for 40 players on the Mahomet-Seymour High School football team.


Chamber invites women to Ladies' Night Out

Members of the Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce hope that local women will come out for food, fellowship and fun with friends at the annual Ladies’ Night Out.

“We wanted to try something different,” organizer Martha Wagner said of this year’s event. 


Headliners announced for River Fest

Organizers of the Sangamon River Music Festival have announced the event's 2016 headliners.


Library run a 10K in its 10th year

For local runners, spring means the Illinois Marathon—and, for the first time, the Run for the Library.

Organizers of the annual event, a joint fundraiser for the Friends of the Mahomet Public Library and Mahomet Rotary Club, made the decision last fall to move the race to April. It’s traditionally been held the weekend before Thanksgiving.


Library marking 50 years

Mahomet Public Library has come a long way in 50 years.

The institution, founded in 1966, started out with 3,000 books, art prints and phonograph records. Today, it boasts over 36,828 books, 2,654 DVDs, 3,687 music CDs and audiobooks, plus more than 30,000 digital titles available through membership in various consortia.


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