MAHOMET — Policies regarding Mahomet-Seymour board of education members requesting information from district employees and, separately, the potential appointment of a student representative to the board were advanced this week.
MAHOMET — It’s been a long time coming, but visible progress is being made daily now on the new “Solace of Mahomet” multi-building apartment complex at the intersection of Lake of the Woods Road and US 150/Oak Street.
MAHOMET — Here are the second-quarter high honor and honor rolls for Mahomet Junior High School. The criteria for high honors is a 4.0 grade point average (GPA), and for honors is 3.0-3.9999 GPA.
MAHOMET — The stomach flu, common cold and other illnesses can sneak into schools and spread easily as hundreds of students and educators come into contact, but the Mahomet-Seymour school district is focused on reducing student school days lost to illness.
MAHOMET — Aaron Johnson, new Farm Credit Illinois president and CEO, is poised to help oversee a building expansion this year to add about 20,000 square feet — and several new jobs — at the company’s headquarters here at 1100 Farm Credit Drive.
MAHOMET — While there have been some logistical changes, The Mahomet Citizen will continue to serve the community as the top local newspaper in print, supplemented by its strong online presence, after a November change in ownership.
Luke Busch was a student at Mahomet-Seymour Junior High when he was diagnosed with a terminal illness. The Busch family established the Luke Busch H.E.A.R.T. Award in his memory.
MAHOMET — Director John Howard said the Mahomet Public Library needs aid or it may not be able to offer its annual tax assistance program for seniors and lower income households.
MAHOMET — The Mahomet Citizen has chosen its Top 10 stories of the year, and 2019 brought both conflict and sadness, cooperation and community-wide fun.
MAHOMET — Leaders at Mahomet-Seymour schools want to hear more from the community and what residents seek from their district on topics ranging from considerations of diversity to resource use and more.
MAHOMET — A fledgling new business dubbed “Company Coffee & Wine” got a green light from Mahomet’s board of trustees on Tuesday night at their regular meeting.
MAHOMET — Two Mahomet couples have big plans for a new establishment that they hope to make a destination spot for not just local folks but all Central Illinois residents and beyond.
MAHOMET — Members of the Mahomet-Seymour board of education approved the district’s annual tax levy request Monday before their regular meeting turned contentious over multiple topics, an atmosphere that has almost become the norm for the panel since spring elections.
MAHOMET — Sponsored by the Mahomet Area Chamber of Commerce, this year’s Mahomet Village Christmas and associated events were deemed a hit by organizers and attendees alike.
MAHOMET — A unanimous vote Tuesday put a prohibition of cannabis-related businesses on next week’s consent agenda for the Village of Mahomet Board of Trustees.
URBANA — A Mahomet man who admitted he used a stun gun on an acquaintance in a grocery store three months ago has been sentenced to two years of probation.
MAHOMET — Two men were charged Dec. 6 and a third summoned to court later after police found evidence of a cannabis-growing operation Dec. 5 in a home in Mahomet.
MAHOMET — The Mahomet-Seymour board of education met in special session Tuesday to discuss community engagement efforts coming up for the district.
MAHOMET — Eighteen-year-old senior Jillian Jordan has been waiting a long time to be part of the Mahomet-Seymour High School Madrigal Singers.
CHAMPAIGN — When Elizabeth Hayn has moments of precious eye contact with her 4-year-old son, Garrett, and sees her 3-year-old daughter, Everly, pick up a teaspoon, she feels immensely grateful.
MAHOMET — Downtown merchants will roll out the red carpet on Dec. 6 and 7 for not just Santa Claus and the youngsters who love him — and the Mrs. — but for all those ready to enjoy a healthy dose of the Christmas spirit.
MAHOMET — To earn academic letter honors, students must be enrolled in a minimum of five academic courses each semester. Freshmen and sophomores must maintain a 3.6 GPA for the entire academic school year and juniors and seniors must maintain a 3.8 GPA. Students must not receive a D or an F.
MAHOMET — A story-telling grandfather who captured the imagination of his grandson decades ago led to a rich legacy of tales, love and volumes of stories and letters.
CHICAGO — School boards in Illinois have voted against a proposed resolution that would call for the Illinois Association of School Boards to support legislation that would allow school districts to set school safety and student protection policies that would allow trained, armed school teac…
MAHOMET — Eight veterans received special honors Nov. 7 at the American Legion Hall in downtown Mahomet via the Quilts of Valor Stars Over C-U Member Group.
MAHOMET — Three houses, plus adjacent structures, owned by the village will be demolished starting as soon as weather permits after a unanimous vote by Village of Mahomet Board of Trustees members Tuesday.
MAHOMET — By a unanimous vote of those present, the Mahomet-Seymour school board on Tuesday agreed to oppose the idea of educators carrying firearms in schools in the interest of student safety.
MAHOMET — Homeschooled students in the Mahomet-Seymour school district will be able to participate in extracurricular activities immediately after a split vote Monday from the board of education.
MAHOMET — Sixth-graders Amelie Dall’erba and Eva Meerdink have identified what they see as an issue to be addressed in Mahomet-Seymour schools and worked to suggest solutions at Mahomet-Seymour Junior High School.
MAHOMET — Board of trustees members are inclined to prohibit the sale of cannabis in Mahomet, according to an informal poll of the village leaders Tuesday night.
MAHOMET -- Paying tribute to veterans was the order of the day across the Mahomet-Seymour school district on Monday, in observance of Veterans Day, and students did so with song, videos of thanks and more.
FARMER CITY — The theme for this year’s Farmer City Christmas Parade is “TV Holiday Classics on Parade,” and entries are being sought for the event, which will step off at the Farmer City Fairgrounds at 2 p.m. Nov. 24, according to a press release.
MAHOMET — The latest Illinois Report Card for the Mahomet-Seymour school district offers mostly solid results, school board members learned Monday night during a study session.
MAHOMET — Sangamon on Main was bustling Tuesday night as it continues to draw businesses to the renovated former school facility, with four establishments holding ribbon cuttings.
MANSFIELD — At least five burglaries and thefts in and around Mansfield were reported in a five-day spree in mid-October. Several vehicles were stolen, including a truck from a driveway of a home within the village.
MAHOMET — Students in Mahomet-Seymour schools on Monday will take time out to recognize the nation’s military service members on Veterans Day with special ceremonies.
MAHOMET — Mahomet-Seymour school district officials reported a needle was found in a piece of candy at one of its schools on Monday, but an investigation has found no danger to students.
MAHOMET — For being a “youngster” in its 20s, MAYC already has affected multiple generations of youths in Mahomet, and it’s still going strong.
MAHOMET — Judging by the hundreds of costumed children and a line of people stretching for blocks, Trunk or Treat in downtown Mahomet was a big success this year.