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Belleville, IL - Mar. 10, 2020    Keep Belleville Beautiful Slated for April 18

The BASIC Initiative in partnership with the City of Belleville will host Keep Belleville Beautiful, a city-wide litter pick up, Sat., April 18 from 9 a.m. until noon....READ MORE


Keep Belleville Beautiful Flyer
Eagle Scout Jake  Buettner

Belleville, IL - Mar. 9, 2020    Eagle Scout Helps Residents Properly Retire American Flags

If you’re wondering what to do with your worn American flag, Eagle Scout Jake Buettner has the solution for you....READ MORE


Belleville, IL - Mar. 5, 2020    Belleville Public Library Awarded Fitbit Kits to Support Healthy Living

The Belleville Public Library has been awarded "Resolve to Stay Active: A Fitbit Kit for Your Community" by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM)....READ MORE

Belleville, IL - Mar. 4, 2020    March Is Women’s History Month - Meet the Female Entrepreneurs of the Shoppes At Olde Town Mall

Women’s History Month is March of each year, and with that, the City of Belleville would like to acknowledge the female entrepreneurs who help make Belleville a fantastic place to live, work and play....READ MORE



Ann Davis-Toot's Cake & Candy Supplies
Ash and Emily Smith and Family

Belleville, IL - Feb. 27, 2020    Belleville Provides Sense of Hometown Community for Military Family

Ash and Emily Smith have lived a lot of places - Ohio, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Italy, just to name a few. As children of parents who made careers in the military, they both were used to a childhood of new homes, schools, cities and even countries. Perhaps that’s why they gravitated toward one another in 2006 when they met as undergraduate students at Fayetteville State University....READ MORE

Belleville, IL - Feb. 24, 2020    Mount Hope Cemetery Clean-Up Scheduled for March 8 to Kick Off Belleville AmeriCorps Week

AmeriCorps Week is slated for March 8-15, and together with the City of Belleville, Belleville AmeriCorps is set to clean up debris and litter at Mount Hope Cemetery, 9401 W. Main St., to kick off the week’s events....READ MORE    

Mt. Hope Cemetery
Shirley and Willie Vaughn

Belleville, IL - Feb. 18, 2020    Area Developer Rehabs in Belleville, Appreciating City’s Standards

Willie and Shirley Vaughn own and manage rental properties all over the Metro East, including Cahokia, Fairview Heights, O’Fallon, and now for the first time, Belleville....READ MORE

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