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Posted on: October 28, 2020

City of Belleville to Host 22nd Annual Veterans Day Ceremony Virtually

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The City of Belleville will host its 22nd Annual Veterans Day Ceremony, Wed., Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Belleville Police Station’s Community Room. This year, the event will be closed to the public in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, but individu...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

State Public Health Officials Announce COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigations to Take Effect in Regions 4

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Governor Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) are announcing COVID‐19 resurgence mitigations will be implemented in Regions 4 (Metro East), beginning at 12:01 am on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Region 4 has had a 7‐day rolling aver...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Belleville’s Historic Preservation Commission Aims to Keep History Part of City’s Future

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Molly McKenzie spent a 32-year career working for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, and upon her retirement from that organization, the City of Belleville’s Historic Preservation Commission didn’t waste any time bringing her a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

City of Belleville Encourages Safe Halloween Activities; Offers Alternative Trick-or-Treating

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The City of Belleville and its elected officials would like to encourage all residents to have a safe and healthy Halloween by following guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). 

“City-wide trick-or-treating is at the d...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Red Ribbon Week Oct. 23-31

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It’s Red Ribbon Week. Join the mission to help keep kids drug free. To learn more, visit: https://www.redribbon.org/. To read the mayor's full Proclamation, click here

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Calling all Photographers: Submit your Photo and be Featured on the City's Website

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The City of Belleville is in the process of refreshing its website and we want your help! We're opening this opportunity to residents because we want you to be involved and see your shots of this beautiful city! To learn more about how to submit ...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

City of Belleville to Demolish 20 Dilapidated Homes

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The City of Belleville on Monday night unanimously voted to demolish 20 dilapidated homes throughout the City of Belleville.  Those properties include:

 1809 East Belle Ave.

  • 522 East ‘D’ St.  
  • 2 Elmwood Dr. &...
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Posted on: October 14, 2020

City of Belleville Achieves Lowest Municipal Electric Aggregation Rate Since 2014

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For Immediate Release

City of Belleville Achieves Lowest Municipal Electric Aggregation Rate Since 2014

 

Belleville, Ill. – October 14, 2020 –  The City of Belleville selected Collinsville-based Homefield Energ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Belleville Public Library Launches Belleville Reads Book Club

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The City of Belleville’s Public Library will launch Belleville Reads: A City-Wide Book Club starting Mon., Oct. 19. 

“We’re exploring ways to keep the sense of community around the library given the restrictions of th...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

City of Belleville’s Message Regarding the West End Police Station

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On behalf of the City of Belleville’s administration, the city would like to release the following to correct the misinformation being circulated about the West End Police Station at 8800 W. Main St.

The West End Police Station opened in 1996, an...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Celebrating Our Unsung Heroes: Streets Department

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

City of Belleville Announces Holiday Event Modifications

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Belleville along with its partnering organizations have made decisions about the upcoming holiday season and those details are as follows:

  • The City of Belleville’s annual Downtown Trick-or-Treat has ...
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Posted on: October 1, 2020

City of Belleville's Quarterly Newsletter Now Available

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Click this link to read the October 2020 edition of the City of Belleville's newsletter. 

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

IDPH Issues Halloween Guidelines

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Click here to see the details regarding Halloween in their entirety. 

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Belleville’s Former Ameren MGP Site Selected as 2020 ASCE St. Louis Section Project of the Year

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The former Ameren Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) Site, located near 6th and Main Street in Belleville has been selected for the 2020 ASCE St. Louis Section Project of the Year Award. The project, which was conducted in coordination with the City of Bellevil...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

State of Illinois Imposes Additional Restrictions in Region 4, Metro East

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Today, the City of Belleville joined a conference call with the Illinois Department of Public Health and many of our local leaders. Our Region 4 has exceeded IDPH criteria, thereby triggering additional mitigations to combat a resurgence of COVID-19.

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

City of Belleville Offers Free Masks to Combat Rising COVID-19 Positivity Rates

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Beginning Monday, Aug. 31, the City of Belleville is offering free surgical face masks to residents who live in Belleville. The city has 85,500 masks, and residents may each receive two masks which are available for pick-up at various locations throughout...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Calling all decorators, artists, and crafters! Decorate a wreath for Our Lady of the Snows Shrine!

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Calling all decorators, artists, and crafters! Our Lady of the Snows Shrine is looking for participants to decorate wreaths for its annual holiday celebration and wreath auction. Entry and registration information is due by Nov. 2, 2020. To learn more vis...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Belleville City Council Extends Outdoor Dining, Street Closures

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Belleville, Ill. – August 4, 2020 –Belleville’s City Council last night approved Resolution 3389-2020, a Resolution Implementing Local Measures Related to the Restore Illinois Guidelines/Mitigation Plan for Business ...

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