Fieldstone Drive entrance to close

The Fieldstone Drive entrance at Airport Road will be closed for replacement of the concrete. It until approximately Oct. 2. Please use an alternate route.
For more information, contact Village of Savoy Operations Superintendent Jesse Stephens at (217) 359-5894 or

First Street to close for road work

Agenda for Sept. 27 Savoy village board meeting

Village of Savoy
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Village of Savoy Board of Trustees Meeting
Meeting Location: Robert C. McCleary Municipal Center
611 North Dunlap Avenue
Savoy, IL

Portion of Church Street to close

Beginning on the morning of Monday, Aug. 14, Church Street in Savoy will be closed to through traffic for roadway reconstruction from Wesley Avenue west to Prospect Avenue.

Section of Airport Road to close

Beginning on the morning of Wednesday, Aug. 16, Airport Road will be closed to through traffic for road reconstruction from Fieldstone Drive west to Ridge Creek Road.

Airport Road to close

Airport Road will be closed to thru traffic for road reconstruction from Dunlap Avenue (U.S. Route 45) east to Ridge Creek Road.
Intersections at Ridge Creek Road will remain open to Fieldstone Subdivision residents during the road closure. Construction on this portion of roadway is expected until approximately Oct. 4, weather permitting.

Reifsteck promoted to Army rank of sergeant

Philo resident Chase Reifsteck has been promoted to the rank of sergeant in the Army Reserves.
Reifsteck was promoted during an Aug. 27 ceremony in Decatur.
A 2009 Unity High School graduate, Reifsteck studied criminal justice for a year and a half at Parkland College before he joined the active Army in 2011.

Read the full story in the Sept. 21 issue of The County Star.

Village accepting bids for 3 projects

The village board will be accepting bids for three projects around the R.E. Franks Meeting Center.
The first is to replace the concrete sidewalk on the south side, in front of the Thelma Melohn Gym, going west all the way to the end due to damage caused by tree roots pushing it up.

Curtis Road Corridor Study presented

A study on future plans for the Curtis Road Corridor, which encompasses 4.6 miles of Curtis Road from Dunlap Avenue/U.S. Route 45 to High Cross Road/Illinois Route 130, was presented to the Savoy village board on Wednesday at their study session.

Eagle Scout project benefits Philo

 Jonathan Decker, a member of Boy Scout Troop 66, led a renovation project at the Philo American Legion Post 1171 hall, and in so doing completed the final requirement needed to earn the Eagle Scout rank.
For his project, Decker, 17, decided to restore the wheelchair ramp, stairs and doorframe of the building at 108 S. Harrison St. during a workday on Sept. 2.

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