Jan. 16 Savoy EDC meeting canceled

The Jan. 16 Savoy Economic Development Commission meeting has been canceled.

Jan. 10 Savoy study session canceled

President Joan Dykstra and the Savoy Village Board have canceled their previously scheduled study session at 7 p.m. on Jan. 10. Any questions can be directed to Village Clerk Billie Jean Kruieger at 359-5894.

Maggio again appealing sentence for murder

After being resentenced to 64 years in prison Oct. 12 for fatally shooting his brother in 2010 at the Tolono IGA, a Savoy man convicted twice of that crime is appealing that most recent sentence.

Two Unity students chosen for Rose’s new public policy program

Unity High School juniors Caroline Cousins and Ayradi Catron were among nearly 70 high school students from 26 high schools across State Sen. Chapin Rose’s (R-Mahomet) 51st Senate District who took part in a hands-on experience in public policy, state government and leadership on Dec. 8, as part of Rose’s Youth Advisory Council.

Tolono village board to have special meeting

The Tolono village board will have a special meeting from 3 to 6 p.m. Dec. 28 at the police station, located at 205 E. Main St., Tolono. The agenda includes an executive session for the limited purposes of discussing the hiring, performance, compensation and/or employment of one or more village employees, possible litigation and acquisition of land.

Mail theft reported

Deb Revell wants people around town to be on the lookout for pieces of mail and to be aware of recent theft in case they have any missing mail.
Last Thursday, Revell was doing two other women’s hair at about 12:10 p.m. in her beauty shop on West Austin Street when she saw two juvenile girls open her mailbox and remove mail.

Vacated house raises questions

The village board last Wednesday discussed what to do about a house in the 200 block of East Church Street that apparently has been vacated.
Village Attorney Marc Miller said he could begin by sending a notification to the owners, which would likely receive no response. He could then seek a court order to demolish the house, which would take between three and six months.

Solutions to water quality problems being considered

The village board is considering various options to help residents suffering from water quality problems.
The village received bids from Champaign-based Farnsworth Group and from Danville-based C2 Engineers for two scenarios.
The first was to loop the dead-end water mains on Sharon, Holden and Linden streets and Barbara Drive.

Dual credit to be considered

The Unit 7 school board is expected to decide at its next meeting whether to approve dual credit for Parkland College’s new Early Transfer Academy.

Ambulance service changed

he Village of Savoy has approved an agreement to change ambulance service from Presence Hospitals to OSF Healthcare.   
Presence is selling assets to OSF Healthcare in February, and this agreement reflects Savoy’s assignment to the new operator for ambulance services.

Program supervisor position created for Savoy Recreation Center

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