• News for Community

    Monday, October 21, 2019
    The City of Carbondale wants to remind everyone about the City’s liquor laws ahead of Carbondale Halloween weekend. In September, City Council approved a resolution to allow open containers in the downtown area October 26. Under the ordinance, alcoholic beverages may be possessed in plastic containers between Jackson and Mill streets and University Avenue and Washington Street on October 26 ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Wednesday, October 09, 2019
    The Sustainability Commission needs your help developing a Sustainability Action Plan for Carbondale.   Throughout the summer, the Commission collected numerous strategies through its initial Sustainability Action Plan Survey. Ideas have been collected in five areas, including Energy Use in Built Structures, Energy Use In Transportation, Green Infrastructure, Food Consumption and Production, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 02, 2019
    The Jackson County Health Department is now providing flu shots on a walk-in basis and planning a number of outreach flu shot clinics. Walk-in vaccination is available from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with extended hours on Tuesday evenings until 5:30 p.m. In addition to the walk-in clinics, people can get their flu vaccine at health department clinics offered in the ...read more
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    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    ATLANTA – The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that certain Private NonProfit organizations (PNP)s in Illinois that do not provide critical services of a governmental nature may be eligible to apply for low-interest rate disaster loans. These loans are available following a Presidential disaster declaration for Public Assistance resulting from damages caused by severe storms and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Economic
    Friday, September 13, 2019
    The Carbondale Halloween Committee is excited to officially announce the 2019 concert lineup.  The following artists will take center stage at the Washington Street Venue, located at the corner of Washington Street and Illinois 13, from 4 p.m.-midnight on October 26.  4 p.m. – Kristin Kearns 5:30 p.m. – Rip Lee Pryor 7 p.m. – The Jungle Dogs 9 p.m. –The Copyrights 10 p.m. – DJ Mista ...read more
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