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Cruise In Car 2014

Cruise-In draws 100 vehicles to Carlinville

By Misty Fritz Despite the heat and humidity, the Carlinville Square was a hub of […]

Steve Nicholson (site coordinator), queens, football players and one person from Ohio, spruce up the Carlinville Primary School as their day’s work for Take It To Town in 2013.

Federated Church’s “Take It To Town” date set

Carlinville – “Take It To Town,” a community mission project of the Carlinville Federated Church  […]

Macoupin T.A.I.L.S. 7th Annual Spring Banquet

Macoupin T.A.I.L.S. will be hosting their seventh annual Spring Banquet on Saturday, April 19, at […]

Author Barbara Gregorich to visit Mt. Olive Elementary

When Women Played Baseball: The Story of Margaret, Nellie, and Rose March 27, 2014 – […]

Queen pageant enters 10th year

By Daniel Winningham March 27, 2014 – During her reign as the 2003 Miss Macoupin […]

Properly playing the pajama game

  By Daniel Winningham March 27, 2014 – For two nights inside the Carlinville High […]

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Attorney lays out evidence of 2009 TIF mishandling

By Rick Wade
The contents of a small cardboard box confirmed for Tax Increment Finance legal expert Dan Schuering what he’d been telling the Carlinville City Council all along about the city’s 2009 TIF district: it’s “illegal.”

“That box contained 21 cassette tapes of the TIF implementation proceedings, including the public hearing, negotiations with the developer, the ad hoc committee meetings,” D. Schuering said Sept. 3 during the city council meeting.

“Every assertion that we made in ‘the list’ that was published two weeks ago is supported by those tapes. I have listened to enough of those tapes to have an extraordinarily high degree of confidence that everything I said on that list is 100 percent correct.”    Read More…


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