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This map, provided earlier this fall by city consultant Daniel Schuering, shows the proposed Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District which would include the Carlinville Square and West Main Street to the railroad tracks. A public meeting for another TIF District encompassing Carlinville Plaza and Standard Addition took place Oct. 20 at city hall.

Meeting provides goals for new TIF District

Earlier this week, 20-plus individuals gathered at city hall for a tax increment finance (TIF) […]

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Candidates can begin gathering signatures for April election

While many are likely thinking about this year’s general election in early November, the wheels […]

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CAH hosts groundbreaking for medical office building

The Carlinville Area Hospital (CAH) Association board of directors hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for a […]

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State begins process for reviewing cultivating, dispensary applications

Those seeking to operate a medical cannabis growing center or run a dispensary will be […]



Carlinville soccer wins regional

 Cavaliers defeat Bulldogs in shootout

The goalies apparently were zeroed in Saturday afternoon. Neither team managed a goal in regulation or overtime in an IHSA Class 2A regional final between top-seeded Staunton and No. 2 Carlinville at Loveless Park Oct. 18. With penalty kicks needed to determine a winner, Carlinville won after a shot by Staunton sailed over the goal, giving the Cavaliers a 4-3 decision in the shootout. “It was exciting,” CHS coach Tim Johnson said. “Both teams had chances. Staunton may have had more than we did. They hit a post, and hit the crossbar.” In the shootout, Carlinville kicked first. Senior Pietro Lentini made his shot and then senior Brayton Gibbs followed with another successful

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