Local Government

City passes two ordinances, approves hiring of police

By: CHRIS BEST Enquirer-Democrat contributing writer During the brief Nov. 4 City Council meeting, two ordinances were […]

Tension rises at Gillespie council meeting as more

Local contractor Thomas Bauer stated a sense of betrayal in that the city, after Bauer worked on […]

Benld council reassures city there is no cause

By: JORDAN GRUCZA Coal Country Reporter The Benld City council meeting on Monday began with Alderman Jim […]

County Board meeting dominated by pharmaceutical debate between

By JORDAN GRUCZA Coal Country Times Reporter The two guest speakers at Tuesday’s Macoupin County Board meeting […]

Council meeting includes solar areas, rental cabins, ‘lake

The Gillespie City Council meeting on Monday first opened the floor to George Link, a visiting resident […]

Woodard and Curran presents annual report to City

By: CHRIS BEST Enquirer Democrat contributor Woodard and Curran Project Manager Dan Held presented the executive summary […]

Pritzker tops 100 bills signed with distracted driving,

By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Gov. J.B. Pritzker surpassed 100 bills signed as […]

Community members raise deep concerns over Shay Mine

By: JORDAN GRUCZA Enquirer Democrat Reporter Concerned residents of Macoupin County attended a public hearing last Thursday […]

Manar receives Friend of Infrastructure Award, tours Macoupin

SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) was honored with the Friend of Infrastructure Award by […]

Lawmakers call for review of Goodwill’s state contracts

Pressure still on Illinois not-for-profit despite its reversal of controversial decision By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois […]