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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Nominations sought for Martin Luther King Jr. award ceremony

Bloomington and Normal Human Relations Commissions are seeking nominations for the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Awards. Each year, the Commissions honor the legacy of Dr. King by recognizing two local high school students and two adults for their effor...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Uptown Holiday Windows Showcase Past and Present

Beginning Nov. 28 residents can enjoy Uptown Holiday Windows, a holiday display in Uptown Normal depicting the many ways our community celebrates, thanks to a multi-organizational collaboration.

Uptown Holiday Windows includes a projection display on windo...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Town of Normal Announces Small Business Relief Program

To assist small businesses significantly impacted by COVID-19, the Town of Normal developed the Town of Normal Small Business Relief Program (SBRP) with money granted through the Local CURE Economic Support Payments Grant Program (Local Coronavir...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: November 17, 2020

Thanksgiving Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

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Thanksgiving Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

Normal, IL – November 17, 2020 – Household garbage and recycling will be collected on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26, and the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 27.&n...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Media Release - Landscape Waste Collection Season Ending

Landscape Waste Collection Season Ending

Normal, IL – November 13, 2020 – Landscape Waste Collection, which is a different program from Vacuum Leaf Collection, will end on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020.  After this date, Normal resi...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Statement from Mayor Chris Koos - Region 2 Mitigation Measures

Tonight, I want to speak to changes that have taken place since the last time we met. Specifically, I’m referring to the state’s recent actions restricting indoor dining and reducing the size of gatherings from 50 to 25.

 

I’ve heard from citizens ...

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Statement from Mayor Chris Koos (PDF) Town of Normal News
Posted on: October 30, 2020

On-street outdoor dining in Uptown Normal extended until further notice

On-street outdoor dining in Uptown Normal extended until further notice

Normal, IL – October 30, 2020 – Following the Governor’s recent actions pertaining to Restore Illinois regions and the current positivity rate in Region 2...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: October 28, 2020

Town Begins Fall Leaf Vacuuming; Map Indicates Current Collection Zone

Town Begins Fall Leaf Vacuuming; Map Indicates Current Collection Zone

Normal, IL – Oct. 28, 2020 – Starting Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, the Town of Normal will begin vacuum leaf collection efforts for Town residents 

“Norm...

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Leaves Collection Webpage Town of Normal News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

Outdoor dining on private property in the Town of Normal extended until further notice

The Town of Normal is extending permission for outdoor dining on private commercial properties and permitting portable heaters in accordance with temporary outdoor heating guidelines until further notice. 

“Outdoor dining has helped rest...

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Temporary Outdoor Heater Guidelines Town of Normal News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Town of Normal Launches #maskupNormal Campaign

In response to requests from small business owners and citizens throughout Normal, Mayor Chris Koos launched the #maskupNormal campaign on Sept. 4. 

“We’re asking people to take responsibility for the role they play in helping ...

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#maskupNormal video - Jared Alcorn Town of Normal News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

The Town of Normal launches COVID-19-Related Housing Assistance Program

The Town of Normal announced a partnership with Mid Central Community Action (MCCA) to create an assistance program for residents suffering from income or job loss due to the pandemic. The program uses dollars the Town received as part of the Federal Coro...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Message from Mayor Koos

The Town recognizes the many challenges our residents have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help, the Water Department has waived all late fees and has not terminated services for the past few months. However, this practice will soon come to an end....

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Watch the Mayor's video Town of Normal News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Town of Normal Appoints New Director of Communications and Community Relations

The Town of Normal named a new Director of Communications and Community Relations, effective Monday, August 24, 2020, per an announcement from City Manager Pam Reece. 

“We are extremely pleased Cathy Oloffson will be joining the Town of ...

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