• William Legge of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Illinois. - PHOTO BY MARANDA POTTERF

    Community Service Committee provides grants for local nonprofits

    By Roberta Codemo

    Two local nonprofits recently received grant monies to help continue to fund the work they do in the community.

    William Legge, executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Central Illinois, was thrilled to receive a $15,815 […]

  • Cooper’s StrEATside Bistro in its element. PHOTOS BY GINNY LEE

    Keep on (food) truckin’

    By Ginny Lee

    The prevalence of food trucks is a national trend, centering mainly in metropolitan areas and college towns. Springfield has witnessed several forays into roadside dining in the past few years. The Chomp food truck operated by Derrick […]

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    Forty under 40 – 2014

    By Michelle Higgenbotham, associate publisher

    Forty Under 40 was the first awards program established by Springfield Business Journal and this is our 18th year of recognizing outstanding young leaders in Springfield and the surrounding communities. Chances are, you probably know […]

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  • Community Service Committee  provides grants for local nonprofits
  • August 27th, 2014

By Roberta Codemo

Two local nonprofits recently received grant monies to help continue to fund the work they do in the community.

William Legge, executive director of the […]

  • Former church may be future cultural hub
  • August 27th, 2014

By Teresa Paul

Developer Daniel Mulcahy, along with former Springfield alderman Irv Smith, has purchased the former First United Methodist Church at Fifth and Capitol streets and […]

  • Lincoln Memorial Garden: A place of solace
  • August 27th, 2014

By Roberta Codemo

Joel Horwedel readily admits that former executive director Jim Matheis left some big shoes to fill when he retired from Lincoln Memorial Garden and […]

  • Sharing cars with Zipcars
  • August 27th, 2014

By Ginny Lee

Zipcar bills itself as a car-sharing enterprise. The company was founded in 1999 in Massachusetts, marketing itself to cool, urban hipsters looking to share […]

  • Keep on (food) truckin’
  • July 31st, 2014

By Ginny Lee

The prevalence of food trucks is a national trend, centering mainly in metropolitan areas and college towns. Springfield has witnessed several forays into roadside […]

  • Alpha and Omega is a driving force
  • July 31st, 2014

Medical transportation service expands to Springfield
By Gabe House

“Medical transportation is probably the fastest growing business outside of the medical industry, because it’s married to it,” said […]

  • Meet Clarissa Williams
  • July 31st, 2014

President and publisher of the State Journal-Register
By Scott Faingold

When Clarissa Williams took over as president and publisher of the State Journal-Register at the beginning of this […]

  • E.T. Lawn Care Service stays a cut above
  • July 2nd, 2014

By Gabe House

It has been 15 years since Elmer Taborn had a realization of something seemingly simple.

“I was thinking, ‘You know what, I made good money […]