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First high-volume fracking application filed in Illinois

By Patrick Yeagle It's been four years since Illinois adopted regulations on high-volume hydraulic fracturing, but it was only last month that the first application was filed with state regulators to actually use the controversial oil and gas extraction process. The company seeking the permit says its first well would be for research, part of [...]

By |June 27th, 2017|Categories: Business News, Government, News|0 Comments

Small Business Award winners announced

The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and Hickory Point Bank announced the winners of the 2017 Small Business Awards at a luncheon on June 20. The winners are: Not-for-profit Business Director of the Year - Keith Wetherell of Illinois AMVETS New & Emerging Business Owner of the Year- Daren and Lisa Bohannan of Mosquito Squad [...]

By |June 21st, 2017|Categories: Business News, Events, News|0 Comments

Handley joins Alignlife

Emily Handley has joined AlignLife of Springfield Chiropractic & Natural Health Center. Handley will serve as a massage therapist. “Having Emily on board is a great asset to our patients," said AlignLife of Springfield owner and chiropractor Dr. Bryne Willey. "With a combined approach, chiropractic and massage therapy, we are able to better offer a [...]

City council approves zoning variances for three proposed restaurants – Zoning roundup

The Springfield City Council approved zoning variances for three proposed restaurants on Tuesday. City ordinance limits the locations of establishments selling alcohol. It's common for restaurants, bars and similar establishments to seek zoning variances allowing them to open in areas otherwise prohibited. At the city council meeting on Tuesday, aldermen approved variances for restaurants at: [...]

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