New assisted living facility planned on Old Jack

A new assisted living facility is planned for Old Jacksonville Road in Springfield. Dover Development, LLC plans to build Cedarhurst of Springfield Assisted Living and Memory Care on Old Jacksonville Road, just west of Koke Mill Road. The $12 million facility is expected to be 65,000 square feet, with 73 units and an estimated 50 [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Wal-Mart remodeling three Springfield locations

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is remodeling its three Springfield locations and has already completed some of the work. The company obtained a building permit on May 15 from the City of Springfield to update the store at 2760 N. Dirksen Parkway. Wal-Mart previously obtained a building permit in April for its store at 1100 LeJune Drive [...]

By |May 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Johnson new CEO at Vibra Hospital

Vibra Hospital of Springfield announced a new CEO this week. Brett Johnson comes to Vibra from Ohio, where he most recently served as CEO of Regency Hospital in Sylvania. Johnson has served more than 20 years in administration of skilled nursing facilities. “It is an honor and a privilege for me to lead a hospital [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

City funding for Springfield PGA event narrowly approved

The Springfield City Council narrowly approved $30,000 in funding this week to help promote a PGA event in Springfield. Mayor Jim Langfelder cast the deciding vote after aldermen deadlocked on the proposal. Lincoln Land Charity Championship requested the money for marketing and promotion of the Web.com Tour event scheduled for June 19-25, 2017, as part [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Gabala joins Giffin, Winning, Cohen & Bodewes

Springfield law firm Giffin, Winning, Cohen & Bodewes, P.C. announced this month the hiring of attorney John M. Gabala. Formerly serving as a law clerk at the Illinois Appellate Court, Gabala joins the firm to practice civil and criminal appeals. He has previously also handled business and commercial litigation along with copyright and trademark protection. [...]

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City council approves change to large scale development oversight

Developers in Springfield will face fewer hurdles for project approval following a city council vote Tuesday that changed the definition of what constitutes a large scale development. Under city ordinance, the Springfield City Council must approve large scale developments, and Tuesday's vote developments will be considered large scale when taking place on at least 12 [...]

By |May 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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