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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: [...]

Change to oversight of apartments, storage units fails at city council

The Springfield City Council on Tuesday voted down a proposal to give them oversight of certain new apartment and storage unit developments. The proposal comes about a month after the council approved raising the threshold to trigger oversight of large scale developments. Springfield mayor Jim Langfelder had proposed a change to the city's large scale [...]

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

Building permit roundup – June 15-21, 2017

The following building, electrical or other permits were recently approved for projects in Springfield by the City of Springfield Building and Zoning Office: -Silverleaf Children's Academy, 2715 S. Fourth St., obtained a permit for a 3,800-square-foot remodel. The contractor is Joyner Construction, and the project valuation is $80,000. -Glen Garrison obtained a permit obtained a permit [...]

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