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Ashley Furniture Outlet opening on April 1

Ashley Furniture Outlet will open on April 1 in the former Barney’s Furniture location, 1987 W. Wabash Ave. Supply chain issues related to the pandemic have delayed the opening, which was originally planned for fall 2020. “Most of the showroom will be devoted to home furnishings, including a large selection of ready-to-assemble pieces,” said owner [...]

By |March 30th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Newly expanded NICU opens at HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital

The new neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) has opened at HSHS St. John’s Children’s Hospital. The new unit is more than double the original size at 28,000-square feet. Innovative features of the new family-centered unit include: Single family rooms where parents can stay overnight. Expanded rooms that allow NICU twins and their families to stay [...]

By |March 24th, 2021|Categories: Medical News|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – March 15-March 21

Springfield Property I, LLC in care of Executive Director obtained a commercial accessory structure permit for a patio shelter at 2034 E. Clear Lake Ave. R & M Building Solutions is the contractor and the project is valued at $45,000. Quasivi and Patricia Sessi obtained a commercial remodel permit for 621 S. Ninth St. The [...]

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

CEFCU has acquired four additional branches from Simmons Bank

Citizens Equity First Credit Union (CEFCU) has completed its purchase of four Illinois branches from Simmons Bank, effective March 15. The branch offices are located in Columbia, Edwardsville, Godfrey and O’Fallon, Illinois. CEFCU’s total assets as of the end of January 2021 were more than $7 billion.  The purchase increases CEFCU’s assets by just over [...]

Mary Murphy has moved her LPL Financial planning practice to LifeMap Wealth Management

Mary Murphy has moved her LPL Financial planning practice to LifeMap Wealth Management’s Springfield office at 1124 Rickard Road. She has utilized LPL Financial’s broker-dealer and corporate registered investment advisor service for 18 years and will now also be affiliated with LifeMap Wealth Management as an independent financial planning practitioner and wealth advisor. Murphy has [...]

By |March 17th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Building permit roundup – March 8-March 14

The City of Springfield obtained a commercial roofing permit for a rood replacement on Springfield Fire Station #2 at 2810 E. Adlai Stevenson Road. The contractor is Evans Construction Co. and the project is valued at $108,500. The Young Men’s Christian Association obtained a commercial demolition permit for 701 S. Fourth St. O’Shea Builders is [...]

By |March 17th, 2021|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments