Read which building permits were approved by the City of Springfield between Jan. 21 and Feb. 3, 2018.

Building permit roundup – Feb. 6 BY STACIE LEWIS Springfield Mass Transit obtained a commercial parking lot permit for modifications to a bus transfer facility relocated from Capitol Ave. to 900 E. Washington.   The contractor is P. H. Broughton and Sons, Inc. and the project is valued at $800,000.  A commercial remodel permit was also [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Recipients of the 2019 Best Places to Work award are announced

The 2019 recipients of the Best Places to Work award, sponsored by United Community Bank and Springfield Business Journal, are America Ambulance, Country Lane Memory Care, Illinois Real Estate Title Center and Sacred Heart-Griffin High School. A reception and awards ceremony will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 20 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the United Community Bank [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

Dr. Randal Peterson rejoins Springfield Clinic

Randal Peterson, MD, has rejoined Springfield Clinic’s Eye Institute effective Jan. 28. Peterson had most recently been practicing with Patrick Butler, MD, at Ophthalmology Center of Illinois. Peterson’s office is now located at Springfield Clinic Main Campus West at 1025 South Sixth Street in Springfield. “We’re excited to have Dr. Peterson rejoin the Eye Institute,” [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: People on the Move|0 Comments

City of Springfield aldermanic forums

Springfield ICON (Inner City Older Neighborhoods) and the MacArthur Boulevard Association will host two forums for candidates for Springfield City Council. The goals of the forums are to educate the public about each candidate’s position on issues affecting Springfield’s neighborhoods and to provide ICON with information for ICON’s endorsements for the aldermanic races. These events [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments

CBD Botanicals opens in Springfield

CBD Botanicals has opened at 2536 S. Koke Mill Road in Springfield. Owner Jim Weddigen said the 15 years he spent as a pharmaceutical representative gave him a unique perspective on the health care industry. “I saw it from both sides. The doctors are frustrated with the insurance companies and trying to do their day-to-day [...]

By |January 28th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings, News|0 Comments

Michaels to move to White Oaks Mall

White Oaks Mall has announced that Michaels will be moving into the 25,506 square foot space next to LA Fitness, which was most recently occupied by H. H. Gregg. Michaels, the nation’s largest retailer of arts and crafts materials, is currently located in Southwest Plaza on Veterans Parkway. “Michaels is the ideal addition for the [...]

By |January 25th, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Heritage Foundation seeks proposals for 312 E. Adams

If you’ve always dreamed of joining the “Adams Family” of businesses in the 300-400 block of Adams Street in downtown Springfield, a unique real estate opportunity is now available. The Downtown Springfield Heritage Foundation, a nonprofit that assists in promoting and preserving historic properties, has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the building at [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

SIU Center for Family Medicine to open in Taylorville Memorial Hospital

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is opening a Center for Family Medicine clinic inside Taylorville Memorial Hospital. The new SIU primary care clinic opened on Jan. 15 and will initially be located in the specialty clinic space, near the hospital’s laboratory and rehab services departments. Dr. Janet Albers, physician assistant Christine Albers and nurse [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Comings & Goings|0 Comments

Upcoming annual ATHENA award

Illinois Women in Leadership is accepting nominations for this year’s ATHENA leadership award. Submissions will be accepted online at through March 1. The ATHENA award honors an exemplary leader who has achieved excellence in her business or profession, served the community in a meaningful way and, most importantly, actively assisted women to achieve their full [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Events|0 Comments
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