In response to news that Purdue Pharma has pleaded guilty in federal court and formally accepted responsibility for its part in the national opioid epidemic, state Sen. Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon), chairwoman of the Illinois Senate Special Committee on Opioid Crisis Abatement, released th…
Attorney General Kwame Raoul on Tuesday urged Illinois utility customers to be aware that state-regulated electric and natural gas utilities are prohibited from shutting off power and gas for customers under state law through the winter.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Michael Shaw, distinguished research professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Chemistry, was among the featured speakers at the virtual 2020 LGBTQ+ STEM Conference in October.
While Thanksgiving and other holidays will look different for many of us as we forgo getting together with friends and extended family, and instead opt to connect virtually to help prevent spread of COVID-19, cooking and baking likely will continue to be staples of the holidays.
The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported 9,469 new confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including125 additional deaths.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Public Safety and Finance Committee meetings scheduled for Nov. 30 and the village of Godfrey Village Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Dec. 1 will take place via audio conferencing.
State Rep. Katie Stuart (D-Edwardsville) is highlighting the application opening for the small equipment grant program for fire departments and ambulance services that are in need of purchasing new small equipment.
Members of the Madison County Transit Board of Trustees, along with MCT staff, local elected officials, contractors, and the owners of nearby Eastgate Plaza, donned hardhats and wielded shovels Nov. 23 to break ground on the future MCT Eastgate Park & Ride facility.
Illinois American Water is reminding customers of the company’s customer financial assistance program H2O Help to Others and available payment plans. Customers who are behind in payment should call (800) 422-2782 as soon as possible to discuss options and prevent service interruption.
To ensure high-quality, dependable care for the brave men and women who have served this country, state Sen. Rachelle Crowe (D-Glen Carbon) is joining the Illinois Senate Veterans Affairs Committee meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday to examine the handling of the COVID-19 crisis at the LaSalle Vetera…
The Money Match program, which automatically returns lost money to Illinois residents without the usual need to gather paperwork or file a claim, is expected to return $1.2 million in unclaimed money to nearly 13,000 residents in the coming weeks, Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs sa…
United Way’s annual Community Christmas kicked off in November collecting monetary donations to purchase items for people in need across the Riverbend this holiday season. The program collects donations through Dec. 11. Donations can be made online at HelpingPeople.org/Christmas2020.
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Graduate School has announced the winners of the 2020 Visualizing Research Impacts competition, which encourages SIUE scholars to share the impacts of their research through images.
Granite City Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities will host a toy drive from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, in the front parking lot of the Granite City High School Memorial Gymnasium.