Triad and Collinsville State Championship Wrestling

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Triad’s New Football Turf Nearing Completion At High School

The newly rolled out artificial field at Triad High School has black end zones. The field also alternates shades of green every five yards. The out of bounds lines near the end zone are a contrasting red to the end zones.

Collinsville Takes Next Step In Great Streets Initiative

By Stephanie Malench smalench@timestribunenews.com _______________________ Collinsville Public Works Director Dennis Kress announced at the February 11 regular city council meeting that the wastewater treatment plant upgrade will be upgrading directly to a Class A biosolids facility instead of the originally plans to upgrade only to a Class B biosolids facility. The decision to do the…

Diocese Cancels Plans For Glen Carbon Living Facility

By Charles Feldman Times-Tribune _____________________ Plans to build 315 senior dwelling units for people aged 55 and older that were approved by the village on July 9 last year have been canceled by the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois. The Most Reverend Thomas John Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield stated on a donations web page early…

Troy Works To Form New Business District

By Steve Rensberry, Editor Troy officials and council members are working toward the formation of a new business district that includes the site of the old Schuette’s Market on Edwardsville Road, in an effort to spur economic development in the area. Although bankruptcy documents indicate the Schuette’s property has been sold to the owners of…

I-255 Shutdown to Begin February 1 From Collinsville Rd to I-64

By Stephanie Malench, Reporter Illinois Department of Transportation will begin the first leg of its $64 million rehabilitation project of both north and southbound Interstate 255 from Collinsville Rd to Illinois Route 15 on Saturday February 1, 2020 with closure of the portion from Collinsville Rd to Interstate 64. The project entails rehabilitating and resurfacing…

Recreational Cannabis Kick-Off Draws Enormous Crowd

By Steve Rensberry, Editor The opening day of recreational cannabis sales in the Metro East came with huge expectations in terms of demand, an expectation that was realized Wednesday morning, Jan. 1, with a line at the dispensary in Collinsville estimated to be 1,000 people long by 7 a.m. One man, the earliest to stand…

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