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Peru to expand senior housing options

  PERU – The city of Peru will be expanding affordable senior housing options. According to the city, the Illinois Housing Development Authority announced $29 million in tax credits for affordable housing. 3 Diamond Development will provide 10 buildings with a total of 60 single-story ...Read more

Roadside mowing resumes across Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that roadside mowing has resumed statewide. IDOT again this year is scheduling mowing to maintain and grow pollinator habitat. In recent years, IDOT has revised its mowing practices to help create and maintain habitat for ...Read more

Hydrant flushing in Peru begins

PERU – The City of Peru will flush hydrants on weekdays beginning Monday, May 24th continuing through Thursday, June 3rd. Flushing will not occur on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31st. Flushing schedule: 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. (May 24th – May 28th) 6:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. (June 1st – ...Read more