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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Medici Muralist Revisits her Iconic Uptown Normal Artwork

Artist Lauran (Bly) Bryant posing with the Medici tree mural

Hospitality workers sometimes go to great lengths to create a memorable experience—and sometimes, to great heights.

Artist Lauran (Bly) Bryant went above and beyond her waitstaff duties at Medici restaurant when, as a young employee, she was comm...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Town of Normal adds buzz-worthy hotel at One Normal Plaza

Pollinator Hotel

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT: Wendy Long

Communications & Marketing Specialist

309-433-3420

wlong@normalil.gov 

Town of Normal adds buzz-worthy hotel at One Normal Plaza

 

NORMAL, Ill. – July 29, 2022  The Town...

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Normal Parks & Recreation Featured Topics
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Normal plans public meeting to gather additional feedback on Uptown South

An image of a QR code which will link residents to the online Zoom meeting

The Town of Normal announced plans for an online public meeting for the community to provide feedback on the future of Uptown South, the area south of the railroad tracks near City Hall. 

“The public meeting is another way we are encouraging the c...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: July 21, 2022

Town of Normal launches Home Rehabilitation Programs

Black and white icon of different types of homes

The Town of Normal announced three new programs to assist qualified homeowners with home repairs to help them stay in their homes safely. 

Under the Town’s new Homeowner Housing Rehabilitation Program, offerings include: 

  1. Emergency/Critica...
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Town of Normal News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Town adds butterfly and bird-watching amenities to Underwood Park

A set of large butterfly wings on posts which provide a photo opportunity at Normal's Underwood P

NORMAL, Ill. – July 12, 2022 –Town of Normal Parks & Recreation added educational signs about monarch butterflies and a photo-worthy set of butterfly wings to Underwood Park in addition to new birdhouses designed to attract birds t...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Public Works Summer Hours

Exterior of the Public Works building

Normal, IL – May 23, 2022 – Effective Monday, May 30, 2022, Public Works’ crews will begin working summer hours from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. As always, residents should make sure any items for collection are placed at the curb...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Bloomington-Normal Change Website Names to .Gov Domain for Added Security

To provide enhanced security and privacy for website users, the City of Bloomington and Town of Normal website names are moving to .gov domains, www.bloomingtonil.gov and www.normalil.gov, respectively, effective May 1. 

“The Cybersecurit...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: April 14, 2022

Bloomington-Normal Approve New Electric Aggregation Provider

Image of a light bulb announcing approval of electrical aggregation supplier

The City of Bloomington and Town of Normal recently approved Constellation NewEnergy, Inc. to serve as the new Electric Aggregation program supplier following a competitive bid process. This supplier, which will replace Homefield Energy,...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Normal names new chief of police; Retiring chief reflects on long-time career in law enforcement

Professional photo of Normal Police Chief Steve Petrilli

Town of Normal City Manager Pamela Reece selected Steve Petrilli to be the next chief of police for the Normal Police Department (NPD). 

“Steve has been with the NPD since 1999 and is a proven leader with experience in many different roles. He has...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Town of Normal unveils Open Data Portal

An image of the logo for the Open Data Portal

The Town of Normal launched an online Open Data Portal on its website, making the Town’s data and information more transparent and relevant to residents through dashboards, interactive charts and maps. 

 The goal of the Open Data Portal i...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Normal launches GIS-based Community Investment Plan

CIP 2021

Normal, IL – Dec. 17, 2021 – The Town of Normal unveiled a new tool to help residents more easily learn where and how monies are being spent throughout the community.

The tool, a geographic information system (GIS)-based version of the Town’s Comm...

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