Tag Archive | administrator

Auditor: ‘You’re always going to control the debt’

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 23, 2014 Crete Village’s auditor said Thursday elected officials can help keep finances in order by looking for trends and aberrations. Responding to a question from Trustee Dean Gaffney, Sikich LLC Partner Daniel Berg said trustees should monitor monthly finances, look at the bills list to “make sure the village […]

New grocery, restaurant open in downtown Crete

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 13, 2014 Mike Abu was so eager to get the word out that his new grocery had opened downtown that he installed the store’s new sign in what Mayor Mike Einhorn termed, “the blink of an eye.” On Monday, Crete Fresh Market got around to getting the village’s okay. Trustee […]

School board OKs Balmoral, Crete restructure

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Jan. 24, 2014 The board of education has approved an aggressive strategy intended to improve learning and test scores at Balmoral and Crete elementary schools — the two weakest academic operations in Crete-Monee School District 201U. Eight points of the 10-point plan address shared deficiencies, while two points target issues unique to […]

Food, neccessities sought for Washington, Ill.

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Nov. 27, 2013 The Crete Police Department is accepting donations through Friday for Patrol Officer Juan Garcia to take to  tornado-ravaged Washington, Ill.  Saturday. Crete Police Chief Jim Paoletti said residents of the town east of Peoria particularly need “non-perishable food items, toilet paper and paper towels” but stressed that “[a]nything […]

Insurance office plans renovations

Crete Village trustees, in a 5-0-1 vote, have approved using tax increment financing funds to reimburse Alan Bartels for structural improvements and repairs to his State Farm Insurance office on the northeast corner of Exchange and Lumber Streets. Bartels estimates the cost of the improvements, which include a ramp, at $55,032. He said he also […]