Tag Archive | clerk

‘When a trustee’s report is over, it’s over’

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 15, 2014 Crete Trustee Dean Gaffney Monday called on other village board members to end their “petty bickering” and focus on improving the quality of life in Crete. “We’ve gotta give the residents a reason to stick around, a reason to stay in Illinois, a reason to stay in Crete,” […]

Village targeting worst Crete sidewalks

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com May 13, 2014 Crete officials have agreed to reactivate the village sidewalk maintenance program, setting aside $25,000 for concrete replacement. Trustees Monday unanimously approved the program, which had been suspended for financial reasons. Trustee Larry Johnston is compiling a list of the village’s worst sidewalks. Public Works Supt. Phil Hameister recalled Crete previously […]

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 […]