There appears to be some disagreement over the value of a new phone app designed to put you in closer touch with local government in Springfield… The Gov 311 app was designed by city budget director Bill
Even as federal officials are launching an intense investigation of several bombings and attempted bombings on the East Coast… a group of bomb technicians and investigators is holding an annual convention in Springfield this week.
While acknowledging the need for further upgrades to Springfield’s sewer system, Mayor Jim Langfelder says virtually no amount of improvements could have prevented the kind of flooding that struck during Friday’s record rainfall.
Springfield’s downtown TIF district has new life.
Count Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder among the people who are not happy that Planned Parenthood is now offering surgical abortions in Springfield.
City Water Light and Power’s threat to cut off power to state agencies for non-payment of bills appears to have gotten someone’s attention.
If there are other fun things to do in downtown Springfield… maybe no one will mind if the bars close earlier.
Last call could be coming earlier for some Springfield establishments.
Fewer drones… more debt collectors.
It’s been dormant for a while, but a citizens’ oversight panel for Springfield police could get a revival.