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CUMTD to add new buses to fleet

CUMTD to add new buses to fleet

By Lilly Mashayek

October 13, 2015

Any student who has ever missed the 22 Illini before an 8 a.m. class will appreciate the addition of new buses to the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District’s fleet.CUMTD was granted $7.8 million from the Federal Transit Authority, FTA, to purchase up to 42 new buses over the next five years, said ...

Champaign to consider new mental health program

By Stephen Nye

October 7, 2015

Members of the Champaign community are trying to change how the community treats mentally ill people whose illnesses may drive them to commit crimes.This change will hopeefully come in the form of a new program.The program, proposed by Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh and Champaign County Mental Health Executive ...

City of Champaign to host reuse, recycle event

By Chris Reinhart

August 2, 2015

The city of Champaign will hold a recycling event on Aug. 7 and 8 at 512 S. Third St. across from Scott Park for people moving in and out of their apartments.Donations will go to places like the Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity and the Eastern Illinois Foodbank.They will be accepting...

Local celebrities support Summer Youth Employment Program by volunteering at Merry Ann’s Diner fundraiser

Local celebrities support Summer Youth Employment Program by volunteering at Merry Ann’s Diner fundraiser

By Mariah Schaefer

June 2, 2015

A fundraiser featuring local celebrities helped out the Summer Youth Employment Program this week. This was the second year the event, hosted by Merry Ann's Diner, has been held. “Merry Ann’s Diner Celebrity Server and Chef Fundraiser,” took place at the restaurant's Main Street location o...