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Fairview Heights police chief calls rumors of possible looting at mall unfounded

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Illinois, Maryville, News  /  No Comments

Light at a police station / Photo by Roger Starkey

Fairview Heights Police Chief Nick Gailius issued a statement Tuesday in response to “low-level” social media chatter about planned looting at St. Clair Square. Gailius called concerns being expressed that it is not safe at the Fairview Heights mall “wildly inaccurate.” “There has been no protesting, no looting, and no indications of any problems there,” […]

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Developers of Westview Condos expansion given three more years to start work

By   /  August 12, 2014  /  Collinsville, News  /  No Comments

Collinsville City Hall / Photo by Roger Starkey

The Collinsville City Council entered into a redevelopment agreement with Westview Condos, on Ramada Boulevard, in Sept. 2009 to help finance a $3.2 million expansion. Nearly five years later, the project has yet to begin. The current City Council voted unanimously Monday to give the developers an additional three years before work must begin on […]

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