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Collinsville Firefighters give coats to Unit 10 children in need

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  Caseyville, Collinsville, Education, Fairmont City, Maryville, News  /  1 Comment

Collinsville firefighters help a Webster Elementary School student choose a coat. The firefighters are giving away 50 coats to the neediest Collinsville Unit 10 students / Photo by Roger Starkey

The high temperature in Collinsville Monday was 27 degrees, which is 28 degrees below normal for Nov. 17. It was a perfect day for some of the neediest Collinsville elementary school students to receive a brand new coat from the Collinsville Fire Department. Collinsville firefighters passed out coats at Renfro and Webster elementary schools Monday, […]

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Caseyville terminates Alvarez again, ready to move on to next police chief saga

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Caseyville Village Board meeting Oct. 16, 2013 / Photo by Roger Starkey

Village of Caseyville attorneys were in court numerous times over the past six months arguing that Police Chief Jose Alvarez had no right to a hearing before he was terminated on May 21. After tens of thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees, a judge ruled on Nov. 6 that the Village Board must give Alvarez […]

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