A consumer advocacy group is suing utility company Commonwealth Edison in an attempt to refund billions of dollars in customer payments dating back nearly a decade. The Citizens Utility Board filed the suit last Tuesday in federal court, saying ComEd has admitted to years of... Read More.
Due to utility work, the alley between 5th and 6th Streets will be closed between Main and Oak Streets through August 3, 2020. The City of Carmi regrets any inconvenience.
The Grayville City Council met Monday night for the second time in February. Following approval of the consent agenda and the treasurer’s report, the Council met in executive session for 25 minutes. Following the executive session, it was announced that the City would advertise for... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board met Tuesday night for their July meeting. The Board agreed to the gas and water rate increases recommended by the committee that met last month. Customer's water rates will increase from .00663 per gallon to .00897 per gallon. And gas rates... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board met Tuesday night for their June regular meeting. The Village has been showing a deficit in their water and sewer departments almost every month. It was recommended that rates be raised, as the Village has the lowest rates in the area.... Read More.
The Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) approved new electric rates for Mt. Carmel Public Utility Company this week, the company’s first electric rate increase since 2008. The new rates are expected to generate approximately $1,901,561 in additional annual revenue. Mt. Carmel Public Utility... Read More.
The Enfield Village Board met for their March meeting on Tuesday night. The Board members held a 25 minute executive session to discuss the request from the Utilities Department employees to forgo supplemental health insurance coverage from Aflac in exchange for an hourly wage increase.... Read More.
The Carmi City Council met Tuesday night for their second meeting in February with all Aldermen present. Ordinance 1522, which replaces two other ordinances regulating mobile homes and mobile home parks, was passed unanimously. Mayor Pollard explained that state laws supersede the City’s ordinance and... Read More.