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Underground Pub and Grill closes business

By Nathan Maul

September 5, 2012

Filed under City, News

Carbondale’s bar scene now has one less option.The Underground Pub and Grill in Carbondale will not continue business after a temporary closing three weeks ago.  The owners will rent out the property to other prospective businesses...

City raises parking fines

By Caleb Motsinger

September 4, 2012

Filed under City, News

It’s about to happen, but Carbondale’s mayor said the city hasn’t changed its policy on parking fines in more than 20 years.At Mayor Joel Fritzler’s request, the council may also reduce the required time for parking fee p...

Gambling allowed in Carbondale, but will take time

By Nathan Maul

August 28, 2012

Filed under City, News

The City Council may have approved an ordinance that allows video gambling machines in the city, but the Strip probably won’t be mistaken for Vegas anytime soon.After the Aug. 21 ruling to legalize the use of video-game gamblin...

Stories vary on melee

By Lauren Duncan

August 28, 2012

Filed under City, News

Police, witnesses and the chancellor have different accounts of what happened after police responded to a house party early Sunday morning.The Carbondale Police Department issued a press release Tuesday that states approximately 400 people...

Alumnus brings music to assisted care centers

By Nathan Maul

August 28, 2012

Filed under City, News

Residents of assisted care living centers received a special visit from a nationally known artist.SIU Alumnus and marimba musician Kevin Lucas is performing his annual “Operation Give Hope” tour at five local nursing homes ...

City finalizes investment on public water infrastructure

By Caleb Motsinger

August 27, 2012

Filed under City, News

At the Wall and Grand Street intersection, below the surface, two million gallons of water lie in subterenean storage tanks.“These are old tanks past their useful life’’ Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity said. ‘‘They ...

Jackson County Board takes stance on fracking

By Caleb Motsinger

August 23, 2012

Filed under City, News

Applause grew loud when the Jackson County Board voted Thursday to oppose hydraulic fracturing.Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is the injection of water at an extremely high pressure into deep wells, which releases gas pock...

Blue Sky to host Tay-Sachs benefit concert

By Austin Flynn

August 23, 2012

Filed under City, News

After six years of successful fundraisers that work toward a cure for the Tay-Sachs disease, Blue Sky Winery may host its final campaign Saturday.“We continued it last year and we continued it this year, but it sounds like t...

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