Belleville needs to get its housing in order

Belleville’s City Council members seemed oblivious that a full, $60 housing inspection was being conducted on newlyweds. Tenants of the Rob Nora Apartments were oblivious city inspectors found hazards 8 months ago. City’s priorities need inspection.

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Collinsville leaders make arguments for, against new TIF, business districts

The City Council voted 3-2 to adopt a new tax increment financing district and overlapping business district at its Monday night meeting. The redevelopment area includes portions of St. Louis, Collinsville and Bluff roads. Councilwoman Nancy Moss is an opponent of the districts, and Councilman Jeff Stehman is a supporter.
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Collinsville leaders make arguments for, against new TIF, business districts 1:27

Collinsville leaders make arguments for, against new TIF, business districts

Pet of the week: Pupcake 0:53

Pet of the week: Pupcake

Water main break at Frank Scott Parkway and West Main Street in Belleville 0:53

Water main break at Frank Scott Parkway and West Main Street in Belleville

"Death by papercut": O'Fallon family cares for son with rare disease 2:38

"Death by papercut": O'Fallon family cares for son with rare disease