A real estate company has received government tax incentives to support its plans to spend $1.5 million to buy the building at 300 E. Main St. in downtown Belleville IL and develop 12 “high-end” apartments in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO.
Illinois hospitals that primarily treat low-income patients on Medicaid may have to lay off employees or shut down if state leaders do not pass legislation needed to continue funding for Medicaid patients, according to a state hospital association.
When dozens of young people crowded into a home owned by Lindenwood University-Belleville on Saturday night, residents who live near the home said they endured the disturbance for as long as they could.
While the Belleville City Hall renovation wrapped up in October and police officers moved into their new headquarters in 2016, the St. Louis architectural firm that worked on the $20.6 million project says the city still owes the company about $90,000 for its design work.
Melinda Harris, who made an emotional appeal in November for help to save her home from demolition, has decided to give up a court fight and tear down her Wabash Avenue home condemned by the city of Belleville.
While Memorial Hospital in Belleville has expanded with a new hospital in Shiloh, become part of the St. Louis-based BJC HealthCare system and has plans for a new Siteman Cancer Center in Shiloh, the hospital’s leaders have invested more than $71 million in the original hospital campus over the past six years.
When Belleville city officials decided to annex sites for the proposed Hofbräuhaus restaurant and hotel complex and Parkway West homes and office buildings, they agreed to spend nearly $3 million to extend sewer lines to the two developments that were once valued at $153 million by developers.