Kankakee, IL – In effort to serve the residents of Kankakee and keep streets open during snowfall, the Department of Public Works tries to maintain the following model.
Kankakee, IL – Dalton Suprenant and Joshua Ramirez were sworn in as new Kankakee Police officers. Officer Joshua Ramirez is a Kankakee resident who said he looks forward to starting his career close to home.
Kankakee, IL – Schuyler Avenue will be getting additional string lights starting this week. The upgrade is a part of the Schuyler Avenue Streetscape Plan which kicked off downtown revitalization efforts during the Summer of 2018. The lighting project will begin at the 100 Block of North Schuyler Avenue. Each block will be closed off at a time while
Kankakee, IL – Previously, the City of Kankakee’s video gaming fees were due February 1st annually. The fees are now due April 30th at the same time as liquor fees. For each 12-month period, an annual fee in the amount of $250 for each video gaming terminal is paid by the business owner under Ordinance number 2020-04.
Kankakee, IL – Long-term police officer Michael Coash has been promoted to sergeant within the Kankakee Police Department. Sergeant Coash has been an officer for ten years. “I look forward to taking the next step in my career while continuing to serve the citizens of this great City,” said Sergeant Michael Coash.
Kankakee, IL – Invisible Fence donated five life-saving pet oxygen masks to the Kankakee Fire Department in order to help reduce the number of pet fatalities. Since 2006, more than 25,000 masks have been donated. Resulting from the company’s efforts, more than three million lives improved, including pets who were saved through the Project Breathe P
Kankakee, IL – Christmas trees will be picked up and recycled on regular garbage and recycling days. Residents can place their tree where they would normally put their trash or brush to be collected. The trees can also be placed in the back alley of the residence.
Kankakee, IL – The City of Kankakee is kicking off their Best Dressed Pet Contest in honor of “National Dress Up Your Pet Day.” Participants have two weeks to submit their photos through the City’s website to be entered to win a prize. First, second and third place winners will be announced on social media on January 14, 2020 to celebrate the day d
Kankakee, IL – The first meeting for Kankakee United has been set for January 28, 2020. It will be held at the Kankakee Public Library at 5:30 p.m. in the third-floor meeting room. All Kankakee United meetings will be held on the last Tuesday of each month.