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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Outdoor dining on private property in the Town of Normal extended until further notice

The Town of Normal is extending permission for outdoor dining on private commercial properties and permitting portable heaters in accordance with temporary outdoor heating guidelines until further notice. 

“Outdoor dining has helped rest...

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Temporary Outdoor Heater Guidelines Town of Normal News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Normal offers alternative, safe, socially-distanced Halloween activities

Normal offers alternative, safe, socially-distanced Halloween activities

 

Normal, IL – Oct 1, 2020 – The Town of Normal Parks & Recreation Department and the Children’s Discovery Museum (CDM) off...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Bloomington and Normal set trick or treat hours, provide safety tips for Halloween

Bloomington and Normal set trick or treat hours, 

provide safety tips for Halloween

 

Normal, IL – Oct 1, 2020 – The Town of Normal and City of Bloomington strongly discourage door-to-door trick-or-treating this year, while providing safety...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Normal Theater reopening Oct. 1

The Normal Theater reopens for in-person showings Thursday, Oct. 1, just in time for the venue’s popular annual Manhattan Short Film Festival. 

Closed since March 13 for in-person film screenings, the Normal Theater used direct input fro...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Bloomington and Normal Consolidated Plan Outreach Receive State Award

The City of Bloomington and Town of Normal 2020-2024 Consolidated Plans are drawing praise after their respective adoptions this summer. The Plans will receive the Public Outreach Award from the Illinois chapter of the American Planning Association (IL-AP...

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2020 APA-IL Award Winners AnnounceDdby APA-IL Town of Normal News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Town of Normal Launches #maskupNormal Campaign

In response to requests from small business owners and citizens throughout Normal, Mayor Chris Koos launched the #maskupNormal campaign on Sept. 4. 

“We’re asking people to take responsibility for the role they play in helping ...

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#maskupNormal video - Jared Alcorn Town of Normal News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

The Town of Normal launches COVID-19-Related Housing Assistance Program

The Town of Normal announced a partnership with Mid Central Community Action (MCCA) to create an assistance program for residents suffering from income or job loss due to the pandemic. The program uses dollars the Town received as part of the Federal Coro...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Message from Mayor Koos

The Town recognizes the many challenges our residents have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. To help, the Water Department has waived all late fees and has not terminated services for the past few months. However, this practice will soon come to an end....

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Watch the Mayor's video Town of Normal News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Town of Normal Appoints New Director of Communications and Community Relations

The Town of Normal named a new Director of Communications and Community Relations, effective Monday, August 24, 2020, per an announcement from City Manager Pam Reece. 

“We are extremely pleased Cathy Oloffson will be joining the Town of ...

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Town of Normal News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Outdoor dining in Town of Normal extended through Sunday, November 1

The Town of Normal is extending permission for outdoor dining through Sunday, November 1 unless weather conditions dictate otherwise.  

Businesses who previously applied for outdoor dining do not need to reapply.  Business owners who woul...

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