GLT's Top Stories: Week Of Dec. 11-Dec. 15, 2017 | WGLT

GLT's Top Stories: Week Of Dec. 11-Dec. 15, 2017

Dec 16, 2017

Here are the top stories we covered this week (Dec. 11 to Dec. 15, 2017) on WGLT and WGLT.org.

Advisory Board Meetings Begin

The City of Bloomington's Public Safety and Community Relations Board (PSCRB) held its first meeting Wednesday, nearly five months after the board was created. Art Taylor and Jeff Woodard bring lifelong passion for social justice and diversity to the table. 

Read the story: Police Board Appointees Bring Lifetime Of Experiences To New Roles

Library Tax

The owner of a $165,000 home in Bloomington will pay an additional $4 in property taxes to the Bloomington Public Library next year. The library sees approximately 900-1,100 visitors per day.

Read the story: Bloomington OKs Library Tax Increase; Fire Department Short Staffed

New Leadership In Normal

Beth Whisman will leave her role as the McLean County Museum of History's executive director to lead the Children's Discovery Museum and Cultural Arts Department in Normal. Whisman also serves on the Bloomington-Normal Airport Authority Board, which oversees Central Illinois Regional Airport.

Read the story: Whisman Hired To Run Children's Discovery Museum, Cultural Arts In Normal

Civic Engagement Created By Community Bus

Residents can register to vote on the Connect Transit Community Bus on Monday. It runs from 1-3 p.m. in the Walmart parking lot on Market Street in Bloomington. Afterward, the Community Bus will park at the Western Avenue Community Center to register more voters from 4-6 p.m.

Read the story: Volunteers To Ride Community To Register Voters on West Side

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