News Flash

Posted on: January 17, 2020

Notice of Water Main Construction

Road Closure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE - Construction of a new water main along Sycamore Street, from Rural King rear entrance to Oakland Avenue, is scheduled to begin approximately on Monday January 20, 2020.

Due to this construction motorists are advised to see...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Fresh Fitness Returns to Winter Farmer's Market

Fresh Fitness

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale has once again teamed up with the Carbondale Park District and SIU Recreation Center to host group fitness classes during the Winter Farmer’s Market at Carbondale Community High School.  

The...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 29, 2019

Warming Center Opens in Carbondale

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Warming Center will open at 8 p.m. on December 1, 2019. Organizers say their mission is to provide nighttime sleeping space on cold nights as a supplement to the city’s existing shelter ...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 27, 2019

City of Carbondale Leads With Solar Deployment

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE -  Reaching its goal of becoming a leader in sustainable energy, the City of Carbondale approved a PPA (Power Purchase Agreement) which will allow for the deployment of a $2.4M solar project which will pow...

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City Hall-Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Carbondale Mayor Supports Efforts to Improve Amtrak On-Time Performance

Traffic Delays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE - Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry supports the Rail Passenger Fairness Act recently introduced by US Senator Dick Durbin. This legislation aims to provide Amtrak with a mechanism to keep frei...

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News Flash

Posted on: January 3, 2020

Space Heater Safety

Space Heater Safety

The National Fire Protection Association reports that heating equipment, such as space heaters, is the second-leading cause of home fires in the U.S. Portable space heaters have become a popular way to supplement central heating. More than half (53%) of a...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Preparing for Winter Weather

Final Winter Survival Kit

With winter upon us, the Carbondale Fire Department would like to remind everyone to be prepared to take care of yourself and those around you. Emergency Preparedness Kits should be prepared with at least three days' worth of essentials for your family an...

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Fire Carousel
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless gas that often goes undetected, catching individuals off guard or in their sleep. The "silent killer" is produced by burning fuel in cars or trucks, small engines, stoves, lanterns, grills, fireplaces, g...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 21, 2019

Fire Department Raises Money to Help Local Cancer Patients

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CARBONDALE – For the fifth year, the Carbondale Fire Department and Carbondale Professional Firefighters Local 1961 donated money to help cancer patients in need of financial assistance.

On Thursday, November 21, firefighters...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 26, 2019

Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Christmas Tree Recycling

CARBONDALE - The City of Carbondale Forestry Division will conduct its Curbside Christmas Tree Recycling Program from January 2, 2020 through January 31, 2020. 

Residents desiring to participate in this program should place their Christmas trees c...

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Home Carousel
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Fully Automated Refuse Collection Begins January 20, 2020

Refuse Changes Flyer Revised 12-18-19

Beginning on December 16, 2019 new guidelines will need to be followed for refuse collection as fully automated collection service will begin on January 20, 2020:

  • All refuse must be contained completely inside cart(s) provided by the City with the lid(s) c...
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News Flash

Posted on: March 15, 2019

House Watch Program

House Watch Program

Are you going on vacation soon? The Carbondale Police Department offers a House Watch program to assist residents who are away for an extended period of time. 

Police officers check residences daily, looking for suspicious activity or anything out...

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Police Carousel
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Carbondale Police Department Offers Safe Exchange Zone

Safe Zone

If you're looking to finish a sale on Craigslist or Heartland Community Swap, the Carbondale Police Department offers a safe exchange zone for online purchases.

While the Police Department has not investigated any incidents involving meetings where transac...

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Police Carousel
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy

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Get a first-hand look at the work officers perform on a daily basis by signing up for our Citizen's Police Academy.

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News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2020

Fatal Traffic Crash Investigation

On 01-11-2020 at 7:27 p.m., officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department responded to the 400 block of East Walnut Street regarding a traffic crash.  Officers found a pedestrian, Maria Martin 42 years old of Carbondale, unresponsive as a ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2020

2020 Spring Citizen’s Police Academy

The Carbondale Police Department is taking applications for the Basic and Advanced Citizens Police Academy classes. The purpose of the Citizen’s Police Academy (CPA) is to develop positive relations, and a better understanding and communication ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Spring 2020 Personal Safety for Women Classes Offered

The City of Carbondale Police Department will be offering Personal Safety for Women classes over the next few months. The classes, which are geared toward sexual assault prevention, are designed to teach women prevention and precaution methods and how to ...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 30, 2019

DUI Traffic Crash

On 12/28/19 at approximately 1:40 a.m. the City of Carbondale Police Department received a report of a hit and run traffic crash involving a vehicle which collided with a light pole near the intersection of West Grand Avenue and South Illinois Avenue. Wit...

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Police-Press Releases
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Armed Robbery Investigation

On 12-18-19 at 11:49 p.m. officers of the City of Carbondale Police Department were dispatched to Little Caesar’s, 819 West Main Street for an armed robbery.  Upon arrival officers learned a suspect entered the store with his face parti...

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