Final Bloomington last night

By: Diane Benjamin The meeting, including Township before Council, was over 3 hours. Your representatives look ridiculous behind masks. Normal doesn’t wear them at Council meetings, citizens deserve to see your faces! Of course the camera operator makes seeing faces difficult since it always isn’t in the right location. It was much more fun seeing […]

Trail East: Stealing Bloomington jobs

By:  Diane Benjamin The proposed building on Uptown Circle will result in the loss of historic buildings on Beaufort – and the mural. What does Normal Get? Farnsworth Group and AFNI jobs will relocate from Bloomington.  No new jobs.  No growth for the area, just destruction of the mural and historic buildings. Is the war […]

The FIX is in

By:  Diane Benjamin The Comprehensive Plan for Bloomington enjoyed overwhelming success in the Planning Commission meeting yesterday.  Of course it did, the end result was fixed from the beginning. One of the big supporters is Greg Koos – McLean County History Museum.  Others are Bike BloNo’s Michael Gorman and Downtown Bloomington Association Executive Director Tricia Stiller.  All believe […]