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Alton Little Theater will stage the wonderfully wacky Musical, THE ADDAMS FAMILY, October 28th through November 6th at the ALT Showplace, with nine performances ( evenings 7:30 pm and two Sunday matinees at 2pm). Director, Kevin Frakes has dreamed of re-staging and bringing devilishly- delightful ne... read more
ACT Scores District 7 was recently notified that the Edwardsville High School Class of 2016 ACT earned a 23.2 composite score – the highest composite score achieved by EHS seniors in the last ten years. This score represents test-taking results from the spring 2015 ACT... read more
WOOD RIVER - Wood River/Hartford Superintendent Patrick Anderson said the move for consolidation does not fit with the "economy of scale." The Wood River/Hartford Board of Education passed a resolution against the consolidation of the Wood River/Hartford, East Alton and East Alton Wood River High School... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Graduate School will host its annual Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 19. The event will consist of two identical sessions: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom. Prospective graduate students wil... read more
District seeks to preserve cost-effective emergency services GODFREY - The Board of Trustees of the Godfrey Fire Protection District will give voters a chance to weigh in on a rescue referendum on the November ballot. Despite several cost saving measures, including the loss of three career firefighter/EMT... read more
The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) presented 82 students comprising its class of 2020, with their professional white coats during the 11th White Coat Ceremony held Friday, Sept. 23 in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom. The official garment acknowledge... read more
ALTON - The Alton Fire Department is pleased to announce that it has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) in the amount of $108,182 from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) / Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the purchase of sixteen (16) self- contained breathing... read more
BRIGHTON – Southwestern High School recently received its second $25,000 grant from the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Fund. A presentation was made at halftime of a recent Southwestern JV football game. Two science teachers, two administrators and a few of the 28 farmers who nominate... read more
ALTON - Two local businesses were awarded "Illinois Made" certifications Tuesday afternoon. Mississippi Mud Pottery, located at 310 E. Broadway, and Old Bakery Beer Company, located at 400 Landmarks Blvd., were given plaques and window decals designating their being highlighted as "Illinois Makers"... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Sgt. Dennis Gunderson supervised a canine search of Edwardsville High School, Lincoln Middle School and Liberty Middle School as part of the Project DrugSmart program today and no drugs were found. The search was done in cooperation with the Edwardsville Police Department, Illinois State... read more

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