News Briefs: August 5, 2023
In Spanish: Noticias breves: 5 de Agosto 2023
Here's a concise summary of the second half of the week’s top stories covering community events, local developments, and noteworthy happenings in the Stateline. Stay informed and engaged through our carefully curated news bites.
National Night Out was held on Tuesday evening, Aug. 1, 2023. In Roscoe, hundreds of families came to enjoy food, games, and a chance to talk face-to face with law enforcement personnel.
In a “smash and grab” robbery at the Sunnyside Cannabis Dispensary in South Beloit on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023 about 5:24 a.m., South Beloit Police Dept says a white GMC pickup truck backed through the store's front doors, but the thieves weren't able to get into their cannabis vault.
MeMe's Upscale Consignment Boutique, located in Roscoe, offers a range of upscale resale items, including formal wear, jewelry, shoes, and purses. Acquired by Karalyn Peterson in 2021, she expanded the business by doubling the space and collaborating with a not-for-profit organization, Remedies Renewing Lives. The store operates Monday to Saturday, offering a variety of items and supporting community causes. [more]
The Village of Roscoe board of trustees has decided to revert to the traditional October 31 date for trick-or-treating after a two-year trial of holding it on the preceding Saturday.
Trustees Stacy Mallicoat and Justin Plock expressed reservations about paying a legal invoice from Ancel Glink, the law firm hired to handle a lawsuit against the Village involving a zoning change that these trustees didn't vote for.
The board confirmed appointments for Alan Harbut and Roger Needham on the Police Pension Board. The appointments were made to other boards during recent meetings.[more]
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