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Effingham Police Solve Multiple Motor Vehicle Thefts and Burglaries

Since late February, Effingham City Police Officers have taken multiple reports for Motor Vehicle Thefts and Burglaries from Motor Vehicles in the area. In the morning hours of March 13, 2024, a vehicle equipped with a GPS monitoring system was reported stolen overnight from a local business, leading to the recovery of the vehicle in … Continued

Michigan Armed Robbery Leads to Standoff at Effingham Truckstop

At approximately 12:15p.m. on March 8th, 2024, Effingham Police Department were contacted by Michigan’s Shelby Township Police Department asking to assist in an investigation of a bank robbery that occurred in their jurisdiction on the previous day on March 7th, 2024. Shelby Township PD stated they had tracked the suspect’s vehicle to the city of … Continued

City Reinstates Municipal Electricity Aggregation Program

The City of Effingham is pleased to announce that it has reinstated its Municipal Electricity Aggregation program after a brief four-month hiatus. Negotiated by the City in January of this year, the Program will launch in April, beginning with a fixed rate of $0.07890 per kilowatt-hour (kWh) that will not change until June 2024 when … Continued

City adopts Housing and Economic Recovery Plan

In a bid to revitalize its economy and bolster its workforce, the City of Effingham has taken a significant step forward with the adoption of a comprehensive Housing and Economic Recovery Plan. This initiative, fueled by the Research in Illinois to Spur Economic Recovery (RISE) grant, marks a pivotal moment in Effingham’s journey towards growth. … Continued

City swears in new Treasurer

The City of Effingham’s new city Treasurer, Bridget Polk, received her Oath of Office from City Clerk Abbey Nosbisch on Aug. 14, 2023. Read the full story from the Effingham Daily News.

Welcome to our new website!

We’re excited to launch a new website that will help us better serve Effingham. Why this matters The new site improves access to Effingham government information and services. It also better empowers those internally who manage our digital services to the community. Phases There are two phases to our official launch: BETA: Get feedback from … Continued

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