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Posted on: February 23, 2024

Featured Firefighter Friday: Meet Firefighter/Paramedic Sarah Jansen

Firefighter Sarah Jansen

It’s Featured Firefighter Friday!

Today we introduce you to Firefighter/Paramedic Sarah Jansen, who was appointed to the Edwardsville Fire Department in May 2022.

Jansen arrived at the Edwardsville Fire Department with plenty of experience. She pr...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

City Acquires Two Greenspace Properties as Part of Edwardsville Enhancement Plan

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Mayor Art Risavy announced Tuesday, February 13, that the City has acquired two parcels of greenspace – one just south of downtown and the other adjacent to Governors’ Parkway – to be preserved as Edwardsville park properties...

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Posted on: February 6, 2024

East Fire Station Opens as Fire Department Marks 150-Year Anniversary

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A new era has begun for the Edwardsville Fire Department with the official opening of the East Fire Station at 7407 Governors’ Parkway. The new station became operational in February 2024, nearly 150 years to the day after the first fire company was organ...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Find Your Fun With 'Destination Edwardsville' QR Code Project

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An initiative from the City’s Tourism Advisory Committee aims to make it easier than ever to find your fun in Edwardsville -- whether you’re online planning an outing or already on the go. “Destination Edwardsville”...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Edwardsville, Glen Carbon Fire Departments Again Offer Free CPR Classes

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The Edwardsville Fire Department and Glen Carbon Fire Protection District will once again offer free CPR classes throughout the month of February to encourage as many people as possible to learn this life-saving technique.

“Start With the Heart&a...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Spring Banners Return to Thank Edwardsville’s ‘Everyday Heroes’

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It’s time to think spring – as in the City of Edwardsville’s “everyday heroes” spring banner program, which is returning for a second year. Applications for the banners, which will adorn City lampposts sta...

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Posted on: October 31, 2023

Edwardsville Fire Department Offers Cold Weather Tips, Warming Site Details

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Ahead of a frigid blast of cold weather, the City of Edwardsville is encouraging residents to pay attention to weather advisories, to avoid safety risks and to take steps to remain warm as the temperatures drop. 

The City of Edwardsville is workin...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

Hillsboro Avenue East of Downtown to Close for Sewer and Road Improvements

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A section of Hillsboro Avenue east of downtown Edwardsville will be closed for several months for storm and sanitary sewer replacement, resurfacing and other improvements. The closure is scheduled to begin on Monday, January 8, but the work is dependent o...

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