News & Press

New Locally-Sourced Butcher Shop Coming to Downtown Urbana

Although touted on promotional posters as the “wurst” idea, The Butcher is a great idea and welcome addition to the growing cast of restaurants and grocery stores that call Downtown Urbana home.

Urbana's Market at the Square to Double LINK Purchases for Third Year

With the help of funds received from LINK UP Illinois, Urbana’s Market at the Square is once again able to double the value of LINK tokens.

Ubana School District Offering Summer Breakfast and Lunch to all Children 18 and Under

Urbana School District #116 will offer free summer meals during June at several schools as part of the Seamless Summer Food program sponsored by the federal government.

C-U Area Medicine Take-Back Program

Available immediately residents can safely dispose of unwanted or expired medications 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Carle Update to City Council from Mayor Prussing

May 13, 2013

To: Urbana City Council
From: Laurel Prussing
Re: Carle Update

Dear Charlie, Eric, Carol, Bill, Dennis, Mike and Diane:

Last Wednesday Mike Monson, Fred Grosser and I traveled to Springfield and talked with the Governor’s staff and then House Speaker Madigan in a meeting set up by our State Representative, Naomi Jakobsson.

Flying Machine Coffee Set to Join Downtown Urbana Development

A new way to get caffeinated is coming soon to downtown Urbana.

Flying Machine Coffee is set to join Pizza M at 208 West Main Street in Urbana. This location is the former Busey Center building which is currently under renovation by Matt Cho.

Mayor to Council: Urbana Taxpayers Footing Much of the Bill for Carle Charity Care

To: Urbana City Council Members (Current and Newly Elected)

From: Laurel Prussing

Re: Urbana Forced To Pay Charity Care for Region of 1.2 million People

City of Urbana Honored by Champaign County Health Care Consumers

CCHCC Award Dinner 2013The Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC) celebrated 36 years of organizing for health care access and justice at their April 19th annual awards dinner.

No. 7 Salon & Spa to Open at Gregory Place East in Urbana

JSM Development recently announced No. 7 Salon & Spa as their newest tenant at Gregory Place East, located at 700 S. Gregory St. in Urbana.