News Releases

Urbana Road Conditions

November 17, 2014 9:00 a.m.-- City crews have completed salting operations on primary, secondary and business district routes.  Please use caution as unexpected slick spots may occur due to cold temperatures.

Cunningham Township "Wrap Up in Warmth" Coat Drive

Please donate your clean & gently used, warm winter items. All items will be distributed to those in need.

Urbana Named a Gold Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

BFC Gold Award

The League of American Bicyclists recognized Urbana with a Gold Bicycle Friendly Community award, joining more than 325 visionary communities from across the country.

Urbana High School Math Team Competition Results

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The Urbana High School (UHS) Math Team took three individual awards and one team award when they competed in the 48th Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Mathematics Contest on Saturday, November 8, 2014.

Emerald Ash Borer is in Urbana

Emeral Ash BorerEmerald Ash Borer, EAB, has been discovered in Urbana on both private and public trees in numerous locations around the community. We ask citizens to be on the lookout for the insect and infected trees.

UPTV Receives National Awards

The City of Urbana is pleased to announce that Urbana Public Television (UPTV) has won two national awards at the Alliance for Community Media’s annual conference in Philadelphia, PA. 

O'Brien Auto Park of Urbana to Donate Vehicle to Urbana High School for Student "In Good Standing"

As part of the celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the Urbana High School, O’Brien Auto Park of Urbana is partnering with UHS for their “In Good Standing” program.

City of Urbana Receives Silver Level Award in Illinois Healthy Worksite Designation Program

Urbana, Illinois—The City of Urbana is pleased to announce it has been designated a Silver level recipient in the inaugural Illinois Healthy Worksite Designation program. Only 10 other organizations statewide received this level of recognition.

Walk with the Mayors

September 28, 2014 - 8:00am

Champaign-Urbana Walk with the Mayors

Walk for Health and Fitness with the Champaign and Urbana Mayors

Urbana, IL - On Sunday, September 28th, a Walk with

West Nile Virus Season Begins

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District expects to start seeing West Nile Virus positive mosquito samples in the next few weeks.  The District is sharing an activity chart to help residents plan their activities to limit exposure to mosquitos carrying the virus.