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Calling All Vendors for the Countdown to Christmas Vendor Fair


The Mt. Hope-Funks Grove Park District is seeking vendors for their Countdown to Christmas event on Saturday, November 12 from 10:00am-2:00pm in the Park District gym. We would love to see lots of local businesses and artists there! Booth fee is $25 for a 10 ft x 10 ft space and will be donated to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Vendors will need to provide their own tables. Contact Stacey at the Park District at 309-874-2382 or to reserve your spot!

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Great Turnout for the 9th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!


The 9th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66 on August 27, 2022 was a huge success, with 185 registered participants and 156 coming out on race day to complete the route and enjoy food, drinks, and music on the square. CORE of McLean extends their gratitude to all of the sponsors, volunteers, participants, and vendors for making this a successful fundraiser and fun event. We look forward to seeing you all next year for our 10th annual event on Saturday, August 26, 2023! Click here to see the results of the 2022 event, and visit the Facebook page to see photos from the event. 

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Mt Hope Township Food Pantry Receives Large Frozen Chicken Donation


Tom Ludlam of the McLean Depot got a call yesterday from a customer who is a KB Transportation driver. He had a lot of Tyson chicken products that were refused by a food distributor because the boxes aren't perfect. He wondered if McLean had a food pantry to which he could donate the food. So they loaded it all in Tom’s car and met up with the Mt Hope Township food pantry director, Natalie, to stock the pantry. Nearly filled one of the freezers!

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2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report Available


The Village of McLean 2021 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report is available on the Water Quality Report page or via this link:

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Only Flush the Three Ps


The Village of McLean Utilities Department would like to remind everyone to remember to only flush the three Ps down your toilet: 

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Public Notice: Garbage Receptacle Requirements


The McLean Police Department has observed many residents leaving their garbage cans out on the curb, even days after the garbage has already been picked up. Please be aware that it is against Village ordinance to keep garbage cans out on the curb more than 12 hours after being emptied. Please return garbage cans to your house once they have been emptied. If this is not done in timely manner, a fine could be assessed. For full text of the related ordinance, visit the Garbage Receptacle Requirements page

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