Sarah Wallick

Sarah Wallick
12:06 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Macomb Downtown Development Leader Leaves for New Job

Downtown Macomb, IL
Credit MacombPaynes / Flickr Creative Commons

There are six vacant storefronts on the Macomb Courthouse Square, and now a position charged with filling those buildings is also vacant.

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Chandler Park a Possibility
5:35 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Farmers Market Could Be Moved

As Macomb prepares for the construction phase of its downtown revitalization project, the Farmers’ Market will need a new home.

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Chandler Park Sign
3:39 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Much Anticipated Art Installed in Macomb Park

Matt Myers posed in front of the pillars as the sign/artwork was being installed
Credit Rich Egger

Crews from Laverdiere Construction installed a roughly 1,500 pound sign on top of the northwest pillars in Chandler Park on December 5. The black, classically ornate sign is made of recycled metal. It was created by local artist Matt Myers.

“My stuff generally gets sent off to other states and I never see them again,” Myers said. “Macomb is my adopted hometown so it’s good to have something here.”

Mayor Mike Inman said it’s an ideal place for a sign given the amount of traffic that goes by the park every day on Highways 136 and 67.

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