Housing

Housing

Building permits, Dec. 24, 2017

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing more than $25,000. .

Champaign

Tyson & Billy Architects, repair/replacement work at multifamily residence at 501 E. Columbia Ave., $102,602.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 21-28, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: Light displays, 5 to 11 p.m. every evening, Dec. 21 until Jan. 2, 2018.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info:Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BUNKER HILL

GOP's proposed property-tax cap has many rushing to prepay

A change in the tax code that could go into effect as early as Jan. 1 is sending some homeowners scrambling to prepay their property taxes before the end of the month.

Building permits, Dec. 17, 2017

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing more than $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

Mennenga Construction, new single-family residence at 3109 S. Duncan Road, $223,440.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 14-21, 2017

EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: Annual Christmas display of lights in the park.

When: Light displays, 5 to 11 p.m. every evening, Dec. 14 until Jan. 2, 2018.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 217-495-2800 or 217-274-2956.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT BUNKER HILL

Landmark Hotel auction ends without a buyer

URBANA — After barely moving for more than two days, the bid for the former Landmark Hotel jumped in 36 minutes from $1.45 million to $3.95 million, where it ended up Wednesday afternoon.

But the owner’s reserve price wasn’t met, leaving the hotel still on the market.

County orders 4 properties in Old Scottswood neighborhood cleaned up

URBANA — Champaign County officials have sent notices to four homeowners in the old Scottswood neighborhood just outside Urbana, warning them to clear their properties of accumulated trash, debris and/or multiple inoperable vehicles.

Danville Habitat for Humanity ReStore hosting work day Saturday

DANVILLE — Habitat for Humanity of Danville is hosting a work day this weekend at its ReStore relocation site, 422 N. Vermilion St., Danville.

The work day will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Volunteers of all skill levels are encouraged to participate. They make work the entire shift or only a few hours.

Building permits, Dec. 10, 2017

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing more than $25,000. Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

New Prairie Construction, rooftop solar array for single-family residence at 4703 Chestnut Grove Drive, $56,152.

Weekend Planner: Lighting the way

One of the brightest holiday-decorating efforts in the area gets underway tonight with the opening of Urbana's dazzling Candlestick Lane.