Meetings list for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012

Posted Online: Dec. 12, 2012, 1:10 am
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Bishop Hill Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 201 W. Knox St.
Mercer County School District, 7 p.m. at Mercer County Intermediate School, 1002 S.W. 6th St., Aledo.
New Boston City Council, 7 p.m. at city hall, 405 Main St.
Rapids City Fire Protection District Board, 6:30 p.m. at Fire Station 2, 18011 Hubbard Road, East Moline.


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  Today is Monday, July 28, the 209th day of 2014. There are 156 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Port Byron passengers and mails will be transported by the Sterling and Rock Island railroad.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The congregation of the First Methodist church worshiped in Harper's theater, where construction work is being done at the church site.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Three-eye baseball for Moline was assured the Danville Franchise will be transferred to the Plow city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Roseville Methodist Church is observing its 100th anniversary.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The last remaining unfinished portion of Interstate 80 between the Quad-Cities and Joliet will be opened to traffic by Aug 12.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Of all the highlights of the last 12 years, this is the greatest of all, said Dennis Hitchcock, producer director of Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, as he torched the mortgage, clearing a $220,000 loan financing the downtown Rock Island theater's beginnings in 1977.

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