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Challenge of the Bluffs Run

Tree Lighting at Lincoln Douglas Square 2010

Mississippi Earthtones Festival 2010

Big Gig 2010

All Wheels Drive In Car Show 2010

Back 2 School Bash 2010

Mississippi Earthtones Festival 2009

Decorating Downtown Alton / Tree Lighting & Taste of Downtown

Articles

July 3rd, 2013 - Bossanova's success leads to additional restaurant 

August 3rd, 2012 - Children Help Paint Downtown Mural

August 1st, 2012 - Public Invited to Help Paint Downtown Mural

June 22, 2012 - CALLING ALL ARTISTS! - New Mural to be painted at Farmers & Artisans' Market!

June 2012 - Thank you for the City Wide Clean Up!

May 25, 2012 - 15th Annual All-Wheels Drive-In Car Show

April 2012 - Alton Farmers & Artisans' Market Info

March 31, 2012 - The Terrain challenges runners at Challenge of the Bullfs Run

March 16, 2012 - Alton Hosts a successful Illinois Main Street Directors retreat

January 27, 2012 - Alton Marketplace becomes Alton Main Street!

December 2011 - Community Center gives parents a break

June 2011 - Cottage industry gets OK; Bill would clear way for home-based food sales

*June 9, 2011 - Bringing local sound downtown to Alton's riverfront amphitheater; Third annual Big Gig Local Music Show at the Alton Riverfront Amphitheater*

*June 4, 2011 - Farmers market returns to Alton*

*May 29, 2011 - Farmer's Market schedule is announced*

*April 16, 2011 - Volunteers vanquish trash in Alton*

*April 8, 2011 - Alton Marketplace helps welcome Law Firm's move into a 'new' building*

*March 25, 2011 - Rose for blessing of the bikes*

March 19, 2011 - Annual Bluffs race traverses historic — and hilly — Alton neighborhoods

March 17, 2011 - Things to do in the River Bend; Family Fun Night

March 3, 2011 - Run with the challenge; challenge of the bluffs

January 18, 2011 - Sarah Harmon retires from the Alton Marketplace

January 17, 2011 - Youths, officers team up in basketball game

December 3, 2010 - Rose to organizers of annual run

December 1, 2010 - Consultants urge plan for Lincoln Heritage area

November 28, 2010 - Santa hears children's' wishes from replica Waldo chair

November 19, 2010 - Tree Lighting heralds holiday season

November 16, 2010 - Holidays getting off to a good start

November 15, 2010 - Gourmet and gifts; Taste of Downtown serves dual purpose

November 14, 2010 - Tree lighting kick off holiday season Downtown

November 1, 2010 - Savory morel morsels; Pietown man back on map with popular mushroom spread

October 2, 2010 - Residents pitch in to clean up Alton

October 1, 2010 - Challenge of the Bluffs Run Canceled

September 23, 1010 - The ups and downs of running; Annual run challenges all ages

September 19, 2010 - Fate of Grand Theater to be topic of hearing

September 18, 2010 - Festival shows value of resource conservation; Event showcases region's rivers

September 16, 2010 - Silver(fin) lining: Renown chef in Alton with carp solution

September 14, 2010 - Mural artist to meet public Thursday

September 12, 2010 - Blues, barbeque prove popular pairing; Festival in Alton draws ;large turnout

September 9, 2010 - Bluesy BBQ: First competitive grill fest comes to Alton

September 8, 2010 - Art across the river; Mississippi Earthtones Festival celebrates creativity

August 9, 2010 - Artful staging: Local artists' group livens up area real estate

July 24, 2010 - More than 600 attend Big Gig Music Show

July 15, 2010 - Big Gig is major showcase for local talent; Annual event at amphitheater features seven musical acts

July 10, 2010 - Farmers' markets proliferate

June 24, 2010 - Two car shows, boat show in area this weekend

June 16, 2010 - Bands announced for Big Gig concert at amphitheater

June 7, 2010 - Panel recommends Alton buy former lumberyard

June 4, 2010 - Treasures abound in Alton's antique district

May 11, 2010 - City budget foresees deficit

April 20, 2010 - Perfect circle; Couple honored with award

April 17, 2010 - Groups turn out in force to pick up trash

April 14, 2010 - Residents working together on citywide spring cleanup

April 11, 2010 - City plans concerts, events for new venue

March 21, 2010 - Alton woman starts drive to protect police canines

January 26, 2010 - Positive perspective; Employee thrives on challenges

January 11, 2010 - Caring Corps sponsors MLK basketball game

December 9, 2009 - Drop in and drop off; Shopping and recycling converge

December 7, 2009 - Sound Off December 8; Kudos to Sara McGibany

December 5, 2009 - Caring Corps encourages community spirit

November 26, 2009 - Community Christmas donation sites

November 20, 2009 - Light It Up: Holiday season officially under way; Tree of Lights campaign begins

November 16, 2009 - Tree Lighting, Taste of Downtown highlights Friday

November 4, 2009 - 2009 Community Christmas donation sites

October 13, 2009 - Author's message prompts Three Cups of Caring campaign

September 10, 2009 - Flowing like a river; Mississippi Earthtones Festival marries recreation conservation and education

August 13, 2009 - City to buy picnic shelters for Olin Park

August 11, 2009 - Panel calls for 'pocket park' on Broadway

August 4, 2009 - Downtown Alton scene is music to ears

August 1, 2009 - Rocking the riverfront: Organizers see Big Gig as start of musical tradition

July 23, 2009 - Fan Favorites; Hope and Therapy picked to headline Big Gig

July 10, 2009 - Dig the Big Gig; Alton Marketplace promotes Metro East music

June 28, 2009 - Show boats: Classic watercraft draw crowd to marina

June 25, 2009 - Boats little, big on display this weekend; Numerous events in and around Alton

June 18, 2009 - Alton music revival; Musicians who attended AHS jamming at Don and Penny's

June 18 2009 - Mac's Time Out celebrating 25 years

June 16, 2009 - 'Our business is fun:' Baxter Distribution place to go for party supplies

May 30, 2009 - Farmers' market returns to Alton

May 26, 2009 - Local events, May 26-31, 2009

May 16, 2009 - Jazz Festival brings hundreds to a new amphitheater

May 14, 2009 - Higher sewer rates get final OK in Alton

May 6, 2009 - Businesswoman volunteers time and talents

March 14, 2009 - Recruiting the riverfront: City looks for events that fit amphitheater

February 2, 2009 - Hopes high for amphitheater; Alton weighing requests for use of new facility

February 12, 2009 - Jacoby Arts Center catalyst for growth

February 11, 2009 - Two community leaders retire from Alton Marketplace board

February 1, 2009 - Alton Township buildings to get face lifts; Trustees approve bid for project

January 7, 2009 - Artfully Alton; Regional art beautifying business

December 27, 2008 - No place like home; Oz Artisan Bakery strives for authenticity

December 19, 2008 - Letters to the Editor December 20, 2008

November 21, 2008 - 'Ralphies' come to Alton; Look-alike contest high point of tree lighting

November 21, 2008 - Donation drop-off locations for Community Christmas 2008