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Laurie and Arthur
West Market Street Council / Facebook

The demolition of the former Fox Plaza in on Bloomington's west side has cleared the way for construction of the new Market Street Plaza.

West Bloomington Revitalization Project
Facebook / WBRP

The West Bloomington Revitalization Project wants to build the economy with teeny tiny loans.

signing the contract
Ryan Denham / WGLT

The West Market Street Council announced Friday it has reached an agreement to buy a west Bloomington shopping plaza in hopes of building a space for a new grocery store and other businesses.

Deborah White talks to the media
Mary Cullen / WGLT

Nearly five years after receiving funds, the West Bloomington Housing Collaborative (WBHC) has ended its $1.5 million housing project.

Stop the Violence Project truck
Tiffani Jackson / WGLT

We’ve all heard that it takes a village to raise a child. Still, there’s another African proverb about community: The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth.

Signing the paperwork
West Market Street Council / Facebook

Ending the food desert that stretches from the west Bloomington Walmart to the Main Street Kroger is a priority for the West Market Street Council.

Heartland Community College is now offering a new program at the Western Avenue Community Center to help Bloomington residents who aren’t native English speakers gain the skills needed to succeed in the workplace.

City of Bloomington / Boys & Girls Club

The Bloomington City Council will hear about a plan Monday night to allow the Boys & Girls Club of Bloomington-Normal to erect a new, larger building at a west-side park.