Cap City

THEN AGAIN...

By Cap City

The Springfield City Council on Tuesday approved $3.15 million in public financing to create 41 apartments in the beleaguered Booth-Ferguson buildings in downtown. In late August, the council voted 8-2 to table the tax increment financing plan, citing worries that Rick Lawrence, the former developer who owes $1.2 million in benefits for workers who've done some renovation work, might somehow still be in the stew...

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    @ Springfield and Central Illinois African-American History Museum

    Tue., Sept. 22, 5-8 p.m.