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Local Weather

January 29, 2023, 1:22 pm
real feel: 36°F
humidity: 90%
wind speed: 4 mph NW
sunrise: 7:01 am
sunset: 5:12 pm
Forecast January 29, 2023
wind speed: 7 mph NNW
wind speed: 7 mph N
Forecast January 30, 2023
Intermittent clouds
Intermittent clouds
wind speed: 7 mph NNW
wind speed: 7 mph N

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Monday, January 30th at 5:30 PM there will be an Eclipse Meeting at City Hall. We need all the help we can get to make this awesome event a fun and successful one for our community. Please plan to attend! ... See MoreSee Less

Police applications are due in by 4PM tomorrow, Jan. 27. There is still time to apply. Call 618-842-2294 to inquire!!!!! ... See MoreSee Less

Crimestoppers is offering a reward for the person, or persons, who stole a 2012 Polaris Ranger 800cc, Camouflage in color, with a dump bed and front wench, from property owned by Nola Beppler. Anyone with information regarding this, or any other crime, are encouraged to call or text Crimestoppers at 618-842-9777. ... See MoreSee Less

TRASH SERVICE UPDATE-----Sunrise will begin picking up Wednesday route Wednesday afternoon; what they don't get picked up on Wednesday, they will pick up on Thursday.

Sunrise Sanitation has postponed today's trash service for the City of Fairfield. Sunrise will reassess the weather situation mid-morning. This page will be updated as soon as we are advised. PLEASE SHARE!!! ... See MoreSee Less

There will be NO live stream of the Fairfield City Council Meeting tonight. We apologize for any inconvenience. ... See MoreSee Less

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What's Happening in Fairfield?

  • WADI Announces the Start of the Energy Assistance Program.

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 2, 2022 Contact: Maude Harrison, Energy Assistance DirectorContact information: 1-618-963-2387 Wabash Area Development, Inc. Announces the Start of the Energy Assistance ProgramLIHEAP is available for ALL income…

  • Mayor’s Report 5/24/22

    At tonight’s Fairfield City Council meeting, all mayoral appointments were approved with one exception.The nomination of Brent Maguire for Chief of Police died for lack of a motion by the…

  • Mayor’s Report 5/10/22

    Tonight’s Mayor’s Report: Our inspections of the Maple Hill cemetery have been mostly positive despite a very rainy Spring. The new crew has been very aggressive in keeping the cemetery…

  • Mayor’s Report – 4/26/22

    Here’s tonight’s Mayor’s Report: We received good news concerning the restoration of a lake at Lakeside Park. The Illinois Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has been notified Fairfield will receive…

  • Mayor’s Report 4/12/22

    The Fairfield Business District was approved by the city council on a 5-4 vote. Scheduling conflicts are making it difficult to have the first meeting between the city and the…

  • Mayor’s Report 3/22/22

    The city council voted to table the Business District for 90 days on a 4-3 vote with one absence. In the Mayor’s Report: The bidding process has ended with a…

  • Mayors Report 3.8.22

    Among other things, the Fairfield City Council unanimously seated Cody Attebery to the unexpired one-year term in the first ward. In my Mayor’s Report,I met with a representative of the…

  • Mayor’s Report 2/22/22

    For the first time in recent memory, the city hedged its natural gas price for a month. The March contract is a product of our new relationship with UGM. We…

  • Mayors Report 2/8/22

    Wabash Communications will start marketing their internet services in Fairfield, according to management. The city and Wabash established a relationship last year which led to a citywide survey to determine…

  • Mayors Report 1/25/22

    A hiring committee of Alderman Lampley, Jon Colclasure, Dian Downs and myself interviewed candidates for the open sewer treatment plant position last Wednesday and unanimously agreed the city should hire…