Riverfront Neighborhood Project Community Meeting February 4, 2015

On February 4, 2015, more than 60 Freeport residents attended a gathering to hear an update on Riverfront Neighborhood renewal projects—including work to date through a HUD Sustainable Communities grant and other sources, and a kick-off to next steps in project planning. Those in attendance were asked to weigh in on community needs, riverfront priorities, […]

Grants will help improve Tutty’s Crossing this year.

A Boat Access Area Development grant will give the city of Freeport about $67,000 to pay for the construction of a boat ramp and a kayak and canoe launch at the municipal park at East Stephenson Street and the Pecatonica River. A floating dock will be added to make it easier to take light watercrafts […]

Freeport bike path gets $1.5 million boost

Gov. Pat Quinn’s office announced that Stephenson and Winnebago counties will receive nearly $4 million in federal money to extend or improve bike path and sidewalk extension projects in several cities. The Freeport bike path project is a key piece in region’s trail network. The City of Freeport will receive $1.52 million to build a large […]