Posted on: January 5, 2012

Get Emergency Alerts and Texts from NFD

Did you know you can get information on the go from NFD? Text "Follow NormalFire" to 40404 and get emergency alerts, traffic advisories and other information straight to your cell phone!

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Weather Updates

In case of inclement weather, please call the Rec-Line at 309-433-3434 for updates and cancellations.

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Dress-Up Movie...The Angry Birds Movie, January 21st

Come dressed up as your favorite character or bring your favorite prop from the show. Before the movie begins, audience members will be encouraged to come up on stage and show off their outfits and props. Each attendee under the age of 10 will receive a s...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Let's Bring Back Dance - Weekend Social Dance, February 4th

Hosted by Mickey Lower and her dance council. Great time of dancing and socializing. No partner needed. Mark your calendars for February 4, 7 - 10 pm at the Community Activity Center. $5 per person.

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Posted on: December 28, 2016


Pre-Schoolers 4-5 years will enjoy 45 minutes of exercise/play on Monday mornings, 9:45 and 10:45 beginning February 13th. Registration is underway for this 6 week program. Fee is $40.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Teens R Normal Ski Trip on President's Day, February 20th

Spend your day off from school with other teens skiing, snowboarding, or snow tubing down the slopes of Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park in Andalusia, IL.

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Posted on: December 26, 2016

Spring Break Programs

Registration begins January 3rd.

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Posted on: December 26, 2016

Time Out Programs on Unit 5's School Days off

Registration begins January 2nd for February 17, 20, April 14 & 17.

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Adult Drop-In Basketball on Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings

Stay active this winter by participating in open gym pick up games. Just $2 per evening.

Drop-in Basketball Schedule
Posted on: January 6, 2017

High School Summer Theatre Tryouts for Summer Productions


Students currently in 8th through 12 grades can audition.

Prepare to sing 16-32 bars. We will provide an accompanist or a speaker to plug into. We will provide monologues and ask that you pick one to read. There will also be a dance portion to...

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Posted on: December 29, 2016

Circus Experience Birthday Parties hosted by Cirquemania, Inc.

Let Cirquemania host your party at the Normal Community Activity Center. Children 5 years and older will enjoy experiencing the fun of aerial silks, rola-bola, tight wire, juggling, hula-hooping, clown noses and makeup, games, hamster ball races and a cir...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Stay Alert for Scam Phone Calls

The Normal Police Department continues to receive reports about various telephone scams. If you get a call from someone you don’t know who is trying to sell you something you hadn’t planned to buy, say "no thanks" and hang up...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

Bicycle Friendly Community

Bicycle Friendly Community Bronze Level Designation Badge

The Town of Normal was recognized in November 2014 by the League of American Bicyclists as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly Community, joining more than 325 visionary communities from across the country. The designation is valid for four years (Summer 2018...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Connect Transit

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Beginning with horse-drawn coaches and progressing through today’s modern buses, there is a long tradition of public transportation in Bloomington-Normal dating back to the 1800s. However, it was not until the private National City Lines bus company left ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Ecology Action Center

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The Ecology Action Center is a not-for-profit environmental agency with a mission to inspire and assist residents of McLean County, Illinois in creating, strengthening and preserving a healthy environment. The EAC acts as a central resource for environmen...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

Watch a Live Council Meeting

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Council meetings are streamed live on YouTube. Previously recorded meetings are also available.

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

#MicrosoftNormal Informational Session

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The Town of Normal is holding an informational session for local startups to learn about the free digital tools being made available to entrepreneurs through the #MicrosoftNormal Digital Alliance. This free event, open to the public, will be held on the 4...

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Posted on: January 14, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Award Winners Announced

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The Bloomington and Normal Human Relations Commissions have named the 2017 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. award winners. Congratulations to the recipients!

Adult Human Relations Award:       Kevin Jones (Bloomington) and Mary Aplington (No...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

“Sharin’ of the Green” St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Join us for the 7th annual “Sharin’ of the Green” St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 11th at 1:00 pm. Sponsored by the McLean County Irish Heritage Society, WJBC, Easter Seals, and Uptown Normal.

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Uptown Circle Traffic Restrictions

As a part of the One Uptown Circle construction project, beginning on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, there will be a change to the traffic pattern in Uptown Normal between Uptown Circle and Broadway Street.


As a part of the One Uptown Circle construction project, beginning on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, there will be a change to the traffic pattern in Uptown Normal between Uptown Circle and Broadway Street.

  • North Street from the Upto...
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Posted on: November 21, 2016

West Beaufort Lane Closure

Due to construction of One Uptown on the Circle, the westbound lane of W. Beaufort Street will be closed beginning Monday, November 28 to all traffic from Uptown Circle to the ingress/egress of the Uptown Station parking deck. The closure is anticipated ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

High Speed Rail Road Closures - Updated 12/14/16

Normal, IL – The Town of Normal received a revised schedule of road closures related to the Illinois High Speed Rail project. The closures are required to complete the work on the railroad tracks and to replace the roadway crossings. A detour route will b...

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Posted on: July 15, 2016

Interactive Map of Road Closures

View interactive map of all Town of Normal Road Closures. See below posts for additional road closure information.

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