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Posted on: July 2, 2018

City Seeking Community Input on Old Canal Days

OCD Logo

“Old Canal Days, Our Community Fest – Come Help Shape It’s Future!” The City is seeking community input on Old Canal Days at a Planning Meeting on Wednesday, July 18 at 6 p.m. All are welcome to attend.The public is...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Fridays in the Park with Abe

Fridays in the Park Original

Gallery Seven and the City present Fridays in the Park with Abe, a family-fun, pet-friendly event at the Lincoln Landing, along the Illinois and Michigan Canal in historic downtown Lockport. This event is held the first Friday of every month through Octob...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: June 22, 2018

Local Artist Choice Awards

Local Artist Choice Awards

The City of Lockport’s Summer Art Series Committee is excited to announce the start of the Local Artist Choice Awards for artists 18 years and older. The committee has selected 18 pieces of art to display at host businesses throughout downtown L...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Police Chief Lemming Receives Illinois State Bar Association Award

Chief Lemming ISBA Award

Police Chief Terry Lemming was awarded with the Illinois State Bar Association (ISBA) Law Enforcement Award at the City Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 6. The ISBA Award was created to recognize sworn law enforcement officers for conduct that promotes ...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

Movies at the Roxy Theater

Roxy Photo

The Summer Art Series Committee has been promoting the Movies at the Roxy as a family-friendly event. Unfortunately, we cannot locate a PG version of Blazing Saddles, so instead, we will be showing Pirates of the Caribbean. This will also be a dress-up op...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Lockport City Cemetery Tours at Old Canal Days

Lockport City Cemetery

With the earliest graves dating back to the 1830s, the cemetery is home to significant figures associated with the Illinois and Michigan Canal and Lockport’s history including; William Gooding, the Canal’s Chief Engineer, George Gaylord, Hiram Norton, Rob...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Central Square Named One of Illinois’ 200 “Great Places”

Central Square

The Illinois Council of The American Institute of Architects (AIA Illinois) has named Lockport Central Square as one of Illinois’ 200 Great Places, in honor of the State’s Bicentennial in 2018. The announcement was made as part of National Architecture We...

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City of Lockport News
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Downtown Construction Updates

The Downtown Construction Project at IL Route 171 (State Street) and Route 7 (9th Street) is intended to alleviate traffic congestion through downtown and heading toward and over the IL 7 (9th Street) high level-bridge. The Illinois Department of Transpor...

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City of Lockport News

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