Lifted Boil Order - January 09, 2018

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Athens Pharmacy


Come on out to the Athens Pharmacy located at 202 N. West Street this Saturday, August 12, for their grand opening!

From 1PM to 3PM there will be live music, door prizes, cake, ice cream, and...

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City of Athens Ordinances


The Athens Illinois City Code is now available online! Visit the link here to view all current city codes. 

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Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Athens Area Food Pantry


The Athens Area Food Pantry will be breaking ground on their new facility on Saturday July 22nd and community attendance is welcomed! There will be a short ceremony beginning at 10 AM.


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Job Opening


The City of Athens is currently seeking a Full-time Class A Water Operator.

Applicants must possess a Class A license through the Illinois EPA and must have experience operating a Class A Water...

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City Hall Closures


City Hall, including the Water Department, will be CLOSED on Thursday, May 18 and Friday, May 19. The office employees will be attending an Illinois Rural Water Conference during this time and...

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Employment Opportunity


The City of Athens is currently seeking applicants for the position of Water Plant Operator.

Applicants must possess a State of Illinois Class A Water Operator License. They also must have...

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Hydrant Flushing


After some customer complaints this morning about cloudy water, our crew is out flushing hydrants to resolve the matter.

Please note that we are not under any boil orders and that the water is...

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Notice for Athens Water Customers


Disconnect notices were mailed out on March 20 to all Athens water customers with an outstanding balance. Enclosed in the envelope was a letter explaining that a batch of bills had been destroyed...

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February Water Bills


It has come to our attention that a large group of our water customers have not yet received their water bills. 

Bills were all mailed on February 28th, so most everyone should have received them...

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The Athens Police Department has received information that some local residents have been targets of a “virtual kidnapping” scam. The callers claim to have kidnapped the victim’s loved...

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Employment Opportunity


The City of Athens is currently seeking applicants for the position of Waste Water Operator. 

Applicants must possess a Class 2 Certification in Waste Water. They also must have experience in...

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Petitions are now available at City Hall for the upcoming election on April 4, 2017. The following seats will be available: Mayor, Clerk, Treasurer, Ward 1 Alderman (2 spots), Ward 2 Alderman, and...

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