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News – City of North Liberty, 01/31/2024

North Liberty is a growing, thriving and young community. Proud to be a family-friendly small town in the heart of Iowa.
 
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Hours Announced for Presidents Day 2024

On Monday, Feb. 19, 2024, the city's administrative offices, including City Hall at 3 Quail Creek Circle, will be closed for Presidents Day. Other services will be closed or have adjusted hours as follows. Library The North Liberty Community Library will be closed and regularly scheduled programs will not take place. Police Administrative offices will…

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Iowa City Traffic Alert – Market Street

Iowa CityIOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, travel on the following street will be impacted on Tuesday, Feb. 06, 2024.

Market Street will be closed to traffic between Clapp Street and Evans Street. Access to all residences will be maintained.

This road closure will facilitate work on water main in the area. It is anticipated normal traffic will resume by the end of the day.


Iowa City Police seek public’s help in search for missing teen

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Iowa City Traffic Alert – Melrose Avenue

Iowa CityIOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, travel on the following street will be impacted on Friday, Feb. 2, 2024.

The westbound right turn lane on Melrose Avenue will be closed between Hawkins Drive and Grand Avenue during daylight hours. This lane reduction will facilitate the cleaning of a sanitary sewer in the area. It is anticipated normal traffic will resume by the end of the day.


City Circle Theatre Company presents Sondheim on Sondheim: In Concert

SondheimCastCoralville, Iowa — City Circle Theatre Company presents the Corridor’s most talented performers in a Broadway concert like no other. Join us in this celebration of the master of the modern musical, Stephen Sondheim. 

Full of stories and music, this special evening includes audience-favorite songs from Into the WoodsWest Side StoryCompanyA Little Night Music, as well as a captivating journey through Sondheim’s life and hidden musical gems. An onstage orchestra under the direction of Jason Sifford brings some of Broadway’s most challenging and captivating music to life.

Performances of Sondheim on Sondheim: In Concert are held February 9-11 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $16–$30 and are available online at www.CoralvilleArts.org, or by calling (319) 248-9370. CCPA Box Office hours are phone only Wednesday–Friday, noon–4:00 PM, and in person one hour before show time at 1301 5th Street in Coralville.

One Weekend of Performances

Friday, February 9 at 7:30

Saturday, February 10 at 7:30

Sunday, February 11 at 2:00

Sondheim2Cast & Production Team

We are thrilled to welcome more than 30 performers to the stage for this concert production.

Cast

Emmett Adamson

Laurel Decker

Kristen DeGrazia

Patrick Du Laney

Rebecca Fields-Moffitt

Jennifer Ford

Lauren Galliart

Mia Gimenez

Hannah Green

Caleb Haselhuhn

Steven Jepson

Adam Kopfman

Shay Larson

Heather Marshall

J.P. Marshall

Noelle McVey

Jeffrey Allen Mead

Tracy Meginnis

Rob Merritt

Eve Minkler

Max Moreno

Colin Nies

Lucy Polyak

Carrie Pozdol

Kara Ramirez

Rachael Rhoads

Jessica Saunders

Ellen Stevenson

Melisa Wallace Rusk

Eriq Wolfe

Norah Wolfe

Production Team

Director—Christopher Okiishi

Music Director—Jason Sifford

Scenic, Lighting, and Projection Design—Scott Olinger

Costume Design—Bethany Horning

Stage Management—Nicky Beaurivage

About City Circle Theatre Company: Since 1998, City Circle Theatre Company has been Coralville's community theatre and is the resident theatre company of the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. City Circle’s mission is to present professional caliber theatrical productions and events that provide education, enrichment, and enlightenment to the public. All community members are welcome and encouraged to attend and audition for City Circle shows.      

Ticketing link: https://ci.ovationtix.com/32615/production/1174927


Transit ridership increased 47% per month in 2023 thanks to Fare Free Iowa City

A bus is shown alongside stats.

From August through December 2023, Fare Free Iowa City dramatically increased transit ridership throughout our community.

In those months alone, there was an increase of 201,191 passenger trips when compared to the same five-month period for 2022. The average increase per month was 47%.

This increase in service numbers significantly outpaces the national average. According to the National Transit Database, for the months of August through November, public transit agencies across the country reported an average increase in ridership for fixed-route bus service of 10%.

Join your friends and neighbors in taking more of your trips by Transit! If you’d like assistance in planning your transit trip, download the Transit app, call 319-356-5151, email [email protected], or visit www.icgov.org/busschedules. To learn more about Fare Free Iowa City, visit www.icgov.org/FareFree.


Iowa City Traffic Alert – Market Street

Iowa CityIOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, travel on the following street will be impacted on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024.

Market Street will be reduced to one lane of traffic during daylight hours between Johnson Street and Gilbert Street. This lane reduction will facilitate the removal of signage from Mercy Hospital. It is anticipated normal traffic will resume by the end of the day.


Iowa City Traffic Alert – Bloomington Street

Iowa CityIOWA CITY -- Weather permitting, travel on the following street will be impacted on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024.

Bloomington Street will be closed to through traffic between Johnson Street and Van Buren Street. Access to residences will be maintained.

This closure will facilitate the removal of signage from Mercy Hospital. It is anticipated normal traffic will resume by the end of the day.