Rawleigh http://northernpublicradio.org en Freeport Aldermen Approve Sale At Rawleigh Complex http://northernpublicradio.org/post/freeport-aldermen-approve-sale-rawleigh-complex <p>Freeport aldermen approved a plan to sell part of a sprawling industrial compound plagued by environmental problems. For more than a decade, city officials have been removing contaminated soil and lead paint from the Rawleigh complex, the site of a former food processing center. <a href="http://www.journalstandard.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309827" target="_blank">The Freeport Journal Standard reports city leaders agreed to businessman Pete Alber's bid</a> of $100 to buy Building D of the complex.</p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:02:44 +0000 WNIJ 43949 at http://northernpublicradio.org Freeport Aldermen Approve Sale At Rawleigh Complex Freeport Views Passenger Rail as Opportunity http://northernpublicradio.org/post/freeport-views-passenger-rail-opportunity <p>Amtrak is set to resume passenger service across northern Illinois from Chicago to Dubuque in 2014.&nbsp; Cities along the route are building new stations to handle the new Blackhawk Line. Some in Freeport see a chance to create much more than just a stop on the route.</p><p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 12:38:07 +0000 Guy Stephens 21546 at http://northernpublicradio.org Freeport Views Passenger Rail as Opportunity