The service launches at noon Thursday, meaning residents will be able to request a ride through Lyft by using their mobile device. Users will have to download the application, sign up and then request a ride.
A house of cards that started falling when a Carbondale property owner drew the scrutiny of investigators has continued, most recently, with a Florida man being sentenced to prison on a count of extortion.
Carbondale has been named among the state’s top 10 commuter cities by a website offering consumer insurance analysis.
The city council has voted to permanently lift restrictions on Halloween in Carbondale that have stood, in one form or another, for two decades.
A program that allowed Carbondale Police officers to visit informally with students in the city’s elementary schools has been suspended.
A Carbondale man faces multiple charges after an incident Friday in which he allegedly injured two police officers.
The former director of the Carterville High School band will be sentenced later this year for using his cell phone to take inappropriate pictures of a teenage girl.
A proposal to loosen the residency requirements for top city employees is unlikely to go before the city council at next week’s meeting.
Finally, the city of Carbondale is searching in earnest for a new police chief.
The city’s Human Relations Commission is recommending the city place a moratorium on an initiative that allows police officers to visit at schools.
A Carbondale man is beginning a six-year prison sentence following his conviction last week for a home invasion that occurred four years ago.