Shimer Square rehab plans

Last Tuesday, Aug. 20, Economic Growth Corporation President and CEO Brian Hollenback, right, and Construction Director Andy Fisher, second from right, displayed a rendering of a Shimer Square building that is set to be rehabilitated in Phase 1 of construction. Listening are, from left, Mount Carroll Mayor Carl Bates and state representatives Andrew Chesney and Tony McCobmie. Growth officials, who will make a presentation to the Mount Carroll City Council on Sept. 10. said the Shimer Square project “is progressing nicely with our staff continuously working on the redevelopment efforts.”