In light of the Governor’s recent public mandate, we are asking customers to please limit your visits to our office unless necessary. We have a payment drop box outside our front door of the brick office building where you can drop off payments or payments can be made online at https://www.mtco.com. Otherwise, please contact our office before you come.
You can call or email us: https://www.mtco.com/?main&contact. We will have the front door locked but will be prepared to help you after you have contacted us and made arrangements as to how we can assist you.
Thank you for your understanding and stay well!.
The Seattle Sutton Museum, like all public venues at this time, is trying to adjust “open” times to todays events. To keep in the know, you can regularly check their website at www.ssmmi.org. Their website will be updated as they have to change events to comply with the Nation’s regulations of social distancing.
Please note that the Barbershop event has been changed to August 7th. It is also their understanding that the Fun Day’s All Class Reunion has been postponed until 2021. As always they are available for private tours starting June 1, 2020.
We would like to introduce you to two of our new employees!
Hayden is a lifelong resident of Marseilles. He is a firefighter at the Marseilles Fire Protection District and enjoys playing sports, hanging with my family, and spending time with my girlfriend. Hayden is a Technician, so you may see him around town handling installations and service calls!
Katelynn, our new Customer Service Representative, has also lived in Marseilles her entire life. She has a wonderful 5-year old daughter and a golden doodle named Beau. Katelyn spends the majority of her time with family!
The Marseilles Fun Days are still scheduled for July 6th - July 12th. If COVID-19 restrictions prevent Marseilles Fun Days from happening this year, the Fun Days committee will make an announcement as soon as a decision is made. One thing they are confident about is that they will be able to have the fireworks since those can be watched from cars and homes!
If you have extra items in your food pantry, please consider dropping some off at St. Joseph Catholic Church Food Pantry, located at 200 Broadway Street, during this time of need. The work of the pantry is shared by people in need living in Marseilles.
The Marseilles Spring Rummage sales have been rescheduled for Saturday, June 13th and Sunday, June 14th from 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
To be on the Map of Sales, sign up at City Hall, starting on May 15th. The cost to be on the map is $5.00 for one day, or $10.00 for two days, Place your name, address, phone number and money in an envelope and drop it in the bill drop box.
Maps will be available week of sales, at Circle K, Casey’s, D & S Grocery, and Twin Oaks Bank.
Call 815-795-2414 with any questions. Sponsored by Marseilles Tourism and Park Committee.
Saturday, June 18th
The ceremony at the Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial honors our fallen soldiers with additional names being added this year. The ceremony also recognizes Gold Star Families.
If you would like to be a vendor, you can find an online application at www.cityofmarseilles.com. Just scroll down to find information on this year’s ceremony.
As this COVID-19 situation has evolved, the American Red Cross has seen blood drives cancelled across the country — when tragically, a blood shortage would only worsen the health care crisis we are facing right now. That’s why they are encouraging healthy, eligible individuals to donate blood. To find a blood drive or volunteer, visit www.redcross.org.
The City of Marseilles is offering a daily check-in program for the duration of the State of Illinois “Stay at Home” order. This program is offered to residents of the Marseilles Fire & Ambulance District who are senior citizens or to those with medical concerns who live alone.
If you or someone you know would benefit from this program, we encourage you to enroll. Once enrolled, you will receive a friendly daily check-in to ensure you are safe and not in need of critical attention. If we are unable to get ahold of you and have not been notified that you are away, a police officer or a member of E.M.S. will be sent to check on you.
To sign up, call the Marseilles City Hall at 815-795-2133, M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. or email to email@example.com. You can also send a private message through Facebook to either the Facebook page of Marseilles Police Department or Marseilles Area Ambulance Service Inc. Please Include the following information when registering: Name(s), address, and telephone number(s) of resident, reason for registering (i.e. senior citizen, medical condition, etc.) designated emergency contact person with phone number in case contact can’t be made.
FREE 4-Day Preview
Enjoy another preview of HBO and Cinemax starting at 6:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 14th through midnight on Sunday, May 17th.
It’s all FREE for you to enjoy! Catch the biggest movies like Joker Movie, the best shows like StrikeBack.
Sign Up and Get Your First 30 Days FREE!
Sign up for HBO and/or Cinemax by May 31, 2020, and receive your first month FREE! Call MTCO today at 800-859-6826 or visit us at https://www.mtco.com to chat live or email.
You may have heard about hackers hijacking Zoom meetings with innapropriate material and other threats. Here are a few tips to keep your meetings safe and secure: https://www.zdnet.com/article/make-sure-your-zoom-meetings-are-safe-by-doing-these-10-things/?fbclid=IwAR00SQ6-b_QJw-zWUH3owgm2qti-O6JGDRCzXF7H9Bvnk0vtT8OmyxydHpE
Sunday, May 17th
8:00 p.m. – Snowpiercer (TNT)
Set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation based on the critically acclaimed graphic novel series and film of the same name.
Tuesday, May 19th
9:00 p.m. – The Genetic Detective (ABC)
The show centers on genetic genealogist CeCe Moore as she works with police departments and crime scene DNA to trace the path of a violent criminal’s family tree and reveal their identity to help bring them to justice.
Enjoy FREE viewing of the following channels that are in the digiMAX SELECT & EXPANDED packages. If you do not currently have these channels in your TV package, they are now available until the time specified in the column to the right.
To access all available TV channels, press the Guide button on your remote control, then press the Blue button to toggle until “Showing All Channels” shows in the bottom left-hand corner of your screen.
For a full list of channel numbers, visit https://www.mtco.com/?main&support&channel_guide and click on your service area, then click on the tab “View as a PDF.”
Available until May 15th
FOX News (114/514HD
Universal Kids (300/466HD)
American Heroes Channel (90/527HD)
Cooking Channel (337/491HD)
Destination America (341/492HD)
Discovery Family Channel (53/534HD)
Discovery Life Channel (324/484HD)
Great American Country (359/496HD)
Hallmark Channel (49/574HD)
Hallmark Drama (319/480D)
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (50/586HD)
What can you do to stop online scam artists from taking advantage of the global pandemic? Visit this US Telecom site for a few quick tips to keep you connected and secure: https://www.ustelecom.org/research/6-tips-to-thwart-covid-19-cyberscams/?fbclid=IwAR1m4sEgr3Ak7hRIGd-jRQbejsAN3fPuEIpsKs89sS9Kxwt50Gh9Bk0Q9xg.