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Beginning today, Tuesday, December 19, around 3:30 p.m., water service will be interrupted to customers along Iles Avenue between S. MacArthur Boulevard and S. Owens Lane due to water main break repairs. Service is estimated to be restored by 10 p.m. tonight barring no unforeseen issues.

Iles Avenue may be closed to traffic in both directions during the work. Lanes will remain closed after repairs until road surface work is completed. Motorists should plan for alternative routes and slow down and be aware of the construction and repair crews and equipment in and near roadways.

Water Dispatch at 217-789-2323 ext. 2 can assist customers with any questions. Updates on work if available will be posted on CWLP’s Facebook and X (Twitter) pages.

Holiday Schedule for 2024

The Village of Jerome will be closed the following days in observance of the following holidays.

Monday, January 15, 2024                   Martin L. King’s Bday

Monday, February 12, 2024             Lincoln’s Bday Observed

Monday, February 19, 2024             President’s Day

Monday, May 27, 2024                     Memorial Day

Wednesday, June 19, 2024              Juneteenth Observed

Thursday, July 4, 2024                      Independence Day       

Monday, September 2, 2024               Labor Day

Monday, October 14, 2024              Columbus Day

Tuesday, November 5, 2024                    General Election Day

Friday, November 11, 2024              Veteran’s Day

Thursday, November 28, 2024        Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 29, 2024                  Day after Thanksgiving

Tuesday, December 24, 2024          Christmas Eve Observed

Wednesday, December 25, 2024     Christmas Day Observed

Tuesday, December 31, 2024              New Year’s Eve Observed

Wednesday January 1, 2025                New Year’s Day Observed

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Boil Order Lifted

The Precautionary Boil order for the Village of Jerome is lifted as of today Saturday, January 14, 2023.

All water is safe to drink and cook with. Samples that were sent to the ILLINOIS EPA have come back clear.

The Precautionary Boil order was a safe guard due to pressures dropping below 20 psi. No further action is required.
All entities required by law will be notified of the lifting of the Precautionary Boil order per Public Works Supervisor Dave Wilken.

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Emergency Water Valve Repair

An emergency water main valve repair is needed. It will begin at 8 AM Thursday, January 12th, 2023. The valve is located on Fillmore and Vernon Ave.

Areas that will be affected include:

  • Fillmore St. from Reed Ave to Jerome Ave.
  • Vernon Ave from Leonard St. to Fillmore St.
  • Potentially Alberta Ln. may need to be shut down if not able to locate the valve at Fillmore St.

Roads closed will include Vernon Ave. before Fillmore and Fillmore from W. Grand CT. to Alberta Ln.

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Jerome Fourth of July Parade Entries

The Village of Jerome will hold its July 4th Celebration this year on Saturday, July 2,2022 and we would like to extend an invitation for you to join us.

As in past years, the parade will leave the Village of Jerome Municipal Building, 2901 Leonard Street, at 9:00 a.m.  Line up will be at Reed and Leonard, next to the Municipal Building, between 8:15 and 8:30 a.m. 

For safety reasons, we will continue our policy concerning candy and trinkets.  Candy and other items may be passed out to individuals along the parade route; however, please do not throw anything onto the street or into the crowds.

Enclosed, please find an entry form for this year’s parade.  If you would like to participate, please complete the form and return it by Friday, June 24,2022.  The completed form should be mailed to the Village of Jerome at 2901 Leonard Street, Springfield, IL, 62704, faxed to 217 546-7240 or e-mailed to

We hope you will be able to join us for the annual Village of Jerome July 4th Celebration.


Mike Lopez