Press Releases

Facade Grant Deadline June 13, 2017 18 April 2017

The Building Facade Improvement Grant Program of the Village makes funds available to owners of properties and businesses located within the Morton Business District to provide financial assista...

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Save the Date for Plaza Dedication 04 April 2017

Finishing touches to the Memorial Plaza are in process. A ceremony to dedicate ...

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Welcome to Lenora Fisher! 04 April 2017

Lenora Fisher is joining our team April 12 as our Community Development Director for the Economic Development Council and Chamber of Commerce focusing on business assistance, website data and ma...

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MEDC Investor Luncheon 16 January 2017

Sam Parrott received the Venture Award at the MEDC Luncheon on Janaury 30 at Season's Gatropub. View the video HERE.


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Construction Begins on Memorial Plaza 11 April 2016

Memorial Plaza's Groundbreaking Ceremony took place on March 23rd.  This collaborative project between the Village of Morton and the Morton Economic Development Council will begin c...

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Morton Named Best City for IL Families 26 January 2016

Morton was named the Best City for Illinois Families in 2016 in a recent study from the leading personal finance outlet can f...

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Morton Ranked 8th for Families in Illinois 03 February 2015

Consumer advocacy site NerdWallet ranked Morton eighth out of 220 places for Read More

Morton Businesses Featured at Luncheon 29 January 2015

At the Annual Luncheon on January 27th at the Ashland House, the Morton Economic Development Council shared this Read More

MicroGrant Awarded to Craig Spine and Sport, LLC 30 December 2014


December 30, 2014 -- Morton Eco...

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American Legion and VFW Donate $10,000 to the Veterans Memorial 11 November 2014

The Morton Economic Development Council announced that the VFW and the American Legion donated $5,000 e...

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The Morton Economic Development Council exists to positively shape the future of Morton. 

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