Press Releases

Marchal Receives 2012 Morton Venture Award 09 January 2013

Morton, IL – Today at the Morton Economic Development Council’s Annual Luncheon, Tom Marchal was announced as the winner of the 2012 Morton Venture Award.

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New Fuel Center to Open in Morton! 06 December 2012

Morton, IL - By early spring of 2013, the Village of Morton will be home to a new Kroger fuel center, currently under construction next to the Kroger food store in the Morton Plaza.  &ldquo...

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Hubbard Awarded Morton MicroGrant 26 October 2012

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that Rose Hubbard, Morton Resident and Artist, is the second recipient of the Morton MicroGrant. Her new bu...

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Furniture Store to Open in Downtown Morton 15 August 2012

This September, a new furniture and accessory consignment shop will open in Downtown Morton.  Owner Nora Butler is eager to begin a new phase of her life as a retailer.  “My kids...

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First Downtown Plaza Design Unveiled 03 August 2012

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council unveiled the first design idea for a new community plaza, proposed for property located near Inspired Arts Academy in...

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Vintage Boutique Open in Downtown Morton 22 June 2012

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced the opening of Second Betty, a new boutique specializing in antiques, vintage gifts, refurbished and painte...

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New Mexican Restaurant to Open in Downtown Morton 22 June 2012

Morton, IL - Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced Hacienda Fuentes, a locally owned restaurant specializing in authentic Mexican cuisine, will open this summ...

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Sheet Metal Apprentice Program to Locate in Morton 01 April 2012

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced the Sheet Metal Workers Local 1 Joint Apprenticeship Training facility will be locating in Morton.  “The Sheet Metal JATC is a...

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4B Components Opens New 53,000 sf Facility in Morton 01 April 2012

Today, the Morton Economic Development Council announced that 4B Components, the USA division of the 4B Group, re-located to a new state of the art facility in Morton Illinois. The new building ...

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Morton Facade Grants Announced 01 March 2012

Today, the Village of Morton and the Morton Econonomi c Development Council announced that 14 Morton businesses have been awarded funding from the new Morton Façade Improvement Grant prog...

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