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  • Road resurfacing to begin next week on Route 52 in Joliet

    JOLIET – PT Ferro will start road resurfacing improvements beginning Tuesday starting with Route 52 from Essington Road to McDonald Avenue, and contin ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Plainfield trustee advocates for more intersection right turn lanes, light synchronization

    PLAINFIELD – Village trustees claim daily traffic congestion at several major intersections in Plainfield have residents clamoring for solutions.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Will County Forest Preserve District to consider new dog park rules

    JOLIET – The Forest Preserve District of Will County’s Board of Commissioners could vote this week on changes to its permit revocation process and par ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Crest Hill's Statesville spookers form family of outcasts

    CREST HILL – Walking into the dark, musty entrance of the Statesville Haunted Prison, an eerie chill embarks before visitors are greeted by a ghoulish ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Wheaton Park District to tweak name of Central Athletic Center

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District's athletic center will be re-christened in October, according to a news release from the district.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Joliet police: Parolee robbed man at gunpoint

    JOLIET – Police stopped a fight Wednesday they said turned out to be a man struggling with a would-be-robber.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Students at Morris' White Oak Elementary learn about community helpers

    MORRIS – For the past few weeks, kindergarten classes at White Oak Elementary School in Morris have been studying the duties of community helpers and ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Cary family escapes house fire that spread from garage Friday night

    CARY – Firefighters were able to control a garage fire that quickly spread into a home in about 15 minutes Friday night after the homeowner who discov ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Work begins on restoration of Lake Ellyn Boathouse in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYNThe construction fence surrounding the Lake Ellyn Boathouse has become a common sight for ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Wheaton's Spotted Paw Salon places well in All-American Grooming show

    WHEATON – A groomer from Wheaton's Spotted Paw Salon brought in several top-three finishes at the August All-American Grooming show, according to a ne ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 7:20 am
  • Face Time with Kevin Akins

    St. Charles resident Kevin Akins, 58, was at a garage sale in St. Charles when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois Solar Tour stops at Woodstock, Crystal Lake, Bull Valley homes

    WOODSTOCK – The 12-foot solar panels behind Michael Dudek’s Woodstock home are his favorite feature.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Mooseheart students tour manufacturers in Cary, Spring Grove

    CARY – Bryce Chapline hadn’t considered manufacturing as a career until Friday.Chapline, 18, took a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Residents voice concerns about Fox River Grove public works facility plans

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Several residents from the neighborhood surrounding the village’s planned public works facility voiced concerns about the building a ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Woodstock crash sends motorcyclist to hospital

    LAKEWOOD – One person was flown to a hospital after a crash between a vehicle and a motorcycle Friday evening, Woodstock fire officials said.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:59 pm
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