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  • Woodstock gets grant for police body camera program

    WOODSTOCK – Officers at the Woodstock Police Department could be adding body cameras to their uniforms with the help of a recent grant.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Downers Grove eases financial disclosure restrictions for village council candidates

    DOWNERS GROVE – Candidates who win a seat on the Downers Grove Village Council will no longer officially be discouraged to close their campaign accoun ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Happy hour might be coming to Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Evenings in Downers Grove may get a little boozier should the Village Council lift the restrictions of its happy hour alcohol sale.
    July 22, 2016 - 6:07 pm
  • DuPagePads receives DuPage Foundation grants

    Homeless nonprofit DuPagePads was one of 30 organizations that received grants June 22 during the DuPage Foundation's Spring Grant Awards Breakfast, a ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Cook County lawsuit challenges Lemont annexations

    LEMONT – The Cook County State’s Attorney has filed a lawsuit against the Village of Lemont that challenges the annexations of 17 parcels of property, ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Former Winfield deputy fire chief charged with forgery, misconduct

    Former Winfield Deputy Fire Chief Bryan Lewis of Wheaton has been charged with two felony counts of official misconduct and two felony counts of forge ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • DuPage County forest preserve commissioner wants to garner support, funds for McKee House

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County commissioner Tim Whelan wants to build support – and funds – for preserving the McKee House in the Churchill ...
    July 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Wheaton officials reject Aldi sign proposal as part of expansion project

    WHEATON – City of Wheaton officials on July 18 debated Aldi's plans to install a larger monument sign in front of its store as part of an expansion pr ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • DuPage County elections: One Democrat stays, one leaves ballot after challenge

    One local Democrat was recently kicked off the November ballot while another stood up to a challenge in front of the DuPage County Election Commission ...
    July 20, 2016 - 7:15 am
  • Elmhurst City Council approves Golden Meadows Park stormwater mitigation project

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst officials recently approved an agreement with the park district to buy Golden Meadows Park land for the construction of a stormwat ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • DuPage County State’s Attorney launches military option for first-time offenders

    WHEATON – A new DuPage County initiative offers non violent first time offenders an opportunity to serve in the military to keep a conviction from bei ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:23 am
  • Westmont mayor steps down from park district post

    WESTMONT – Longtime Director Ron Gunter recently retired from the Westmont Park District after four decades of service to the community, according to ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:29 am
  • Future of McKee House remains unclear

    There are new efforts to preserve the McKee House in the Churchill Woods Forest Preserve even as Forest Preserve District of DuPage County staff have ...
    July 20, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Woodstock chooses finance director to also hold assistant city manager role

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock has appointed an assistant city manager – a position that has been vacant for several years.
    July 17, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • McHenry County in process of reviewing 2030 Plan

    WOODSTOCK – A lack of growth is changing the way the county is revisiting the 2030 Comprehensive Plan it approved six years ago.
    July 16, 2016 - 12:17 am
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