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  • Glen Ellyn named 'Green Power Community'

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn has been designated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a "Green Power Community."
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner: Chicago Public School takeover plan lives

    SPRINGFIELD — When the time comes, suburban and downstate Democrats will join him in his effort to have the state take control of Chicago’s debt-strap ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves financial assistance for Wilkins car dealership

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved an economic incentive package of $1.5 million for Wilkins Hyundai Mazda car dealership.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District board extends contract of executive director

    GLEN ELLYN – Dave Harris will continue to be the executive director of the Glen Ellyn Park District for the next three years.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County warns against spread of equine herpes

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is asking horse owners to keep their horses off forest preserve lands to avoid the spread of equine herp ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Elmhurst D-205: some special education students to stay at Field Elementary School

    ELMHURST – After an onslaught of public criticism, Elmhurst District 205 announced Jan. 26 that some of the special education programs at Field Elemen ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Rise and Shine Cafe opens in DuPage County Community Center

    A new cafe at the DuPage County Community Center is letting those struggling with mental illness find self-confidence and build skills.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Woodstock approves liquor license for Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop

    WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s sandwich shop, set to open in May, received approval from the city for a Class A-6 liquor license.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner announces plan for private-public partnership for I-55 widening

    Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Feb. 4 a plan to add managed lanes to Interstate 55 through a private-public partnership.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • City of Elmhurst to hold Women in Management Forum

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Economic Development Commission is inviting women in business to attend a networking event.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Illinois Comptroller: State debt spiraling

    SPRINGFIELD — Unless something changes soon, Illinois is heading $6.2 billion deeper into debt and taxpayers will remain on the hook, state Comptrolle ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner: Illinois can save $500M on purchases

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner on Feb. 2 urged a streamlining of procurement, or the way the state buys goods and services, saying it could save the ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Westchester Village Board approves elected official pay increases

    WESTCHESTER – Westchester officials recently voted to more than double the pay for village trustees and the clerk while increasing the amount the vill ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 9:48 pm
  • Illinois legislation aims to regulate cellphone surveillance

    SPRINGFIELD — State lawmakers are moving to put some boundaries on police surveillance technology that can literally snatch the data from a person’s c ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Budget, higher education battles roll on

    SPRINGFIELD — Democratic lawmakers on Jan. 28 passed a measure they said will help university students and community colleges despite the lack of a bu ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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