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  • Berwyn will seek new recruits for police department, promotes member of fire department at meeting

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department will add two new names to its roster of officers following the pending retirements of Watch Commander Louis Stil ...
    May 6, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Campton Hills president, attorney say farewell at final meeting

    CAMPTON HILLS – The place of many contentious Campton Hills Village Board meetings over the past few months was instead bittersweet and joyful on Tues ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Brewpub proposed in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – The owner of the Turf Room restaurant in North Aurora wants to build a brewpub in the village.
    May 5, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Study confirms effectiveness of county’s diversion program

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Anecdotally, Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon and others with his office knew pre-trial diversion programs worked, but ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Batavia taking fresh look at proposed pedestrian crossing

    BATAVIA – City officials and staff will continue to look at ways to improve the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists trying to cross the busy intersec ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • State cutbacks, swearing ins and window lights: 3 items from the Wheaton City Council

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council had a busy meeting Monday, taking action on or hearing seven issues of new or old business. Here are three of the t ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Westmont board OKs electric signs for library, fire department

    WESTMONT – The Westmont Village Board has greenlighted new electronic signs at the Westmont Public Library and Westmont Fire Department.
    May 5, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Lombard lays groundwork for Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan

    LOMBARD – Bicyclists and pedestrians could soon have an easier time navigating the streets of Lombard.
    May 5, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • District 201 looking at $9M facility plan

    WESTMONT – Community Unit School District 201 is considering a facilities upgrade plan that could cost $9 million – about half what it requested in a ...
    May 5, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • New District 103 board draws praise, criticism at first meeting

    LYONS – There were a few bumps in the road, but incumbents and newcomers of the District 103 Board of Election met for the first time in a special mee ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • Former mayors, colleagues praise retiring St. Charles alderman Jim Martin

    ST. CHARLES – Jim Martin said it was exactly 16 years ago when he was taken to the hospital in a near-death situation.
    May 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Batavia library officials withdraw $100,000 grant request

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library officials on Monday withdrew their request seeking tax increment financing assistance from the city to help pay for a ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Brown, Flanagan step down after 46 years of service to Geneva

    GENEVA – City officials said goodbye to two long-serving aldermen Monday, as those newly elected and re-elected were sworn in.
    May 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • District 41 invites community to join facilities task force

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 is seeking community input by forming a Facilities Community Task Force to address issues with space and ov ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • IDOT seeks feedback Friday in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The Illinois Department of Transportation wants your feedback on all things transportation.
    May 4, 2015 - 8:21 pm
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