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  • Kane County leaders work to refine 2016 budget

    GENEVA – About $3.1 million stands between the Kane County Board and a balanced 2016 budget.Executiv ...
    July 29, 2015 - 6:36 pm
  • Village approves addition to La Dolce Vita

    LEMONT – La Dolce Vita, 107 Stephen St., will construct an addition on back of the restaurant that should improve wait times for food.
    July 29, 2015 - 4:54 pm
  • Downers Grove approves Florence Avenue repairs despite public outcry

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Village Council approved spending $1.7 million on road repairs July 21, despite residents' calls for a more expensive project.
    July 29, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Illinois state pension headed to U.S. Supreme Court?

    SPRINGFIELD — Attorney General Lisa Madigan is considering an appeal of the state high court’s May decision that tossed out the state’s 2013 Pension R ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Water reclamation district to hold open house on flooding at La Grange Village Hall

    LA GRANGE – The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) will host an open house for La Grange residents at the La Grange Vil ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Glen Ellyn board approves memory care facility

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn is on track to have a third memory care facility next year.The Village Board ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Reports: College of DuPage's Breuder requested double amount of severance package

    GLEN ELLYN – Anonymously released tapes show College of DuPage President Robert Breuder's controversial buyout package was nearly twice as much and hi ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:51 pm
  • Riverside joins free rain barrel program

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside residents soon will have the opportunity to go green by obtaining rain barrels from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District ...
    July 29, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • West Town redevelopment project to cost $20.9M

    BATAVIA – It would cost an estimated $20.9 million to redevelop the city’s West Town area.The West T ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • At Glenbard West's Honey Hill, plants rescued, construction to proceed

    GLEN ELLYN – Plans for a controversial science addition at Glenbard West High School remain intact, but the Glenbard Township High School District 87 ...
    July 28, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Riverside Township to dedicate auditorium in honor of Topinka

    RIVERSIDE – Welcome to the Judy Baar Topinka auditorium.Riverside Township officials voted unanimous ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Forest preserve's new leader is Oak Brook public works director

    After years of absent or temporary leadership, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has announced its new executive director after a unanimou ...
    July 28, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Lemont moves forward with capital projects despite state budget stalemate

    LEMONT – The Lemont Village Board approved resurfacing four streets at a cost of $309,374.04 during the board's July 27 meeting.
    July 28, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Riverside fire chief fired, department being reevaluated

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Fire Chief Spencer Kimura was fired after serving four years as the village’s fire chief.
    July 28, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Illinois state employees get another win in pay dispute

    SPRINGFIELD — State employees can keep getting their regular paychecks for the near future, another state court has ruled.
    July 28, 2015 - 3:57 pm
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