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Government

  • City unveils new Healthy West Chicago Action Plan

    WEST CHICAGO – The city’s Healthy West Chicago Action Plan is out and ready for implementation, the city announced in a news release.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Villa Park to spruce up Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park residents still have time to give feedback about the renovations to Cortesi Veterans Memorial Park before the next Parks and R ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Huntley District 158, teachers reach tentative contract agreement

    HUNTLEY – School District 158 and the union representing its more than 650 teachers have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Westmont District 201 approves two contracts for high school swimming pool

    WESTMONT – The Community Unit School District 201 School Board unanimously agreed to two contracts for use of the swimming pool at Westmont High Schoo ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Democratic lawmakers call for party unity

    AURORA – Democratic legislators State Sen. Linda Holmes and State Rep. Linda Chapa La Via called for unity within the party Thursday as they and other ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • St. Charles businesses pass liquor compliance check

    ST. CHARLES – A total of 21 area businesses recently passed an inspection that tested their compliance with liquor laws, according to a St. Charles po ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Kane County coroner initiates legal action over unpaid bills

    Kane County Coroner Rob Russell – who has been at odds with the County Board over finances – said Thursday he has initiated legal action against the a ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Elmhurst business owners advocate for video gaming

    ELMHURST – For Elmhurst restaurant and bar owners Jack Island and Brendan Fitzharris, having video gaming machines in their establishments are their b ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Community Unit School District 200 looking for committee volunteers

    WHEATON – Community Unit School District 200 is looking for volunteers for its enrollment committee and the new citizens advisory committee, according ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Woodridge to host town meeting

    WOODRIDGE – The village of Woodridge invites residents to come to a town meeting Sept. 10 to meet with Mayor Gina Cunningham-Picek and Village Board m ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Berwyn to replace water mains at Windsor, Gunderson intersection

    BERWYN – A contract has been awarded for the Windsor and Gunderson water main replacement project in Berwyn.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Berwyn mulls legalizing backyard chickens

    BERWYNJeremy and Heather West of Berwyn really like chickens, and not necessarily fried, baked or fl ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • Village wins budget award for sixth consecutive year

    DOWNERS GROVE – The village has received the Government Finance Officers Association’s distinguished budget presentation award for the 2015 budget, th ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 6:30 am
  • St. Charles police announce Labor Day traffic enforcement

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is participating in a statewide Labor Day enforcement campaign, the agency announced Monday in a news ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 looks to have balanced budget for 2015-16

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Community High School District 99 School Board plans to have a balanced budget, according to a tentative budget presentation made ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:30 pm
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    How do you feel about summerlike weather continuing into September?
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