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Government

  • 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 ...
    NEW: 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
  • D-101 aiming to make budget more informative

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 officials hope the district’s proposed 2015-16 budget is more informative to residents and board members than pa ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • Batavia eyeing increase in water and sewer rates

    BATAVIA – A family of three living in Batavia could see their monthly water and sewer bill increase by $14 in the next five years.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Riverboat casino funds divvied up, waiting for Kane County Board approval

    GENEVA – The Kane County Board is poised to award more than $800,000 in riverboat casino funds to 43 nonprofits and local governments, including Black ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Batavia to talk about Prairie State at special city meeting

    BATAVIA – Aldermen plan to hold a special meeting Sept. 28 about the city’s investment in the controversial Prairie State Energy Campus.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Survey seeks input from Kane County residents

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Juvenile Justice Council wants just a bit of your time.The co ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • St. Charles HS alum grows ‘#BudgetBeard’

    A St. Charles High School alumnus said he will not get rid of his months-old beard until a state budget is passed.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • Gardner Jr. to retire from fire department

    BERWYN – Berwyn Deputy Fire Chief Paul Gardner Jr. will retire Sept. 7 after 34 years in a firefighter’s uniform.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Keith Wheeler seeks applicants for education advisory council

    NORTH AURORA – State Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, is seeking applicants for his education advisory council in Illinois’ 50th District.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 6:58 pm
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    How do you feel about summerlike weather continuing into September?
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