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  • Attorney general: College of DuPage violated Open Meetings Act with Breuder contract extension

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved a 2011 contract extension for President Robert Breuder, accord ...
    July 27, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • La Grange Park police to host National Night Out party Aug. 4

    LA GRANGE PARK – In honor of the annual National Night Out event for 2015, the La Grange Park Police Department, along with the La Grange Park Fire De ...
    July 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • U.S. Supreme Court ruling prompts McHenry County reviews of sign rules

    A small Arizona church’s court victory over a city sign ordinance is forcing local governments to examine their own rules to ensure compliance.
    July 25, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Glen Ellyn gets AAA bond rating from Standard & Poor’s

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn has received a AAA bond rating from Standard & Poor’s, according to a village news release.
    July 25, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Downers Grove forms committee to study historic preservation

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Village Council unanimously approved the formation of a committee July 21 to study an existing historic preservation ordinance.
    July 24, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Illinois Tollway, IDOT, DuPage County announce opening of new I-290, Illinois Route 390 interchange

    ITASCA – DuPage County residents will soon have a more manageable commute to O'Hare International Airport.
    July 27, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Berwyn moves forward with Depot District Streetscape plan

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Depot District Streetscape plan is designed to further enhance the look of the city’s main business district, located along Windso ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brookfield Public Library appoints Burghgraef to Board of Trustees

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Public Library Board of Trustees named Adam Burghgraef its newest member.
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Volunteer Plaza, ‘reflections’ sculpture dedication set for Aug. 16 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A public space and artwork will be dedicated next month in St. Charles.The event for t ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Downers Grove bans painted wall signs

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council unanimously approved several zoning changes at its July 21 meeting, one of which bans painted signs.
    July 23, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Wheaton council OKs more flood work, plat of subdivision and LED lights

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council took action on several items during its meeting July 20, though the effect of that action may not be felt for month ...
    July 23, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • Palos Park businessman Sean Morrison picked to replace LIz Doody Gorman as Cook County Board Commissioner

    Members of the 17th Cook County Board District Committee selected Palos Township committeeman Sean Morrison as the district’s new Cook County commissi ...
    July 23, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Campton Hills officials respond to some of ex-leader’s concerns

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills village officials Wednesday responded to some of the issues raised Tuesday by its former president at a Campton Hills Vi ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • St. Charles to hold video gaming discussion Aug. 3

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles plans to have a detailed discussion next month on video gaming at the request of some business owners.
    July 22, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Animal Control seeks ‘forever homes’ for cats, dogs

    GENEVA – Kane County Animal Control is seeking homes for its influx of cats and dogs, a spike normal for this time of year, Administrator Brett Youngs ...
    July 22, 2015 - 11:22 pm
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