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  • Stop-gap funding fix saves state programs in current budget year

    In a bipartisan effort, Illinois lawmakers approved a $1.6 billion fix Thursday for the state’s budget crisis for the current fiscal year.
    March 27, 2015 - 10:22 pm
  • Zoning, land issues divide Barrington Hills Village Board candidates

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Rules governing the commercial boarding of horses in recent years have divided Barrington Hills and helped fuel the six-way race fo ...
    March 27, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • Lombard looks at ways to redevelop old DuPage Theatre site

    LOMBARD – New apartments might be the best bet for the redevelopment of the old DuPage Theatre property in downtown Lombard, according to the initial ...
    March 27, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Woodridge Village Board candidates talk town topics during forum

    WOODRIDGE – Woodridge Village Board candidates shared their take on village issues during the League of Women Voters of Downers Grove/Woodridge/Lisle' ...
    March 27, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • D-200 candidates talk facilities, funding and community at forum

    WHEATON – During a forum Thursday, the five candidates running for Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education came together to discuss thei ...
    March 27, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Pick residents face tax hike if park districts merge

    ELMHURST – Residents of a subdivision in Elmhurst may soon see a steep increase in their annual park district tax bill.
    March 27, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen hesitant to rezone for apartment complex

    ST. CHARLES – A proposal for an apartment complex in St. Charles got a cold reception from aldermen on Monday.
    March 26, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • St. Charles Park District to host webinar on referendum

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District on Monday is holding a virtual meeting on its upcoming $28 million referendum for a recreation center, one ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:23 pm
  • Demolition of North Aurora Activity Center an issue in village board race

    NORTH AURORA – The decision to demolish the village-owned North Aurora Activity Center is one of the issues in the race for the North Aurora Village B ...
    March 26, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Marengo's new wastewater plant to open after numerous setbacks

    MARENGO – City officials expect to start a modernized wastewater treatment plant by next week, putting to a rest a $12 million project in Marengo that ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • Judge sides with taxpayers in Crystal Lake tax levy dispute

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sided with about four dozen Crystal Lake businesses and property owners challenging the validity of property taxes ...
    March 26, 2015 - 5:53 pm
  • Brookfield hires economic development director

    BROOKFIELD – The village of Brookfield has hired a longtime financial consultant to become the village’s first ever economic development director.
    March 26, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Bids to be sought for Berwyn sewer and water maintenance

    BERWYN – Bids are soon to be sought for Berwyn’s 2015 sewer and water maintenance program.City offic ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Rauner names Berwyn man to serve on state board

    BERWYN – A Berwyn man was among the list of names Gov. Bruce Rauner appointed to fill positions on a number state commissions and boards, the governor ...
    March 26, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • Berwyn alderman makes donation to schools, fulfilling campaign promise

    BERWYN – Berwyn Alderman Robert Fejt made a $500 contribution to each of the four schools in his Fourth Ward, in keeping with a campaign promise he ma ...
    March 26, 2015 - 2:52 pm
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