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  • Woodstock city council member sworn in

    WOODSTOCK – After a delay in being sworn in, the newest Woodstock city councilman, Daniel Hart, is ready to get to work.
    June 3, 2015 - 12:50 am
  • Batavia aldermen voice concerns about increasing land-cash fees

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting voiced concerns about increasing land-cash fees for developers.
    June 2, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Geneva continues discussion on historic preservation changes

    GENEVA – As Geneva aldermen consider a proposed update to its Historic Preservation Ordinance, they are now headed for a third Committee of the Whole ...
    June 2, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Elburn board protective of Route 47 commercial potential

    ELBURN – The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is eyeing property on Route 47 in Elburn. But members of Elburn’s Village Board Monday said they ...
    June 2, 2015 - 6:58 pm
  • Riverside police chief wants officers to learn from lessons of Ferguson

    RIVERSIDE – The U.S. Department of Justice report on its investigation of the Ferguson, Mo., Police Department now is required reading for every super ...
    June 2, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Lombard seeks event committee applicants

    LOMBARD – Lombard residents will soon have a say in future special events the village holds.The newl ...
    June 2, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Illinois House approves some Chicago pension restructuring

    SPRINGFIELD — With largely Democratic support, the Illinois House on Saturday passed a bill to help Chicago stabilize its massive police and fire pens ...
    June 2, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Berwyn preservationist worries cell towers damage aesthetic value of city's historic buildings

    BERWYN – Plans to install a cellular antenna on the roof of a Berwyn apartment building has prompted a local preservationist to raise concerns about t ...
    June 2, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen approve Gunderson as city's information systems director

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council unanimously approved Monday a city leader’s recommendation to appoint Larry E. Gunderson as the new directo ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • The RendezVu restaurant to get new owner

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council on Monday approved a liquor license for the new owner of The RendezVu restaurant at 1 E. Wilson St. in downtown Ba ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Hastert to appear in federal court

    Former House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert is scheduled to appear Thursday in a federal court in Chicago on charges he violated banking laws and lied abou ...
    June 1, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • ‘No strike, no lockout’ bill clears Illinois Senate

    SPRINGFIELD — A measure Democrats say is intended to prevent a state government shutdown in the case of labor-management strife cleared the Senate on ...
    June 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Former House Speaker Hastert charged with lying to FBI, has name removed from Wheaton College building

    WHEATON – Former U.S. Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert had his name removed from Wheaton College's policy building amid charges of evading curre ...
    June 1, 2015 - 7:18 pm
  • Illinois Democrats pass ‘no strike, no lockout’ measure

    SPRINGFIELD — House Democrats passed a measure May 29 they say is intended to prevent a strike or lockout should Gov. Bruce Rauner and the largest sta ...
    June 1, 2015 - 10:30 am
  • Oakwood Hills-inspired Open Meetings Act reform passes House

    The Oakwood Hills-inspired Open Meetings Act reform measure passed the House unanimously Sunday, sending the bill to Gov. Bruce Rauner’s desk.
    May 31, 2015 - 11:51 pm
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