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  • Maple Park seeks applicants for trustee posts

    MAPLE PARK – With no candidates running in the spring election, Maple Park plans to round out its Village Board by appointments.
    March 3, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • Elburn continues to seek solutions for police pension issue

    ELBURN – Village officials still have few answers regarding the cost of a special election in November to address its police pension issue, but at lea ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • St. Charles cemetery board seeks to add columbarium to its services

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Township Cemetery Board is pursuing construction of a columbarium, a structure of above-ground vaults that would hold 1, ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Botterman sworn in as new Batavia alderman

    BATAVIA – Kevin Botterman was sworn in Monday to fill the vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 5th Ward Alderman Steve ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Villa Park Parks and Recreation plan to guide future projects, programs

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park Parks and Recreation is in the process of developing its very first Parks Master Plan, which will cover various topics affecti ...
    March 2, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • County seeks funds for East Branch DuPage River flood plan

    DuPage County Stormwater Management hopes to receive federal grant money at the end of this year to fund projects designed to mitigate flooding in the ...
    March 2, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Rutland Township officials ready for budget showdown over assessor salaries

    HUNTLEY – Officials in Rutland Township expect a budget showdown this month over the money the property assessor uses to make payroll, after the towns ...
    Feb. 28, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Batavia resident working to make city more handicapped accessible

    BATAVIA – As someone who is confined to a wheelchair, Batavia resident Steve Heronemus has encountered obstacles in trying to get around the city.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • District 205 talks state education funding with leaders

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 tackled the topic of state education funding during a forum Monday.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:22 pm
  • State grants withheld, Berwyn park improvements on hold

    BERWYN – Many municipal park directors across the state are wondering if they have to put off projects if grants promised to them by former Gov. Pat Q ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • Q&A: State Rep. Breen talks local ties, state plans

    LOMBARD – State Rep. Peter Breen, R-Lombard, is no stranger to public service. After leaving a lucra ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • City Council considers solution to flat-looking homes

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council is considering making changes to a Wheaton zoning ordinance that has made its new houses a little flat.
    March 2, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Westmont Park District president chosen to chair state board

    WESTMONT – Westmont Park District President Diane Main has been elected chairwoman of the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ Board of Trustees, a ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 9:41 am
  • State legislators eye school funding reform

    ST. CHARLES – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, said she doesn’t believe the newly introduced School Funding Reform Act of 2015 is a way t ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:16 pm
  • Rep. Conroy introduces bill to dissolve DuPage forest preserve board

    A new bill introduced to the state House of Representatives could spell the end of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Board of Commissioner ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 4:32 pm
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