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  • West Town redevelopment project to cost $20.9M

    BATAVIA – It would cost an estimated $20.9 million to redevelop the city’s West Town area.The West T ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • At Glenbard West's Honey Hill, plants rescued, construction to proceed

    GLEN ELLYN – Plans for a controversial science addition at Glenbard West High School remain intact, but the Glenbard Township High School District 87 ...
    July 28, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Riverside Township to dedicate auditorium in honor of Topinka

    RIVERSIDE – Welcome to the Judy Baar Topinka auditorium.Riverside Township officials voted unanimous ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Forest preserve's new leader is Oak Brook public works director

    After years of absent or temporary leadership, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has announced its new executive director after a unanimou ...
    July 28, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Lemont moves forward with capital projects despite state budget stalemate

    LEMONT – The Lemont Village Board approved resurfacing four streets at a cost of $309,374.04 during the board's July 27 meeting.
    July 28, 2015 - 4:50 pm
  • Riverside fire chief fired, department being reevaluated

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Fire Chief Spencer Kimura was fired after serving four years as the village’s fire chief.
    July 28, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Illinois state employees get another win in pay dispute

    SPRINGFIELD — State employees can keep getting their regular paychecks for the near future, another state court has ruled.
    July 28, 2015 - 3:57 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 to hire superintendent by Dec. 14

    DOWNERS GROVE – A search firm working for Community High School District 99 has set Dec. 14 as the anticipated date for the Board of Education to hire ...
    July 28, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council agrees to lease extension as part of Elmhurst Park District flooding agreement

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council unanimously approved the 79-year lease extension of a maintenance garage July 20 as part of an agreement with the ...
    July 28, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Solar project advances in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Officials have determined a solar project can be constructed on the east side of St. Charles, said Tom Bruhl, the city’s electric servic ...
    July 27, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Geneva amends its weapons ordinance

    GENEVA – In a unanimous vote Monday, Geneva aldermen supported an amendment to the city ordinances governing weapons that makes it illegal to discharg ...
    July 27, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • 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 - 10:48 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
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