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  • Crystal Lake hopes to have update on flooding study done this fall

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The June 2013 storm that resulted in 62 reports of flooded basements, 50 road closures and a collapsed roof put plans to address floodi ...
    May 2, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Minooka 201 will have longer lunch time next school year

    MINOOKA – Last week the Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201’s board approved a new lunch/recess policy, but the changes were met with s ...
    May 2, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Michels: Development coming to Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Sugar Grove will see new development this year, Sugar Grove Village President Sean Michels said Friday during his State of the Village o ...
    May 1, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Elmhurst residents share feedback on Addison Avenue proposals

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents had the chance to share their take on proposals for two city-owned parcels along Addison Avenue at a Development, Planni ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Elmhurst to borrow $16M to fund projects

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst will issue $16 million in bonds to fund budgeted infrastructure improvements, including the remainder of the Addison Avenue parkin ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:55 pm
  • Lombard intersections to close for concrete rehab work

    LOMBARD – The village of Lombard's 2015 concrete rehabilitation program is underway, temporarily closing intersections this month.
    May 1, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Breen's license plate reader bill passes House

    A bill to regulate what police can do with information gathered by automated license plate readers and how long they can keep that information passed ...
    May 1, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Breuder out, audit upcoming and reimbursements suspended at College of DuPage (with video)

    The College of DuPage could be on its way to a "Clean Slate," but the cleaning may not come too easy if the new board's second meeting Thursday is any ...
    May 1, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • County, library renegotiating Sixth Street School demolition costs

    GENEVA – The county is continuing to take steps toward the demolition of Sixth Street School even as it faces pushback from the Illinois Historic Pres ...
    April 30, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • 'Clean Slate' trustees named officers of divided College of DuPage board in tense first meeting

    What some believe to be a new era at the College of DuPage started off with a rocky first few votes Thursday.
    May 1, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Springfield uncertainties cause budgetary concern in D-33, officials say

    WEST CHICAGO – West Chicago Elementary School District 33's financial future is uncertain.However, t ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:44 pm
  • New D-103 Board members swear in at unofficial meeting, move to replace interim superintendent and legal firm

    LYONS – The new Lyons Elementary School District 103 Board of Education revealed this week it intends to replace both of the district's interim superi ...
    April 30, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • La Grange approves sidewalk repairs

    LA GRANGE – The village board of La Grange approved a contract for their sidewalk repair program in La Grange's central business district at their mee ...
    April 30, 2015 - 11:07 am
  • Developer proposes houses for Belluomini’s site

    HINSDALE – The village of Hinsdale recently received a proposal for a subdivision project of four single-family detached homes at 950 and 954 Madison ...
    April 30, 2015 - 9:22 am
  • Snapshot: Fore! Lemont mayor hosts golf outing for charity

    LEMONT – The mayor of Lemont, Brian K. Reaves, hosted The Mayor’s Drive for Charity April 28. The annual event raises funds for Lemont's charitable an ...
    April 30, 2015 - 9:13 am
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