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  • Star Motor Sales wants to redevelop, but Downers Grove residents worried about test-drivers

    DOWNERS GROVE – An Ogden Avenue auto dealership is seeking permission for a major face-lift, but residents are worried about prospective buyers taking ...
    May 26, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Wheaton Park District to install speed tables in Community Center parking lot

    WHEATON – To slow down drivers, the Wheaton Park District plans to install two speed tables in the parking lot of its Community Center at 1777 S. Blan ...
    May 25, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Know Your Board: Elmhurst Public Library Board of Trustees

    There aren’t enough reporters in Illinois to cover all of the 7,000 units of government that exist in this state. In 2016, Suburban Life is going to s ...
    May 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Marengo City Council fills alderman vacancy in Ward 1 with 40-year resident

    MARENGO – Longtime resident Mike Miller has been appointed as the newest member of the Marengo City Council.
    May 24, 2016 - 11:31 pm
  • McHenry County gun stores weigh in on proposed Illinois licensing law

    Owners of local gun stores are calling a new proposed state regulatory layer bureaucratic overkill designed to shut them down under the guise of impro ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Glen Ellyn implements new notification system

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn has implemented a state-of-the-art emergency notification system to alert citizens about emergencies. The new n ...
    May 24, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Lightford: All children deserve same opportunity to succeed

    Time and again, we have seen the critical impact a quality education can have on a young person. However, the hard truth is that not every child in Il ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Village of Lisle bans powdered alcohol sales

    LISLE – The Lisle Village Board this month approved an ordinance banning the sale of powdered alcohol.
    May 24, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Wheaton Fire Department receives pet oxygen mask kit donations

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Fire Department recently accepted six new pet oxygen mask kits, donated by the Invisible Fence Brand's Project Breathe program, ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Helen Plum Library Board to put referendum on November ballot

    LOMBARD – At the Helen Plum Library Board meeting May 10, the board of trustees voted to put a referendum question on the November ballot asking for a ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Fox River Grove police to move dispatch to NERCOMM in McHenry

    FOX RIVER GROVE – The Village Board approved a contract Thursday that will move police dispatch services to the soon-to-be-expanded center in McHenry.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:22 am
  • Cary Fire Protection District not interested in dispatch subsidy from village, board says

    CARY – Weeks after the Cary Village Board discussed subsidizing the Cary Fire Protection District to prevent the district from changing dispatch provi ...
    May 23, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Joliet zoning board casts mixed vote on monopole

    JOLIET – A proposal to build a cellphone monopole on Infantry Drive received a split vote last week at the Joliet Zoning Board of Appeals meeting.
    May 21, 2016 - 10:34 pm
  • Romeoville approves enhancements for O'Hara Woods and Meadowdale Park

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Village Board has approved proposals from Wight & Co. to design development through construction for O’Hara Woods and Mead ...
    May 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Elmhurst City Council approves special service area replacement for Virginia Lane town homes

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved the creation of a special service area to help maintain and improve the town homes in Virginia Lane.
    May 22, 2016 - 6:34 pm
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