Mostly Cloudy
78°FMostly CloudyFull Forecast

Government

  • DuPage County offering Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program relief

    DuPage County Community Services will begin accepting applications for the annual Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, according to a news relea ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Wheaton officials studying smaller improvement project for downtown

    WHEATON – City officials are looking at a smaller improvement project for downtown Wheaton.During a ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Lemont residents give kudos to updated village website

    LEMONT – A newly updated village website is already proving to be popular with residents.“We’ve had ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Gov. Rauner signs law inspired by CL South bleacher debacle

    CRYSTAL LAKE – State law now explicitly states that school districts are subject to local zoning, courtesy of a bill inspired by the Crystal Lake Sout ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Harvard Diggins library to request voter approval for building maintenance

    HARVARD – Harvard Diggins Library plans to ask for voter approval of a referendum to shuffle tax money to pay for building maintenance and operations ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Old St. Pat’s school may have buyer

    LEMONT – The empty St. Patrick School may have a buyer, according to the Archdiocese of Chicago. The ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • Downers Grove Village Council begins search for new member

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council hopes to find a short-term replacement for yet another vacancy in its ranks by first looking through ...
    Aug. 25, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Ex-Lake in the Hills administrator put on administrative leave before resigning

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Former Lake in the Hills Village Administrator Gerald Sagona was placed on paid administrative leave before resigning from the pos ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • Woodstock to consider Route 47 crosswalks

    WOODSTOCK – Crosswalks at Route 47 intersections could make traveling the road safer for pedestrians, but grant opportunities are scarce for such proj ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • McHenry County begins process to demolish derelict 'house of horrors'

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County government staff will expedite the process by which to comply with a court order to demolish a derelict rural McHenry resid ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Marengo City Council talks booze, gambling

    MARENGO – The city won’t approve liquor licenses for video gambling facilities until council members decide on whether to create a special designation ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Downers Grove Commissioner Gina Vattimo abruptly resigns

    DOWNERS GROVE – Just days after the Downers Grove Village Council announced a new member to replace an outgoing one, it appears as though they will ha ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 7:16 am
  • Elmhurst City Council approves more than $6 million in stormwater project contracts

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council approved more than $6 million in contracts related to stormwater projects that are expected to provide flood reli ...
    Aug. 22, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Elmhurst officials approve $50,000 grant for struggling American Legion

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council unanimously approved a $50,000 grant for the American Legion T.H.B. Post 187 to help fund two upcoming events.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Cary, Fox River Grove voters also will get advisory anti-tax referendums

    Voters in Cary and Fox River Grove will get the same opportunity as Lakewood voters to tell their elected officials via the ballot box that they’re ti ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Reader Poll

    Which of the four remaining months of the year is your favorite?
    September
    October
    November
    December