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  • Downers Grove presents balanced budget with property tax increase

    DOWNERS GROVE – The village of Downers Grove is proposing a balanced budget for the 2016 fiscal year, according to documents released by village offic ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Campton Hills trustees question process for proposed addiction treatment center

    CAMPTON HILLS – Village trustees abruptly tabled discussion Tuesday about their opposition to a proposed drug and alcohol treatment center for a forme ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Batavia delays 2016 electric rate discussion

    BATAVIA – A scheduled discussion on the city’s upcoming electric rate was delayed indefinitely Tuesday due, in part, to ongoing talks – regarding liti ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Lincoln school community showing support with shirts

    ST. CHARLES – Those wanting to show support for Lincoln Elementary School – which District 303 leaders are considering closing – may do so with an ora ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Forest preserve facility plan back on Elburn's radar

    ELBURN – Members of the Elburn Village Board took a fresh look Monday night at a plan by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County to buy property a ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • AFSCME says Gov. Bruce Rauner trying to end step increases

    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration wants to abolish step increases, or scheduled raises based on time in service, according to the state ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • St. Charles hears video gaming debate

    ST. CHARLES – With nowhere to sit, people stood against the back wall of the City Council Chambers as St. Charles’ leaders Monday night listened to ar ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Mayor: West Batavia Cemetery to expand

    BATAVIA – The West Batavia Cemetery is expanding southward on land already owned by the city of Batavia, Mayor Jeff Schielke said Monday.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Geneva aldermen OK affordable housing map

    GENEVA – After nearly an hour of discussion, Monday, Geneva aldermen unanimously approved a resolution amending a map to include eight additional site ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • La Grange park district to sell part of Gordon Park to senior facility developer

    LA GRANGE – The Park District of La Grange has agreed to sell 2.82 acres of land in the northwest corner of Gordon Park to Pathway Development Partner ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Four finalists named in Illinois state auditor general search

    SPRINGFIELD — The list of candidates to become Illinois’ auditor general has been narrowed to four.T ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • Officials say O'Hare runway changes will decrease noise in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Upcoming changes at Chicago O'Hare International Airport are expected to decrease air traffic and noise in Elmhurst, Federal Aviation Admin ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Glen Ellyn village trustees approve incentive agreement with flooring company

    GLEN ELLYN – Village trustees approved Sept. 28 a $100,000 sales tax rebate agreement that will allow DeSitter Flooring to move into the former Bende’ ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 9:20 am
  • Lombard introduces camera as part of manhole maintenance program

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Public Works Department kicked off a new program this week to assess the condition of manholes in the village using a digital ca ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Retiring Wheaton police chief remembered as professional, mentor to others

    WHEATON – For nearly two decades, Wheaton’s Police Department has been headed by one man – Chief Mark Field. But his time as police chief will be comi ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:22 pm
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