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  • Plainfield library officials, public to talk expansion plan specifics

    PLAINFIELD – The community is invited Aug. 12 and 13 to give more feedback on expansion plans for the Plainfield Public Library during scheduled infor ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Plainfield Village Board passes ‘Cupcake Law’

    PLAINFIELD – Home-based bakeries in Plainfield can now publicly sell baked goods with special benefits and restrictions.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Will, Grundy counties social service agencies affected by Illinois' budget woes

    JOLIET – Human service agencies statewide are dipping into cash reserves and providing services to fewer people as they grapple with the state’s budge ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Neighbors at odds over Joliet liquor license

    JOLIET – Neighbors and a neighborhood association are at odds over whether a liquor license should be issued to a restaurant on Hickory Street.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Will County Courthouse in Joliet makes due with understaffed interpreters

    JOLIET – Will County Judge Daniel Kennedy asked the man standing before him Monday in court if he understood the plea agreement he’d signed and if he ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Former bowling alley in North Aurora to become storage facility

    NORTH AURORA – A former bowling alley at 310 S. Lincolnway will be redeveloped into a self-service storage facility.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • St. Charles residents divided over video gaming

    ST. CHARLES – Several residents and business owners Monday night spoke for and against offering video gaming in St. Charles.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • St. Charles man dies Sunday at Wisconsin lake

    DELAVAN, WISCONSIN – A St. Charles man died Sunday after jumping in a Wisconsin lake without a life jacket, according to a news release from the town ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • College of DuPage talks FOIA, transition team and education committee

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees undertook a massive, 35-item agenda during its meeting July 30, hitting on its future budget, an illegal leak ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:40 pm
  • McHenry County Fair kicks off Wednesday, but 4-H shows already underway

    WOODSTOCK – For many McHenry County 4-H members, the program is a family affair.“Once you’re in 4-H, ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:32 pm
  • 'Very large' elm tree falls, damages cars in Elburn

    ELBURN – Elburn resident Deb Cornell said when she looked outside her window early Monday morning, she saw something that startled her.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:09 pm
  • Building an act: Local comedy troupe makes strides locally, regionally

    With a motto of, “Laugh first, be offended later,” Troupe Strozzi has changed the face of comedy, according to founder, writer and actor John Dryden.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Pickling event evokes past at Durant House Museum

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Eight-year-old Avery Schraft had been talking to her parents about the Durant House Museum ever since a school field trip in Ma ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • Geneva shoe repair store owner uses passion for leatherwork to build life in America

    GENEVA – Hossein Shakouri leaned on his hands at the counter of his shoe repair store on East State Street in Geneva and repeated his motto: “Feet hap ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Developer aims for fall groundbreaking for Lake in the Hills apartment complex

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The developer who successfully petitioned to build a 39-unit apartment complex in the village is aiming to break ground in the fal ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 5:12 pm
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