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  • Butterfield District seeking $3M referendum to purchase former site of proposed gas station

    GLEN ELLYN – The Butterfield Park District has approved placing a referendum on the November ballot that could allow the group to purchase a controver ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 8:06 pm
  • Glenbard West garden gets needed upgrade thanks to Eagle Scout hopeful

    GLEN ELLYN – The Shakespeare garden at Glenbard West High School got a major upgrade this summer thanks to a local Boy Scout.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 7:58 pm
  • Former Lyons police officer sentenced to 5 years for extortion scheme

    A former Lyons police officer was sentenced to five years in federal prison Aug. 4 after pleading guilty to extorting $48,000 from targets of investig ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 6:16 pm
  • Police: Riverside homeowners nab alleged burglar as he flees home

    RIVERSIDE – A Brookfield teenager was charged after police said he was caught fleeing a home he allegedly burglarized in the 100 block of Groveland Av ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 7:52 am
  • Kane County Board members hesitant about ‘Big Brother’ idea

    GENEVA – A Kaneville-based company wants to help Kane County stay informed about its employees.Membe ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • Village parking lot to close for Hough-Main development

    BARRINGTON – The village of Barrington has announced Wednesday that construction on the Barrington Village Center, a development planned for the south ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Downers Grove eyes $594,877 sewer and streets project on Forest Avenue

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council is considering a $594,877 project to improve drainage and reduce flooding for buildings on Forest Av ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • La Grange announces upcoming Citizens Police Academy

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Police Department is now accepting applications for its fourth annual Citizens Police Academy.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Traps test positive for West Nile in St. Charles, Batavia

    The West Nile virus was discovered in five mosquito traps recently, three in Batavia and two in St. Charles, an entomologist for Clarke Environmental ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Writers workshop to be held at La Grange library

    LA GRANGE – New and experienced writers alike are invited to a writers workshop at the La Grange Public Library later this month.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Downers Grove business looks to defend 80-plus year old painted sign

    DOWNERS GROVE – The hand-painted sign has covered the back of Leibundguth Moving and Storage since at least the 1930s, but unless the village tweaks i ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Lombard Public Works to issue resident survey on water system services

    LOMBARD - The Lombard Public Works Department will assess its drinking water system services by issuing a survey to village residents in the coming we ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • District 201 announces new principals at East, West

    BERWYN – Morton High School District 201 announced administrative changes at both East and West campuses for the 2014-15 school year.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Committee formed to oversee Berwyn historic district search

    BERWYN – Berwyn was recently awarded an Illinois Historic Preservation Agency grant for $17,500, which will be used to identify and recommend a histor ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Berwyn OKs contract for train station repairs

    BERWYN – Both Berwyn Metra stations, at Oak Park Avenue and Harlem Avenue, have been earmarked for masonry and roofing repairs. Those repairs are abou ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 3:18 pm
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