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  • Joliet eyes expansion of downtown business tax

    JOLIET – City officials hope to extend a special taxing district downtown to nearby commercial corridors.
    June 20, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Republicans seek applicants to fill Anthony's state representative seat

    MORRIS – The 75th District Republican Appointment Committee will accept applications for the appointment for that seat in the Illinois House Represent ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • Power outage includes Joliet Junior College, evening classes cancelled

    JOLIET – Power was out Monday afternoon at Joliet Junior College as part of a wider outage in areas near the school.
    June 20, 2016 - 6:25 pm
  • Joliet wins appeal in Evergreen Terrace lawsuit

    JOLIET – Mayor Bob O’Dekirk announced Monday that the city of Joliet has won the appeal in the Evergreen Terrace case.
    June 20, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Fifth Third Bank moves as part of Berwyn Gateway Plaza redevelopment

    BERWYN – Fifth Third Bank is the second business to open as part of the phase II redevelopment of the Berwyn Gateway Plaza, according to a Berwyn Deve ...
    June 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Fairmont D-89 board VP resigns

    LOCKPORT — The vice president of the Fairmont District 89 school board has resigned, citing disagreements with the board and the resignation of the su ...
    June 20, 2016 - 4:38 pm
  • Woodstock D-200 to review superintendent's contract after resident files complaint

    WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock School District 200 Board will reconsider the previously approved three-year contract and raise for Superintendent Mike Moan ...
    June 20, 2016 - 4:34 pm
  • La Grange Park first responders rescue ducklings from storm sewer

    LA GRANGE PARK – On June 11, the La Grange Park Fire and Police departments made a daring rescue after a family of ducklings fell through a storm sewe ...
    June 20, 2016 - 3:50 pm
  • Exhibits, free kids art classes on tap in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Lemont Center for the Arts displays new exhibits and will offer a series of free art programs for children.
    June 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Dinosaur sculpture on the prowl in Clarendon Hills

    CLARENDON HILLS – The Prospect Park dinosaur made his official arrival in Clarendon Hills on May 27, and was welcomed to town by hundreds of Prospect ...
    June 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Glenbard West student, Wheaton resident raising awareness, funding for cystic fibrosis

    Despite the fact that 16-year-old Maddi Bertrand of Wheaton continues to battle against cystic fibrosis, she doesn't let the disease slow her down or ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • Volunteers shine in Westmont storm drain education project

    WESTMONT – More than 30 volunteers recently assisted Westmont Public Works staff with the labeling of storm drains throughout the community.
    June 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Man charged in Joliet Township home invasion

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – A man was arrested Sunday after allegedly forcing his way into an Ingalls Park home.
    June 20, 2016 - 12:58 pm
  • Elmhurst Myesthenia Gravis walk raises $21,000

    ELMHURST – The fourth annual Strides Against MG Walk in Elmhurst raised $21,000 to help support people battling myasthenia gravis.
    June 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Master Gardeners to lend expertise at Lombard library

    LOMBARD – People who would like a free gardening consultation can visit the Helen Plum Library to connect with a Master Gardener from 6:30 to 8 p.m. J ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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