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  • Lake in the Hills zoning board recommends repealing ordinance restricting non-retail uses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – After an outcry from local real estate agents, business owners and property owners, the Lake in the Hills zoning board unanimously ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Huntley mulls banning pawn shops, restricting currency exchanges, loan agencies

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will consider a text amendment to the village’s zoning ordinance that would ban pawn shops and restrict the districts wher ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Marengo Guns angry over being dropped by insurance company

    MARENGO – A local gun store is seeing red over a decision by its insurance company to no longer insure gun shop owners.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Randy Hultgren talks obstacles with McHenry County small business owners

    McHENRY – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren teamed up with a national pro-business group to talk about the importance of small businesses in McHenry County.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Wheaton resident honored as Entrepreneur of the Year

    WHEATON – Wheaton resident Kathleen Henson, founder of Henson Consulting, was honored as Entrepreneur of the Year by Fifth Third Bank at a recent brea ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Taste of Europe coming to downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Ilirjan Jankulla wants to bring a taste of Europe to downtown Glen Ellyn.The Carol Stre ...
    June 21, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • E-cigarette shop owners grapple with new FDA regulations

    ALGONQUIN – Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new regulations on the e-cigarette industry in May, Larry Goldstein said a number of ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:54 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
  • Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley

    Two words that will provide plenty of fun close to home are, “All Aboard!” Now, through September 1 ...
    July 15, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • Huntley OKs revised improvement plan for Village Inn Restaurant

    HUNTLEY – The Committee of the Whole advanced a request for facade improvement funding for Village Inn Restaurant after owner Bill Galanis scaled back ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop opens in Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE – As Bryan Sterbenz was preparing Lucky Bernie’s on Thursday for its grand opening Friday, people lined up at the door trying to get in.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Economic Development Council: Downers Grove business headed in right direction

    DOWNERS GROVE – The "best days are still to come" for Downers Grove and its business climate, according to presenters at the annual Downers Grove Econ ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • La Grange Business Association to offer dessert tours

    LA GRANGE – Guided walking and tasting tours of six dessert destinations in La Grange will be available on Saturdays in June and July, according to a ...
    June 17, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Student-run Waterleaf dining room, Culinary Market open for summer

    The student-run Waterleaf Dining Room and Culinary Market at College of DuPage both opened for the summer term this week.
    June 20, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Elmhurst Finance Committee debates proposed downtown residential tax

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst City Centre wants the city to create a new special service area to help fund the maintenance and beautification services it has tr ...
    June 20, 2016 - 8:36 am
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