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  • Wheaton Park District reports balanced budget, first special events report

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District is reporting a positive financial outlook for both the upcoming year and in 2014's special events.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Downers Grove facilities plan spawns coalition creation

    DOWNERS GROVE – Two Downers Grove neighbors discussing the proposed facilities plan project for the village hall, police department and the fleet main ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Quigley: Who benefits from minimum wage hike?

    Aside from the most obvious answer, who do you think will benefit most from minimum wage increases in the city of Chicago and across the state of Illi ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Park District of La Grange Park announces new executive director

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Community Park District of La Grange Park announced Dec. 17 the hiring of a new executive director.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Western Springs Police Department welcomes new sergeant

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Sergeant Phillip Lo Chirco was sworn in and recognized as a new sergeant for the Western Springs Police Department Dec. 15.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 5:10 am
  • Illinois Supreme Court warns of jury scam

    A jury arrest warrant scam in neighboring Kendall County has prompted Kane County officials to warn residents about suspicious calls demanding a fine ...
    Dec. 25, 2014 - 6:44 pm
  • 2 resignation letters detail reasons for leaving Geneva library board

    GENEVA – In one week, the Geneva Public Library Board lost two of its members because of resignations: one from its board president, Esther Steel, and ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 9:17 pm
  • Geneva library makes counter-offer on Sixth Street property

    GENEVA – The Geneva Public Library Board recently voted to direct its president to propose a counteroffer to Kane County in connection with a real est ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 6:57 pm
  • Campton Hills Electoral Board to deliberate Jan. 2

    CAMPTON HILLS – Four candidates whose spring election petitions were challenged will have to wait until next year to find out whether they’ll be on th ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Hinsdale announces snowfall parking, plow operations

    HINSDALE – With snow in the forecast – and certainly coming in some large amounts before winter is through – the village of Hinsdale is taking time to ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • Governor appoints former aide as comptroller

    SPRINGFIELD — Jerry Stermer, a former budget director and chief of staff for Gov. Pat Quinn, will take over the office of Illinois comptroller until J ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • St. Charles mulls rules for BYOB businesses

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Liquor Commission in January will continue discussions about increasing regulations for businesses that allow customers ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Four candidates seek 3 available positions on Elburn Village Board

    ELBURN – Four candidates will vie for three available seats on the Elburn Village Board in the April 7 election.
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 7:04 pm
  • Elburn announces 24/7 payment option

    ELBURN – The village of Elburn recently began offering a way to pay utility bills, building permits and police payments at any time.
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 7:03 pm
  • Illness prompts Sugar Grove trustee's resignation

    SUGAR GROVE – Bob Bohler has made the difficult decision to resign from the Sugar Grove Village Board. Bohler first won a seat on the board 17 years a ...
    Dec. 23, 2014 - 7:00 pm
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