HINSDALE – Illinois lawmakers narrowly approved a bill Tuesday intended to fix the state's pension crisis by providing $160 billion in savings over the next 30 years.
ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council examined at a side-by-side financial comparison of the final Hahn Street project proposals Monday, and one project appeared nearly twice as financially beneficial to the city.
The future of a controversial gas station proposed for the northeast corner of Butterfield Road and Route 53 now rests in the hands of the DuPage County Board.
CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream Fire Protection District battalion chief who said he is facing termination for refusing to cover up negligence in the district will no longer receive pay.
WHEATON – A proposed housing development in the 100 block of East Farnham Lane has encountered a major roadblock after the Wheaton City Council unanimously voted to deny its subdivision request during a Dec. 2 meeting.
WHEATON – Wheaton residents looking to sip a mimosa with their scrambled eggs or stock up on beer before the big game may soon be in luck.
WHEATON – As the effective date for Illinois' medicinal marijuana bill draws near, the Wheaton City Council has passed an ordinance amendment limiting where in the city dispensaries for the drug can be located.
GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn will levy about $11.5 million in property taxes for Fiscal Year 2013 to support village and library services and debts.
WINFIELD – The Chicago area's fifth Ronald McDonald House will open Feb. 14, 2015, in Winfield, after the Village Board approved plans to build the house across the street from Central DuPage Hospital (CDH).
WINFIELD – With a split vote of 3 to 2 from its Village Board, Winfield will issue general obligation debt certificates to pay for more than $4 million of roadway work.
WEST CHICAGO – With the signing of an agreement between the city of West Chicago and the Wayne and Helen Fox Community Center, the historic Joel Wiant House will be saved.
COUNTRYSIDE – A new pit for BMX-style bikes is in the works for Countryside Park.
CICERO – The Cicero Fire Department upgraded a lot of its gear this past year, but that isn't to say the old stuff was ready to be retired.
ELMHURST – The City Council is expected to vote Monday on two financial issues the Finance, Council Affairs and Administrative Services (FCAAS) Committee brought to the council's last meeting.
COUNTRYSIDE – BB guns and slingshots are now considered weapons in the city and cannot be sold to anyone under 18.