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  • Lockport prepares to vote on tax levy

    LOCKPORT – City officials in Lockport said the city’s share of the next property tax bill is likely to be close to what it was this year.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Residents, business owners ponder ideas for downtown Joliet’s future

    JOLIET – Residents and business owners said they want to see a Chicago Street connection, more bike paths and a better public image of downtown Joliet ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Will County budget passes along party lines

    JOLIET – In a vote split down party lines, the Will County Board approved a $465 million spending plan Thursday that includes a property tax increase ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Walter Adamic walks off with applause

    JOLIET – There’s three ways you can leave public office.Voluntarily, a few votes short or feet first ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Jim Oberweis leads veto override of speed limit bill

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, on Thursday successfully challenged a gubernatorial veto of a bill he sponsored to raise the spe ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • County executives poised to get raises

    GENEVA – Many of Kane County’s executives who received a 5 percent salary bump this fiscal year are poised to get another 5 percent raise for the upc ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • Lisle Planning Commission gives positive recommendation of Old Village Hall Sit proposal

    LISLE – The Lisle Planning & Zoning Commission gave a proposed redevelopment of the Old Village Hall Site a positive recommendation Wednesday night.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:20 pm
  • Stephen May named Westmont village manager

    WESTMONT – The Westmont Village Board approved Stephen May as the new village manager of Westmont on Thursday.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Elburn will pay more for road salt

    ELBURN – After a cold and snowy winter that featured a high demand for road salt throughout the region, the cost for this season’s salt supply is goin ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • DuPage County Stormwater Management asks residents to complete water quality survey

    WHEATON – DuPage County Stormwater Management is asking residents and business owners to complete a brief survey regarding water quality, according to ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • McAdam appointed to Lemont Park District Board

    LEMONT – The Lemont Park District Board of Commissioners swore in Bill McAdam to fill a seat vacated by former board president Pat Sexton during the T ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 2:08 pm
  • West Chicago Mayor Ruben Pineda named to Bruce Rauner transition committee

    Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner selected West Chicago Mayor Ruben Pineda to serve as a transition committee co-chairman, Rauner announced in a news release.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • SEASPAR approves Lemont Park District membership

    LEMONT – The Lemont Park District was officially admitted into the Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation by unanimous vote during the ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Filling Station owner acknowledges liquor license violation

    ST. CHARLES – The owner of The Filling Station Pub & Grill pleaded guilty Monday to a liquor license violation that involved a minor being served alco ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Wheaton council talks taxes, developments and liquor licensing

    WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council had a busy Monday night, acting on a number of issues in the community.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:19 pm
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