LEMONT – Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A and Lemont High School District 210 will hold public hearings during December on their proposed 2013 property tax levies.
WHEATON – The Wheaton City Council is considering a tax levy that would leave the city's portion of most residents' property tax bills the same or lower than last year.
GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Paula McGowen will run as a challenger in the Republican primary election for the DuPage County Board District Four seat after filing her candidacy papers at 8 a.m. Monday, according to the DuPage County Election Commission.
WEST CHICAGO – Lynne Johnson (pictured), policy and advocacy director at Chicago’s Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (CAASE), provided the keynote speech about human trafficking in the Chicago area at a women's forum hosted by U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Illinois, Nov. 16 in West Chicago.
LOMBARD – The Village of Lombard named current Tinley Park Village Manager Scott R. Niehaus as its next village manager this week.
Illinois Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno, R-Lemont, has filed a $50,000 personal injury suit concerning a motor vehicle incident, according to Cook County Circuit Court records.
WESTCHESTER – An $18,500 license plate recognition system will allow Westchester police to nab criminals simply by driving around.
HINSDALE – To help pay for village and library operations, a levy of about $9 million in property taxes is being prepared by the Hinsdale Village Board, according to media reports.
DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Park District Board accepted a bid Nov. 7 for more reconstruction work on the McCollum Park concession stand and bathroom facility damaged by arson in July.
The DuPage County Sheriff's Office has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, according to an office news release.
WESTMONT – The Village of Westmont has announced the next community Coffee with the Mayor event.
A DuPage County nonprofit has announced an initiative to bring together community resources in hopes of improving early childhood education in the county, starting in the Wheaton-Warrenville area.
BERWYN – Improvements were authorized for the Berwyn Police Department’s basement shooting range when the City Council met Nov 12.
BERWYN – In 1999, Berwyn broke ground for a new Police Department complex that would reflect the newest and most innovative features that law enforcement had to offer at that time.
Nobody knows how a 3.2-magnitude earthquake was triggered Nov. 4 near McCook’s Federal Quarry, nor is it known who’s in charge of figuring that out.