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  • Riverside fire chiefs achieve state's highest certification

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Fire Department got double the good news recently, when both the chief and the deputy chief were honored with the state's hi ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • After months of debate, Downers Grove lifts stormwater fee from nonprofits

    DOWNERS GROVE – Houses of worship and nonprofits in Downers Grove will not have to pay the village stormwater utility fee, effective Jan. 1.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Lisle awarded $2.8 million FEMA grant for flood mitigation

    LISLE – The Village of Lisle has been awarded $2,889,864 in Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • McHenry County lawmakers predict quiet veto session

    Local lawmakers are predicting quiet on the Springfield front when it reconvenes later this week in the months before the January swearing-in of the n ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • DuPage County recognized by state for environmental sustainability

    WHEATON – DuPage County was recently recognized by the state of Illinois for its commitment to environmental sustainability with the Governor’s Sustai ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • McHenry County clerk, treasurer reflect on years of service

    WOODSTOCK – A phone call from a friend in October 1959 changed the life of recent Woodstock High School graduate Kathie Cross.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 11:10 pm
  • Algonquin prepares annual tax levy with no increase

    ALGONQUIN – The village plans to keep its tax levy the same amount as last year.Algonquin trustees o ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Developer considering senior affordable housing project in Cary

    CARY – An Ohio-based development company has begun researching the possibility of building a senior housing development along Three Oaks Road with the ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:46 pm
  • Maple Ave. condo project gains committee approval

    DOWNERS GROVE – Plans for a five-story condominium to be built on Maple Avenue gained momentum last week with the Downers Grove Planning Committee’s r ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Public input sought to prioritize Lisle Park District programs

    LISLE – The Lisle Park District is working with the management consulting firm GreenPlay to hold a series of public workshops to help the park distric ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Audit finds 50 autopsies unnecessary; coroner calls report a 'farce'

    GENEVA – An autopsy audit prompted by overspending in the Kane County Coroner’s Office determined nearly one-third of the 160 autopsies reviewed were ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • D-200 passes $128.8M levy with 1.5-percent tax rate increase

    WHEATON – Homeowners will see their property taxes increase next year, after Community Unit School District 200 finalized a tax levy hike Wednesday.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Lombard Commonwealth asks board to reconsider event permit

    LOMBARD – The Lombard Commonwealth – formerly the Lombard Jaycees – hoped to host a new community event this winter by continuing its annual Halloween ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Lombard honors veterans at annual ceremony

    LOMBARD – The village of Lombard honored veterans Tuesday at the Sunken Garden at Lombard Commons Park.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Elmhurst Commission on Youth hosts heroin forum

    ELMHURST – DuPage County Coroner Dr. Richard Jorgensen's message was as dire as it was direct as he addressed a room full of Elmhurst children, parent ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 4:44 pm
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