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  • Village to pay $485,000 to motorist injured in accident with patrol car

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Village of Downers Grove has agreed to a $485,000 settlement to a man injured when the car he was riding passenger in was struck b ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Neighbors rally for Edwards House in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Residents gave an impassioned plea at the Sept. 2 village council meeting to save the historic Edwards House, which many fear could be ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 4:09 pm
  • Village of Downers Grove declines to amend sign ordinance

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council decided not to amend the new sign ordnance Sept. 2 to allow business signs facing railroad tracks.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Quigley visits Park Place in Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – U.S. Congressman Mike Quigley, D-Ill., recently visited with the residents of Park Place in Elmhurst.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Buyer beware in times of flood trouble, city warns

    Berwyn resident Matt Zurek faced flooding three times in the last six weeks, so he decided to take steps to keep it from ever happening again. He wasn ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Berwyn wants answers on flooding

    BERWYN – As the old saying goes, when it rains it pours. But in the west suburbs, including Berwyn, when it rains it floods, and Berwyn is hard set in ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Developer says La Grange apartments would attract 'renters by choice'

    LA GRANGE – The discussion surrounding a proposed multiple-family development that has raised some concern in La Grange continued Monday.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Committee backs Fox River closure for group's first area regatta

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday supported a national rowing group’s Fox River closure request for its first regatta in th ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Burr Ridge board to begin using tablets

    BURR RIDGE – In an effort to decrease the amount of paper used, and to move toward a digital format, the Burr Ridge Village Board recently approved th ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Tully, others plan re-election campaigns

    DOWNERS GROVE – Candidates began circulating petitions a week ago to run for three village council spots and the mayor’s seat in the April 7, 2015, el ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Bensenville to host open house about plan

    BENSENVILLE – Bensenville residents will be able to learn about the village's draft comprehensive plan at a public open house Thursday in the board ro ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Time is near for LIHEAP applications

    The Will County Center for Community Concerns has begun accepting some applications for winter energy assistance.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Will County Community Health Center gets grant

    The Will County Community Health Center in Joliet will receive $248,814, courtesy of a federal grant through the Affordable Care Act.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • AG: Lemont Village Board's public comment rule violates Open Meetings Act

    LEMONT – The Illinois Attorney General's Office determined the Lemont Village Board is in violation of the Open Meetings Act when it requires resident ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 11:11 am
  • Company wants to open McHenry marijuana cultivation center

    McHENRY – In exchange for a letter of support, a company looking to open a marijuana cultivation center in McHenry would make annual payments to the c ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 11:54 pm
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