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  • Village of Downers Grove paves way for Forest Avenue drainage project

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Village Council recently approved a $594,877 project to improve drainage and reduce flooding for buildings on Forest ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • City Council plans to revisit capital expenditures budget

    ELMHURST – The preliminary capital expenditures budget presented to the Elmhurst City Council last week, includes $16.6 million over the next five yea ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kane County auditor recommends transition audit for sheriff’s office

    GENEVA – With Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez not seeking re-election this fall, one county official is seeking funds to conduct an audit to help with t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • College of DuPage to lower tuition $4 per credit hour

    GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees voted unanimously Thursday to decrease tuition for spring 2015 by $4 per credit hour.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • Village of Westmont offices closed Monday

    WESTMONT – The Westmont Village Hall and other village department offices will be closed for Labor Day on Monday. Normal business hours will resume Tu ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • 'Better off' taxpayers likelier to appeal

    Earlier this month, property owners in Grant and Wauconda townships received notices about changes in the assessed values of their properties. Those v ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Carol Stream to fill cracks in roadways

    CAROL STREAM – Motorists will soon see fewer cracks in roadways, thanks to Carol Stream’s roadway crackfilling project.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Downers Grove Village Council nominating petitions now available at village hall

    DOWNERS GROVE – Statements of candidacy and nominating petitions are now available in the Village Clerk's Office of City Hall.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Lombard trustee Laura Fitzpatrick takes Ice Bucket Challenge

    LOMBARD – The social media phenomenon that has people dumping buckets of ice over their heads recently called a Lombard village official into action.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • County to perform patch work on Randall Road

    The McHenry County Division of Transportation plans to perform pavement maintenance and patching work on Randall Road beginning next month.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Lake in the Hills planning road work next month

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – Road work on village streets is set to start next month.The village plans to res ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 9:32 am
  • More flooding draws dozens to Elmhurst public works meeting

    ELMHURST – Flooded yards and basements from last week's heavy rain drove a couple dozen Elmhurst residents to the Public Works and Buildings Committee ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 9:28 am
  • Batavia alderman to undergo heart surgery

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit said he will not be able to physically attend any Batavia City Council meetings for the next few months beca ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Kane County's $2M budget gap narrows to $800,000

    GENEVA – Kane County officials have a three-week deadline to make about $800,000 in cuts from next year’s proposed general fund budget, Executive Fina ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • Obama administration responds to Wheaton College ruling with Affordable Care Act changes

    In response to a pair of recent Supreme Court rulings – one of which involved Wheaton College – the White House on Friday announced two changes to the ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:24 am
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