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  • Cary School District 26 refunds portion of bonds, dedicates funds to reduce debt

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board has refunded a portion of its Series 2011 bonds and dedicated some of its fund balance to further reduce debt ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am
  • Woodstock-based Helping Paws Animal Shelter asking for donated shoes by Dec. 15

    WOODSTOCK – Helping Paws Animal Shelter is collecting shoes through Dec. 15 to help people in need and raise money for the shelter. As of Tuesday, the ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:31 am
  • Cary School District 26 Board appoints new member

    CARY – The Cary School District 26 board has appointed a member to fill its vacant seat.Robert Bridg ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:30 am
  • Crystal Lake District 155 officials deny teacher on leave for endorsing Hillary Clinton

    CRYSTAL LAKE – District 155 has issued a statement contradicting teacher William Walker’s claims about the reason behind his administrative leave.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Harvard Mayor Jay Nolan resigns to start distillery

    HARVARD – Mayor Jay Nolan resigned from his post Tuesday after more than 11 years to start a distillery in town.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Family Health Partnership Clinic celebrates 20 years serving McHenry County

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Suzanne Hoban worked in refugee settlements in Asia, she knew there was a problem when it was easier for them to get health care t ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Joliet development director gained a love for cities in Kalamazoo

    JOLIET – Kendall Jackson has a love for cities and is in a position to pursue his passion.Jackson to ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • New Lenox board acts on rebate, branding

    NEW LENOX – New Lenox residents can apply for a 75 percent rebate this year on property taxes paid to the village.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Plainfield board gets feedback on downtown parking congestion

    PLAINFIELD – The village of Plainfield received the results of a downtown parking study aimed at finding solutions for its sometimes-congested Lockpor ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Joliet Junior College headcount student enrollment increases

    JOLIET – A Joliet Junior College official reported at Tuesday’s board workshop meeting a high headcount for student enrollment and a slight decrease f ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Joliet residents line for opening of electronics recycling site

    JOLIET – The work crew arrived early for Joliet’s first TV recycling event, and it was a good thing because so did the public.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:16 pm
  • Trial underway for Will County murder suspect representing himself

    JOLIET – What would you ask if your ex-girlfriend was on the witness stand during your murder trial?
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • FitzGerald's in Berwyn offers special amenities for World Series viewing

    BERWYN – FitzGerald's invites residents to its friendly confines in Berwyn to watch the Chicago Cubs in the World Series.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • No jail time for driver in fatal Homer Township DUI crash

    JOLIET – A Romeoville man will not serve any jail time for a 2015 crash that killed a 75-year-old Lockport woman.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:17 pm
  • Downtown Downers Grove businesses offering specials for Cubs World Series run

    DOWNERS GROVE – Businesses around the Downers Grove area are offering Chicago Cubs merchandise and World Series specials to celebrate the team's playo ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm
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