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  • Joliet's online and automated photo utility bill payment unavailable due to system upgrade

    JOLIET – The city of Joliet is upgrading its current Water and Sewer computer system in order to better serve area residents.
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Honoring the fallen: Gathering in Romeoville honors police officers killed in line of duty

    ROMEOVILLE – Nearly 50 law enforcement personnel, first responders and citizens gathered Friday evening in front of the Romeoville Police Department t ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Johnsburg native's business named McDonald's corporate fitness provider

    JOHNSBURG – Chris Leathers has been running Your World Fitness in Spring Grove for the past six years. The 29-year-old Johnsburg native has trained pr ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • McHenry County in process of reviewing 2030 Plan

    WOODSTOCK – A lack of growth is changing the way the county is revisiting the 2030 Comprehensive Plan it approved six years ago.
    July 16, 2016 - 12:17 am
  • Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts discusses proposed facility

    ELMHURST – On July 13, board members of the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts presented their vision for a 30,000-square-foot facility during the or ...
    July 16, 2016 - 9:38 pm
  • Joliet Council member charged with a DUI

    JOLIET – Joliet City Council member Jim McFarland has been charged with driving under the influence, according to court records.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Former Chicago man sentenced to probation for threats against state Rep. Jeanne Ives

    WHEATON – A former Chicago man has been sentenced to two years of probation for making threatening voice messages against state Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wh ...
    July 15, 2016 - 5:32 pm
  • Bicyclists to race around Lake Ellyn as part of Tour of Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Hundreds of cyclists are set to test their skills July 16 during the fast-paced Packey Webb Ford Tour of Glen Ellyn presented by Intent C ...
    July 18, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Elmhurst History Museum hosts free Summer Spectacular event

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst History Museum is hosting a summer event with activities related to its current exhibition about Ron Popeil and his inventions ...
    July 15, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Hill Avenue bridge reconstruction to begin week of July 18

    Starting the week of July 18, the Hill Avenue bridge over the East Branch of the DuPage River will be closed as part of a reconstruction project.
    July 16, 2016 - 9:43 pm
  • Golf outing to benefit Jack Pribaz Foundation

    WHEATON – The fifth annual Jack's Army Golf Outing to benefit the Jack Pribaz Foundation will be July 18 at the Klein Creek Golf Course in Winfield.
    July 15, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Spring Avenue School garden in La Grange showcases native plants

    LA GRANGE – It’s not often you see plants like big bluestem, purple coneflowers, goldenrod or New England aster growing in gardens in the Chicago subu ...
    July 16, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Channahon man killed in motorcycle crash

    CHANNAHON – A 55-year-old Channahon man died early Friday while returning home on his motorcycle.Pol ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Aurora man identified as body found in trunk of burning car in unincorporated Joliet Township

    JOLIET TOWNSHIP – Dental records have positively identify the body of an Aurora man found early Thursday morning in the trunk of a burning car in unin ...
    July 15, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Downers Grove begins discussion on rezoning, but no big changes imminent

    DOWNERS GROVE – Weeks after approving a large apartment complex, the Downers Grove Village Board is looking at potential revamps for its downtown zoni ...
    July 20, 2016 - 7:10 am
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