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  • Plainfield School District 202 cautious about state funding in budget

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield School District 202 Board has approved an annual budget that is cautious about state funding. 
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Joliet Park District to review disability access to redesigned Pilcher Park

    JOLIET – The Joliet Park District intends to hire a consultant to review how plans to redesign roads and trails at Pilcher Park will affect access for ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Take Back the Night in Joliet honors the dead and gives hope to victims

    JOLIET – The living and the dead were honored Thursday night at Take Back the Night.The event held e ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Face Time with Kristi Meyers

    St. Charles resident Kristi Meyers, 48, was at a garage sale in St. Charles when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Scho ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Police reports: La Grange, La Grange Park, Westchester, Countryside and Western Springs for Sept. 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 8:00 pm
  • Police reports: Berwyn for Sept. 30

    BERWYNCriminal damage to property• A vehicle was damaged by a bottle at 3:25 a.m. Sept. 21 in the 38 ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Minooka 201 board approves budget with deficit

    MINOOKA – The Minooka School District 201 Board of Education met Wednesday, where the new budget was presented and approved.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • Westmont Fire Department, Ace Hardware providing free smoke detectors

    WESTMONT – The Westmont Fire Department and Bales Ace Hardware have teamed up to provide free smoke detectors for Westmont residents who currently do ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 6:07 pm
  • Second day of McHenry High School District 156 teacher union strike planned

    McHENRY – McHenry Community High School District 156 schools will be closed for the second day Friday, with the teachers union planning to start its p ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • OSHA cites major Plainfield business Kuusakoski with 26 health violations

    PLAINFIELD – A major industrial business in Plainfield is facing more than two dozen serious health violations, according to a news release from the U ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Plainfield man charged after fake gun scare near Central High School

    PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield man who caused a scare near Plainfield Central High School after police reported he had a gun that turned out to be a toy is ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • 'Berwyn's Best' seeks top Italian beef, sausage sandwich

    BERWYN – Berwyn residents can cast their vote for the best Italian beef and sausage combo sandwich in the city.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Wheaton Warrenville South's Oct. 3 Fall Craft Show to benefit Tiger PAWS

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Warrenville South High School Tiger PAWs booster organization will hold a Fall Craft Show Oct. 3, according to a news release fr ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Hinsdale Dance Academy in Westmont has ribbon-cutting ceremony

    WESTMONT – The Hinsdale Dance Academy has opened a studio in Westmont, the village and Chamber of Commerce announced in a news release.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Glendale Heights police: Americana Elementary School evacuated after bomb threat

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – Glendale Heights Police Department received a report of a bomb threat at 7:40 a.m. Oct. 1 at Americana Elementary School before cla ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 5:05 pm
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