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  • Glen Ellyn could resume oversight over COD through new agreement

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn would resume regulatory oversight over the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn as part of a new intergovernm ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Wheaton gives developer green light to raze buildings on Loretto Convent property

    WHEATON – The Pulte Group has been given the green light to raze the buildings on the Loretto Convent property at 1600 Somerset Lane to make way for s ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Shorewood President Chapman faces challenge in former appointee Kirkland

    SHOREWOOD – Shorewood Village President Rick Chapman has a challenger standing in the way of his fifth term in office.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 approves notice of dismissing 88 staff members

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield District 202 school board unanimously approved Monday giving 88 certified staff – including teachers – notice of dismissal ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Candidates for Joliet Park District board discuss future, facilities

    JOLIET – There will be changes on the board at the Joliet Park District on April 4 with only one incumbent in the election for four seats.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:47 pm
  • Plainfield's Trolley Barn being repurposed as urban market with restaurants, brewery

    PLAINFIELD – One of the largest buildings in downtown Plainfield has been undergoing a transformation the past couple of years.
    March 21, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Joliet council candidate faces accusations at public meeting

    JOLIET – Two City Council members running for re-election on April 4 criticized one of their opponents Tuesday in an episode that at least bordered on ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Vote No 41 group opposes Glen Ellyn District 41's $24.2M referendum

    GLEN ELLYN – A group calling itself Vote No 41 is coming out against Glen Ellyn School District 41's $24.2 million referendum on the April 4 ballot th ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • Plainfield parents allege coach treats players negatively

    PLAINFIELD – Several parents allege the Plainfield South High School boys basketball coach has treated their sons harshly and want him removed from hi ...
    March 21, 2017 - 7:43 pm
  • Man strikes 2 vehicles with stolen car in Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – A man allegedly crashed a stolen car during a police chase early Saturday in Romeoville.
    March 21, 2017 - 6:31 pm
  • Romeoville police: DUI suspect 'took off running,' bit officer's hand

    ROMEOVILLE – Police say a Braidwood woman ran off from her field sobriety tests and then bit an officer Friday.
    March 21, 2017 - 4:56 pm
  • Sheriff's police: Man tried to grab girl from Lockport Township bus stop

    LOCKPORT TOWNSHIP – Police say a man tried to force a teenage girl into his car Monday morning.The i ...
    March 21, 2017 - 2:31 pm
  • Brandon Road bridge reopens in Joliet

    JOLIET – The Brandon Road bridge has reopened in Joliet, the Illinois Department of Transportation announced in a news release Tuesday.
    March 21, 2017 - 2:18 pm
  • State Rep. Olsen co-sponsors legislation eliminating pay raises for Illinois lawmakers

    Local State Representative David Olsen, R-Downers Grove, is co-sponsoring a piece of legislation that would eliminate pay raises for Illinois lawmaker ...
    March 21, 2017 - 10:52 pm
  • Westmont High School leader becomes Illinois Principal of the Year

    WESTMONT – Westmont High School's educational leader was recently named the Illinois High School Principal of the Year by the Horace Mann and Illinois ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:02 pm