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  • Joliet Junior College board trustees welcome new members

    JOLIET – The Joliet Junior College Board of Trustees became full again Tuesday.Trustees voted to hav ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Work on Jefferson Street bridge in downtown Joliet will continue in the spring

    JOLIET – The Jefferson Street bridge will have to be shut down again in the spring to finish a paint job that was started in July, Joliet Public Works ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Two local attorneys face discipline

    Geneva attorney Peter O. Muldoon and St. Charles attorney Laurel S. Hickman were among 36 recently suspended by the Illinois Attorney Registration and ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Manufacturing Day at Joliet Junior College connects students with companies, trades

    JOLIET – Two groups of high school students raced Tuesday to see who could assemble a wooden chair the quickest.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Batavia delays 2016 electric rate discussion

    BATAVIA – A scheduled discussion on the city’s upcoming electric rate was delayed indefinitely Tuesday due, in part, to ongoing talks – regarding liti ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • A good scare

    ST. CHARLES – Growing up, Pete Pavia said he would convert his bedroom into a haunted house.He said ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Sixth Street School cornerstone contained blueprints from 1923

    GENEVA – The cornerstone removed late last month from the demolition of the former Sixth Street School in Geneva contained only the blueprints for the ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Firm's initial District 200 facility suggestions revolve around use of space

    WHEATON – The Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education got its first look at what the district's buildings and classrooms of the future m ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • Uncertain state funding status 'scares' domestic violence service providers

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – As the domestic violence youth program coordinator for Mutual Ground in Aurora, Sarah Hipp knows how domestic violence can affe ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Batavia School District 101 urges proper reporting after rumor incident

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 is asking parents to talk to their children about properly reporting information in light of a recent miscommuni ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Lincoln school community showing support with shirts

    ST. CHARLES – Those wanting to show support for Lincoln Elementary School – which District 303 leaders are considering closing – may do so with an ora ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Forest preserve facility plan back on Elburn's radar

    ELBURN – Members of the Elburn Village Board took a fresh look Monday night at a plan by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County to buy property a ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Downtown Joliet transporation project caught in funding crunch

    JOLIET – The downtown transportation center project is in trouble, running over budget and facing demands from the state that Joliet come up with near ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Riviera Jewelers in Glen Ellyn to shut its doors after 35 years

    GLEN ELLYN – For 35 years, Riviera Jewelers owner Jan Malopy has tried to make sure her customers had a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry to celebrate th ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Lanes reopened after crash on Route 59 in Shorewood

    SHOREWOOD – The intersection of Route 59 and Black Road is clear after a two-vehicle crash caused traffic lanes on Route 59 to briefly shut down.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:18 pm
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