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  • Geneva submits Rt. 31 road diet feasibility study request to IDOT

    GENEVA – The Geneva City Council this week approved a modified version of the Route 31 road diet feasibility study to be submitted to the state for co ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:15 pm
  • Jurors hear opening statements in Shadwick King case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A 12-member jury Tuesday afternoon heard attorneys’ opening statements and testimony from three witnesses during the second day ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:12 pm
  • Joliet mayor Giarrante touts growth in State of the City

    JOLIET – Mayor Tom Giarrante said the city is financially sound and seeing new growth in a State of the City speech that hinted at times to the April ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Joliet, Plainfield school leaders see value in prioritizing state requirements

    JOLIET – Many requirements the state imposes on school districts benefit students and the community, but they come with a price tag, said Tom Hernande ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Plainfield awards permit to proposed recreational club

    PLAINFIELD – A new recreational and private club received a special use permit from the Plainfield Village Board on Monday after parking and noise iss ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Troy schools approve administrative salary changes

    SHOREWOOD – Restructuring within the Troy School District 30-C administration this year has led to significant salary changes, ranging from a 13 perce ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Joliet buys scoreboard for Silver Cross Field

    JOLIET – The Slammers get a new scoreboard.The Joliet City Council voted 6-3 Tuesday to spend $361,0 ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Educators try to grow love for science, technology in Joliet students

    JOLIET – As Keegan Peretti prepared to make a small, LEGO-based robot travel a specific distance and time at last Thursday’s Robotics Club, she was le ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Police seeking 3 men in connection with Glen Ellyn burglary

    GLEN ELLYN – Law enforcement is investigating a burglary that took place Monday, the Glen Ellyn Police Department announced in a news release.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Glen Ellyn approves $2.5M in road repairs

    GLEN ELLYN – The village has approved spending $2.5 million on major road repairs on the north side of town.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Beith Road acreage bought by Maple Park farm family

    MAPLE PARK – A local farming family bought about 400 acres divided among various parcels on Beith Road near Maple Park, according to property transfer ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Wheaton Rotary's $25K gift spurs pediatric brain cancer studies

    WHEATON – A recent donation from the Rotary Club of Wheaton could mean big things for a pair of pediatric brain cancer studies.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:36 pm
  • ‘Luxury’ treatment facility proposed for former Glenwood school property

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – The former Glenwood School for Boys property is being proposed to be used as a “luxury alcoholism and substance abuse treatment fac ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • West Chicago candidate forum to be held March 7

    WEST CHICAGO – The Wheaton area League of Women Voters and the Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce will host a candidate forum March 7 in West Chicago.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • The Big Read starts a new chapter

    For the last 10 years, the libraries of Downers Grove, Woodridge, Hinsdale, La Grange, La Grange Park, Clarendon Hills, Lisle, Indian Prairie and Thom ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:56 pm
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