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  • Residents clash with auto repair shop plans at Plainfield meeting

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Plan Commission on Tuesday officially recommended a special use permit and site plan review for the relocation of the 59 A ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:59 am
  • Campton Hills trustees question process for proposed addiction treatment center

    CAMPTON HILLS – Village trustees abruptly tabled discussion Tuesday about their opposition to a proposed drug and alcohol treatment center for a forme ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Plainfield gets clean bill of financial health in 2014-15 audit

    PLAINFIELD – In 2007, the village of Plainfield’s capital account was in a $12 million hole.Eight ye ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Budget impasse puts Will County 911 services in jeopardy

    JOLIET – Emergency 911 services for Will County residents may be in jeopardy because of the ongoing politically charged budget standoff in Springfield ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Joliet council sides with homeowners against trucks

    JOLIET – The Joliet City Council this week sided with homeowners in blocking a truck terminal at the Spencer Road Industrial Park.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 performance audit requested by state lawmaker

    NEW LENOX – A state representative has filed legislation asking the Illinois Auditor General to conduct a performance audit that would include a revie ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • 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
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