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  • Channahon District 17 adopts $17.5 million estimated property tax levy

    CHANNAHON — Channahon District 17 school board members Monday voted to adopt an estimated property tax levy of $17.566 million, an increase of $169,60 ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 3:40 pm
  • Woodstock Route 14 crash sends 2 to hospital, fire official says

    WOODSTOCK – Two people were sent to the hospital after a crash at Dean Street and Route 14 in Woodstock, a fire official said.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Channahon District 17 puts pause on school closure

    CHANNAHON — The question of closing one of Channahon District 17’s four schools is off the table for the time being, as school board members Monday de ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Elmhurst City Council approves sales tax increase

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council has elected to increase the home rule sales tax, while the property tax will remain the same.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Nov. 16-22, 2015

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Union Pacific, Metra give Elmhurst $15,000 for railroad safety education

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Police Department is one of seven that will receive funding from Union Pacific Railroad and Metra to promote railroad safety.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • Longtime Will County Board member Joe Babich will not seek re-election

    JOLIET – Longtime Will County Board member Joe Babich, D-Joliet, announced Tuesday he will not run for re-election next year.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Berwyn native ‘always there to help'

    BERWYN – Berwyn native Roy Pechous loved to help people and built his 40-year law career on helping residents solve problems. Pechous died Oct. 16 in ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 12:06 am
  • Montini returns to state title game for seventh straight season

    LOMBARD – Montini football is one victory away from silencing its critics. After a second-half come ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Woman drives through wall of Thorton's Gas in Joliet, closing station

    JOLIET – A gas station was closed Monday after a driver crashed through the south wall.Thorton's Gas ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Marengo Ridge campsite to open for winter camping this December

    MARENGO – The quiet, peaceful winter woods of the Marengo Ridge Conservation Area will open this December for camping.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Cary School District 26 adopts 2015 levy increase, debt service resolution

    CARY – Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 is asking its community for about $20.96 million property taxes this year, not including bonds a ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:53 pm
  • Third suspect charged in Romeoville robbery

    ROMEOVILLE – A third suspect has been arrested in connection to a robbery that occurred earlier this month during which a 21-year-old woman was tossed ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Glenbard District 87 approves levy that could mean small increase in taxes

    GLEN ELLYN – Residents could see a slight increase in their taxes to Glenbard Township High School District 87 next year.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • IDOT safety instructor, ex-cop charged with arson in Algonquin fires

    WOODSTOCK – A traffic safety educator for the Illinois Department of Transportation has been suspended after police charged him with setting a string ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 12:36 pm
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