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  • Villa Park launches emergency notification system

    VILLA PARK – Last week, Villa Park officially launched its new emergency preparedness and mass notification services for residents, il-villapark.civic ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Lombard's village website gets makeover

    LOMBARD – A new look is coming to the village’s website on Thursday, with more intuitive and user-friendly features for Lombard residents, business ow ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Batavia aldermen reject lifting ban on video gambling

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen on Monday rejected lifting the city’s ban on video gambling.Only six of t ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Geneva firefighters union to present veteran with new truck

    GENEVA – U.S. Army Specialist Joshua Kerber will be the first recipient of the Associated Firefighters of Illinois Geneva Local 4287 gift of a car.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Bar owners plead guilty; both dispute liquor license violations

    ST. CHARLES – The owners of two downtown St. Charles businesses on Monday pleaded guilty to liquor license violations, but they also raised objections ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Spring Brook Creek to get multimillion-dollar makeover

    A miles-long stretch of Spring Brook Creek may undergo a transformation in the coming years to ease flooding downstream and establish a more natural h ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:59 pm
  • La Grange Plan Commission moves project forward with negative recommendation

    LA GRANGE – A proposal for the construction of a multiple family apartment building in La Grange at the corner of Ashland and Harris avenues will move ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Westchester places water ban through October

    WESTCHESTER – The village of Westchester recently announced a temporary water ban to remain in effect throughout the town until Oct. 31.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • BYOB coming to Berwyn

    BERWYN – BYOB, which stands for Bring your own Beer, is coming to Berwyn.City officials approved thr ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Lombard receives governmental budgeting award

    LOMBARD – Lombard recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2013 fiscal year governmental budgeting.
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 9:30 am
  • Crystal Lake restaurant owners double down on video gambling push

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A group of Crystal Lake bar and restaurant owners are rolling the dice on convincing City Council members to allow video gambling in th ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:06 am
  • Marengo proposes special taxing area for new Dollar General

    MARENGO – A Marengo retail store will soon relocate farther south along Grant Highway, after aldermen this week advanced a proposed special taxing are ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Nine takeaways from the Wheaton Public Library Community Needs Assessment

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Public Library recently received the results from the Community Needs Assessment it commissioned earlier this year.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 6:06 pm
  • State legislation expands Plainfield park board to seven

    PLAINFIELD – Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill Friday afternoon that expands the Plainfield Township Park District board from five to seven commissione ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • DuPage County Health Department breaks ground on new community center

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Health Department hopes a new construction project will make the care it provides more inclusive and all-encompassing.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:40 am
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