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  • Batavia clears way for temporary parking lot for Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council is pressing ahead with the One Washington Place downtown redevelopment plan.
    NEW: Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:58 pm
  • Geneva antique store celebrates 1st year in business

    By BRENDA SCHORY - bschory@shawmedia.comGENEVA – Carrie and Joe Tatone will be celebrating the one-y ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Architect’s talk in Batavia to marry historic preservation with modern amenities

    BATAVIA – Preservation Partners of the Fox Valley will present a Feb. 25 lecture by Rhode Island architect Ben Willis, followed by a panel discussion ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:23 am
  • Village president dials future of North Aurora into view

    NORTH AURORA – From new businesses to construction projects and development of two riverside parks, the future is exciting for North Aurora, said Vill ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:18 pm
  • Furniture Dollies boutique at home in expanded Batavia location

    BATAVIA – Enjoying expanded new quarters in Batavia is Furniture Dollies, a business that gives a fresh face to vintage furnishings, and also offers a ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • Blue Goose Market offers time-saving cooking tips using ground beef

    Time-saving tips are very handy, especially when they involve cooking.  With busy schedules, it can be difficult to create delicious, satisfying meals ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Behold the barbers of Batavia’s Beardsgaard

    BATAVIA – It’s not every day you hear of a person traveling nearly 400 miles to get a haircut. But when your barbers are Blademaiden and Beardsmith, a ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Digital thermostats

    Noise-canceling headphones, 3D printers, wireless speakers, 4K TVs, remote control drones with aerial photography. There are some seriously amazing ga ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Local tap house features Illinois-only craft beers, variety

    Maple Park residents and Lodi Tap House co-owners Lucas Goucher and Brandon Harris said they and their two other business partners wanted to pay homag ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 1:25 pm
  • Neat: 7 best places in Kane County to grab a cocktail

    Here are the 7 best local places to get a cocktail in Kane County, as voted on by Kane County Chronicle readers in our Best of the Fox competition.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 2:53 pm
  • Jimmy Jamz Playhouse offers family fun in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Jimmy Jamz Playhouse just opened in The Quad – or Charlestowne Mall – in October 2016. It’s a place where parents can go and play with t ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • 6 brilliant B&B experiences across Northern Illinois

    Galena and Chicago aren’t the only places to find great bed-and-breakfast experiences in northern Illinois. Visitors seeking unique and luxurious lodg ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:55 pm
  • Batavia aldermen OK Shodeen plan without reduction in scope

    BATAVIA – Batavia city aldermen have approved zoning variances for the One Washington Place downtown redevelopment plan without any reduction in the s ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 8:50 am
  • Politics, Money & Mayhem

    There are a lot of things to freak out about no matter who you are or who you voted for. First thing to do is quit listening to all the “news” because ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • Riverside pump house in Batavia to be demolished

    BATAVIA – The building at 111 N. River St. in Batavia has been added to the list of structures expected to be demolished next month when the city of B ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 5:17 pm