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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Make your home stand out with these simple steps

    Spring has sprung in the housing market, which means it’s time to get your home and property in shape for potential buyers.
    March 14, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Clogged dryer vents are a fire hazard

    When was the last time you had your dryer’s vent system cleaned professionally?   If you’ve answer ...
    March 14, 2017 - 8:53 am
  • Elburn Chamber celebrates 'A Night at the Races'

    ELBURN – About three dozen cheerful, enthusiastic members and friends of the Elburn Chamber of Commerce shook off the cold March 10 and caught the hor ...
    March 13, 2017 - 5:08 pm
  • Stir up some tasty cocktails for your St. Patty’s Day party

    Even those who aren’t Irish enjoy celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th.  From wearing green (to avoid getting pinched) to throwing an Irish-the ...
    March 7, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • Batavia to pay for AT&T relocation work for Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – AT&T is putting the city of Batavia on the hook for costs it will incur in connection with the One Washington Place project.
    March 7, 2017 - 5:15 pm
  • Batavia takes steps to raze buildings for One Washington Place project

    BATAVIA – City aldermen have approved a contract for the demolition of buildings on property designated for the downtown One Washington Place developm ...
    March 7, 2017 - 8:40 am
  • Family Christian Stores in Batavia part of chain closure

    BATAVIA – After a decade in Batavia, the local Family Christian Stores business will shutter its doors in coming weeks as the nationwide chain prepare ...
    March 5, 2017 - 7:03 am
  • Batavia chamber welcomes The Salt Escape

    The Batavia Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for The Salt Escape with owner Tim Bradley and Mayor Jeff Schielke. The Salt Escape i ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:33 pm
  • Fox Valley Park District plans job fair

    Seeking to fill more than 150 part-time and seasonal positions, the Fox Valley Park District will host a community job fair from 9 a.m. to noon March ...
    March 2, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Improving eating habits

    Cooking for one isn’t much fun. Some seniors simply don’t want to take the time to make a homemade ...
    March 2, 2017 - 1:02 pm
  • Jank song contest in St. Charles to award major prize to Tri-Cities youth

    ST. CHARLES – A contest posing a creative challenge to Tri-Cities students scores a powerful incentive with a major monetary prize through The Jank Gu ...
    March 2, 2017 - 9:40 am
  • America and Russia: harmonious in the musical world

    While America and Russia aren’t always compatible in the political arena, on the concert stage they are fabulous together.  Aaron Copland, a renowned ...
    March 1, 2017 - 1:58 pm
  • Batavia designer takes Good Gracious Cakes to new heights

    BATAVIA – A graphic designer’s passion for dessert is baked into a business about extreme edible creations. Turning her fine art skills to the medium ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 4:40 pm
  • Southwestern Real Estate celebrates grand opening in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Sarah Goss is passionate about selling homes.Now she’s able to do it outside of her ow ...
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:56 pm
  • Soup tasting to support Batavia United Way

    BATAVIA – The soup’s almost on for a debut fundraiser for charities served by the Batavia United Way, with 10 restaurants teaming up to show off their ...
    March 4, 2017 - 7:13 pm