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  • Batavia School Board debates city request to extend TIF district

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members want to know more about why the city is asking for an extension of its downtown tax increment financing distric ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Kane County auditor recommends transition audit for sheriff’s office

    GENEVA – With Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez not seeking re-election this fall, one county official is seeking funds to conduct an audit to help with t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Batavia alderman to undergo heart surgery

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit said he will not be able to physically attend any Batavia City Council meetings for the next few months beca ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Kane County's $2M budget gap narrows to $800,000

    GENEVA – Kane County officials have a three-week deadline to make about $800,000 in cuts from next year’s proposed general fund budget, Executive Fina ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • Kane County looks to health insurance for potential savings

    GENEVA – As Kane County works to whittle down a projected budget gap for next year, its elected officials are looking toward the potential cost saving ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Roskam speaks on issues to chamber lunch crowd

    ST. CHARLES – Trying to dispel the idea that nobody agrees with anybody in Washington, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, said Tuesday Democrats and R ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • St. Charles to remove more ash trees in fall

    ST. CHARLES – More than half of the remaining ash trees in city-owned rights of way in St. Charles will be removed this fall based on their conditions ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Government agencies explain purchases of giveaway items

    Visitors to the Kane County Coroner’s Office might see something they likely wouldn’t expect – plastic red eggs filled with Silly Putty.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Deadlines near for assessment complaints

    GENEVA – Time is running out for property owners to file assessment complaints.Deadlines for some co ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 7:59 am
  • Energy lawsuit seeks 400 ratepayers to create a class action

    BATAVIA – Nearly 100 people turned out Thursday to a meeting called by Batavia businessman Joe Marconi, seeking plaintiffs for a class action lawsuit ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Hatcher, Schmitz reflect on their state legislative careers

    Republican State Rep. Kay Hatcher was in her Yorkville district office this week signing notes of congratulations to constituents and others who recen ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • County Board considers way to promote programs

    GENEVA – Events held on county property soon might be a way Kane County promotes its initiatives.Cou ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • North Aurora approves six-month extension of agreement with Comcast

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees have approved a six-month extension of its franchise agreement with Comcast.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve Speedway plans

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen have given the green light to the construction of a Speedway gas station at the northeast corner of Wilson Street and Kirk ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Communities that use aggregates help residents save some money

    Electric bills among Kane County communities with their own utilities or those that have signed up with aggregates indicate that all seem to be saving ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:48 pm
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