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  • St. Charles Library announces new director

    ST. CHARLES – Edith G. Craig was appointed St. Charles Public Library director, effective Nov. 1, the board announced in a news release.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Meitzler appointment to Batavia council means head start on April election

    BATAVIA – Elliot Meitzler had been planning to run for a seat on the Batavia City Council in next April’s municipal election, but now he’s getting a h ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Batavia OKs $300,000 property tax hike

    BATAVIA – City aldermen have approved a $300,000 increase in the property tax levy for next year, but Batavia homeowners probably will feel little if ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Elburn village board parallels state marijuana law. adjusts liquor control ordinance

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Dec. 5 approved an ordinance making possession of up to 10 grams of marijuana a village ordinance violation, puni ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • St. Charles approves property tax levy, issues massage business licenses

    The St. Charles City Council on Dec. 5 approved a $20 million proposed tax levy for 2016. The sum represents the total estimated city taxes for proper ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 9:23 am
  • Liquor licensees still barred from holding city office in Geneva

    GENEVA – In a dramatic split vote that included the mayor, the Geneva City Council did not vote Dec. 5 to allow liquor license holders to serve as ald ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • Winfield's hospital agreement based on sales tax loss

    Winfield Village President Erik Spande said the village’s agreement with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital for a $900,000 grant each year ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Geneva mayoral hopeful Simonian eyes Delnor's property tax exemption

    GENEVA – As part of his bid to run for mayor of Geneva, 5th Ward Alderman Tom Simonian said Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital should pay the city ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 2:02 pm
  • Geneva Christmas Walk brings out season's spirit

    GENEVA – The cool clear night was a perfect draw for hundreds of families attending Geneva’s Christmas Walk Dec. 2 on Third Street.
    Dec. 4, 2016 - 6:24 pm
  • Batavia to hire full-time communications coordinator

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia has created a full-time position for a communications coordinator. The position is open to applications until Dec. 6.
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 1:42 pm
  • Geneva approves levy estimate of $4.9M

    GENEVA – Aldermen approved a tentative 2016 property tax levy Nov. 21 for $4.9 million, which is $87,600 more than last year’s levy of $4.8 million.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Geneva adds additional leaf pickup

    GENEVA – The city of Geneva has extended its curbside leaf collection to include a fourth pickup throughout the community, officials announced in a ne ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Nosh highlights new eatery tax about to begin in Geneva

    GENEVA – Patrons of Nosh, 211 James St., Geneva, are getting a little extra when they get their bills these days.
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Aldermen recommend zoning change for cosmetic tattooing in Geneva

    GENEVA – Acting as the Committee of the Whole, aldermen unanimously recommended a zoning text amendment Nov. 28 that will allow cosmetic tattooing as ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Batavia aldermen OK video gambling; Hohmann named to commission

    BATAVIA – The sound of pinging and the sight of flashing lights will be coming soon to some Batavia taverns, restaurants, social clubs and entertainme ...
    Nov. 29, 2016 - 8:35 am