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  • Batavia aldermen table discussion of land-cash fees for Batavia School District 101

    BATAVIA – Aldermen have decided to delay discussion of increasing land-cash contributions for Batavia School District 101 until after the April 7 ele ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Maple Park seeks applicants for trustee posts

    MAPLE PARK – With no candidates running in the spring election, Maple Park plans to round out its Village Board by appointments.
    March 3, 2015 - 7:18 pm
  • Elburn continues to seek solutions for police pension issue

    ELBURN – Village officials still have few answers regarding the cost of a special election in November to address its police pension issue, but at lea ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • St. Charles cemetery board seeks to add columbarium to its services

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Township Cemetery Board is pursuing construction of a columbarium, a structure of above-ground vaults that would hold 1, ...
    March 2, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Botterman sworn in as new Batavia alderman

    BATAVIA – Kevin Botterman was sworn in Monday to fill the vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 5th Ward Alderman Steve ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Batavia resident working to make city more handicapped accessible

    BATAVIA – As someone who is confined to a wheelchair, Batavia resident Steve Heronemus has encountered obstacles in trying to get around the city.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • State legislators eye school funding reform

    ST. CHARLES – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, said she doesn’t believe the newly introduced School Funding Reform Act of 2015 is a way t ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • League of Women Voters planning candidate forums

    The League of Women Voters of Central Kane County will host three candidate forums for those in contested races in the April 7 election.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Batavia debates removal of gate

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Tuesday decided now is not the right time to ask the city of Aurora to remove a gate at Wagner Road and Mesa Lane.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Allen drops out of Batavia Park Board race

    BATAVIA – There no longer will be a race for the Batavia Park Board in April. Mark Allen on Wednesday announced that he was dropping out of his race a ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • St. Charles fire chief earns international accreditation

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Schelstreet has been designated a chief fire officer by the Commission on Professional Credentialing, accordi ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Batavia seeking changes to development review process

    BATAVIA – After public criticism of the city’s review process of an industrial park that was proposed on the city’s east side, city staff proposed cha ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Foster appointed to House Science, Space, and Technology Committee

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, was appointed to the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee for the 114th Congress. Foster will serve on ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 3:49 pm
  • Kane County leaders eye ways to reduce sheriff's shortfall

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders are considering about $1.5 million in budget adjustments that would address all but $500,000 of the sheriff's shortfall.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • Elburn seeks answers to police pension issue

    ELBURN – When Village President Dave Anderson earlier this month spoke to residents who packed the meeting room at the Elburn Village Hall, he explain ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:13 am