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  • County meeting a showdown over outside law firm contracts

    GENEVA –  In a stunning display of command, Kane County Board member Cristina Castro, D-Elgin, held both her arms out – hands up like a traffic cop – ...
    Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    Geneva• A school-issued laptop computer valued at $200 was reported stolen Sept. 22 from a backpack ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Sugar Grove Village Board requires pet owners to pick up waste, keep clean yards

    SUGAR GROVE – An amendment to Sugar Grove's Animal Control Ordinance was approved Oct. 4 with an unanimous vote by the village board.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Maple Park Village Board shortens solicitation hours, allows remote meeting participation

    The Maple Park Village Board voted Oct. 4 to amend the solicitation ordinance within the village.The ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • Geneva man charged with possession of stolen sticker

    GENEVA – A 20-year-old Geneva man was charged with felony possession of a stolen vehicle registration sticker and possession of knowing it was stolen, ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Fox Mill residents criticize Campton Hills trustees over law firm, land grab

    CAMPTON HILLS – Village President Harry Blecker vetoed trustees’ decision to hire Montana and Welch to pursue the Fox Mill open space issue.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Aldermen pass 2% restaurant tax for Geneva

    GENEVA – After nearly two hours of discussion and debate Oct. 3, Geneva aldermen voted 7-3 to approve a 2 percent restaurant tax to go into effect Jan ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • Elburn considers gambling café in town

    ELBURN – The village of Elburn is considering whether to allow a gambling café to establish itself in town.
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Library creates zones for collaboration, middle schoolers

    GENEVA – Lily McConnell sat with her tutor, Ann Janson, working on her math and spelling skills after school in the Geneva Public Library.
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Campton Hills village president threatens veto to stop hiring of second law firm

    CAMPTON HILLS – Village President Harry Blecker issued a statement saying he will veto the Village Board’s action to hire a Palos Heights law firm.
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 10:15 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    St. Charles• Jorge Fuentes-Sanchez, 37, of the 1100 block of East Wilson Street, Batavia, was charge ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 10:34 am
  • Simonian audit query prompts Burns' rebuke

    GENEVA – Despite a glowing report from its auditor, Sikich, 5th Ward Alderman Tom Simonian questioned the veracity of information that auditors receiv ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 4:13 pm
  • Geneva's audit 'well above and beyond' for financial reporting

    GENEVA – The city’s 2016 audit by accounting firm Sikich found much to be proud of in Geneva’s financial reporting and transparency, an accountant sai ...
    Oct. 2, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • McConnaughay appointed to Human Trafficking Task Force

    ST. CHARLES – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, was appointed to the Illinois Human Trafficking Task Force, created by new legislature pas ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Aldermen approve zoning for temporary ice rinks in Geneva

    GENEVA – Property owners who want to have temporary winter ice rinks in their yards can do that, now that Geneva aldermen unanimously voted Sept 26 to ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm