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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Government

  • Batavia to draw climate experts to Green Night at the Movies expo

    BATAVIA – The ninth annual A Green Night Out at the Movies will feature a free documentary, “The Wisdom to Survive,” presented by the Batavia Environm ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:20 pm
  • Batavia mayoral, aldermanic candidates face off at forum

    BATAVIA – Mayor Jeff Schielke and challenger Jason Stoops, a Batavia school board member, joined 1st Ward Alderman Scott Salvati and his opponent, Car ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:22 pm
  • Village Board continues preliminary budget discussions for FY 2017-18

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board continued fiscal 2017 budget discussions March 7 with plenty of questions for the police and public works department ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:20 pm
  • New St. Charles police station site selection postponed

    ST. CHARLES –  The St. Charles City Council has postponed selecting a site for a new police station until May 1.
    March 8, 2017 - 7:26 am
  • St. Charles OK's development at old mall site

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on March 6 approved Shodeen Group's use of property on Route 38 just east of Randall Road for a development ...
    March 8, 2017 - 7:32 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
  • Geneva aldermen approve engineering contract for street reconstruction

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously approved a $67,100 contract March 6 for the engineering design of the reconstruction of Richards and Stevens streets.
    March 7, 2017 - 5:16 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
  • Year-end adjustments for Kane County puts $2.4M in operating savings

    GENEVA – The year-end adjustments for Kane County’s 2016 fiscal year budget show that its general fund has a net operating savings of $2.4 million, of ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Geneva approves docs' residency training facility at Delnor

    GENEVA – Aldermen approved an update to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital’s planned unit development, as well as a site plan, for the hospital to ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia candidates forum set for March 2

    BATAVIA – A forum for candidates in Batavia's contested races will be held by the League of Women Voters of Central Kane County at 7 p.m. Thursday, Ma ...
    March 1, 2017 - 12:01 pm
  • Farnsworth Avenue project at I-88 to shift traffic

    AURORA – Bridge construction will resume at the start of March on the Farnsworth Avenue Interchange Project on the Interstate 88 Reagan Memorial Tollw ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • St. Charles lowers affordable housing fee for developers

    ST. CHARLES – Developers in St. Charles now will face a 70-percent lower fee for multi-family units not meeting the city's affordable housing requirem ...
    Feb. 27, 2017 - 2:30 pm