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  • Batavia aldermen recommend downtown grant for building

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen have recommended a $10,000 downtown improvement grant for the installation of a new fire alarm and heating, ventilation and ...
    March 20, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Batavia Chamber of Commerce to host eight-candidate forum

    BATAVIA – The eight candidates for Batavia School Board will participate in a candidate forum hosted by the Batavia Chamber of Commerce.
    March 20, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Voters to decide on St. Charles Park District $28 million referendum

    ST. CHARLES – Voters in the St. Charles Park District on April 7 will decide whether to increase their taxes to bring a recreation center and other pr ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:14 am
  • Accessibility an issue in Batavia’s 1st Ward contest

    BATAVIA – Accessibility has become an issue in the race for Batavia 1st Ward alderman.First Ward Ald ...
    March 19, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Paintballs not part of Geneva’s coyote plan

    GENEVA – In formulating its new coyote plan, Geneva aldermen this week approved a measure that includes educating the public on how to live with urban ...
    March 19, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Batavia reaches agreements with police officers, sergeants

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council on Monday night approved union agreements with the city’s police officers, police sergeants and street department e ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Plans to update Batavia’s website moving forward

    BATAVIA – City officials are taking steps to make Batavia’s website more attractive and easier to use.
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Jim Oberweis, Keith Wheeler to host town hall meeting

    ELBURN – State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, and state Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, will host a town hall meeting with local residents from 6 to ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • North Aurora takes stand against proposed state budget cuts

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees took aim against Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposal Monday to slash in half the local governments’ share of the state income ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Elburn trustees: Special election cost too high

    ELBURN – The idea of Elburn running a special election in the fall to address the village’s police pension issue appears to be off the table. The poss ...
    March 17, 2015 - 8:04 am
  • St. Charles liquor commission to consider 22 late-night permit renewals

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Liquor Control Commission on Monday will review 22 late-night permit renewal requests from local businesses.
    March 16, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Oberweis tackles Sunday car sales again; dealerships resist

    SUGAR GROVE – State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, is renewing his efforts to allow dealerships to sell cars and trucks on Sundays by introducing S ...
    March 14, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Bailiffs, signs to help guide visitors during Kane County Courthouse project

    GENEVA – Operations at the Kane County Courthouse are about to become confusing as the century-old building undergoes an upgrade.
    March 13, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • Special election in Elburn would cost more than $64K

    ELBURN – If Elburn officials opt to run a special election in an attempt to address its police pension issues, it would come at a cost of $64,054.91.
    March 12, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Lower fuel costs contribute to higher District 303 tax increase

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles School District 303 Board has nixed its plan to proceed with an average overall tax increase of 1.5 percent.
    March 12, 2015 - 7:19 pm