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  • Batavia Plan Commission votes against Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Plan Commission has asked the developer of the One Washington Place downtown redevelopment project to go back to the drawing boa ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 5:34 pm
  • Sugar Grove approves economic development agreement with Culver's

    SUGAR GROVE – The Sugar Grove Village Board approved an economic development agreement Jan. 24 with Culver's restaurant franchisee Jeff Newkirk.
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 7:26 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner praises ongoing budget work in State of the State address

    Gov. Bruce Rauner took a more optimistic tone in this year’s State of the State address, but he said lawmakers need to work with him to resolve a budg ...
    Jan. 26, 2017 - 9:02 am
  • Community Gardens at Prairie Green now taking reservations

    GENEVA – Reservations are now being accepted at the Geneva Park District for garden plots at the Community Gardens at Prairie Green, located at the in ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Karas to remain on ballot for Sugar Grove Township assessor

    The Sugar Grove Township Electoral Board has made a determination that local accountant Curt Karas will be included on the April 4 election ballot for ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 3:27 pm
  • Batavia OKs financing for downtown plan; aldermen press ahead with Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – Despite some public opposition, planning for the One Washington Place downtown redevelopment project shows no sign of slowing down.
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 8:44 am
  • Messenger Library renovation spells new chapter in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Check out the excitement at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora, which is halfway through an almost $1 million renovation that fol ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • Activists to urge Roskam's effort to address climate change

    WEST CHICAGO — Local organizers expect hundreds of people to join them in protest and demanding action on climate change from U.S. Rep Peter Roskam, R ...
    Jan. 24, 2017 - 12:15 am
  • New Horizons Preschool in Batavia to open doors to prospective parents

    BATAVIA – New Horizons Preschool, offered through the Batavia Park District, invites prospective parents to meet teachers, explore classrooms and lear ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 8:37 pm
  • Kane electoral panel tosses Skillicorn question off ballot

    GENEVA – The Kane County Electoral Board voted unanimously Jan. 20 to remove an advisory county-wide tax freeze referendum from the April 4 consolidat ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 3:52 pm