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  • St. Charles City Council adopts FY15-16 city budget

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday approved the city’s next annual budget, which includes a projected fourth consecutive surplus in ...
    April 7, 2015 - 7:21 am
  • Elburn aims to boost sales tax to cover police pension costs

    ELBURN – Village officials are moving ahead with plans to pursue boosting Elburn’s sales tax. Village President Dave Anderson embraced it Monday night ...
    April 6, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Two running in North Aurora Fire District Board race

    NORTH AURORA – Residents voting in the North Aurora Fire District Board race in Tuesday’s election will decide whether they want a newcomer or a candi ...
    April 3, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Family of fallen St. Charles Sgt. to hold 10th anniversary memorial

    ST. CHARLES – A few events will be held in St. Charles this month to recognize the 10-year anniversary of the death of a St. Charles police sergeant.
    April 2, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • St. Charles area road projects set for spring, summer

    The Illinois Department of Transportation will resurface several roadways within St. Charles and surrounding areas starting this spring, according to ...
    April 2, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • St. Charles yard waste, brush pickup to resume in April

    ST. CHARLES – Curbside yard waste collection resumes Monday for residents within St. Charles city limits, according to a news release issued Wednesday ...
    April 2, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • St. Charles Park Board hopefuls talk rec center, finances

    ST. CHARLES – Voters on Tuesday will choose from two newcomers and two incumbents to fill three seats in the St. Charles Park Board election race.
    April 2, 2015 - 12:19 am
  • Grocery stores eye downtown Batavia

    BATAVIA – With a second grocery store looking to locate in downtown Batavia, aldermen are considering commissioning a market study that would show whe ...
    April 2, 2015 - 7:26 am
  • Batavia to replace overhead electric lines in Colonial Village subdivision

    BATAVIA – The city plans to replace overhead electric wires in the Colonial Village subdivision rather than burying them.
    April 1, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • Sunset Pool to get $300K renovation in time for opening day

    GENEVA – The Geneva Park District’s Sunset Pool will be getting $300,000 in renovations, with new features installed beginning next week and to be com ...
    April 1, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Batavia aldermen recommend extension for Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting recommended approval of a third extension of the redevelopment agreement for th ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Kaneville Village Board candidates weigh in on key issues

    KANEVILLE – Candidates vying for three available seats on the Kaneville Village Board in the consolidated election Tuesday agreed the village’s street ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • St. Charles Wards 3 and 4 up for grabs in April 7 election

    ST. CHARLES – There are a few new faces this year in the aldermanic races for St. Charles City Council.
    April 2, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Rotolo remembered

    BATAVIA – Former teacher and principal Sam Rotolo is being remembered as someone who knew all of his students and showed them respect.
    March 31, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Stop-gap funding fix saves state programs in current budget year

    In a bipartisan effort, Illinois lawmakers approved a $1.6 billion fix Thursday for the state’s budget crisis for the current fiscal year.
    March 27, 2015 - 10:23 pm