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  • Batavia eyeing TIF for West Town area

    BATAVIA – City officials are exploring the idea of creating a tax increment financing district to improve the West Town area.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Elburn fire chief seeks support in fighting referendum

    ELBURN – Kelly Callaghan, fire chief of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, on Monday night asked members of the Elburn Village Board ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Batavia City Council accepting applications to fill vacancy

    BATAVIA – The city is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 1st Ward Alderman Garra ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Batavia aldermen vote in support of medical marijuana cultivation center

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Batavia City Council's meeting on Monday unanimously voted to support an application for a proposed medical marijuana cultivatio ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Kane County official: New Animal Control leader 'worth the search'

    GENEVA – Kane County's newest Animal Control administrator has been on the job for only two weeks but has long-term visions for the agency's future.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Geneva aldermen prioritize Rt. 31 improvements

    GENEVA – Geneva alderman unanimously approved taking $208,000 from the city’s capital budget to have the cash available if the state would agree to tu ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve extension for Walgreens store

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting unanimously approved giving Batavia Enterprises a 120-day extension of the redevel ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • St. Charles City Council OKs 4-year Teamsters union contract

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday unanimously approved a four-year contract for one of its employee unions.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Time capsule to be reburied for St. Charles bicentennial

    ST. CHARLES – A vault with a time capsule that was recently dug up in downtown St. Charles will be reburied in a couple of weeks, said Peter Suhr, the ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • St. Charles gets low grade in online transparency audit

    ST. CHARLES – A nonprofit, statewide research and education organization on Thursday gave St. Charles a failing score for online transparency after a ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Russell discusses budget

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell on Friday told Kane County Board members that he will keep his annual budget at $843,000 as part of a promise ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Geneva library board sets 2nd special meeting on roof replacement, repairs

    GENEVA – Geneva Public Library trustees postponed a decision on a new roof at a special meeting Thursday, choosing to delay action for a week while ge ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Hultgren speaks of high school classmate Beamer on 9/11 anniversary

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, on Thursday spoke about the fallen heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Hultgren said he recently visited Shan ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Seven alderman seats up in Geneva in April 2015

    GENEVA – Seven of the 10 aldermanic seats on the Geneva City Council are up for the April 7, 2015 consolidated election.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Batavia aldermen voice support for medical marijuana cultivation center

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Joint Committee of the Whole meeting unanimously voted to support an application for a proposed medical marijuana cult ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:00 pm
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