Government

  • Elburn budget wins approval from Village Board

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board voted Monday night to adopt its budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1, although board member Jeff Walter voted ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Insurance company reviewing report on North Aurora Activity Center

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees are waiting to see how much the village’s insurance company will pay for damage to the village-owned North Aurora Acti ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Committee turns down proposed drive-thru grocery

    ST. CHARLES – A city committee Monday could not get behind a drive-thru grocery for the west side because of its proposed liquor sales.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Mom seeks ‘one safe place’ to cross 3rd

    GENEVA –  A young mother of two small children asked the City Council on Monday for help in improving pedestrian safety on Third Street.
    April 22, 2014 - 7:08 am
  • Council to vote on firm’s 1st floor presence

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday will consider a resolution denying a business a first-floor space downtown.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Roof project highlights need for county facilities plan

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders need to better determine what they want to do regarding facility improvements.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Hartwell, Hunt part of new GOP leadership

    The Kane County Republicans on Wednesday elected a new leadership team whose members say their party is mending past internal conflict.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • McConnaughay opposes making income tax hike permanent

    State Sen. Karen McConnaughay is voicing her opposition to a proposal by Gov. Pat Quinn to make permanent an income tax increase that expires at year’ ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Suburban GOP senators call for Dems to ‘look in the mirror’ over spending, taxes

    Several Republican suburban senators gave some insight into the conversation they will be bringing to Springfield and the 2014 election cycle when the ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • Keeping the lighting low in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – When Mark Christensen first moved to his St. Charles home 30 years ago, he could see the Milky Way – albeit faintly – from his backyar ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:38 am
  • Geneva residents raise concerns about city’s electric costs

    GENEVA – City residents are concerned about the cost of electricity in Geneva, and what the future holds for possible rate increases.
    April 17, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • Developer withdraws proposal for Batavia’s Thomle building

    BATAVIA – St. Charles-based Corcoran Commercial Real Estate has withdrawn its proposal to acquire the Thomle building to develop restaurant space on t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • Fortner: State legislators will face key budget talks

    GENEVA – Budget talks will be a big issue when state legislators return from Easter recess April 29, State Rep. Mike Fortner, R-West Chicago, told tho ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Kane County works on concealed carry policy

    GENEVA – Kane County’s attempt to draft a concealed-carry policy has turned into a balancing act between liability issues and employees’ constitutiona ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:32 pm
  • Why can FOIA requests cost so much?

    Kathy Kapusta filed a Freedom of Information Act request of St. Charles District 303 in December that generated 2,457 pages, took 13 people 88 hours t ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:35 am
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