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  • St. Charles Liquor Commission's role might expand to tobacco, massage parlors

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Liquor Control Commission members this week gave their unanimous support for taking on the licensing of tobacco and massage ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • STC Park District seeks candidates for 2015 election

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park Board has three open commissioner seats for the April 7 consolidated election, the St. Charles Park District announ ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Campton Forest Preserve to host regional drill Saturday

    CAMPTON HILLS – Passersby near Campton Forest Preserve on Saturday shouldn’t be alarmed if they see search-and-rescue personnel, K-9 units and emergen ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Batavia aldermen discuss Prairie State Energy Campus project

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Tuesday discussed whether the city should ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to investigate Prairie State Energy Campus.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • County officials frustrated by wait for 2015 insurance information

    GENEVA – With a budget deadline looming, Kane County Board members on Wednesday expressed their frustration that health insurance costs are not yet kn ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • 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. 17, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • 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
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