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  • Kane County electric aggregation begins with 82 percent participation

    GENEVA – Kane County’s new electric aggregation program is starting with a more than 80 percent participation rate, staff said Wednesday.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Community signage planned for major Batavia intersection

    BATAVIA – Aldermen want to gather ideas from design firms on what kind of signage they would create for the northeast corner of Wilson Street and Kirk ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 7:02 am
  • Elderday Center in Batavia celebrates 25 years

    BATAVIA – For 25 years, the nonprofit Elderday Center has provided services designed to help keep seniors in their homes longer.
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Folks on Spokes headed to Elburn

    ELBURN – Ben Westfall hopes to see many people pedaling around Elburn this weekend. The Elburn Chamber of Commerce on Sunday will hold a bike ride, Fo ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • Aldermen OK cash transfer as endowment for future Geneva arts center

    GENEVA – Aldermen this week recommended approval of a transfer of $27,500 to the Geneva Foundation for the Arts as an endowment for a future arts cent ...
    Aug. 11, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Kane County Board delays Hideaway decision

    GENEVA – The family seeking to open a restaurant at the former Al Capone’s Hideaway and Steakhouse property must wait another month for the Kane Count ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:58 am
  • Green Fair on the Fox presents environmental education

    BATAVIA – Batavia resident Peter Kasper knows he gets his fair share of looks as he pedals his solar-powered bike-car hybrid to Fermilab, where he is ...
    Aug. 10, 2015 - 6:59 am
  • Longmeadow Parkway project slated for 2016 start despite growing opposition

    Work on the long-planned Longmeadow Parkway likely will start as anticipated next spring, despite opposition than now includes one of the local govern ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen vote, 7-3, for drive-thru alcohol sales

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles businesses for the first time can offer drive-thru alcohol sales, thanks to a St. Charles City Council decision on Monday.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • St. Charles Township Highway Commissioner retires

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An employee of the St. Charles Township Road District has retired after 32 years of service.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • St. Charles launches electric line replacement project

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles Electric Utility this week launched a project to continue to improve electric reliability to residents.
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 8:04 pm
  • Laws give Kane County new revenue sources

    GENEVA – State lawmakers this week gave Kane County new ways to raise revenues.Gov. Bruce Rauner on ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • State budget impasse delays federal funding from reaching Kane County

    GENEVA – The state’s budget stalemate has prompted Kane County to draft an emergency resolution providing temporary funding for the workforce developm ...
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • North Aurora amends rules regarding dead trees on private property

    NORTH AURORA – Residents, along with business and property owners, now will be required to remove only dead trees on their property.
    Aug. 5, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Former bowling alley in North Aurora to become storage facility

    NORTH AURORA – A former bowling alley at 310 S. Lincolnway will be redeveloped into a self-service storage facility.
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 6:39 am