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  • Batavia officials continue to look at TIF for West Town area

    BATAVIA – City officials continue to explore the idea of creating a tax increment financing district to improve the West Town area. City officials hel ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Two apply for Batavia City Council vacancy

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen next week will interview the two residents who have applied to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Batavia library officials request TIF funds for building improvement project

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library officials are seeking tax increment financing assistance from the city to help pay for a proposed $950,000 building r ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Geneva aldermen approve feasibility study for Route 31

    GENEVA – After nearly two hours of discussion Tuesday, Geneva aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to submit a feasibility study for a proposed ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn might seek special election on police pension issue

    ELBURN – Village officials will consider seeking a special election in November to address the future of the Elburn Police Department.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen back updated 1st Street plan

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Tuesday put its support behind an updated proposal for the third phase of the First Street Redev ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Kane County seeks to grow transit systems

    GENEVA – With a "tough mix" of urban and rural regions, Kane County Board member Drew Frasz, R-Elburn, said the county is a challenging area to cover ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 3:32 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve $13,500 matching downtown improvement grant

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Monday approved a $13,500 matching downtown improvement grant to reimburse half of the cost of replacing a faulty and undersized ...
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • St. Charles Park District plans referendum open house

    ST. CHARLES – Voters wanting to know more about the St. Charles Park District’s $28 million referendum may attend an informational open house next wee ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 7:28 am
  • St. Charles aldermen to review updated 1st Street plan

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Tuesday will review an updated proposal for the ongoing downtown development of First Street.
    Feb. 16, 2015 - 7:01 am
  • Rauner orders consolidation task force

    Government consolidation might be coming to counties across the state.Gov. Bruce Rauner signed Execu ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Jake Wyatt drops out of St. Charles City Council race

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man on Friday confirmed he is dropping out of the Ward 2 aldermanic race because of work commitments.
    Feb. 14, 2015 - 8:57 am
  • Campton Hills officials struggle to agree as elections approach

    CAMPTON HILLS – The picturesque village of Campton Hills, with its semi-rural atmosphere and sprawling lots, was incorporated in 2007 by voter referen ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 8:05 am
  • North Aurora looking to strengthen identity

    NORTH AURORA – Village leaders hope a new village logo and motto will help strengthen North Aurora’s identity.
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 8:09 pm
  • Kane County sees growth in electric vehicle charging station use

    GENEVA – Kane County in recent years has offered free electric vehicle charging at set-up stations – and it appears motorists are taking advantage of ...
    Feb. 12, 2015 - 8:06 am