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  • Batavia clears way for temporary parking lot for Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council is pressing ahead with the One Washington Place downtown redevelopment plan.
    NEW: Feb. 21, 2017 - 6:58 pm
  • Geneva antique store celebrates 1st year in business

    By BRENDA SCHORY - bschory@shawmedia.comGENEVA – Carrie and Joe Tatone will be celebrating the one-y ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Burns vs. Simonian in rollicking Geneva mayoral race

    GENEVA – As the April 4 consolidated election draws near, the two candidates vying to be Geneva’s next mayor could not be more different in their prop ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:42 pm
  • Current, former Geneva aldermen endorse Simonian on video

    GENEVA – What is different about Geneva’s 2017 mayoral race? Fifth Ward Alderman Tom Simonian has ga ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:15 pm
  • A perfect outdoor entertaining spot: 31 photos of a $920,000 Batavia home for sale

    Check out the outdoor space and more in this $920,000 Batavia home for sale, listed on Zillow ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 2:21 pm
  • St. Peter School resurrects medievel practice of Boy Bishop

    GENEVA – St. Peter Catholic School in Geneva will implement a medieval practice called the Boy Bishop as a way for the parish to honor the Feast of th ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Write-in candidate has clear path to Batavia post

    BATAVIA – Ellen Posledni’s name will not appear on the April 4 election ballot, but she has a clear path to being elected Batavia city clerk.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:25 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Credit card fraud was reported Feb. 10 in the 800 block of Manchester Avenue, Batavia.• James P. M ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:23 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Robert A. Hyler, 18, of the 0-100 block of Southgate Court, St. Charles, was charged Feb. 9 with felony possession of a controlled substance.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Mayor Burns to speak at Newcomers Club luncheon in Geneva

    GENEVA – Mayor Kevin Burns will be a guest speaker at the Fox Valley Newcomers and Neighbors Club luncheon meeting at 11:30 a.m. March 15 at Fiora's R ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • Forum cites stormwater runoff threat to Fox River

    ST. CHARLES – The Fox River is the jewel of communities along the waterway. However, to keep it a gem, environmental advocates believe boosting public ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:24 am
  • Students come out for Mr. Kaneland event

    The origin of the phrase “laughter is the best medicine” has been debated. What hasn’t been dispute ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:26 am
  • St. Charles Police Department to host Citizens Police Academy

    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a part of the law enforcement profession? The St. Charles Police Department is again hosting its annual Ci ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:21 am
  • Architect’s talk in Batavia to marry historic preservation with modern amenities

    BATAVIA – Preservation Partners of the Fox Valley will present a Feb. 25 lecture by Rhode Island architect Ben Willis, followed by a panel discussion ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:23 am
  • Church hosts forum on suicide awareness, sellf-harm, depression

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – A free public forum on suicide awareness, self-harm and depression called Shining the Light, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:11 am