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  • Elburn takes new approach with police records specialist

    ELBURN – Village officials unanimously approved a new approach to filling the position of records specialist in the police department, voting Tuesday ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • PartyLite facility in Batavia to be upgraded

    BATAVIA – PartyLite’s facility at 601 Kingsland Drive in Batavia soon will be the home for all of the company’s candle manufacturing and development w ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:07 am
  • St. Charles Park District to put $28M referendum on April ballot

    ST. CHARLES – Voters in the St. Charles Park District this spring will decide whether the district can borrow $28 million in bonds for a new recreatio ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:05 am
  • Judge to rule on defense's request for Geneva murder case details

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kane County Circuit Judge James Hallock said he plans to rule today on a motion seeking more details about the state’s charges ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:23 pm
  • Fermilab, Water Street Studios involved in Art@CMS project

    BATAVIA – An event, Art@CMS, will run from Wednesday, Feb. 4, to Wednesday, April 22, and it will include workshops and exhibits in the Fermilab Art G ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Penrose Brewery to release second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday

    GENEVA – Geneva-based Penrose Brewing Co. will release its second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday, Jan. 24, but – this time – it's doing things ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Foster, Hultgren weigh in on State of the Union address

    As President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address Tuesday night, politicians representing residents here weighed in with their reacti ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Batavia aldermen debate Houston Street improvements

    BATAVIA – Aldermen still have not made up their minds about what kind of streetscape improvements they would like to see on Houston Street.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • St. Charles School District 303 officials suggest dropping class rank

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 administration on Tuesday made its case to school board members to eliminate individual class rank for d ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Geneva police tally 131 coyote sightings in new report

    GENEVA – Six months after Geneva residents asked for help in dealing with aggressive coyotes in their neighborhoods, Police Chief Steve Mexin presente ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Sugar Grove board mulls 2nd TIF District

    SUGAR GROVE – The Sugar Grove Village Board is one step closer to creating a second tax increment financing district after two recent votes from its m ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Visitors welcome tonight at Fox Valley Career Center

    MAPLE PARK – Rick Burchell, the Fox Valley Career Center director, understands parents might have questions about the programs their children want to ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Elburn community center launches businesses, serves vital role

    ELBURN – When Jenny O’Brien looked to open her very own dance studio, she worked with community centers in three towns – and one of them was the Elbur ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • 'Mr. Geneva' Weldon Johnson dies

    GENEVA – Weldon Johnson, a third-generation decendant of Swedish immigrants known as "Mr. Geneva" for his love of the city, died early Tuesday at his ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva to screen 'The United States of Ferguson' on Jan. 23

    GENEVA – The community is invited to focus on perspectives related to the “Black Lives Matter” campaign at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at the Unitarian Un ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 1:01 pm
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