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Editorials

  • Our view: New commission needs to achieve its goals

    We hope some real work that creates actual solutions is the end result of a new Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform, which is tasked ...
    March 31, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Our View: The positives of cameras in the courtroom

    A defendant seated in front of a judge. An assistant state’s attorney giving his opening statement. A police sergeant providing witness testimony.
    March 27, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Our View: Project associated with park referendum more a want than need

    It is easy to see why many residents are excited about the St. Charles Park District’s proposed referendum.
    March 20, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Our View: D-129 residents should take time to vote April 7

    Voters who live in West Aurora School District 129 are being asked to consider a referendum question April 7.
    March 20, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Our View: Transparency more important than ever

    Transparency in government always has been important.But these days, in Illinois, it’s vital.The sta ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Our View: Time is right for Blackberry Township roadwork

    Pointing to data that shows nearly two-thirds of Blackberry Township’s roads are in fair or poor condition, officials are asking voters to approve a r ...
    March 13, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Our View: Voters should consider Fox River and Countryside Fire referendum

    Residents served by the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District will have the opportunity to vote on a referendum question during the consolida ...
    March 13, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-up to Geneva High School Student Council participants sponsoring public forum

    Most current Geneva High School students will not be old enough to vote in the April 7 election. Despite that, some of them still will play a role in ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Our View: Thumbs-down to lack of choices for voters in Maple Park

    Throughout Kane County, forums featuring candidates for local offices have provided voters an opportunity to meet those who aim to provide leadership ...
    March 6, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Our View: Springfield renews assault on transparency

    Here we go again.Some lawmakers in Springfield again are taking aim at making government less transp ...
    March 2, 2015 - 10:47 pm