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In unprecedented move for local town, Elk Grove issues $2.8 million coronavirus relief package
News 6 days ago
In unprecedented move for local town, Elk Grove issues $2.8 million coronavirus relief package

In an unprecedented move for a local municipality, Elk Grove Village Mayor Craig Johnson on Monday signed a proclamation establishing a $2.8...

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Batavia development project still alive
News 1 week ago
Batavia development project still alive

The Batavia City Council this week approved an extension of a tax increment financing district that will keep the One Washington Place project...

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Will County state's attorney closes reception office
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Will County state's attorney closes reception office

Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow says his office's reception office will be closed to in-person visits until further notice. The rest of...

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Hawthorn Mall closes temporarily, but planning for future makeover continues
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Hawthorn Mall closes temporarily, but planning for future makeover continues

Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills is closing temporarily because of COVID-19, but planning for big changes inside and out continues. The village board...

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Hoffman Estates to screen village hall visitors
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Hoffman Estates to screen village hall visitors

Due to precautions related to COVID-19, a number of Hoffman Estates village services are currently suspended or postponed. Residents are advised to...

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Coronavirus on minds at Arlington Heights state of village address
News 2 weeks ago
Coronavirus on minds at Arlington Heights state of village address

Arlington Heights Mayor Tom Hayes' annual recap of the village's year and preview of what's ahead locally went on as scheduled Thursday, but he and...

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Developer debuts plans for Block 56 in downtown Mount Prospect
News 2 weeks ago
Developer debuts plans for Block 56 in downtown Mount Prospect

Plans to makeover Block 56 in downtown Mount Prospect with a four-story multiuse building made their public debut Tuesday night. Greystar Real...

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Rolling Meadows resale shop helps local, worldwide missions
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Rolling Meadows resale shop helps local, worldwide missions

A photo displayed near the cash register at a resale shop in Rolling Meadows speaks volumes about proceeds generated from the store. The framed...

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Enormous athletic center with two ice rinks, restaurant coming to Lincolnshire
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Enormous athletic center with two ice rinks, restaurant coming to Lincolnshire

A preliminary development plan for an enormous, privately owned athletic facility in Lincolnshire was approved by the village board Monday night....

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Buffalo Grove resident Marah Altenberg appointed to Lake County Board
News 2 weeks ago
Buffalo Grove resident Marah Altenberg appointed to Lake County Board

Longtime Buffalo Grove resident Marah Altenberg was appointed Tuesday to fill the vacant 20th District seat on the Lake County Board. Altenberg,...

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Tax woes for Harvest Bible Chapel properties
News 3 weeks ago
Tax woes for Harvest Bible Chapel properties

Two properties that house Harvest Bible Chapel congregations are under scrutiny after their tax exemptions were called into question. The owners of...

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Hotel, gas station and more proposed along Randall Road in Elgin
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Hotel, gas station and more proposed along Randall Road in Elgin

An Indianapolis company hopes to get approval from Elgin for a $70 million development along Randall Road that would include a hotel, a gas station...

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Aurora mayor (with a mic drop): City is 'renewed and reawakened'
News 3 weeks ago
Aurora mayor (with a mic drop): City is 'renewed and reawakened'

Aurora mayor (with a mic drop): It was a State of a City address unlike any other. Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin delivered his speech Tuesday night...

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Mount Prospect surveying residents on housing, community development needs
News 3 weeks ago
Mount Prospect surveying residents on housing, community development needs

Mount Prospect is conducting a survey to gather feedback regarding the village's housing and community development needs, which will help officials...

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Wheaton's Town Square struggles to fill retail vacancies
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Wheaton's Town Square struggles to fill retail vacancies

Not so long ago, Wheaton's Town Square enjoyed a mix of national chain stores and a full parking lot as an upscale shopping destination on the...

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Lake Barrington receives upgraded credit rating
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Lake Barrington receives upgraded credit rating

Lake Barrington has received an upgraded credit rating that officials say reflects the strong financial integrity the village has maintained for...

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Little Friends selling Naperville land, but historic mansion's future unknown
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Little Friends selling Naperville land, but historic mansion's future unknown

Students at the schools operated by the disability services agency Little Friends are set to finish this year in Naperville and start the next in...

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Arlington Heights asking residents to weigh in on CDBG spending
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Arlington Heights asking residents to weigh in on CDBG spending

Arlington Heights is asking residents to take an online survey on how the village should spend its annual allocation of Community Development Block...

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Lush beauty brand opening Naperville store
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Lush beauty brand opening Naperville store

The popular U. K.-based cosmetics brand Lush is opening a store Friday at 119 S. Main St. in downtown Naperville. A popular beauty brand from the...

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Barrington Area Chamber announces 2020 business awards
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Barrington Area Chamber announces 2020 business awards

The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce announced the 2020 business awards at its Annual Dinner & Scholarship Fundraiser Thursday, Jan. 16, at...

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Costco getting $5.5 million tax rebate to build second store in Naperville
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Costco getting $5.5 million tax rebate to build second store in Naperville

Naperville City Council members want a second Costco in town enough to pay $5.5 million for it in the form of sales tax incentives. The council...

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Arlington Heights proposes TIF district to give southern entryway a glow-up
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Arlington Heights proposes TIF district to give southern entryway a glow-up

Arlington Heights officials have proposed setting up what would become the sixth tax increment financing district in the village's history to help...

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Developer publicly denies role in push for Elk Grove term limits
News 1 month ago
Developer publicly denies role in push for Elk Grove term limits

In his first public statement since filing suit against Elk Grove Village a year ago, local developer Mario Gullo on Monday continued to deny...

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Arlington Heights honors its everyday heroes at Hearts of Gold event
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Arlington Heights honors its everyday heroes at Hearts of Gold event

The annual Hearts of Gold dinner Saturday in Arlington Heights featured "untold stories of deserving people," Mayor Tom Hayes said, as he addressed...

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75 years after warplane's dedication, history buff brings pieces of Maine Flyer home
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75 years after warplane's dedication, history buff brings pieces of Maine Flyer home

After nearly a decade of phone calls, letters, emails and navigating other red tape, Len Johnson was finally able to reclaim pieces of a historic...

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State Rep. Michelle Mussman hosting open house at new office
News 1 month ago
State Rep. Michelle Mussman hosting open house at new office

State Rep. Michelle Mussman of Schaumburg is inviting residents to join her for an open house at her new office. Mussman will welcome visitors from...

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Volunteers, customers sad about closing of Elgin's Shop and Share next month
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Volunteers, customers sad about closing of Elgin's Shop and Share next month

The upcoming closing of Elgin's Shop and Share resale store after four decades in support of the Ecker Center for Mental Health is emotional and...

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5 suburban spots that are now on the National Register of Historic Places
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5 suburban spots that are now on the National Register of Historic Places

Lombard's lilacs have some serious flower power. Back in 1996, a shoutout to Lilacia Park on Oprah's talk show added national exposure to the...

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Why neighbors oppose 5-story office building, roof deck proposal in Green Oaks
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Why neighbors oppose 5-story office building, roof deck proposal in Green Oaks

A plan for a 5-story office building topped with a roof deck east of I-94 in Green Oaks has posed concern for some nearby residents. Impact...

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Winfield closing in on deal with hospital for Town Center redevelopment
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Winfield closing in on deal with hospital for Town Center redevelopment

After months of frustration, Winfield officials say they hope to reach an agreement with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital on a long...

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