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Plans scrapped for houses at former golf course in Bloomingdale
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Plans scrapped for houses at former golf course in Bloomingdale

The owner of Indian Lakes Resort and a developer have scrapped plans to build hundreds of houses on the Bloomingdale property's former golf course...

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Assessment appeal workshop Wednesday in Rolling Meadows
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Assessment appeal workshop Wednesday in Rolling Meadows

Cook County Board Commissioners Kevin B. Morrison and Scott Britton, the Office of Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi and Palatine Township Assessor...

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Owner of 82-year-old Liberty Theatre in downtown Libertyville seeks demolition
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Owner of 82-year-old Liberty Theatre in downtown Libertyville seeks demolition

The longtime owner of what opened in 1937 as the Liberty Theatre in downtown Libertyville is seeking village permission to tear it down for green...

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Luxury apartment plans advance in downtown Elmhurst
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Luxury apartment plans advance in downtown Elmhurst

Elmhurst City Council members voted 9-3 Monday to approve an agreement with Lennar LMC, the developer of a 212-unit luxury apartment complex...

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Construction begins on townhouses at former Rolling Meadows Dominick's site
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Construction begins on townhouses at former Rolling Meadows Dominick's site

Monday marked a new chapter for the former Dominick's site in the Rolling Meadows' downtown, with construction equipment on site and city officials...

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District 303 board could vote tonight to seek Haines project construction bids
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District 303 board could vote tonight to seek Haines project construction bids

Special education programming, intergovernmental partnerships and facility upgrades are included in a roughly $4.17 million plan to repurpose the...

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Lake Zurich mayor wants to lift ban on dogs in parks
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Lake Zurich mayor wants to lift ban on dogs in parks

Mayor Thomas Poynton is in favor of Lake Zurich's parks going to the dogs -- as long as they are on a leash. Ahead of a community meeting to...

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The past, present and future of St. Charles' Blue Goose Market
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The past, present and future of St. Charles' Blue Goose Market

There was a time more than 80 years ago when Blue Goose was the perfect fruit stand along Main Street in a small, rural St. Charles. It would grow...

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Suburban towns struggle to repurpose vacant, failed shopping malls
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Suburban towns struggle to repurpose vacant, failed shopping malls

Huntley is the latest suburban community struggling to repurpose a failed suburban shopping mall. Many others have tried, and some have succeeded...

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Former Elk Grove Village farm takes shape as high tech hub
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Former Elk Grove Village farm takes shape as high tech hub

On land once envisioned for the gridiron of the Chicago Bears, likenesses of elk roam today instead. Those 29 bronze figures represent the massive ...

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Cary is turning a former gravel pit site into a park that will open this fall
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Cary is turning a former gravel pit site into a park that will open this fall

Cary residents soon will be able to use a new, 190-acre park and 70-acre lake with recreational amenities. Formerly the Meyer-Lafarge gravel pit,...

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Cary is turning a former gravel pit site into a park with a lake that will open this fall
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Cary is turning a former gravel pit site into a park with a lake that will open this fall

Cary residents soon will be able to use a new, 190-acre park and 70-acre lake with recreational amenities. Formerly the Meyer-Lafarge gravel pit,...

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Blue Goose owner: St. Charles market 'fighting hard' to stay open
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Blue Goose owner: St. Charles market 'fighting hard' to stay open

The Blue Goose Market has been a staple of downtown St. Charles since Paul Lencioni's great-grandmother opened the doors 91 years ago. Now, the...

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Geneva gives a thumbs-up to parameters for Mill Race Inn replacement
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Geneva gives a thumbs-up to parameters for Mill Race Inn replacement

A developer got preliminary approval Monday for a project for the old Mill Race Inn site that would include as many as 120 apartments, eight...

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Developer plans to build mammoth warehouse and distribution building in Palatine
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Developer plans to build mammoth warehouse and distribution building in Palatine

Rosemont-based Conor Commercial Real Estate plans to demolish this former H. B. Fuller sealant plant at 315 S. Hicks Road in Palatine and replace...

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Buffalo Grove goes familiar route on new comprehensive plan
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Buffalo Grove goes familiar route on new comprehensive plan

Buffalo Grove trustees voted Monday to hire RATIO Architects Inc. at a cost of $223,656 to help create the village's new comprehensive plan. The...

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Lawsuit lingers over public financing for Lakemoor Woodman's project
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Lawsuit lingers over public financing for Lakemoor Woodman's project

As construction of a huge Woodman's Food Market at routes 12 and 120 in Lakemoor steams toward a Labor Day opening, a lawsuit over the development...

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St. Charles to help fund fencing for resident affected by Red Gate Bridge
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St. Charles to help fund fencing for resident affected by Red Gate Bridge

As construction of the Red Gate Bridge was wrapping up in 2012, nearby residents sought help from St. Charles to mitigate the potentially adverse...

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How Hoffman Estates might jump-start stalled development
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How Hoffman Estates might jump-start stalled development

Intent on making vacant land west of The Arboretum of South Barrington shopping center viable for development, Hoffman Estates officials may create...

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Little Friends proceeding toward Naperville land sale, but not necessarily to North Central College
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Little Friends proceeding toward Naperville land sale, but not necessarily to North Central College

Officials with Little Friends and North Central College have terminated an agreement that would have led to the college buying the nonprofit's...

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Chicago Executive Airport proposal would more than double its hangar space
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Chicago Executive Airport proposal would more than double its hangar space

While Chicago Executive Airport's revised master plan proposal eliminated a much longer main runway, it's offering the possibility of an expansion...

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As tollway ends Route 53 extension study, now the question: Do what with that Lake County land?
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As tollway ends Route 53 extension study, now the question: Do what with that Lake County land?

: Do what with that Lake County land? Illinois tollway leaders pulled the plug Friday on an expensive environmental impact study of a Route 53...

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Shodeen's plans for Mill Race Inn could affect Island Park
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Shodeen's plans for Mill Race Inn could affect Island Park

After Geneva city officials held a public meeting and released an artist's rendition of the concepts envisioned for the former Mill Race Inn...

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How Shodeen's plans for former Mill Race Inn property could affect Island Park
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How Shodeen's plans for former Mill Race Inn property could affect Island Park

After Geneva city officials held a public meeting and released an artist's rendition of the concepts envisioned for the former Mill Race Inn...

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Historic - and haunted? Fox Lake hotel for sale again
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Historic - and haunted? Fox Lake hotel for sale again

The landmark Mineola Hotel on the shores of Fox Lake -- a onetime hangout for Chicago mobster Al Capone and his crew -- is back on the market with...

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Statues draw visitors to St. Charles Sculpture in the Park
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Statues draw visitors to St. Charles Sculpture in the Park

This year, some of the sculptures are lifelike. When walking through Mount St. Mary Park in St. Charles and looking at the pieces in the annual...

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What suburban residents are doing to shut 'puppy mills' down
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What suburban residents are doing to shut 'puppy mills' down

Hope and Grace are golden retrievers who spent most their lives in cages with just one purpose -- to produce puppies for pet stores. Grace was...

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DuPage wants more residents to use hazardous waste center
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DuPage wants more residents to use hazardous waste center

DuPage County officials are planning a promotional campaign to encourage more residents to use a household hazardous waste collection facility in...

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Should St. Charles regulate short-term rental properties?
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Should St. Charles regulate short-term rental properties?

Hotels. Bed-and-breakfasts. Short-term vacation rentals? A growing trend of property owners renting their homes to travelers has prompted St....

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Showdown coming on future of Little Friends campus in Naperville
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Showdown coming on future of Little Friends campus in Naperville

The choice for Naperville-based Little Friends is between prioritizing its property or its people, officials say. The longtime service organization...

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