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Elgin council will consider forcing landmark status on 119-year-old building
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Elgin council will consider forcing landmark status on 119-year-old building

In an attempt to save a building dating back to 1901, two Elgin City Council members are prompting a discussion about nominating it for landmark...

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Mount Prospect poised to buy more land in downtown Busse Triangle
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Mount Prospect poised to buy more land in downtown Busse Triangle

Mount Prospect village board members are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the $1.3 million purchase of four more parcels within the Busse Triangle...

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College health sciences building coming near downtown Naperville
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College health sciences building coming near downtown Naperville

A site east of campus fell through, so North Central College now plans to construct a new facility to house graduate health sciences between one of...

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Frustration mounts as Winfield-CDH standoff continues
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Frustration mounts as Winfield-CDH standoff continues

Frustration is mounting in Winfield, where some are calling on the town to reach a deal with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital on a...

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How Naperville building could complete Water Street block
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How Naperville building could complete Water Street block

The Water Street District in downtown Naperville takes up most of a city block on both sides of the street just south of the DuPage River, but one...

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Carpentersville searching for community development director
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Carpentersville searching for community development director

Carpentersville is searching for a community development director to replace Marc Huber, who recently accepted a position as the village...

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Proposed Elk Grove warehouses to get a little bigger
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Proposed Elk Grove warehouses to get a little bigger

Plans for two warehouses got a little bit bigger on Devon Avenue in Elk Grove Village, as plans for a neighboring cargo work van auto dealership...

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Pheasant Run is going up for bids -- what could it become?
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Pheasant Run is going up for bids -- what could it become?

With bidding for the 18.3 acres that make up the Pheasant Run Resort property in St. Charles unfolding in February, it's time to envision what this...

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Elgin chamber touts successes ahead of new contract with city
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Elgin chamber touts successes ahead of new contract with city

Elgin City Council members Wednesday night gave their unanimous preliminary approval to a 15% total increase in the three-year contract with the...

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Elgin set to consider increasing contract with chamber
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Elgin set to consider increasing contract with chamber

The Elgin City Council will consider Wednesday increasing its yearly contract with the Elgin Area Chamber of Commerce, which provides economic...

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Quilts show care from Naperville store to Aurora seniors
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Quilts show care from Naperville store to Aurora seniors

A sewing store that opened in November in Naperville made good on the local part of its promise Wednesday to "help out globally" and "sew locally."...

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Hoffman Estates approves tax incentive at routes 59, 72
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Hoffman Estates approves tax incentive at routes 59, 72

Hoffman Estates village board members voted 6-1 Monday to approve a tax incentive to spark economic development on 64 acres along the village's...

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St. Charles to acquire former Manor Restaurant site, expand First Street plaza
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St. Charles to acquire former Manor Restaurant site, expand First Street plaza

St. Charles plans to purchase a visually prominent property at the entrance of the First Street corridor, allowing for the expansion of the city's...

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Macy's to close at Spring Hill Mall
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Macy's to close at Spring Hill Mall

The Macy's store in West Dundee is the latest anchor to announce its impending departure from Spring Hill Mall, village officials confirmed Tuesday...

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Atworth at Mellody Farm sold
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Atworth at Mellody Farm sold

The Atworth at Mellody Farm, a 260-unit luxury apartment building across Milwaukee Avenue from Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills, has been acquired by...

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Fox Valley mayors look back on 2019
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Fox Valley mayors look back on 2019

The Daily Herald asked Fox Valley mayors and village presidents to look back on 2019 and identify their community's greatest accomplishment -- and...

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Lake County mayors look back on 2019 accomplishments
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Lake County mayors look back on 2019 accomplishments

The Daily Herald asked Lake County mayors and village presidents to look back on 2019 and identify their community's greatest accomplishment. Here...

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DuPage mayors look back on the year that was
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DuPage mayors look back on the year that was

The Daily Herald asked DuPage County mayors and village presidents to look back on 2019 and identify their community's greatest accomplishment --...

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Elgin, U-46 seeking 'Sidewalk Heroes' to keep paths clear over winter
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Elgin, U-46 seeking 'Sidewalk Heroes' to keep paths clear over winter

Elgin Area School District U-46 and the city of Elgin are seeking a few good men and women to keep sidewalks clear of snow and ice this winter. The...

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Early Starbucks store won't renew lease in downtown Libertyville
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Early Starbucks store won't renew lease in downtown Libertyville

Businesses routinely come and go in commercial areas, but now and then a store closing becomes community news. So it is with the pending departure...

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Cricket Wireless employees make sandwiches for those in need
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Cricket Wireless employees make sandwiches for those in need

Cricket Wireless employees broke out the peanut butter and jelly Wednesday to make 150 sandwiches for those in need. Employees in the company's...

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St. Charles' Pheasant Run will go up for auction next month. Starting bid: $2 million.
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St. Charles' Pheasant Run will go up for auction next month. Starting bid: $2 million.

: $2 million. The iconic Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles will be up for auction next month, with bids starting at $2 million. The 18.3-acre site...

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Mount Prospect OKs tax sharing deal to get traffic light on Rand Road
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Mount Prospect OKs tax sharing deal to get traffic light on Rand Road

Mount Prospect trustees this week passed a sales tax sharing agreement with the developer of Mount Prospect Pointe that will enable a long-awaited...

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Downtown Metra lot repair on hold after development fizzles
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Downtown Metra lot repair on hold after development fizzles

Another proposed development for a long empty industrial property adjacent to the Metra station in busy downtown Libertyville has fizzled, leaving...

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Glen Ellyn looks to sell land at Five Corners intersection
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Glen Ellyn looks to sell land at Five Corners intersection

A real estate broker hired by Glen Ellyn trustees will look for another developer for village-owned land that was the subject of a lawsuit won by...

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Residents in Elgin worried about elevated radon gas levels
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Residents in Elgin worried about elevated radon gas levels

Some residents of Elgin Manor Apartments in Elgin said they have been worried for nearly two months about high levels of radon gas in their...

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Industrial buildings proposed for former family farm in Vernon Hills
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Industrial buildings proposed for former family farm in Vernon Hills

Industrial buildings are being proposed for a former family farm in Vernon Hills that, despite its surroundings, has remained untouched by...

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Trial begins to settle dispute between Shodeen, Mill Creek water district
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Trial begins to settle dispute between Shodeen, Mill Creek water district

A long-running dispute between prominent Geneva developer Kent Shodeen and the Mill Creek Water Reclamation District over wastewater used to...

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DuPage board member calls for restrictions on public comments after resident's 'Mexican' comment
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DuPage board member calls for restrictions on public comments after resident's 'Mexican' comment

Some DuPage County Board members want to put restrictions on public comments at meetings after a resident blamed a zoning problem on a "Mexican"...

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Palatine studying Northwest Highway corridor for possible redevelopment
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Palatine studying Northwest Highway corridor for possible redevelopment

Palatine's preliminary study on potential redevelopment of Northwest Highway properties from Hicks Road to just west of Route 53 offers ideas such...

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