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Wheeling Township offers help with property reassessments
News 2 months ago
Wheeling Township offers help with property reassessments

The Wheeling Township assessor's office is available to assist property owners with assessment appeals to the Cook County assessor's office and...

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Hoffman Estates being wooed for another manufacturing HQ
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Hoffman Estates being wooed for another manufacturing HQ

Hoffman Estates village board members Monday will grant a courtesy review to yet another proposed manufacturing headquarters within easy access of...

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Lombard Park District rejects land swap offer from library
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Lombard Park District rejects land swap offer from library

Lombard Park District has released letters revealing it's negotiating a possible land swap with the Helen M. Plum Memorial Library that would allow...

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Little City receives $1.5 million from state for vocational, residential needs
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Little City receives $1.5 million from state for vocational, residential needs

Palatine-based Little City it expects about $1.5 million in state funding to support residential needs for aging adults and its DuPage County...

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New apartment development could break ground next month in West Dundee
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New apartment development could break ground next month in West Dundee

Developers could break ground as early as next month on a 380-unit apartment community aimed at filling a housing gap in West Dundee. Nineteen two...

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East Dundee president: $5K settlement for environmental violations an 'insult' to residents
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East Dundee president: $5K settlement for environmental violations an 'insult' to residents

In 2018, the Illinois attorney general sued a former plastic bag company, arguing it should be liable for up to $250,000 in fines because it moved...

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Why 7,600 property owners in suburban Cook County are getting tax refunds
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Why 7,600 property owners in suburban Cook County are getting tax refunds

More than 7,600 suburban Cook County property owners are in line for property tax refunds. Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas said many of the...

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380 new apartments, commercial development to be considered in West Dundee
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380 new apartments, commercial development to be considered in West Dundee

West Dundee officials are expected to decide next week whether more than 34 acres of farmland should be redeveloped into a 380-unit apartment...

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Guy and Elizabeth Bellaver left their mark on St. Charles
News 2 months ago
Guy and Elizabeth Bellaver left their mark on St. Charles

It's fairly common to sing the praises of community residents who have focused their lives on creating or supporting organizations that improve the...

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St. Charles turning focus to redeveloping downtown north of Main Street
News 3 months ago
St. Charles turning focus to redeveloping downtown north of Main Street

Stand on the Main Street Bridge in St. Charles facing south, and the first thing you'll notice is development -- new mixed-use buildings, parking...

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Decision delayed on Little Friends land in Naperville
News 3 months ago
Decision delayed on Little Friends land in Naperville

The fate of the property now owned by the nonprofit Little Friends in Naperville won't be decided until at least next month. North Central College...

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Batavia boutiques add fashionable flair to city's downtown
News 3 months ago
Batavia boutiques add fashionable flair to city's downtown

Sometimes, it's worth it to go off the beaten path. I stopped in at Limestone Coffee and decided to check out the beautiful Fox River. As I looked...

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Schaumburg trustees don't favor imposing condo, townhouse rental restrictions
News 3 months ago
Schaumburg trustees don't favor imposing condo, townhouse rental restrictions

Schaumburg village board members have recommended by a 6-1 vote that the village not impose limits on the number of rental units allowed within...

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Naperville begins transformation of last large open space into new park
News 3 months ago
Naperville begins transformation of last large open space into new park

For years, Naperville Park District owned but didn't use a 33-acre parcel on the far southwest side of town, awaiting the day when nearby...

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"The idea is to create a community": Arlington Heights eases way for southern town center on Algonquin

With an eye toward creating a town center at the southern gateway of Arlington Heights -- whose density would mirror that of the village's downtown...

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Neighbors fear south Naperville road expansion could worsen traffic
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Neighbors fear south Naperville road expansion could worsen traffic

A plan to decrease traffic congestion and prevent crashes at a south Naperville intersection has neighbors worried the proposal instead could do...

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Naperville seeks resident input for master plan
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Naperville seeks resident input for master plan

Naperville residents are invited to share their vision for the city's continued development as part of planned updates to the comprehensive master...

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Elgin council presses waste hauler for low-income senior discounts, composting
News 3 months ago
Elgin council presses waste hauler for low-income senior discounts, composting

Elgin's contract with Waste Management is up for renewal and the city council is pressing the company to offer a discount for low-income seniors...

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Elgin backtracks on RVs to consider compromise
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Elgin backtracks on RVs to consider compromise

The Elgin City Council decided on Wednesday to consider a compromise regarding a pilot program that would allow motorized RVs to park only...

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Why Arlington Heights panel backs fees instead of cheaper units for downtown row houses
News 3 months ago
Why Arlington Heights panel backs fees instead of cheaper units for downtown row houses

A month after calling for below-market-rate rental units within the Arlington 425 project, the Arlington Heights housing commission Tuesday...

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Winfield gas station proposal back on track
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Winfield gas station proposal back on track

Plans for a new gas station in Winfield apparently are back on track with the village announcing the closing on the sale of a property along...

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Mundelein officials eyeing land for annexation
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Mundelein officials eyeing land for annexation

Mundelein officials are preparing to annex residential and vacant properties near the village's west side. Unlike many annexations, the adjoining...

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Fairgrounds supporters: Don't ban circuses, animal shows
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Fairgrounds supporters: Don't ban circuses, animal shows

Talk of prohibiting circuses and other traveling shows with animals at the DuPage County Fairgrounds has sparked a firestorm of controversy and...

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Haines Middle School is now closed. What will District 303 do with it next?
News 3 months ago
Haines Middle School is now closed. What will District 303 do with it next?

Without the bustle of students in hallways, or teachers lecturing in classrooms, or friends catching up at lunch, what is a school's identity? That...

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Auto dealer, warehouses planned along Devon in Elk Grove
News 3 months ago
Auto dealer, warehouses planned along Devon in Elk Grove

A cargo work van auto dealership and two speculative warehouses are planned along a stretch of Devon Avenue in Elk Grove Village. It's evidence of...

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Bears100: From stadium proposals to family ties, Halas' team has deep roots in the suburbs
News 3 months ago
Bears100: From stadium proposals to family ties, Halas' team has deep roots in the suburbs

Viewing Soldier Field as an inadequate home for his Chicago Bears compared to several other NFL stadiums, team founder George S. Halas traveled to...

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Long Grove-Kildeer Garden Club promotes land preservation
News 3 months ago
Long Grove-Kildeer Garden Club promotes land preservation

Barbara Reed Turner of Long Grove celebrates her 100th birthday on June 13, but instead of presents, it is her gift to the community that keeps on...

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Developer wants to tear down Schaumburg office park, build apartments
News 3 months ago
Developer wants to tear down Schaumburg office park, build apartments

Schaumburg officials are considering a developer's plan to tear down the Discovery Office Park across from the former Motorola Solutions campus and...

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24-hour gym proposed for shuttered Algonquin furniture store
News 3 months ago
24-hour gym proposed for shuttered Algonquin furniture store

Basketball courts, exercise rooms, gym equipment and an indoor pool soon could breathe new life into a shuttered Algonquin furniture store....

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Vernon Hills residents to discuss concerns about Hawthorn Mall plans
News 3 months ago
Vernon Hills residents to discuss concerns about Hawthorn Mall plans

Some Vernon Hills residents are raising questions well in advance of a June 18 open house regarding a planned makeover of the Hawthorn Mall...

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