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'This is an all-Bloomingdale issue': Hearing on Indian Lakes draws hundreds of people
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'This is an all-Bloomingdale issue': Hearing on Indian Lakes draws hundreds of people

A developer looking to build houses on a shuttered golf course in Bloomingdale wants to have a community conversation about the proposal. Judging...

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Salt Creek Ballet looking for new home; fundraiser gala April 26
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Salt Creek Ballet looking for new home; fundraiser gala April 26

Salt Creek Ballet is a Westmont institution after spending 32 years in the same location at 98 East Chicago Ave. But the group's lease will expire...

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Naperville high-schoolers to present plans for repurposing Greene Farm barn
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Naperville high-schoolers to present plans for repurposing Greene Farm barn

The community has weighed in. A special panel has been created. And now local high-schoolers will present their ideas for the future of the...

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Huntley board quashes plan to redevelop former outlet mall site
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Huntley board quashes plan to redevelop former outlet mall site

Huntley village officials have rejected plans to redevelop more than 60 acres of the former Huntley Outlet Center property off Route 47 into a...

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Tales of retail demise are exaggerated, and that's good for Vernon Hills, consultant says
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Tales of retail demise are exaggerated, and that's good for Vernon Hills, consultant says

The predicted demise of brick and mortar stores has been exaggerated, and that bodes well for the continued strength of retail sales in Vernon...

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New warehouse planned as Devon Avenue corridor develops in Elk Grove
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New warehouse planned as Devon Avenue corridor develops in Elk Grove

A 146,000-square-foot light industrial warehouse is planned on a portion of an existing strip mall property in Elk Grove Village -- a further sign...

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Bloomingdale schedules first of several public hearings on Indian Lakes
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Bloomingdale schedules first of several public hearings on Indian Lakes

More than two years after the owner of Indian Lakes Resort announced plans to transform the Bloomingdale site's former golf course into a...

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Massive development for Mount Prospect's south downtown: Trustees say go
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Massive development for Mount Prospect's south downtown: Trustees say go

Trustees voted 5-1 in favor of Maple Street Lofts, which will have a six-story, 192-unit apartment building with 14,000 square feet of retail space...

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New public works and engineering building in Mundelein will cost $23 million
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New public works and engineering building in Mundelein will cost $23 million

Construction of a new public works and engineering headquarters in Mundelein will cost $23 million, about $5 million more than originally estimated...

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District 202 moves on after 'mandate' at the polls
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District 202 moves on after 'mandate' at the polls

Given a rare opportunity to reduce their property tax bills, Lisle Unit District 202 voters decided to leave things as they are. They...

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Cook County Assessor brings listening tour to Northwest suburbs
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Cook County Assessor brings listening tour to Northwest suburbs

One constituent cut right to the chase with a question for Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi on Saturday. It was at The Grand at Twin Lakes senior...

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Des Plaines recommends tax incentive for $4.4 million industrial facility
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Des Plaines recommends tax incentive for $4.4 million industrial facility

Des Plaines aldermen have recommended approval of a Cook County property tax incentive for a developer that wants to build a $4.4 million...

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Hawthorn Mall owner on major makeover: We're in it for the long haul
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Hawthorn Mall owner on major makeover: We're in it for the long haul

Big-name stores like Apple or Von Maur currently have no interest in Hawthorn Mall in Vernon Hills, but that could change with a proposed...

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Arlington Heights OKs building transfer to library for 'makerspace'
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Arlington Heights OKs building transfer to library for 'makerspace'

Arlington Heights trustees have approved transferring the shuttered village teen center building to the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, which...

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Coffee, tacos, doughnuts: Downtown Wheaton's getting some new eats
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Coffee, tacos, doughnuts: Downtown Wheaton's getting some new eats

In simple, bold font, the window sign beckons: COFFEE. It's a no-fuss introduction to a cozy Wheaton coffeehouse in the midst of an expansion. Like...

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New developer could buy parcel where Bucky's gas station was proposed in Winfield
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New developer could buy parcel where Bucky's gas station was proposed in Winfield

Plans for a proposed Bucky's gas station in Winfield have been scrapped after the developer failed to finalize the purchase of land. But Village...

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Orbit Medical leases space in Aurora
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Orbit Medical leases space in Aurora

AURORA -- Clear Height Properties recently completed a lease for 15,233 square feet of flex office and industrial space at 550 N. Commons Drive in...

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Suburban Rotary volunteers build fish harvesting system for Ugandan community
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Suburban Rotary volunteers build fish harvesting system for Ugandan community

Members of the Rotary Club of Arlington Heights have made a name for themselves with their popular Santa 5K run, which they host every December....

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Spande: 'Extraordinary amount of development' coming to Winfield
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Spande: 'Extraordinary amount of development' coming to Winfield

A redevelopment of the Prosek's Greenhouse property is one of several proposed projects that, if built, would provide Winfield with needed tax...

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New athletic field planned next to Mount Prospect Ice Arena
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New athletic field planned next to Mount Prospect Ice Arena

A new athletic field for soccer, lacrosse and other sports will replace a vacant lot next to the Mount Prospect Ice Arena, under a plan approved by...

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Naperville residents want more affordable housing in 5th Avenue redevelopment
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Naperville residents want more affordable housing in 5th Avenue redevelopment

Some residents are calling on Naperville to include affordable housing in a redevelopment being considered near the Metra station along 5th Avenue....

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What Arlington Heights Library might have to pay for 'makerspace' building
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What Arlington Heights Library might have to pay for 'makerspace' building

While the village of Arlington Heights may not be charging the Arlington Heights Memorial Library for an unused building for a proposed library ...

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Reviews beginning on sale of Little Friends land to North Central College
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Reviews beginning on sale of Little Friends land to North Central College

Public reviews of the planned sale of the Little Friends property in Naperville to North Central College are about to get started. The Naperville...

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$110 million Mount Prospect development gets green light from commission
News 3 months ago
$110 million Mount Prospect development gets green light from commission

Mount Prospect's Maple Street Lofts development cleared a major hurdle Thursday when the village's planning and zoning commission, by a 5-2 vote,...

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Panera Bread with drive-through approved near Woodfield Mall
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Panera Bread with drive-through approved near Woodfield Mall

A Panera Bread with a drive-through will be the first of four tenants in a 10,364-square-foot commercial building to be called Meet Me On Meacham...

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Barrington-area Citizens for Conservation acquires more land
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Barrington-area Citizens for Conservation acquires more land

Citizens for Conservation, one of the oldest volunteer conservation groups in Illinois, has acquired two more parcels of open space totaling 36...

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Maine Township property owners get $1.25 million tax break
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Maine Township property owners get $1.25 million tax break

Property owners in Maine Township are receiving a tiny tax break after the township board voted to abate $1.25 million in property taxes. After...

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Site announced for proposed arts center in downtown Elmhurst
News 3 months ago
Site announced for proposed arts center in downtown Elmhurst

An Elmhurst group that has been working for almost three years to bring a performing arts center to the heart of downtown on Tuesday publicly...

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Land sale could make West Chicago's drive-in fade to black
News 3 months ago
Land sale could make West Chicago's drive-in fade to black

Once a mainstay of summer entertainment, the drive-in movie theater long has become a dying breed, and now it appears one of only two remaining in...

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Elgin housing authority CEO takes job in Virginia
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Elgin housing authority CEO takes job in Virginia

After seven years at the helm of the Housing Authority of Elgin, Damon Duncan is leaving because, as he puts it, "there isn't much left to do."...

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