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New preservation group launches in Naperville
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New preservation group launches in Naperville

A new group focused on historic preservation has former in Naperville. Naperville Preservation Inc. aims to help save examples of architecture from...

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How a St. Charles zoning code technicality contradicts marijuana sales
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How a St. Charles zoning code technicality contradicts marijuana sales

With St. Charles on the cusp of allowing recreational marijuana sales, city officials are aiming to fix a discrepancy in the zoning code that would...

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St. Charles aldermen back zoning for recreational marijuana sales
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St. Charles aldermen back zoning for recreational marijuana sales

St. Charles is a step closer to allowing recreational marijuana sales after a proposed zoning change received early support from a majority of...

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New senior housing campus proposed in West Dundee
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New senior housing campus proposed in West Dundee

A new senior living facility proposed in West Dundee aims to address a housing demand for the community's aging population, developers and property...

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How Lake County will encourage energy-efficient projects
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How Lake County will encourage energy-efficient projects

Lake County officials want to help local business owners finance projects designed to boost energy efficiency. The county board has announced plans...

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Batavia Park District consults residents on indoor rec options
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Batavia Park District consults residents on indoor rec options

Batavia Park District officials are asking residents to help decide what amenities should be included in a new indoor recreational facility....

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What rules for selling recreational marijuana in St. Charles might look like
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What rules for selling recreational marijuana in St. Charles might look like

In response to an application to the city, a St. Charles advisory panel has offered a set of proposed regulations for allowing up to two...

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Why Schaumburg Park District wants to exit as co-owner of Boomers Stadium
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Why Schaumburg Park District wants to exit as co-owner of Boomers Stadium

Schaumburg Park District's executive director says projected personnel cost increases and a desire to have more money available for a core mission...

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Retired teacher's art classes offer enrichment at Lombard senior residence
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Retired teacher's art classes offer enrichment at Lombard senior residence

Every Wednesday afternoon, Max Briggs of Lombard teaches beginning and advanced pencil drawing classes, as well as different levels of watercolor...

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Property tax assessment seminar Oct. 24 in Lake Zurich
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Property tax assessment seminar Oct. 24 in Lake Zurich

State Rep. Mary Edly-Allen of Libertyville invites local homeowners to an informational property tax assessment seminar from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday,...

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Lombard says 'yes' to marijuana stores in several zoning districts
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Lombard says 'yes' to marijuana stores in several zoning districts

Recreational marijuana stores could find a home in Lombard under zoning regulations the village board approved Thursday. A 12-part update to the...

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Animal hospital's relocation plan stirs opposition in Barrington
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Animal hospital's relocation plan stirs opposition in Barrington

Supporters and opponents are staking their positions on Barrington Animal Hospital's plan to relocate in the village and expand operations....

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Lombard library to make another land swap offer to park district
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Lombard library to make another land swap offer to park district

Several months after Lombard Park District rejected a proposed land swap, Helen M. Plum Memorial Library officials expect to make another offer to...

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New hotel could be coming to Naperville
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New hotel could be coming to Naperville

A Tru by Hilton proposed for Naperville could be the first hotel built in the city without full banquet facilities since 2002 and the first new...

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Time for a property tax in Carol Stream? Mayor, others advocate it; residents don't
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Time for a property tax in Carol Stream? Mayor, others advocate it; residents don't

Carol Stream officials long have maintained they would pursue a municipal property tax only as a last resort. But some village board members now...

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District 158 seeking strategic plan input through community forums
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District 158 seeking strategic plan input through community forums

Huntley-area residents can provide input on Huntley Community School District 158's new strategic plan through a series of community engagement...

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Luxury apartment complex planned near Stratford Square Mall in Bloomingdale
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Luxury apartment complex planned near Stratford Square Mall in Bloomingdale

A long-vacant property near Bloomingdale's Stratford Square Mall is expected to become the site of a new 90-unit apartment complex. Bloomingdale...

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Express DMV in Wheaton shuts down, to the dismay of area drivers
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Express DMV in Wheaton shuts down, to the dismay of area drivers

For anxious drivers, the dreaded trek to the DMV ranks right up there with a trip to the principal's office. But Pat Serritella speaks so highly of...

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Elgin food co-op looking at 2 downtown spots, partnership with St. Charles grocery store
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Elgin food co-op looking at 2 downtown spots, partnership with St. Charles grocery store

The yearslong effort to start a Shared Harvest food cooperative in Elgin now includes a partnership with Blue Goose Market in St. Charles and might...

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Vineyard Vines pop-up shop opens in Algonquin Commons
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Vineyard Vines pop-up shop opens in Algonquin Commons

It's not exactly Kylie Jenner's makeup pop-up shop in New York City. Or Kanye West's pop-up merch shop in Los Angeles. But the Randall Road...

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Northwest Community Hospital's 60th anniversary gala raises money for cancer care
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Northwest Community Hospital's 60th anniversary gala raises money for cancer care

Officials with Northwest Community Hospital described Saturday night's 60th anniversary gala as historic. Even before guests arrived, the event had...

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Cary opens 196-acre park on former gravel pit
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Cary opens 196-acre park on former gravel pit

Cary residents now have access to a new 196-acre park, which quietly opened to the public Friday. The village's Cary Lake at Rotary Park is north...

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Discussion on demolishing downtown Libertyville theater in intermission
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Discussion on demolishing downtown Libertyville theater in intermission

The Liberty Theater in Libertyville circa 1938. A recommendation regarding the future of an old movie house in downtown Libertyville is in...

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Lake Zurich bans recreational pot sales
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Lake Zurich bans recreational pot sales

Lake Zurich will ban the sale of recreational marijuana in the village when its possession and use becomes legal in Illinois next year. Village...

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National recognition for Lindenhurst program that assists elderly residents
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National recognition for Lindenhurst program that assists elderly residents

Lindenhurst has been recognized by the International City/County Management Association for its Elderly Resident in Need program. The village...

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Wayside shelter plans to stay permanently on Elgin's east side
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Wayside shelter plans to stay permanently on Elgin's east side

Elgin Wayside Center, a daytime shelter for the homeless, wants to stay permanently at its new location on the east side, and plans to add a resale...

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Hear from Palatine leaders at community forum Wednesday
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Hear from Palatine leaders at community forum Wednesday

The Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce will host a community forum from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18. Set for Palatine village hall at 200 E....

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Trustees mulling where pot shops could be allowed in Lombard
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Trustees mulling where pot shops could be allowed in Lombard

Lombard officials in July signaled an openness to allowing recreational marijuana stores to open in town. Since then, Village Manager Scott Niehaus...

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Apartments for people with disabilities opening in Arlington Heights
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Apartments for people with disabilities opening in Arlington Heights

Officials will cut the ribbon Wednesday afternoon on a supportive housing development for people with disabilities in Arlington Heights that is a...

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Arlington Heights moving toward ordinance on affordable housing
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Arlington Heights moving toward ordinance on affordable housing

Arlington Heights trustees on Monday expressed a willingness to put more teeth into their affordable housing guidelines by adopting an official...

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