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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
News 3 months ago
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
News 3 months ago
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
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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
News 3 months ago
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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Elgin council gives unanimous 'yes' to affordable housing at former Larkin Center
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Elgin council gives unanimous 'yes' to affordable housing at former Larkin Center

A plan to turn the historic former Larkin Center into affordable housing including for people with disabilities got unanimous approval from the...

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Bell Works' arrival, Sears' survival top busy year in Hoffman Estates
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Bell Works' arrival, Sears' survival top busy year in Hoffman Estates

Hoffman Estates Mayor Bill McLeod recapped an especially eventful 12 months in the village, including the planned repurposing of the former AT&T...

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Development, roads highlight Palatine State of the Village presentation
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Development, roads highlight Palatine State of the Village presentation

Sponsored by the Palatine Area Chamber of Commerce, the yearly address drew a business crowd and residents to village hall. Village Manager Reid...

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Retiring Barrington economic development boss credited with boosting village
News 4 months ago
Retiring Barrington economic development boss credited with boosting village

Barrington officials say anyone enjoying a robust selection of restaurants or a high-end grocery in town should thank the handiwork of longtime...

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State incentives have solar energy surging in Illinois
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State incentives have solar energy surging in Illinois

Beginning later this year, a new commodity will be planted in fields and open areas across Illinois that likely will change the landscape. These ...

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Wauconda may require businesses, residents to shovel public sidewalks
News 4 months ago
Wauconda may require businesses, residents to shovel public sidewalks

Wauconda residents and business owners would be required to remove snow from adjacent public sidewalks under a proposal in development at village...

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Plan for 5-story downtown apartment building nears approval in Mount Prospect
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Plan for 5-story downtown apartment building nears approval in Mount Prospect

The Mount Prospect village board is on the verge of approving a five-story, 97-unit apartment building on the site of the former Central Plaza...

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Didech office open house
News 4 months ago
Didech office open house

State Rep. Dan Didech is inviting all members of the community to an open house at his new 59th District office in the Vernon Township building...

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St. Charles History Museum wants your input
News 4 months ago
St. Charles History Museum wants your input

An information and education center. A gathering space and event venue. A hub for local artifacts and historic archives. The St. Charles History...

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Buffalo Grove moving forward on first comprehensive plan in a decade
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Buffalo Grove moving forward on first comprehensive plan in a decade

Buffalo Grove is moving forward with the creation of the village's first new comprehensive plan in a decade, minus a proposed in-house community...

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Northwestern Medicine resale shops closing in Wheaton, Geneva
News 4 months ago
Northwestern Medicine resale shops closing in Wheaton, Geneva

Two resale shops that have raised funds for the charitable arm of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage and Delnor hospitals for nearly 60 years...

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Public outcry leads developer to drop plans for warehouses in Sugar Grove
News 4 months ago
Public outcry leads developer to drop plans for warehouses in Sugar Grove

Crown Community Development has withdrawn its request to build 4 million square feet of warehouses and distribution centers on 760 acres near I-88...

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Lisle Township opposing effort to scrap Naperville Township road district merger
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Lisle Township opposing effort to scrap Naperville Township road district merger

Lisle Township trustees are opposing a referendum question that could scrap a previously approved plan to merge their township's road district with...

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Mount Prospect hears from opponents of runway expansion at Chicago Executive Airport
News 4 months ago
Mount Prospect hears from opponents of runway expansion at Chicago Executive Airport

Mount Prospect Mayor Arlene Juracek and village board members lent a sympathetic ear this week to residents who could be affected by a proposed...

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'Extra special' community dinner Saturday in Elgin dedicated to late volunteer
News 4 months ago
'Extra special' community dinner Saturday in Elgin dedicated to late volunteer

The organizer of a free community dinner Saturday in Elgin is hoping for more donations and volunteers for an "extra special" event dedicated to...

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Mount Prospect hears from opponents of runway extension at Chicago Executive Airport
News 4 months ago
Mount Prospect hears from opponents of runway extension at Chicago Executive Airport

Mount Prospect Mayor Arlene Juracek and village board members lent a sympathetic ear this week to residents who could be affected by a proposed...

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Elgin commission recommends affordable housing at former Larkin Center
News 4 months ago
Elgin commission recommends affordable housing at former Larkin Center

Elgin's planning and zoning commission gave the thumbs-up to a plan to turn the former Larkin Center into affordable housing for residents...

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Arlington Heights library eyes its old building for new tech learning center
News 4 months ago
Arlington Heights library eyes its old building for new tech learning center

A building that opened in 1952 as the first stand-alone Arlington Heights library could be returning to library use under a proposal to convert it...

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Lake County offices to reopen Friday
News 4 months ago
Lake County offices to reopen Friday

Lake County government offices will reopen on Friday, after being closed Wednesday and Thursday due to the dangerously low temperatures in the...

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Former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates to be named 'Bell Works'
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Former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates to be named 'Bell Works'

Somerset Development's planned repurposing of the former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates will bear the name "Bell Works" like its famous forebear,...

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Why Town Center redevelopment in Winfield is in jeopardy
News 4 months ago
Why Town Center redevelopment in Winfield is in jeopardy

Winfield and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital are negotiating the terms of an agreement for a major redevelopment in the village's...

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