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AT&T redevelopment is a go: Hoffman Estates OKs plans for former campus
News 4 months ago
AT&T redevelopment is a go: Hoffman Estates OKs plans for former campus

Hoffman Estates village board members Monday unanimously approved a detailed redevelopment plan to transform the former AT&T campus into a self...

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Believe Project: $100 to help longtime neighbors
News 5 months ago
Believe Project: $100 to help longtime neighbors

Today's recipient of a $100 bill through the Believe Project is Cathy Jacobsen of Streamwood. Here is an excerpt of her story: "We have very...

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How Maria Kondo's 'Tidying Up' is creating a rush at suburban resale shops
News 5 months ago
How Maria Kondo's 'Tidying Up' is creating a rush at suburban resale shops

The anti-clutter movement fueled by the Netflix reality TV series "Tidying Up With Marie Kondo" is paying dividends at resale shops such as Clothes...

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Schaumburg approves assisted living center on former Motorola site
News 5 months ago
Schaumburg approves assisted living center on former Motorola site

Courtesy of village of SchaumburgA 110-unit assisted living and memory care facility to be run by Florida-based Harbor Retirement Development LLC...

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Total revamp for Fox Valley Mall area? Public discussions to begin
News 5 months ago
Total revamp for Fox Valley Mall area? Public discussions to begin

The city is looking for ways to revitalize the Route 59 commercial corridor, including the 44-year-old Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, which has lost...

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Naperville seeks grant for Southwest Community Park construction
News 5 months ago
Naperville seeks grant for Southwest Community Park construction

Construction is expected to begin to turn this former farmland at 3252 Wolf's Crossing Road in Naperville into Southwest Community Park, as the...

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Hawthorn Woods seeking new community development director
News 5 months ago
Hawthorn Woods seeking new community development director

The village of Hawthorn Woods has an immediate opening for a director who will manage and oversee the community development department, including...

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Lombard library trustees asks park district to make a deal on building plan
News 5 months ago
Lombard library trustees asks park district to make a deal on building plan

Helen M. Plum Memorial Library officials are hoping to resolve some issues with the park district so they can seek permission from the village to...

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Naperville college envisions health sciences facility on Little Friends site
News 5 months ago
Naperville college envisions health sciences facility on Little Friends site

North Central College plans to buy the property of Little Friends in Naperville, which sits two blocks east of its campus at 140 N. Wright St. in...

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'You can't get things done by yourself,' Larson gives final State of Schaumburg address
News 5 months ago
'You can't get things done by yourself,' Larson gives final State of Schaumburg address

Schaumburg Mayor Al Larson casts a little smile Tuesday as he watches a video about his 32 years as chief executive after he delivered his final...

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Mundelein to knock down apartment building for park
News 5 months ago
Mundelein to knock down apartment building for park

Demolition of buildings continues west of the intersection of South Lake Street and Allanson Road in Mundelein. The village plans to build a park...

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Warehouses, businesses eyed for 760 acres off tollway in Sugar Grove
News 5 months ago
Warehouses, businesses eyed for 760 acres off tollway in Sugar Grove

The Sugar Grove plan commission will consider whether industrial and commercial buildings, as well as some apartments and houses, should be allowed...

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Caputo's offers 'food experience' with renovated Addison store
News 5 months ago
Caputo's offers 'food experience' with renovated Addison store

Barbara Santoro of Lombard gets help with a cheese selection Friday from Luis Garcia at the newly renovated Angelo Caputo's Fresh Markets store in...

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Who's to blame for construction delay on new Lombard library?
News 5 months ago
Who's to blame for construction delay on new Lombard library?

Helen M. Plum Memorial Library officials want to replace their existing library in downtown Lombard. But the village's plan commission won't...

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Dist. 220 restates fears about redevelopment of former AT&T campus
News 5 months ago
Dist. 220 restates fears about redevelopment of former AT&T campus

While general support was expressed Monday for the planned redevelopment of the former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates, Barrington Unit District 220...

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Dist. 220 restates fears about redevelopment of former AT&T campus
News 5 months ago
Dist. 220 restates fears about redevelopment of former AT&T campus

While general support was expressed Monday for the planned redevelopment of the former AT&T campus in Hoffman Estates, Barrington Unit District 220...

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Downtown Elmhurst site selected for new performing arts venue
News 5 months ago
Downtown Elmhurst site selected for new performing arts venue

Members of the Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts have signed a contract to buy a downtown site for a new theater complex that could cost $25...

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Hoffman Estates on Sears' possible collapse: 'Village has survived tougher challenges'
News 5 months ago
Hoffman Estates on Sears' possible collapse: 'Village has survived tougher challenges'

A day that threatened to bring definite news of Sears Holdings' liquidation Tuesday instead saw the uncertainty of its bankruptcy proceedings...

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Elmhurst mayor: Apartment construction will 'keep our downtown vibrant'
News 5 months ago
Elmhurst mayor: Apartment construction will 'keep our downtown vibrant'

Elmhurst Mayor Steve Morley, alongside Yvonne Williams of Glen Ellyn, meets with Chamber of Commerce members before delivering his State of the...

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Sears sees last-gasp rescue bid as it barrels toward total collapse
News 5 months ago
Sears sees last-gasp rescue bid as it barrels toward total collapse

Sears is getting another reprieve from liquidation after its chairman and largest shareholder revised his bid to save the iconic brand. The Hoffman...

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Dog-friendly Lazy Dog joins Mellody Farm restaurant roster
News 5 months ago
Dog-friendly Lazy Dog joins Mellody Farm restaurant roster

Lazy Dog is the newest restaurant to open at Mellody Farm in Vernon Hills. The dog-friendly eatery joins Kuma's Corner, B. GOOD and City Barbecue...

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How Cook County residents can get loans for taxes
News 5 months ago
How Cook County residents can get loans for taxes

Illinois property owners who will be 65 by June 1 and whose annual household income is $55,000 or less can apply to the Senior Citizen Real Estate...

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Sears prepares for possible liquidation as ESL bid fails
News 5 months ago
Sears prepares for possible liquidation as ESL bid fails

Shoppers enter Sears at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. The Hoffman Estates-based retailer is preparing for a potential liquidation, sources say....

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Former Bridgestone office location sold in Bloomingdale
News 5 months ago
Former Bridgestone office location sold in Bloomingdale

An entity of Grace Capital Group, Inc. has purchased the three-story building along Lake Street in Bloomingdale that once housed Bridgestone Retail...

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Proposed solar power facility in Plato Township fails first test
News 5 months ago
Proposed solar power facility in Plato Township fails first test

If a new solar power-generating facility wants to plant roots in Plato Township, it will have to shine through the cloud of an unfavorable vote a...

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Mystery donor leaves gold coin at Misericordia thrift shop in Palatine
News 5 months ago
Mystery donor leaves gold coin at Misericordia thrift shop in Palatine

Twice Blest Thrift Shop customers generally donate their spare change and "pick up the little packages of Jelly Belly. This year, someone donated a...

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Notable Fox Valley area deaths of 2018
News 5 months ago
Notable Fox Valley area deaths of 2018

Nobel Prize winning physicist Leon Lederman speaks to St. Charles District 303 science teachers. The former Fermilab director died in October....

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Lake County mayors face key issues in 2019
News 5 months ago
Lake County mayors face key issues in 2019

We recently asked Lake County mayors to tell us what important issues will face their towns in 2019. Here's what they had to say... In 2019, we...

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DuPage mayors look ahead to 2019
News 5 months ago
DuPage mayors look ahead to 2019

We asked DuPage County mayors to gaze into their crystal balls to predict what important issues will face their towns in 2019. We recently asked...

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Why some Cook County property owners are getting tax refunds
News 5 months ago
Why some Cook County property owners are getting tax refunds

Nearly 30,000 Cook County property owners are receiving tax refunds from Treasurer Maria Pappas' office. The refunds are due to overpayments made...

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