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Buffalo Grove pushing ahead with plans for Prairie View area
News 4 months ago
Buffalo Grove pushing ahead with plans for Prairie View area

Now that Buffalo Grove trustees have integrated the Prairie View Metra Station Area Plan into the village's comprehensive plan, officials are...

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Elmhurst panel leaning against mandatory recycling for multifamily units
News 4 months ago
Elmhurst panel leaning against mandatory recycling for multifamily units

A proposal to require multifamily residences in Elmhurst to offer recycling services appears unlikely to garner support from the city council's...

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State capital bill hearing in Elgin: Fox Valley leaders list their wishes, ideas for funding
News 4 months ago
State capital bill hearing in Elgin: Fox Valley leaders list their wishes, ideas for funding

The wish list for what might be the state's first capital bill in 10 years is long, and the key question of funding kept coming up at a three-hour...

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Lombard agrees to sell downtown land for redevelopment
News 5 months ago
Lombard agrees to sell downtown land for redevelopment

A proposal to build a $31 million mixed-use development on a long-vacant property in downtown Lombard has taken another step forward. Trustees on...

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Census Bureau estimates Cook, Lake and DuPage counties lost thousands of residents
News 5 months ago
Census Bureau estimates Cook, Lake and DuPage counties lost thousands of residents

According to U. S. Census Bureau estimates, Illinois has lost more than 157,000 residents since 2013. More than 60 percent of the state's estimated...

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Naperville panel supports North Central College plans to buy Little Friends site
News 5 months ago
Naperville panel supports North Central College plans to buy Little Friends site

A specific use hasn't been determined and a site plan has yet to be drawn up, but members of a Naperville panel say they support rezoning the...

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Elmhurst neighbors bringing fight against gas station to council committee
News 5 months ago
Elmhurst neighbors bringing fight against gas station to council committee

Jennifer Veremis is well acquainted with the busy intersection of St. Charles Road and Route 83 in Elmhurst, but she and her neighbors worry the...

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McHenry County Board authorizes $15 million property tax rebate
News 5 months ago
McHenry County Board authorizes $15 million property tax rebate

McHenry County homeowners can apply to recoup just under 30 percent of last year's county government property tax bill. The county board Tuesday...

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Hearing on Bloomingdale's Indian Lakes draws hundreds of people
News 5 months ago
Hearing on Bloomingdale's 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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Mount Prospect adding commuter parking near Maple Street Lofts development
News 5 months ago
Mount Prospect adding commuter parking near Maple Street Lofts development

Days after the village board approved the $110 million Maple Street Lofts development downtown, Mount Prospect is moving forward to address the...

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'This is an all-Bloomingdale issue': Hearing on Indian Lakes draws hundreds of people
News 5 months ago
'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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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'
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 5 months ago
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
News 6 months ago
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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