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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 6 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 6 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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Geneva schools closed today: Teachers go on strike
News 9 months ago
Geneva schools closed today: Teachers go on strike

Community members demonstrated in support of the Geneva Education Association just before a bargaining session with District 304 officials at the...

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Geneva gift wrapping and card shop opens just in time for holidays
News 10 months ago
Geneva gift wrapping and card shop opens just in time for holidays

Cherie McCarron just opened the Houndstooth & Plaid gift wrapping store at 217 S. Third St. in Geneva. Here, McCarron holds two handmade greeting...

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Community closet offers free clothing for Dundee Township residents
News 10 months ago
Community closet offers free clothing for Dundee Township residents

Dundee Township Supervisor Trish Glees shows off the Cares Community Closet, an initiative that offers free clothing to families in need, during an...

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Round Lake Beach apartments inaccessible after truck wrecks stairs
News 11 months ago
Round Lake Beach apartments inaccessible after truck wrecks stairs

Two second-story units at an apartment building in Round Lake Beach were left inaccessible Thursday after a rental truck smashed the stairs leading...

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8th high-ranking Elgin official resigns
News 11 months ago
8th high-ranking Elgin official resigns

Colby Basham, Elgin's director of neighborhood services, resigned Wednesday, the eighth high-ranking official to leave since last year....

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Moylan, Smolenski discuss property-tax reform
News 11 months ago
Moylan, Smolenski discuss property-tax reform

Both Democratic 55th District state Rep. Marty Moylan of Des Plaines and Republican challenger Marilyn Smolenski of Park Ridge contend curbing...

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Fire leaves Gurnee apartment building uninhabitable, kills cat
News 11 months ago
Fire leaves Gurnee apartment building uninhabitable, kills cat

An 8-unit apartment building on Gurnee's east side was left uninhabitable by a fire Monday evening, authorities said. One cat died in the fire but...

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Hesed House to have family shelter, more permanent supportive housing
News 12 months ago
Hesed House to have family shelter, more permanent supportive housing

Hesed House in Aurora is adding a family shelter, and more permanent supportive housing....

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Crate and Barrel at Oakbrook Center to open restaurant
News 12 months ago
Crate and Barrel at Oakbrook Center to open restaurant

Home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel is planning to open a restaurant at its Oakbrook Center store in the spring....

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Elgin students to lead walking tour of historic black neighborhood
News 12 months ago
Elgin students to lead walking tour of historic black neighborhood

Students at Ronald D. O'Neal Elementary School in Elgin will host a community walking tour Friday highlighting the neighborhood's black heritage...

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Construction complete on Arlington Heights apartments
News 1 year ago
Construction complete on Arlington Heights apartments

Construction is complete on a seven-story, 45-unit apartment building in downtown Arlington Heights, officials said this week, despite initial...

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Pay thousands to Roselle now for sidewalks sometime later? Residents object
News 1 year ago
Pay thousands to Roselle now for sidewalks sometime later? Residents object

Some homeowners in an unincorporated neighborhood near Roselle say the village is forcing them to make a difficult decision. They must either pay...

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Cook County assessor to inspect Horcher farm in Wheeling
News 1 year ago
Cook County assessor to inspect Horcher farm in Wheeling

The Cook County assessor's office said Wednesday it's planning to inspect the property that's at the heart of a recall effort against Wheeling...

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Two 'very, very old' skulls found near Elgin-area cemetery
News 1 year ago
Two 'very, very old' skulls found near Elgin-area cemetery

Two skulls and jawbones were found on Lakewood Memorial Park cemetery property in unincorporated Cook County near Elgin, officials said....

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Naperville police seeking grocery store wallet thief
News 1 year ago
Naperville police seeking grocery store wallet thief

Naperville police are seeking a man who stole shopper's wallet from a cart at Mariano's. Naperville police seeking grocery store wallet thief

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Korean-Mexican restaurant expanding in Naperville
News 1 year ago
Korean-Mexican restaurant expanding in Naperville

David Choi, owner of Seoul Taco, a Korean-Mexican fast casual brand, is expanding to Naperville and Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood....

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Plan for senior housing in Elgin moving forward
News 1 year ago
Plan for senior housing in Elgin moving forward

Plans for a senior apartment complex at 300 N. State St., just outside downtown Elgin, are moving forward after the city council first approved...

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Fate of Elmhurst's Lizzadro Museum building still up in air
News 1 year ago
Fate of Elmhurst's Lizzadro Museum building still up in air

The fate of the building housing the Lizzadro Museum of Lapidary Art in Elmhurst's Wilder Park likely won't be decided until next year, park...

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Three-building 'neighborhood campus' proposed for downtown Arlington Heights
News 1 year ago
Three-building 'neighborhood campus' proposed for downtown Arlington Heights

A three-building campus containing retail, restaurants, parking and 358 apartments is proposed for a long-vacant site in downtown Arlington Heights...

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Elgin looking at plan for lead service lines on private property
News 1 year ago
Elgin looking at plan for lead service lines on private property

Elgin is working on a plan giving property owners three options to replace lead service lines affected by city work, including getting a loan from...

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St. Charles might annex land for new 16-home subdivision
News 1 year ago
St. Charles might annex land for new 16-home subdivision

Sixteen single-family homes could be built near the northeast side of St. Charles if a parcel of unincorporated land is annexed into the city....

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Mundelein High administrators get new offices in space shuffle
News 1 year ago
Mundelein High administrators get new offices in space shuffle

Some Mundelein High School administrators have new offices in a former church building on the school campus....

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Sports bar with high-tech audio, gelato cafe open in far west Elgin
News 1 year ago
Sports bar with high-tech audio, gelato cafe open in far west Elgin

Two more new eateries are open in a far west Elgin strip mall area that's been gradually coming alive this year. TJ's Bar and Grill and Caffé...

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Petition opposes proposed 4-story building in East Dundee
News 1 year ago
Petition opposes proposed 4-story building in East Dundee

A four-story riverfront development proposed in East Dundee has been met with opposition from several nearby business and property owners who fear...

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Post office, gardeners reach prairie planting compromise
News 1 year ago
Post office, gardeners reach prairie planting compromise

The postal service, a gardener and a conservationist have reached a compromise on the future of a prairie pollinator garden at a post office in...

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