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Waste Haulers Serving Area Communities Laud Recycling and Safety Legislation Headed to Governor’s Desk

CHICAGO – The National Solid Waste Management Association – Illinois Chapter (NSWMA-IL), whose member companies serve communities throughout the Chicagoland area, strongly advocated for two … Read more ›

Walsh, Duckworth spar on jobs, health care at first debate

brightcove.createExperiences(); The first debate of a nationally significant congressional contest saw Republican Rep. Joe Walsh come out in favor of allowing federal student loan interest … Read more › 1 comment

Chicago suburban races, referendums

A significant majority of nearly 300 municipalities and counties approved referendum measures Tuesday that will allow officials to negotiate electricity rates with alternative suppliers in … Read more ›

Teenagers play basketball on Heritage Park's outdoor basketball courts March 20. The basketball courts were were slated to move and the community center would have been renovated if a $48 million bond had passed. (Michelle Stoffel/Tribune)

Arlington Heights voters reject $48 million bond for park renovations

Arlington Heights voters narrowly rejected a $48 million park bond referendum Tuesday, leaving the Park District to find other ways to improve parks. With 61 … Read more ›

Polls close, results on the way

Polls across the Chicago suburbs are closing as election officials begin reporting results. Polls closed at 7 p.m., with final stragglers in line still allowed … Read more ›

TribLocal elections

Find your local election results

Chicago Tribune reporters along with TribLocal staff are pulling elections results together, so please click here for the latest coverage. Be sure to follow us … Read more ›

Polls open in Arlington Heights

The polls are open for primary elections. The polls opened at 6 a.m. at more than 30 locations in Arlington Heights and will close at … Read more ›

Santorum, Romney fight for conservative voters in Illinois

In a battle for conservative voters, Republican presidential candidates Rick Santorum and Mitt Romney focused today on Downstate Illinois, far from the biggest media market … Read more ›

Presidential campaign takes center stage in Chicago area today

The Illinois Republican presidential primary campaign will become more high-profile Friday with the first appearances of Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in the suburbs. Romney … Read more ›

Volunteers scramble for Gingrich, Santorum visits

The Daily Herald reports: Presidential candidates are well aware that election campaigns are ever-changing works-in-progress, but when it comes to arranging specific site visits like … Read more ›