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Second Donovan Bridge Sculpture Selection Process Narrowed to Five

Batavia, IL – The City Council has narrowed the field of fourteen (14) sculpture concepts to five (5) finalists. The five finalists have each submitted … Read more ›

Durbin named to House-Senate panel on transportation bill

Illinois will have a seat at the table when an important U.S. House-Senate panel meets to hash out the next national transportation funding bill. U.S. … Read more ›

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Streetscape Groundbreaking Scheduled

Batavia, IL – The public is invited to join the City of Batavia in the Groundbreaking Ceremony for Batavia Project Streetscape on Saturday, April 28, … Read more ›

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Batavia Yard Waste Collection Moved Up One Week

Due to the early spring, Veolia ES will resume collecting yard waste in the City of Batavia beginning the week of March 26 on residents’ … Read more ›

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Annual Rain Barrel Sale is Back in Batavia

The City of Batavia, in partnership with The Conservation Foundation is hosting the 3rd Annual rain barrel sale. Order online or in person. The orders … Read more ›

Kane County elections website back up

The Kane County Clerk’s election website, down since 11 p.m. Monday, was back up midday today. Voters can still call 630-232-5990 if they have questions … Read more ›

Minimum level of registered nursing care may be required for Illinois nursing homes

Residents of Illinois nursing homes would receive at least 46 minutes per day of direct care from registered nurses by 2014 under a new proposed … Read more ›

Chicago’s water rate hike causes ripples through suburbs

When Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced plans to nearly double the rate Chicago charges its neighbors for Lake Michigan water, many suburbs began looking for cheaper … Read more ›

Gov. Pat Quinn talks technology in schools Tuesday at Piper Elementary School in Berwyn. (Antonio Perez / February 28, 2012)

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schools

Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales-tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget … Read more ›

Marilyn Robinson (2005)
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Library Leader Reception, March 18

Batavia Public Library will host a reception to recognize the late Marilyn G. Robinson for her contributions to the Library, at 2 p.m., Sunday, March … Read more ›