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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 ›

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Planners want Route 53 extension to have minimal environmental impact; funding remains uncertain

Planners envision a different kind of roadway to carry motorists north through central Lake County, with minimal impact to the wetland environment that area residents … 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 ›

Officials warn residents of aggressive electrical suppliers

While Buffalo Grove works on finding a new electrical supplier as part of a six-community consortium, residents have reportedly been bombarded by solicitors asking them … Read more ›

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Candidate Packets Available for November 6 General Election

Courtesy petition packets for independent and new political party candidates seeking a county office in the November 6 election are available online at LakeCandidatePower.info until … Read more ›

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Lake County Housing Authority Receives $17,366 from HUD for Its Comprehensive Counseling Programs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced it was giving $517,501 in grants to 23 organizations in Illinois with Housing Counseling … Read more ›

Lake County cleanup funds could be shifted to housing assistance

Funds for a nearly defunct program established to clean up blighted or abandoned sites to make way for economic development could be shifted to help … Read more ›

New code would encourage less uniform signs in Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove is grappling with a new sign code that would allow more flexibility and creativity in signage. Trustee Mike Terson is particularly adamant about … Read more ›

Voters pick top contenders for state’s attorney and coroner

Republican Mike Nerheim and Democrat Chris Kennedy are the winners in Tuesday’s primary in the race for the Lake County State’s attorney, while Democrat Thomas … Read more ›

Officials applaud the unveiling Monday of the new drop-in center at the Lake County Veterans Assistance Commission office in Waukegan. From left are Winthrop Harbor Junior Vice Commander Don Nickerson, Veterans Assistance Commission President Norm Arnswald and Lake County Board Chairman David Stolman. (Chicago TribuneAmy Alderman)

New veterans drop-in center officially open

Most veteran  are getting lost in a  mix of bureaucracy when it comes to receiving the services and benefits they are entitled to, officials say. … Read more ›