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

CHICAGO – The National Solid Waste Management Association – Illinois Chapter (NSWMA-IL), whose members serve many communities throughout Lake County, was a strong advocate for … Read more ›

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Update: Recently fired Deerfield community service officer charged with official misconduct after allegedly skimming cash for years

A recently fired Deerfield Police community service officer has been arrested after years of allegedly skimming cash from a village commuter lot, according to an … Read more ›

Lake County officials find no contraband in sweep of jail

Unsuspecting inmates at the Lake County Jail were ushered into day-rooms of their housing units May 24 as canine officers and sheriff’s corrections response team … Read more ›


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 ›

Consortium to save residents 41 percent on electricity, officials say

The North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium will save residents in eight north suburban communities 41 percent on their electric bills starting this summer, officials announced … Read more ›

Deerfield trustees give final approval to budget

The Deerfield Review reports: With Trustee William Seiden as the lone dissenter, the Deerfield Village Board has given final approval to its 2012-2013 budget, a … 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 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 ›