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Township mental health board awards grants to area agencies

The Hanover Township Mental Health Board awarded capital grants to three local, nonprofit agencies totaling over $21,800 at their May meeting. St. Alexius Medical Center … Read more ›

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Township to run summer open gym program

Kids are already talking about summer and looking forward Hanover Township’s Summer Open Gym. Starting Monday, June 11 and running for nine weeks throughout the … Read more ›

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Hanover Township launches app for iPhone users

Hanover Township has launched a new iPhone app to give residents another tool to stay informed and up to date on what is happening in … Read more ›

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District 509 Trustees Approve Purchases, Actions at May 8 Meeting

The Community College District 509 Board of Trustees approved several recommendations from college administrators during a public meeting on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Elgin … Read more ›

Report: Des Plaines casino still bests competitors

Business is still booming for the Rivers Casino in northwest suburban Des Plaines, which opened nine and half months ago to packed crowds eager to … Read more ›

Riverboat grant talks start in Elgin next week

Elgin officials will begin discussions next week on how much to award nonprofit groups that applied for funds in the city’s first Riverboat Grant program. … Read more ›

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Earliest due date for property taxes in a generation

Cook County property tax bills this year will be mailed in late June and should be due August 1. This will mark the earliest mailing … Read more ›

A church will occupy the space where the Prairie Rock brewery used to be. (Kate Thayer/Tribune)

Churches to occupy downtown Elgin sites

The site of the closed Prairie Rock Brewery will become a contemporary church after some opposition from officials worried the space could have brought in … 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 ›

Des Plaines casino continues to outpace others in March

Rivers Casino in Des Plaines is still holding its top spot, raking in $34.8 million in March, according to data compiled by the Illinois Gaming … Read more ›