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COD, Glen Ellyn heading back to court

College of DuPage and Glen Ellyn are heading back to the courtroom next week, just months after officials on both sides said a winning compromise … 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 ›

Hinsdale considers ‘safe harbors’ for cell-phone antenna boxes

The village of Hinsdale may create a telecommunications plan identifying some areas as “safe harbors” where it would prefer to have┬ádistributed antenna systems used┬áby telecom … Read more ›

Hinsdale OKs $40.8M budget

The Hinsdale Village Board unanimously approved a $40.8 million budget for 2012/2013 that puts much of the focus on spending on streets and sewers. The … Read more › 1 comment

Village considers $40.8M budget to tackle ‘infrastructure crisis’

The village of Hinsdale is reviewing a proposed $40.8 million budget for 2012/2013 that prioritizes spending on streets and sewers. The proposed budget was reviewed … Read more ›

Officers: Joe Ott, Jack Novak and Robert Corbino - Students: Berenice Sahagun and Nytiva Williams
From the community

Goverment Day at Township Shines

Saturday, March 10, 2012 dawned bright and sunny. It was a perfect day for Downers Grove Township staff and volunteers to visit with residents who … Read more ›

U.S. District Judge Marvin Aspen stands in his courtroom the Dirksen U.S. Courthouse in Chicago in 2000. (CHRIS OCKEN, Photo for the Tribune / November 20, 2000)

Super PACs not bound by Illinois contribution limits, federal judge rules

Political action committees that act independently of a candidate are not bound by Illinois’ limits on campaign contributions aimed at curbing corruption, a federal judge … Read more ›

DuPage County assumes oversight of COD campus

The DuPage County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a five-year agreement that settles a long-running dispute between Glen Ellyn and the College of DuPage over … 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 ›

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From the community

Giant Steps representatives visit Illinois Statehouse

February 29, 2012 State Sen. Kirk Dillard welcomed to the Illinois Statehouse on Feb. 29 representatives from Giant Steps, a school and treatment center in … Read more ›