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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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Leslie Coolidge encourages Lake Zurich residents to help assemble care packages for US troops

Congressional nominee Leslie Coolidge is encouraging volunteers from Lake Zurich to join her in helping assemble care packages for American troops serving overseas during the … Read more ›

Lake Zurich officials put video gaming back on the table

Lake Zurich officials may vote on video gaming after  a veteran’s post and a restaurant inquired about installing the gambling machines. Village officials made a … 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 ›

Officials warn homeowners of deed scams

Lake County officials are warning homeowners to be on the lookout for what some say are deed scams. Mary Ellen Vanderventer, Lake County Recorder of … Read more ›

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Why is The US Postal Service Losing Money and Requesting a Taxpayer-funded Bailout?

The USPS is losing money because its decisions affecting customers is driven by a bureaucratic mindset rather than sound business practices. Point in case: the … Read more ›

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Village of Island Lake Upgrades Lighting Fixtures

What have you done to reduce your carbon footprint? The Village of Island Lake has just completed a significant energy reduction project in the Village … 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 ›

Trustee alleges mayor violated Open Meetings Act

Lake Zurich Mayor Suzanne Branding has come under fire from Trustee Rich Sustich, who alleges she violated the Open Meetings Act. The complaint is the … Read more ›