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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 ›

Mild winter leaves stockpile of salt, but towns get a jump-start on spring projects

The mild winter has left some Lake County towns with a stockpile of salt, but officials say they have been able to get a jump … Read more ›

Libertyville officials extend moratorium on building wind turbines

Libertyville officials have agreed to extend a moratorium on wind turbine construction. The temporary ban has been extended six months. Mayor Terry Weppler wants more … 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 ›

Road construction season underway in earnest

As the winter that almost never was came to a close, road construction season kicked off with a bang. With the $23 million modernization of … 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 ›

Election Day Information
From the community

Lake County Results Virtually Live on Election Night

Precinct voting sites will transmit election tallies for March 20 General Primary virtually live to LakeCountyClerk.info after polls close at 7 p.m. on election night. … Read more ›

From the community

Lake County Clerk’s Customer Service Counter Closed Tuesday, March 20

In order to support the election, the Lake County Clerk’s office will be closed for walk-in customer and non-election service on Tuesday, March 20. Due … Read more ›

Sunset clauses extended on some utility taxes, natural gas tax decreases

Libertyville officials voted this week  to maintain the  tax rate increases imposed on telecommunications and electricity services in 2001, but said the natural gas tax … Read more ›