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Energy Saving Tips from Energy Impact Illinois to Beat the Heat This Summer

Energy Impact Illinois is helping homeowners combat the hot and humid Chicago summer with energy efficiency tips that help the environment and reduce utility bills. … 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 ›

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 ›

Marine Corps Veteran Judi Ruiz (left) is a tough competitor in the Hines VA Hospital\'s Veterans Games.
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Local VA to Host Veterans Games

Competing for medals in air rifles, bowling or archery were not things that Judi Ruiz ever thought she would be doing. After serving in the … Read more ›

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River Forest Park District Receives Top Financial honor

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the River Forest Park District by the Government Finance Officers Association of … Read more ›

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Energy Impact Illinois Presents Special Session for Oak Park Residents on Simple Steps to Take to Save Money and Energy

WHAT: Energy Impact Illinois is running a special workshop for Oak Park residents to share new educational tools and financial resources available to Northern Illinois … Read more ›

Minimum level of registered nursing care may be required for Illinois nursing homes

Residents of Illinois nursing homes would receive at least 46 minutes per day of direct care from registered nurses by 2014 under a new proposed … Read more ›

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2012 Tax Appeal Period Opens

The Cook County Assessor’s office has announced that it will be accepting appeals of the assessed valuations of Oak Park properties between March 2 and … Read more ›

Cook County Board won’t let voters decide fate of recorder’s office

The Cook County Board today voted against giving voters the option of doing away with the recorder of deeds office. The measure to include a … 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 ›