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State Rep. Bob Rita (D-Blue Island) reviews the progress of a local road improvement project.
From the community

Rep. Bob Rita Says $6.5 Million in 7 Southwest Suburban Road Projects in Full Summer Swing

(Palos Hills, IL) – More than $6.5 million in seven Southwest Chicago and suburban area road and bridge improvement projects are in full summer swing, … Read more ›

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City Council Resolution Supports State Legislative Measure Banning Landfills

CHICAGO – Last week, the Illinois State Senate Executive Committee unanimously supported legislation to prohibit new or expanded landfills within Cook County and promote the … Read more ›

Palos Hills homeowners wary of plans for nearby restaurant

A local businessman wants to replace a rundown Palos Hills building with a new Mediterranean-style restaurant but residents and local leaders aren’t so sure it’s a good … Read more ›

Orland Park gets high marks from residents in most areas — except traffic

Orland Park residents like their neighborhoods and life in the village but are definitely dissatisfied with local traffic on the town’s major roads. That’s the … Read more ›

Village to start negotiating pact for electricity services for residents, businesses

Orland Park officials Monday authorized staff to negotiate a two-year retail electricity contract expected to save village residents and businesses $9 million they would otherwise … Read more ›

City to help church promote summer Greek festival

For nearly 40 years, Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church has been a part of Palos Hills, holding a popular Greek Fest every August. Now … Read more ›

National speaker and recovering drug addict David Lee addresses the crowd at Sandburg Wednesday night. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Community Link group gets the word out on area drug situation

Orland Township’s Community Link group welcomed parents to a recent symposium on the area’s drug problem – including increases in heroin use among young locals. More than … 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 ›

Palos Hills closer to bidding for lower electric rates

Palos Hills officials recently moved one step closer to finding lower electric rates for residents and small businesses. During a recent brief public meeting required before … Read more ›

From left, Orland Township's Gina Chigaros, Alison Bautcher and Cheryl Kokaska have been key in setting up a drug awareness symposium. (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

May 2 drug symposium targets concerned parents

Orland Township will host its first Community Link symposium, offering information for parents of grade and high school students on the area’s battle against heroin use. … Read more ›