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Waste Haulers Serving Area Communities Laud Recycling and Safety Legislation Headed to Governor’s Desk

CHICAGO – The National Solid Waste Management Association – Illinois Chapter (NSWMA-IL), whose member companies serve communities throughout the Chicagoland area, strongly advocated for two … Read more ›

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Memorial Day Observance – May 28

Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while serving in the American military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years … Read more ›

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Schaumburg Park District Board announced 2012-2013 officers

The Schaumburg Park District Board of Commissioners announced 2012-2013 officers at its regular board meeting on May 10. Commissioner Robert Schmidt will serve as President, … Read more ›

The Woodfield trolley makes a stop near the movie theater at the Streets of Woodfield. (Heather Leszczewicz/Tribune)

Woodfield trolley renewed for another year

Schaumburg officials renewed a contract with Pace to run the trolley that shuttles throughoutWoodfield and the nearby corporate corridor, despite concern from one trustee that … Read more ›

After an economy-based hiatus, Schaumburg back to buying public art

After a few years of inactivity, Schaumburg is bringing back its One Percent for Art program with a new sculpture slated for the Town Center. … 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 ›

Schaumburg looks to decrease property taxes again, but only slightly

With retail sales tax revenue rebounding, Schaumburg officials said they expect to lower the amount of property tax they will collect for the third straight … Read more ›

Districts 54, 211 win national transparency award

Two local school districts have received a national transparency award for providing thorough and easily accessible information on their websites. Virginia-based Sunshine Review, a non-profit … Read more ›

Cook County Commissioner Beavers pleads not guilty

Cook County Commissioner William Beavers has pleaded not guilty to federal tax charges that accuse him of diverting campaign money to personal use without paying … 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 ›