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Community Collaboration in West Chicago at the Heart of Emergency Management Plan

West Chicago, Illinois: June 14, 2012 – Readiness and emergency management for schools has become a critical necessity for educational institutions across the country. As … Read more ›

Then Oberweis DuPage County Campaign Manager Rick Carney of Wheaton, left, introduces Senate hopeful Jim Oberweis, right, as he meets and greets the assembled guests at DuPage County Republican's Lincoln Day Dinner in 2003. (Tribune File Photo / April 30, 2012)

DuPage election commission chairman resigns

The chairman of the DuPage Election Commission has resigned in the wake of a report that criticized a broad range of practices at the bipartisan … Read more ›

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American Cancer Society Grant Awarded to West Chicago School District #33

The American Cancer Society cordially invites the public to attend the kick-off of their very first community grant which has been awarded to West Chicago … Read more ›

DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin (Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune / March 22, 2011)

DuPage Housing Authority on right path, consultant says

The DuPage Housing Authority is on a path toward getting its financial house in order after mismanaging more than $10 million in federal funding, but … Read more ›

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Do The Crime – Do The Time

The DuPage County Crime Stoppers wants to remind everyone if you See Something… Hear Something … Say Something. Contact Crime Stoppers either by Texting, Typing … Read more ›

An electricity consultant for municipalities estimated that ComEd stands to lose up to one-third of its residential customers to aggregation, though the utility will continue to handle billing, complaints, maintenance and delivery. (Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune / March 7, 2012)

With voters’ OK, municipalities have work to do on electricity deals

About 300 local governments statewide, about half in the Chicago region, held referendums Tuesday on whether to aggregate electricity, a process by which municipalities and … Read more ›

DuPage township investigates whether employee did political work

Though he called the allegations “groundless,” the supervisor of a township in DuPage County has begun an investigation into whether one of his employees engaged … Read more ›

( Chuck Berman )

Early voting underway in Illinois

Early voting in Illinois for the March 20 Republican and Democratic primaries starts Monday and runs through March 15. The practice has become an increasingly … Read more ›

Quinn’s bad news budget: ‘Our rendezvous with reality has arrived’

SPRINGFIELD—Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn today delivered a bad news budget speech, calling for prison closures, layoffs and cutbacks to health care for the poor. Read … Read more ›

42nd District State Representative candidate Laura Pollastrini of Carol Stream signs the Taxpayer Protection Pledge before Bob Hughey, the head usher for St. John the Baptist Church of Winfield.
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Pollastrini Signs Anti-Tax Pledge in State Representative Race!

[CAROL STREAM, IL] – On January 22nd, State Representative candidate Laura Pollastrini signed the Tax Accountability Taxpayer Protection Pledge presented by Tax Accountability, the political … Read more ›