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Local Government

  • Sandwich library trustees needed: 3 positions open on board

    The Sandwich Public Library District Board of Trustees seeks candidates to fill three vacancies on the Library Board.
    April 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich mayor provides info on city-owned properties

    Mayor Rick Olson talked about the number of city-owned properties, in detail, at a recent Sandwich City Council meeting. He mentioned that the city pa ...
    April 27, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Yorkville City Council approves $33.7 M budget for fiscal 2017-18

    The Yorkville City Council recently approved a new $33.7 million budget for its fiscal year that begins next Monday, May 1.
    April 26, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Next Montgomery ‘Mayor on the Move’ will be May 6 at Dunkin Donuts

    Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” gathering from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, at Dunkin Donuts, at 1601 D ...
    April 26, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Montgomery backs hiring new trash pickup provider

    Montgomery residents should start paying slightly less for their weekly trash and recycling pickup service beginning this summer. In addition, residen ...
    April 26, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Brighter, more economical lights coming to Plano streets

    Within the next few weeks, streets in the city of Plano will be much brighter, according to Darrin Boyer, director of public works.
    April 25, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • Plano City Council OKs hiring two part-time police officers

    Last month, Plano Police Chief Jonathan Whowell announced he wanted to hire three part-time police officers to supplement the full-time staff he alrea ...
    April 24, 2017 - 4:08 pm
  • Plano school board service proved an education for departing members

    Two members of the Plano School District 88 Board, both of whom were appointed to their positions, recently attended their last meeting as board membe ...
    April 20, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich City Council OKs Center Street streetlight contract

    The Sandwich City Council approved a bid from Elmund & Nelson Co. of Elgin this past week to install decorative streetlights along Center Street from ...
    April 20, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • District 308 superintendent urges Illinois to release funds to schools

    School District 308 Superintendent of Schools Dr. John Sparlin recently submitted a letter to Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza, asking that the sta ...
    April 19, 2017 - 4:41 pm
  • Hultgren fields questions from raucous crowd

    ST. CHARLES – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, faced a frequently raucous crowd of more than 500 people at a question-and-answer forum April 18 at t ...
    April 19, 2017 - 4:41 pm
  • Newark considering amending liquor law for video gaming

    The Newark Village Board is considering changes to their liquor license ordinance to allow the Newark BP to offer video gaming.
    April 19, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Over 7.5 miles of streets to be resurfaced

    Over 7.5 miles of Montgomery streets will be resurfaced this spring and summer, village officials have announced.
    April 13, 2017 - 3:42 pm
  • Plano City Council OKs liquor license change, new auto parts store

    The Plano City Council approved requests for changes from two local businesses during a meeting March 27.
    April 13, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Bids opened for Center Street lighting project in Sandwich

    Center Street lighting bids were announced at a recent Sandwich City Council meeting by Director of Public Works/City Engineer Tom Horak.
    April 13, 2017 - 5:30 am