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Local Government

  • Sandwich to embark on energy efficiency program

    The city of Sandwich is planning on becoming a part of an energy efficiency program, using LED lighting upgrades in some areas.
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Council OKs buying playground equipment

    Last July, three sixth-graders from Emily G. Johns School spoke to Plano City Council members about the need for a park at West and Dearborn streets. ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Hultgren accepting intern applications for summer 2017

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, snnounced he is now accepting applications for summer 2017 internships in his Washington, D.C., office, Campton Hil ...
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Oswego trustees weigh adding video gaming cafe/deli on village’s far east side

    A proposal for a third video gaming establishment for Oswego had trustees questioning Tuesday night whether the village needs another such business. 
    March 23, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Council hires consultant for street repairs

    The Plano City Council hired a Joliet firm March 13 to prepare estimates of repairs needed on several city streets for this year. Joseph A. Regis of R ...
    March 22, 2017 - 4:54 pm
  • Montgomery candidates invited to 'Mayor on the Move'

    Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley will host a “Mayor on the Move” on Saturday, April 1, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Montgomery Economic Devel ...
    March 22, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Pickets urge Hultgren to oppose EPA cuts

    CAMPTON HILLS – About 100 people gathered outside the Campton Hills district office of U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, on March 16 to ask the congr ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Residents, city officials question Menards well plan

    Plano residents and city council members are concerned about a 7,000 foot deep well proposed by Menards for their site on Eldamain Road. Scott Nuttelm ...
    March 16, 2017 - 4:51 pm
  • Oswego picks developer for former lumberyard site

    Oswego Village President Gail Johnson and the village board of trustees have announced the selection of Shodeen Group, LLC as the developer for the fo ...
    March 16, 2017 - 4:46 pm
  • Lisbon Street project to cost $570,000, Sandwich City Council told

    The 2017 Lisbon Street reconstruction project, from Green to Main streets, has an estimated cost of $570,000, according to Director of Public Works/Ci ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich parking, traffic, code violators will be handled locally

    SANDWICH – A new adjudication program for the city of Sandwich will keep everything local for parking, traffic and municipal code violations, which in ...
    March 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • School District 308 Board candidate forum is March 14 at OEHS

    The Oswego Education Association will host an open forum for the candidates running for the School District 308 Board of Education in the April 4 elec ...
    March 13, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Sandwich scores well in NIU survey: 84% call city excellent or good place to live

    In a recent survey, a majority of responding Sandwich residents, 84 percent, rated the city as being either an excellent or good place to live.
    March 13, 2017 - 2:37 pm
  • Construction to start on new Oswego police station

    The village of Oswego will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of construction on the new village police station at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Marc ...
    March 9, 2017 - 4:45 pm
  • Kifowit talks higher education funding with university, community college presidents

    Following her recent appointment to the House Appropriations-Higher Education Committee, state Rep. Stephanie Kifowit, D-Oswego, met with the presiden ...
    March 9, 2017 - 5:30 am