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Floods and Flooding

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  • Westmont voters may decide how to fund flood-control projects

    Westmont voters may decide how to fund flood-control projects
    A referendum question asking Westmont residents and taxpayers to fund various flood control projects will likely be on the April municipal election ballot. The exact question has not been decided, with options including funding the projects with a new 1...
  • Three new storms headed to Southern California

    Southern Californians will get drenched this week with three storms before the weekend, the National Weather Service said Monday. The first storm, which was expected to begin dousing the state tonight, will be followed by a stronger one Tuesday, which...
  • Sunny and nice today

    Sunny and nice today
    The folks over at the Chamber of Commerce are probably jumping for joy today, as our picture perfect weather continues. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for sunny skies with afternoon highs in the mid 70s and evening readings in the low 60s....
  • Baltimore expected to hit nuisance flooding 'tipping point' by 2020

    Baltimore expected to hit nuisance flooding 'tipping point' by 2020
    Annapolis has already reached a "tipping point" with more than 30 nuisance flooding events per year, and Baltimore is expected to surpass that total by 2020, according to a NOAA study published Thursday. By 2050, a majority of the U.S. coastline will...
  • Flood, drought risks must be managed, with or without climate change

    In one case a major metropolis was flooded within hours, leaving thousands homeless, millions without power, transportation and businesses shut down, and a mass human crisis. In the other case, three years of sunshine and blue skies have left water...
  • Newington Officials Ask DEEP To Communicate About Flood Control Project

    NEWINGTON -- Local officials are concerned that the state has no plans to send homeowners letters informing them of an upcoming flood control maintenance project in the northwest section of town. The Department of Energy and Environmental Project will do...
  • Storm Sandy Insurers Battle Flood Claim Lawsuits

    Storm Sandy Insurers Battle Flood Claim Lawsuits
    The havoc storm Sandy wrought up and down the East Coast has for most people receded into the past. But not for everyone. A barrage of federal lawsuits accuse a number of insurance companies — including The Hartford Financial Services Group...
  • County questions flood maps that could trigger flood insurance spike

    County questions flood maps that could trigger flood insurance spike
    A steep rise in flood-insurance costs could soak Palm Beach County residents who can least afford to pay more. Safety concerns about Lake Okeechobee's 143-mile long dike could translate to increased flood insurance costs for homeowners and businesses in...
  • 2014 in review: Downers Grove

    2014 in review: Downers Grove
    With an ongoing debate about flooding, a community fight to save a 19th-century home, a drunk driving investigation, and yes—chickens—Downers Grove was ripe with controversial, provocative and intriguing news in 2014. Here's are some of the...
  • 2014 in review: Wheaton and Glen Ellyn

    2014 in review: Wheaton and Glen Ellyn
    New rules for selling alcohol, deals for downtown development, a fight over land at Butterfield and Route 53, and changes in longtime institutions marked 2014 in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn. Here's a look at some of the major events in the last year in these...
  • 2015 preview: Near Northwest Suburbs

    2015 preview: Near Northwest Suburbs
    Investment, construction and planning for capital projects are expected across the Near Northwest Suburbs in the New Year. Construction of a new water pipeline in Des Plaines is expected to save the city, and eventually its residents, a substantial...