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  • District 64 looks at summer construction projects

    District 64 looks at summer construction projects
    The Niles-Park Ridge District 64 Board of Education considered construction projects for this summer, approving one and holding off on approving two more, during its Feb. 23 meeting. The board approved the contracts for Phase II of the Field...
  • Work at Willow Stream will remain frozen

    Work at Willow Stream will remain frozen
    The winter freeze is not over — in fact, it has just begun, for the suburbs' park districts and departments. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced that, at the direction of Gov. Bruce Rauner, it has frozen all of its grant money...
  • Budget constraints could pinch UCF downtown plans

    Budget constraints could pinch UCF downtown plans
    TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott's desires to reduce debt, cut taxes and pay for school construction projects could hinder efforts to secure state funding for a proposed UCF downtown campus. The campus, which could serve 13,000 students and would...
  • New Trier puts noise plans in place for construction

    New Trier puts noise plans in place for construction
    Officials at New Trier High School say extensive plans are in place to deal with potential noise resulting from a planned $100 million overhaul to the school. "One of the most important things about this project is that we have as little disruptions...
  • Grants will help meet demand for skilled labor in Florida

    Grants will help meet demand for skilled labor in Florida
    The construction industry is among Florida's most active sectors, with 40,000 new jobs created in the past year, according to the U.S. Labor Department. That translates to 11 percent growth in construction's work force year-over-year through October 2014,...
  • State cuts halt construction of playground for kids with disabilities

    State cuts halt construction of playground for kids with disabilities
    Workers from Bloomingdale Seasonal Concepts Landscape Contractors began loading up their equipment Thursday afternoon after they were told to wrap up at SEBA Park in South Elgin. The village of South Elgin was told Thursday that Illinois Gov. Bruce...
  • College of DuPage officials drink, eat well on taxpayers' dime

    College of DuPage officials drink, eat well on taxpayers' dime
    With a dozen bottles of wine, pate and $70 prix fixe plates, College of DuPage President Robert Breuder hosted a holiday dinner for the school's board of trustees in December 2013 at the campus' high-end restaurant, Waterleaf. The tab — $2,331...
  • Trump name to stay on Atlantic City's Taj Mahal

    Trump name to stay on Atlantic City's Taj Mahal
    The Donald Trump name will stay in Atlantic City. Trump reached an agreement Monday with billionaire investor Carl Icahn to allow his name to remain on the Trump Taj Mahal Casino. Trump and his daughter, Ivanka, had sued the owners of the casino...
  • Porter County Council against state construction wage bill

    The Porter County Council on Tuesday unanimously adopted a resolution against House Bill 1019, which would eliminate Indiana's common construction wage. "I'm asking the council to stand behind a law that's been in place 80-some years," said Councilman...
  • Leaders celebrate Harbor Point groundbreaking

    Leaders celebrate Harbor Point groundbreaking
    A jazz band, heated tent and rows of white chairs gave the Harbor Point construction site the air of a wedding Wednesday as the project was praised as a model for turning an industrial site to new use. The redevelopment of the 27-acre waterfront property...
  • Beltway widening to increase ease for drivers but noise for neighbors

    Beltway widening to increase ease for drivers but noise for neighbors
    A massive construction project to widen the southwest section of the Beltway is intended to ease congestion for drivers, but those who live nearby say it's coming at the cost of more noise and disruption for their neighborhoods. Crews are set to begin...