| Mar 14, 2014
Voters in the March primary will decide whether Glenbard High School District 87 can borrow $35 million to upgrade its buildings.
If the tax increase is approved, debt will be refinanced so the tax rate will not be increased for the bond and interest...
| Apr 1, 2014
Downers Grove Library visitors will see the building continually upended and overhauled as a six-month renovation begins this week.
The $2.4 million project on the 67,738-square-foot building is scheduled to kick off April 1.
"The pain is about to...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Officials at New Trier Township High School District 203 have named the Chicago-area firm Wight & Company as the winner of the district's recent design competition that garnered proposals for a potential $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus....
| Apr 16, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Supporters of the renovation of the Wheaton Grand Theater are mourning the loss of a man whose vision guided much of the efforts to preserve the historic movie house and others around the country.
Ray Shepardson, 70, of Wheaton, died on Monday night...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 3:05 PM
The Northbrook Public Library is getting ready for a major 11-month-long renovation that will expand and update the building's first floor.
"It's definitely very old," said Richard Pugh, 23, a Northbrook resident who visits the library whenever he's...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:57 AM
North Shore School District 112 officials argue the district's future looks bleak without closing four or even six of the district's 12 school buildings.
Members of the district's superintendent's citizen finance and facilities advisory committee have...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Highland Park library officials say that by late April renovations will be completed on a more spacious, climate-controlled vestibule for the main entrance.
Since early January, patrons have been using the library's south entrance while approximately...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 12:59 PM
We like to think of our home as a safe haven where we can rest, unwind and enjoy times with friends and family.
But there's danger lurking where you least expect it.
More than half a million Marylanders suffered injuries that required hospital...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:08 PM
When Ron Tanner, an author and writing professor at Loyola University Maryland, purchased a condemned Victorian brownstone in Charles Village 14 years ago (against his real estate agent's advice), he knew nothing about restoration.
The fact that the...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:46 PM
The scaffolds enshrouding Baltimore's Washington Monument offer passersby a temporary skyline change, but some residents and small-business owners in the Mount Vernon neighborhood worry about the two-year project's impact on their lifestyles and...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
ROME - Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio has been appointed president of Italy's Cineteca di Bologna, the prominent film archives known globally as a prime film preservation entity and also for its annual Il Cinema Ritrovato fest dedicated to revival and...