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  • Lawmakers take aim at heroin abuse

    Lawmakers take aim at heroin abuse
    Like a lot of other kids, Mike Bartlett experimented with alcohol and drugs in high school. But his real problem didn’t start until after he had left home, his mother said. A dog bit off his finger, and to ease his recovery, he¬†was given a Vicodin...
  • Arlington Heights officials recommend Metropolis subsidy

    Arlington Heights officials recommend Metropolis subsidy
    During a night that included nearly three hours of debate, Arlington Heights trustees said at a recent meeting they were pleased with changes at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre and recommended another subsidy for the financially troubled theater....
  • State's Decision To Build Park A Blow To Developmentally Disabled

    State's Decision To Build Park A Blow To Developmentally Disabled
    WATERFORD — When the state last fall scuttled a deal to sell the former Seaside property in Waterford for private housing, the losers in the transaction went beyond the developer, who is now considering a lawsuit, and the tax coffers of Waterford....
  • Rocky Hill Approves Budget With No Tax Increase

    ROCKY HILL – The town budget adoption season has ended with good news for property owners: there will be no increase in taxes. Using revenue enhancements and savings projected in the current budget, Town Manager Guy Scaife said he will pre-fund...
  • The Planner: ESPN's Chris Berman to give Broward Speakers Series talk

    The Planner: ESPN's Chris Berman to give Broward Speakers Series talk
    This weekMay 18 Women of Tomorrow annual Wine Dinner, 6:30 p.m., New York Prime, Boca Raton. Benefits the Women of Tomorrow Mentor & Scholarship Program. The organization in Palm Beach County serves over 500 high school girls. $175. 561-705-0901. May 19...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 5/12/15

    Today's Birthday (05/12/15). Jupiter shines growth and expansion onto your home and family this year. Budget for bigger changes after 6/14. Plan future travels as you focus on family. A mid-summer break refreshes. After 10/13, your heart beats for a...
  • U.S. records biggest budget surplus in 7 years

    U.S. records biggest budget surplus in 7 years
    The Treasury Department says a flood of tax payments pushed government receipts up to an all-time high in April and left the country with the largest monthly budget surplus in seven years. The department's budget report put the April surplus at $156.7...
  • Ars Viva Symphony directors decide to go out on top

     Ars Viva Symphony directors decide to go out on top
    When a classical music group disbands, the cause almost invariably is financial — declining ticket sales and contributions, mounting deficits, rising costs, or some combination thereof. It's almost unheard of for any such organization to go out of...
  • Four policy changes that could improve race equality in America

    Four policy changes that could improve race equality in America
    For daring to suggest that the social unrest in Baltimore following Freddie Gray's death was about race, I received the usual spate of critical emails. Many included one or both of two victim-blaming tropes. The first: For decades the city has been...
  • Why Chicago's pension reform could still survive

    Why Chicago's pension reform could still survive
    The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Friday that the state's pension reform law is unconstitutional, but Chicago's reform of the pension systems for laborers and municipal employees should still survive a legal challenge. Friday's decision makes the city'...
  • Construction loan may spell out partial release of condos

    Construction loan may spell out partial release of condos
    Q: I am buying a new condominium from a developer. My lender asked if the developer's loan allowed for partial releases. What does this mean? A: The developer got a construction loan to build the condominium complex. The loan was secured by a deed of...