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  • Downers Grove OKs stormwater grants for churches

    Downers Grove OKs stormwater grants for churches
    Downers Grove officials ratified a grant program designed to encourage churches to reduce the stormwater flowing from their property. Council members recently approved a proposal in which the village would help subsidize the cost of capital projects...
  • Obama calls for more spending on transportation infrastructure

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – President Obama visited a revived train station in the Midwest on Wednesday to extol the benefits of federal spending on light rail, roads and bridges, as he offered cautious praise for a Republican tax reform effort that could...
  • Whalon Lake preserve to get new bike paths

    Whalon Lake preserve to get new bike paths
    The Whalon Lake preserve on the border of Bolingbrook and Naperville offers a spacious space for just about any nature-related, social activity. The outdoor options for local residents are set to increase, as Gov. Pat Quinn's office announced last...
  • Downers Grove considers grants for churches to reduce stormwater fee

    Downers Grove considers grants for churches to reduce stormwater fee
    Downers Grove officials are exploring the idea of a grant program they say could help churches shrink their stormwater bills. Village staff recently drafted a plan in which church property owners would make structural improvements to their land to...
  • Downers Grove seeks state grant for Lincoln Center repairs

    Downers Grove seeks state grant for Lincoln Center repairs
    Downers Grove Park District leaders plan to apply for a state grant that they would use to make major repairs to its downtown community center. Officials said they will seek $1 million from the Park and Recreational Facility Construction (PARC) grant...
  • Input on Laguna's transit system sought

    Laguna Beach will seek public input Feb. 10 on ways to improve the city's transit system. IBI Group, Inc., a consulting firm, was hired to review the city's transit system and make recommendations for improvements. The company has studied the main-...
  • Cummings says colleges misleading applicants about financial aid

    Cummings says colleges misleading applicants about financial aid
    Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland alleged this week that more than 100 universities, including Goucher College and Loyola University Maryland, are violating federal law by requiring applicants to fill out extra forms that determine their eligibility for...
  • Baltimore County gets FEMA grant for Sandy damage

    Baltimore County gets FEMA grant for Sandy damage
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday. Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...
  • Jewish community to recruit men and boys in fight against abuse

    Jewish community to recruit men and boys in fight against abuse
    When Nancy Aiken talks to students in Baltimore's Orthodox Jewish community about domestic violence and sexual assaults, she asks the boys a simple question: How many of you want to grow up to be a perpetrator of violence? Aiken knows the students...
  • Glendale Unified disqualified from Race to the Top competition

    Glendale's Hail Mary pass in the $400-million Race to the Top federal grant program has been called by the officials: Incomplete. One day after the U.S. Department of Education announced it received 371 applications for the $400 million grant program,...
  • No surprise, Glendale Unified fails to make Race to the Top cut

    In case there was any remaining shred of hope that Glendale Unified might stand a chance in a highly competitive federal grant program, the U.S. Department of Education on Monday wiped it clear. The finalists for the Race to the Top grant program, which...