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  • Naperville attorney announces city council run

    Naperville attorney announces city council run
    Naperville attorney Kevin Coyne has announced he's running for one of eight seats on the City Council in next spring's election. Coyne, 38, has served on the Planning and Zoning Commission since 2010. He also previously served on the Fair Housing...
  • Naperville councilmen: Close bars earlier

     Naperville councilmen: Close bars earlier
    Last call could come earlier in Naperville as several councilmen are pushing for a change in bar hours. The move comes just over a week after a fatal crash in which a motorist accused of being intoxicated drove into a downtown quarry killing his two...
  • Walgreens wants to sell liquor in Naperville

     Walgreens wants to sell liquor in Naperville
    Walgreens could start selling liquor in its 10 Naperville stores if the city grants its request to amend city codes. But some officials are concerned about adding so many licenses and that changing codes could bring requests from even more businesses....
  • Naperville extends life of Ogden billboards

    Naperville extends life of Ogden billboards
    Two billboards on an Ogden Avenue property can stay put through 2015, following approval by the Naperville City Council Tuesday. "Frankly at this point I go east on Ogden Avenue … I don't even notice them," Councilman Bob Fieseler said. "It's...
  • New Naperville sculpture memorializes 1946 train wreck

    New Naperville sculpture memorializes 1946 train wreck
    A sculpture dedicated Saturday serves as a memorial to those killed and a way to honor the community members who stepped up to help 68 years ago when trains crashed at the Naperville station. 'Tragedy to Triumph' is the title of a sculpture unveiled...
  • Naperville unveils prescription drug drop boxes

    Naperville unveils prescription drug drop boxes
    Disposing of unused medication now will be less of a pill in Naperville. The city unveiled new drop boxes Tuesday that allow residents to get rid of drugs in 11 locations, most of which are available around the clock. "Unused or expired medication...
  • Councilmen want answers on downtown Naperville sound system

     Councilmen want answers on downtown Naperville sound system
    A proposal to install a sound system in Naperville's downtown struck the wrong chord with some councilmen. Officials say they aren't willing to move forward with plans for the system until they get more of their questions answered. "Right now it...
  • William E. 'Bill' Young, 1935–2014

     William E. 'Bill' Young, 1935–2014
    Bill Young's introduction to wrestling began after he was involved in a little "scuffle" while a student at Thornton Township High School in Harvey in the 1950s. "They told him either we're going to call your parents, or you can join the wrestling team,...
  • Naperville officials back city manager disciplined for 'off-color' joke

     Naperville officials back city manager disciplined for 'off-color' joke
    Naperville's elected officials are standing behind City Manager Doug Krieger, saying his reprimand for making an inappropriate joke does not shake their confidence in his leadership. "If he hadn't admitted it was probably a poor judgment that might have...
  • Naperville rejects changes to council salaries

    Naperville rejects changes to council salaries
    Naperville officials have decided not to make sweeping changes to future city councilmen's salaries and health benefits following months of debate and accusations of political grandstanding. After rejecting two proposed changes Tuesday, councilmen wound...
  • Naperville welcomes Chinese consul general

    Naperville welcomes Chinese consul general
    Naperville leaders welcomed a Chinese official to the city this week with the aim of strengthening cultural and economic ties. Mayor George Pradel on Tuesday named Chinese Consul General Zhao Weiping an honorary citizen. "The city of Naperville...