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  • Mayoral hopefuls bring their game to Naperville forum

    Mayoral hopefuls bring their game to Naperville forum
    Change is on its way to Naperville, participants in a lunch-hour mayoral forum agreed Thursday. Four men who hope to put the most prominent face on that change presented their plans for filling the mayor's role to members and guests of the Rotary Club...
  • No pressure voters, but this council election is special

    No pressure voters, but this council election is special
    There may never be another municipal election like the one we're going to have April 7. As some have pointed out, the fact that all nine seats are up this time presents an unprecedented opportunity, as well as a chance to really mess things up....
  • Pradel poised to step down after two decades as Naperville's mayor

    Pradel poised to step down after two decades as Naperville's mayor
    Officer Friendly didn't dream of being a policeman when he was little. And he certainly wasn't thinking about being his hometown's longest-serving mayor. "I wanted to be the head of an orphanage," said Naperville Mayor A. George Pradel, who will finish up...
  • Edward initiative drives Naperville marathon renaming

    Edward initiative drives Naperville marathon renaming
    Naperville's big fall run had a long name. It just got longer. Organizers announced Tuesday that the Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon & Half Marathon is no more. The third annual event, set for Nov. 8, will be known as the Healthy Driven Naperville...
  • Naperville property tax bills to rise

    Naperville property tax bills to rise
    The average Naperville homeowner will pay an additional $24 to the city in property taxes next year. Councilmen on Tuesday approved a $47.9 million property tax levy, an increase of 3.3 percent over the previous year. That means the owner of a $367,...
  • 2014 in review: Naperville

    2014 in review: Naperville
    Throughout the year, Naperville-area residents saw new leaders take the helm of major organizations and new commercial developments take shape. They also debated puppy mills, bar rules and school support programs. Here's a look at those stories and others...
  • Book offers teen drivers benefit of experience not learned in class

    Book offers teen drivers benefit of experience not learned in class
    "What Teenage Drivers Don't Know" is a supplement to drivers ed curriculums that contains information many motorists only find out through years of experience behind the wheel. What should you do when your car hits a patch of black ice? How should you...
  • 2015 preview: Elections and new developments on tap for Naperville

    2015 preview: Elections and new developments on tap for Naperville
    Naperville appears to have a busy year ahead with elections coming up and construction beginning on new developments around town. Here's a look at what's to come in 2015. Spring election to bring new leaders In April, Naperville will elect a new mayor...
  • Pradel to tip his hat to Naperville in final State of City address

    The silk top hat will be there. At mid-day Monday, Naperville Mayor A. George Pradel will step to the podium one last time to recap the recent past of the state’s fifth-largest city, and share a peek into its near future. The affable Pradel —...
  • Longtime Naperville resident Tom Miers pegged for council vacancy

    Longtime Naperville resident Tom Miers pegged for council vacancy
    The Naperville City Council will soon be running at full capacity again. Beginning Feb. 3, Tom Miers will sit on the council dais, filling the seat vacated when former Councilman Grant Wehrli was sworn in Jan. 14 to the Illinois House. After agreeing on...
  • Council nixes third food cart in downtown Naperville

    Patrons of the food vendors in downtown Naperville during warmer weather will still have to duck into one of the city’s indoor venues if they yearn for something sweet. City officials this week turned down a request from a Bolingbrook couple who...