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  • 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...
  • Naperville OKs Riverwalk extension

    Naperville OKs Riverwalk extension
    Naperville will extend the boundary of the Riverwalk south to Martin Avenue, but shovels won't be hitting the ground any time soon. The City Council gave its approval to the extension for planning purposes, but also agreed with Councilman Grant Wehrli'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 council may double salary, nix health perk

     Naperville council may double salary, nix health perk
    Naperville may double the salaries of city councilmen, but rescind their health benefits. The City Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to the proposal that would bump salaries up to $24,000 for those elected next spring. "Its intent was to...
  • 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...
  • Naperville declines major changes to mayor salary

    Naperville declines major changes to mayor salary
    Naperville's next mayor shouldn't expect a salary much different than the current mayor. The City Council on Monday gave informal approval to rolling the current cell phone and Internet stipend into the mayor's salary starting next year, but otherwise...
  • Electric bill hike approved in Naperville

    Electric bill hike approved in Naperville
    Electric bills in Naperville are going up about $5 a month for the average homeowner starting May 1 and another $6 next spring. The City Council narrowly approved a 6 percent rate hike followed by a 7 percent increase to help fill a $14 million...
  • Naperville won't make exception for Rotary, Scullen school 5K events

     Naperville won't make exception for Rotary, Scullen school 5K events
    Proposed new running events in Naperville will have to wait until next year, after the City Council this week decided it would not make an exception for groups that applied after the deadline. By a vote of 4-4, councilmen Tuesday evening fell short of...
  • Naperville mayor celebrates successes during annual speech

    Naperville mayor celebrates successes during annual speech
    Good financial management, effective employees, partnerships and other factors make Naperville "strong and getting stronger,"" Mayor George Pradel said during his annual state of the city address Monday.. For the 19th consecutive year, Pradel...
  • 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...