| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:58 AM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:08 PM
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...
| Apr 17, 2014
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...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:44 AM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:57 AM
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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:05 AM
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...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 10:04 AM
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...
| Jun 23, 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,...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:14 AM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:12 AM
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...