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  • Referendum nod gives park district green light on Assembly Hall

    Referendum nod gives park district green light on Assembly Hall
    Kenilworth Park District officials are eyeing the purchase of Kenilworth Assembly Hall, after a successful appeal to voters on April 7.
  • Newly re-elected Winnetka leader blames vote count on turnout

    Newly re-elected Winnetka leader blames vote count on turnout
    Newly re-elected Winnetka Village President Gene Greable blamed poor voter turnout for an election in which he got slightly more than half of the ballots cast – despite the fact that he was running unopposed. "It was one of the lowest voter...

    Time for Chicago to resort to 'the last resort'

    Time for Chicago to resort to 'the last resort'
    Chicago's property taxes are too damn low. I'm telling you now because the two men running for mayor won't — at least not yet. Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia have been insisting in the run-up to Tuesday's runoff election...

    McFarland expected fourth, wins seat on Chicago Ridge Village Board

    McFarland expected fourth, wins seat on Chicago Ridge Village Board
    Political newcomer William McFarland on Tuesday finished with the second-highest vote total among six candidates vying for three seats on the Chicago Ridge Village Board, a fact that surprised him. "I thought I was going to finish fourth," McFarland,...

    Wilmette voters reject Gillson, Langdon lakefront proposals

    Wilmette voters reject Gillson, Langdon lakefront proposals
    In January, Wilmette Park District commissioners asked voters for the right to finance a comprehensive set of renovations, improvements and new construction at Gillson and Langdon parks by issuing $14.5 million in bonds. On April 7, voters decisively...