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  • Whole Foods developer drops plan for Lake Forest

    Whole Foods developer drops plan for Lake Forest
    There will be no Whole Foods Market in Lake Forest, at least for now. A developer abruptly pulled plans Monday night that would have included the grocery store as an anchor for a development at the southeast corner of Route 60 and Saunders Road in...
  • Work delayed on Deerfield Road, but other projects continue

    Work delayed on Deerfield Road, but other projects continue
    Other regional roadwork projects are underway, but the major reconstruction of Deerfield Road has been pushed back to early 2016 from its originally scheduled start date of this spring, village officials said recently. Improvements on the mile-long...
  • Plans emerge for new Community Family Center

    Plans emerge for new Community Family Center
    After some fits and starts over the years, a plan for a new Community Family Center in Highland Park to house multiple social service agencies may finally be moving forward. Multiple entities – the city of Highland Park, Moraine Township, Northern...
  • Northfield denies permit to storage company

    Northfield denies permit to storage company
    A dispute erupted recently between officials with two competing North Shore self-storage companies, resulting in a meeting in which three members of the Northfield Village Board abstained from voting on a measure that would have allowed the new business...
  • North Riverside may privatize fire department to save on pensions

    North Riverside may privatize fire department to save on pensions
    Last year North Riverside officials received a letter from a state agency ordering the village to start paying more into its underfunded pension accounts or face a financial reckoning. The ultimatum and a shortage of cash prompted the village to...
  • David Beckham wooed by Broward: Bring soccer stadium here

    David Beckham wooed by Broward: Bring soccer stadium here
    Soccer star David Beckham's trouble finding a home for a 20,000-seat stadium in downtown Miami has him looking north, Broward County officials say. Broward Mayor Barbara Sharief says she's asked all 31 cities to come forward with a list of possible...
  • Legislature ready to keep rolling back Florida growth-management rules

    Legislature ready to keep rolling back Florida growth-management rules
    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Legislature is poised to press ahead with its four-year push to dismantle state growth-management rules. The Senate Appropriations Committee advanced a bill Thursday which exempts seven new counties and 20 cities from a...
  • Free speech challenged in Carroll [Letter]

    Free speech challenged in Carroll [Letter]
    I read the article, "Prayer case plaintiffs file for contempt" (April 3) with great interest since it quotes Bruce Holstein's comments at a Carroll County Commissioners meeting regarding a federal court injunction that temporarily bars the commissioners...
  • North Riverside draws scrutiny at state hearing over pensions

    North Riverside draws scrutiny at state hearing over pensions
    North Riverside's recent efforts to cure its pension-driven financial ills have little bearing on the question of whether the village violated state statutes by underfunding its police and fire pensions, a state Department of Insurance attorney said in...
  • Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise

    Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise
    Park Ridge Aldermen on Monday overwhelmingly endorsed an ordinance that, if it received final approval, will place an advisory question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot asking residents about noise levels at O'Hare airport. The question asks...
  • Latvala targets local pols living outside their districts

    Latvala targets local pols living outside their districts
    TALLAHASSEE – The Legislature could be cracking down on politicians who opt to run for office without ever moving into the cities, counties or even school districts they represent. The Senate’s Ethics and Elections Committee on Monday passed...