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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Winnetka family wants to live in house slated for demolition

    Winnetka family wants to live in house slated for demolition
    Officials in Winnetka supported a homeowner's request Monday night to live in a rental home he owns, but is eventually slated for demolition as part of plan to subdivide three lots into two. Resident Dave Bartels, who owns two homes in the 200 block...
  • Gun shop proposal causes a stir in Niles

    Gun shop proposal causes a stir in Niles
    A plan for a gun shop and shooting range within walking distance of several schools is generating controversy in near northwest suburban Niles. The proposal has drawn complaints because the business would stand within walking distance of schools...
  • Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools

    Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools
    A proposed gun shop/shooting range that has generated controversy because of its location near several schools will be coming to Niles. The Niles Village Board of Trustees voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a special use permit to allow firearms sales,...
  • Oak Park approves parking on widened Clinton Avenue sidewalk

    Oak Park approves parking on widened Clinton Avenue sidewalk
    A request to use part of a widened sidewalk in front of an Oak Park residence as a parking pad got mixed reviews from officials this fall. Although some trustees initially expressed concern about the Zoning Board of Appeals' unanimous recommendation...
  • Zoning board splits on medical pot plans

    Zoning board splits on medical pot plans
    A controversial plan to open a medical marijuana dispensary near a residential neighborhood in Forest Park will go to village trustees without a positive recommendation from the Zoning Board of Appeals. The plan for the medical marijuana dispensary at...
  • Concerns raised over possibility of medical marijuana establishment in Forest Park

    Concerns raised over possibility of medical marijuana establishment in Forest Park
    Officials in Forest Park will consider two applications to establish medical cannabis dispensaries in the west suburban village this month, but the location of at least one of the proposed facilities has raised concerns from some residents. "There is...
  • Horse feud splitting Barrington Hills

    Horse feud splitting Barrington Hills
    There's something missing from the stables at Oakwood Farm in Barrington Hills: horses. On a recent morning, most stalls were empty. The horses that had boarded here were gone, banished following a court order. The feud between neighbors that led to the...
  • Museum celebrates wild weather

    The old saying is a always appropriate in Hampton Roads: If you don't like the weather then wait 10 minutes, because it will change. But what happens when the weather turns foul? The Hampton History Museum is holding a family friendly event Aug. 9...
  • In 5 days, 1,223 people seek Section 8 vouchers in Newport News

    NEWPORT NEWS — In five days, more than 1,200 people scheduled meetings with the city's Redevelpoment and Housing Authority to apply for Section 8 housing assistance vouchers. The agency last opened its waitlist to receive applications for vouchers...
  • Hampton NAACP to host education town hall forum Monday

    The Hampton branch of the NAACP will host a community forum Monday evening with Hampton Superintendent of Schools Linda Shifflette to discuss education-related issues. Ann Stephens Cherry, education chairman of the NAACP, said that this will be the...
  • Hampton expands rental inspection program to Fox Hill Townhomes

    HAMPTON — The city's rental inspection program allowing codes officers into tenants homes will be expanded to include an aging townhome community along Old Buckroe Road. The City Council agreed 6-1 Wednesday evening to expand the program to include...