| Aug 14, 2014
| 12:37 PM
Tinley Park's electoral board will hear an objection against a proposed referendum for binding term limits spearheaded by a vocal local critic.
Under the term limits referendum proposed by Tinley Park attorney Steve Eberhardt, village officials would be...
| Aug 15, 2014
After months of discussion and pleas from some residents to look into building an indoor pool in Glen Ellyn, the issue will now fall to voters in the park district.
The district's Board of Commissioners voted this month to place a referendum on the Nov....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka.
Five candidates are vying to replace him in an Aug. 26 primary, and if no one wins more than 50 percent of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:00 AM
From the time he was a wee lad on his grandpa's knee, Ian Cowe had pride in his Scottish roots drummed into his bonny little head. Born in Edinburgh, he went to college there, spent part of his career in Scotland and joined the local Scottish cultural...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:01 PM
BERLIN — Setting an earlier public hearing date for a proposed $21 million police station will be discussed by the town council at a special meeting Tuesday.
The meeting comes a week after a divided council voted to set the hearing date for Sept....
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:55 PM
When Orange County voters go to the polls in November, they'll be deciding some key issues that could significantly change the way county elections are held, and also restrict citizens from making their own changes to the county's government charter.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:04 PM
BERLIN — The town council voted Tuesday to move a public hearing on a proposed $21 million bond issue to build a new police station from Sept. 16 to Aug. 12.
The earlier date, approved by a 4-3 party line vote with majority Democrats prevailing,...
| Jul 31, 2014
Northbrook Park District officials presented an idea for a $50 million referendum that would help convert the local Five Seasons Sports Club into a Northbrook community center as well as renovate some of the district's existing facilities.
| Jul 15, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Ask longtime Tinley Park Mayor Ed Zabrocki his opinion on term limits for village officials, and he'll tell you straight out that he's opposed.
But the south suburb's village board is expected to vote on a resolution tonight that could help clear the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:08 PM
Massoud Barzani, president of Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdistan region, rattled many cages this month when he announced in parliament that the KRG would be moving ahead soon on a referendum on independence from Iraq. If Kurdistan goes ahead with such a...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 8:50 AM
The Des Plaines City Council debated recently whether residents and small-business owners would be interested in allowing city officials to negotiate a potentially lower monthly electric bill on their behalf.
Illinois law allows municipalities and...