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  • Partisan charter measure boosters press Orange to put it on ballot

    Partisan charter measure boosters press Orange to put it on ballot
    Boosters of a charter referendum that would make all Orange County races partisan contests are pressing elected leaders to put it on the ballot in November. Last week the groups Citizens for Informed Voters met the petition requirement to get the ballot...
  • Lehigh County charter change would make things worse

    I'm sure you're familiar with the expression "Don't throw the baby out with the bathwater." A popular forwarded email that began circulating in the late '90s purported to explain the origins of that and other familiar expressions, all dating back to...
  • Surveys show support for New Trier referendum

    Surveys show support for New Trier referendum
    Officials with New Trier Township High School District 203 said they are cautiously optimistic with the favorable results of a pair of recent surveys gauging community support of a proposed $89 million referendum to renovate the Winnetka campus. The...
  • Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement

    Hong Kong braces for protests as vote fuels pro-democracy movement
    Nearly 800,000 people voted in a nonbinding Hong Kong referendum aimed at agitating for greater democracy, organizers said early Monday, and the semi-autonomous Chinese city was bracing for hundreds of thousands of people to march through the streets...
  • Projected cost of Wilmette lakefront plan could rise

    Projected cost of Wilmette lakefront plan could rise
    The projected $13.3 million cost for the construction phase of Wilmette's Lakefront Master Plan could jump by as much as $1.7 million, officials said. "The exact figure is always in flux until you get to the end of a project," said Wilmette Park...
  • Wilmette voters might see two referendum questions on ballot

    Wilmette voters might see two referendum questions on ballot
    When Wilmette voters cast ballots in the November election, they may be weighing in on providing money to two revered local institutions — New Trier High School and the village's lakefront. Officials of the Wilmette Park District recently said...
  • Park Ridge might pursue stormwater referendum

    Park Ridge might pursue stormwater referendum
    Park Ridge residents might be asked whether to create and fund a citywide stormwater management program. Aldermen agreed by informal consensus on June 16 to craft and place that question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot, while simultaneously moving...
  • O'Hare noise may be on Park Ridge ballot

    O'Hare noise may be on Park Ridge ballot
    Park Ridge aldermen took a step Monday to placing a question on the Nov. 4 election ballot about the process establishing noise and air quality standards around O'Hare Internatonal Airport. Aldermen gave the go-ahead to the drafting of a referendum...
  • Westmont looks at fee for flood control projects

    Westmont looks at fee for flood control projects
    Westmont trustees likely will consider a plan to implement a new stormwater utility fee to alleviate flooding in the village. At the Community Stormwater Stakeholder meeting on June 10, a consultant for the village told members of the group and the...
  • Park Ridge residents to vote on more money for library

     Park Ridge residents to vote on more money for library
    Now it's official: Park Ridge residents will decide in November whether to pay more property tax to the Park Ridge Public Library for four years to restore services and hours. On Monday, aldermen voted 6-1 to put the question on the Nov. 4 general...
  • Newington Sets Sept. 9 Vote On Town Hall, Community Center Project

    NEWINGTON — A divided town council voted along party lines Tuesday to set a Sept. 9 referendum on a $30.37 million proposal to reconstruct town hall and build a new community center. All five Democrats present backed the resolution, while all three...