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  • Winnetka voters cast ballots on heated referendum, trustee race

    Winnetka voters cast ballots on heated referendum, trustee race
    Bringing an end to an acrimonious primary election season, with ten of ten precincts reporting late Tuesday night, roughly 54 percent of Winnetka voters who cast ballots on the village's non-binding advisory referendum were opposed to a proposed $34...
  • Plainfield voters like term limits, community center; oppose dog park fees

    Plainfield voters like term limits, community center; oppose dog park fees
    Plainfield Park District voters Tuesday told officials they support term limits, are against dog park permit fees and want them to look into a community center. With all precincts reporting, unofficial vote totals of the non-binding referendum...
  • 2 suburban referendums end in tie

    2 suburban referendums end in tie
    An electrical aggregation referendum in Palos Township Tuesday and a referendum in the Village of McCook asking voters to disband the fire department ended in tie votes Tuesday, according to unofficial returns. Cook County election officials have...
  • Patt leads Lake Co. sheriff primary; McHenry Co. contest close

    Patt leads Lake Co. sheriff primary; McHenry Co. contest close
    Suburban voters weighed in on a number of tax measures and other referendum questions Tuesday and cast ballots in the collar counties for nominees to replace two longtime sheriffs. North suburban In a Democratic race for the sheriff's nomination in...
  • Residents reject tax hikes

    Residents reject tax hikes
    Residents said no to a tax increase proposed by the New Lenox Fire Protection District despite officials' assurances that added taxes would lead to upgraded services for the community. The New Lenox Community Park District's tax rate increase request...
  • U.N. General Assembly rebukes Russia over Ukraine

    The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a resolution declaring Crimea’s referendum on independence illegal, a move that U.S. and European diplomats hope will help deter Russia from seizing more of Ukraine. The measure, sponsored...
  • Panel advances additions for Deerfield High

     Panel advances  additions for Deerfield High
    The Deerfield Plan Commission gave a green light to plans for a three-court gymnasium and 10-lane swimming pool at Deerfield High School. The project represents the crown jewel in the first phase of construction planned by Township High School District...
  • Russians take Ukraine's last land base in Crimea amid evacuation talks

    Russians take Ukraine's last land base in Crimea amid evacuation talks
    MOSCOW -- Russian troops stormed and captured the Ukrainian military’s last remaining land base in Crimea on Monday, a Ukrainian official said. The Russian commandos, backed by two helicopters and three armored personnel vehicles, attacked a...
  • Transgender rights bill could be petitioned to referendum

    Transgender rights bill could be petitioned to referendum
    The day after the state legislature extended civil rights protections to transgender people, the group that successfully petitioned same-sex marriage to the ballot in 2012 threatened to petition the transgender protections, too.  MdPetitions.org sent...
  • Village, district prepare to move forward with Brainerd demolition

    Village, district prepare to move forward with Brainerd demolition
    The issue of whether to renovate the Brainerd building has been a polarizing one in Libertyville for years. But now, with voters speaking out last month against a proposed $11.5 million renovation, village and district officials are preparing to move...
  • Stormwater referendum causes fallout in Winnetka

    Stormwater referendum causes fallout in Winnetka
    Depending upon whom one talks to in Winnetka, the roughly 54 percent of residents who voted "no" to the proposed Willow Road stormwater tunnel in last week's advisory referendum have either spawned a divisive distraction from fixing the village's flooding...