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  • Main Street Project In Collinsville Set To Start April 20

    Main Street Project In Collinsville Set To Start April 20
    CANTON — A long-awaited streetscape improvement project in Collinsville should start on April 20 and is expected to give the neighborhood a new look. The $500,000 project has been in the works since last spring, when the town hired an architect to...
  • Northbound I-81 reopens in Va. after sinkhole repaired

    Northbound traffic has reopened on Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County after a sinkhole was repaired. The Virginia Department of Transportation says the sinkhole occurred Sunday near the 284 mile marker. Repairs were completed Monday afternoon. VDOT says...
  • Driver suspected in fatal Villages hit-and-run has long record of citations

    Driver suspected in fatal Villages hit-and-run has long record of citations
    The motorist suspected in a fatal hit-and-run crash in The Villages has a checkered driving record. John Owen Kiley, 24, of Fruitland Park has been cited 10 times for moving violations since 2006, including careless driving and seven times for speeding,...
  • Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst

    Flood control and parking projects set to start in Elmhurst
    With the construction season about to get underway, Elmhurst residents and others can expect to run into some disruptions as the city and its contractors work on a number of projects. Public works director Howard Killian recently reviewed some...
  • TRAFFIC: Maintenance on Southside roads, delays on I-64 west at George Washington Highway

    TRAFFIC: Maintenance on Southside roads, delays on I-64 west at George Washington Highway
    Maintenance is underway at the left lane of I-264 westbound past Laskin Road, the left lane of I-264 eastbound past Lynnhaven Parkway and the left shoulder of I-64 eastbound at Little Creek Road. On I-264 eastbound past the I-64 interchange, a...
  • Raising the speed limit won't increase traffic fatalities

    Raising the speed limit won't increase traffic fatalities
    Letter writer Jacqueline S. Gillan says Gov. Larry Hogan should veto a bill that would raise the speed limit to 70 mph because it will increase traffic deaths in Maryland ("Hogan should veto 70 mph limit," April 9). Yet she also states that traffic...
  • Letters to the editor

    Tollway limits: Too little, too late A 70 mph speed limit on metro Chicago tollways would be safer than the mostly 55 or 60 mph limits recommended. This counterintuitive statement is true because most drivers travel at what they feel (and which are)...
  • Porter County law and order

    Wheeler Wanatah woman faces drug charges A Wanatah woman faces a felony charge of maintaining a common nuisance and misdemeanor charges of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a routine traffic stop for speeding Thursday, and she may...
  • Charter school build likely to begin next year

    The construction of a new building for Coral Springs Charter School, in the parking lot of Coral Springs Center for the Arts, is likely to begin in the summer of 2016. The school is expected to open in the fall of 2017. The results of a traffic study to...
  • Golf Road resurfacing to begin end of March

    Beginning March 30, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will be resurfacing Golf Road from West of Potter Road to Washington Street, officials said in a release. Contractor Arrow Road Construction will complete asphalt overlay work in...
  • MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future

    MTA bus improvement plan, mired in politics, faces uncertain future
    The Maryland Transit Administration's signature effort to improve its troubled Baltimore-area bus system — already delayed for nearly a year — faces an uncertain future because of new skepticism from the administration of Gov. Larry Hogan....