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  • With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus

    With collection of projects, a new west side comes into focus
    Developer Shaffin Jetha has worked on hotels in Mount Vernon and apartments near Patterson Park, but the west side is a new neighborhood for him — and that's part of its appeal. "The land rush hasn't hit that part of the city yet," said Jetha,...
  • Teen driver charged in fatal Christmas Day crash in Orland Park

    Teen driver charged in fatal Christmas Day crash in Orland Park
    A teen driver faces charges after driving more than 35 mph over speed limit in a car and striking and killing a 71-year-old man in Orland Park on Christmas Day, police said. Investigators determined that a 16-year-old was driving a 2005 Honda Accord...
  • Weather delays Darien strip mall construction

    Weather delays Darien strip mall construction
    The cold and snow has delayed construction of the new Darien Pointe strip mall near the intersection of 75th Street and Cass Avenue. The first of two buildings was supposed to be completed by December, but winter temperatures made it difficult to do...
  • Getting around downtown may become easier

    Electric carts, so-called circulators and shuttles came up as possible solutions to the ongoing parking problems and navigating Boca's busier downtown. Reducing traffic is one of the Downtown Boca Raton Advisory Committee's eight priorities, chairman...
  • Gas station could join already congested Sam's Club in Vernon Hills

    Gas station could join already congested Sam's Club in Vernon Hills
    The Sam's Club in Vernon Hills wants to resurrect a construction project from 2006 in hopes of fending off the Costco down the street in Mettawa. Members of management asked Vernon Hills trustees Jan. 20 to allow a gas station to be built in an unused...
  • Road work in and around the Lehigh Valley

    Road work in and around the Lehigh Valley
    The following road work is planned in the coming week: Interstate 78 Weisenberg/Upper Macungie: Pothole patching is planned between the Berks County line and Exit 49/Route 100 Feb. 18 and 19 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Rain could cause this work to be...
  • Park Ridge's vertical street signs to stay, for now

    Park Ridge's vertical street signs to stay, for now
    Park Ridge's iconic street signs won't entirely be replaced by modern, horizontal signage anytime soon. That's the word of Public Works Director Wayne Zingsheim, who said changes in federal law will, for now anyway, allow Park Ridge's vertical...
  • Yorkville agrees to bike path location

    It took a half-year of study, but the City Council in Yorkville decided to keep a bike path proposed for Route 34 through town in the same place the state wanted it. Aldermen unanimously voted to keep the path on the north side of Route 34, from Eldamain...
  • State to inspect aging bridges after overpass concrete falls on car

    State to inspect aging bridges after overpass concrete falls on car
    Maryland's top transportation official on Thursday ordered immediate inspections of 27 aging, state-owned bridges after a chunk of concrete fell on a Prince George's County woman's car from the bottom of the Interstate 495 overpass in Morningside. The...
  • Highland Park commission rejects HPHS parking plan

    Highland Park commission rejects HPHS parking plan
    High School District 113 ran into resistance Feb. 11 when school officials unveiled new plans to restore the on-campus parking capacity at Highland Park High School to 600-plus spaces. The City of Highland Park's transportation commission rejected the...
  • Huizar, Molina differ sharply on development in acrimonious debate

     Huizar, Molina differ sharply on development in acrimonious debate
    Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar and former county Supervisor Gloria Molina took jabs at each other Wednesday night during an acrimonious debate that contrasted the candidates' views on transportation and downtown development. Appearing at the...