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  • Illegal immigrant driver's license measure sails through Illinois Senate

    Illegal immigrant driver's license measure sails through Illinois Senate
    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Senate today approved legislation that would allow tens of thousands of illegal immigrants to have special drivers licenses, but the bill’s fate in the House is still up in the air. The proposal, sponsored by...
  • Illinois Senate passes pension bill, sets up showdown with House

    Illinois Senate passes pension bill, sets up showdown with House
    SPRINGFIELD — Senate President John Cullerton today sent his version of pension reform to the House, setting up a high-profile clash with the rival plan Speaker Michael Madigan already pushed through the House.   The showdown puts more than 700,...
  • Burglary suspect sketch released by Cook County sheriff

    Burglary suspect sketch released by Cook County sheriff
    Some residents of a home near Lemont surprised a burglar this week and got a look at him before he was able to flee with some of their possessions. The Cook County sheriff's office today released a sketch of the suspect and asked the public for help in...
  • Scientists dye Des Plaines River red to find possible Asian carp paths

    Scientists dye Des Plaines River red to find possible Asian carp paths
    The Des Plaines River near Lemont, Ill., has taken on an unusually ruddy hue this week, due to a red dye that scientists have begun pouring in the water. The temporary tint is part of a study to see where water from the Des Plaines River may by moving...
  • TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets

    TribLocal guide to suburban farmers markets
    If you're looking to add the freshest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, cheeses and flowers to your dinner table, look no further than in your own backyard. Don't see a farmers market near your town listed below? Check out the Illinois Department of...
  • Homer Glen takes precautions against ash borer, applies for grant

     
    In an effort to protect its trees from the destructive emerald ash borer, the Village of Homer Glen plans to apply for a competitive grant …...
  • Lemont votes to join agency seeking lower water rates

     
    Lemont trustees this week approved joining an intergovernmental agency seeking lower water rates. “Water is our God-given right to have,” Mayor Brian Reaves said at …...
  • Screenings, other services available at Tuesday’s Senior Expo

     
    Seniors will have the opportunity to learn about Lemont services and have access to screenings during the third annual Senior Expo on Tuesday. The Senior …...
  • Biking-friendly resolutions passed by Lemont trustees

     
    Trustees this week passed two resolutions that could improve bicycling access in Lemont. The Complete Streets policy, approved at this week’s Village Board meeting, strives …...
  • Quinn on Blagojevich conviction: 'Sad day for our state'

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 5:10 p.m.; last updated at 7:48 p.m. SPRINGFIELD --- Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn this evening called his former running mate Rod Blagojevich's conviction of lying to the FBI another "sad day for our state." "Another......
  • Quinn uses state cash to keep jobs program running through Election Day

     
    Posted by Ray Long at 3:55 p.m. Despite the state's financial woes, Gov. Pat Quinn today said he would pump about $75 million into a jobs program to keep it alive through the end of November. The move allows Quinn......