| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:12 PM
A 5-foot-by-7-foot popcorn shop matters. So does the mid-century brick square that houses Geneva Cleaners. And a grand 1930s house in Wayne.
That was the message of the organizers from Preservation Partners of Fox Valley, who hosted a three-hour bus...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:09 PM
More residents turned up at the Geneva City Council meeting Monday night to urge the aldermen to ask the Illinois attorney general to investigate the city's electric deal with Prairie State.
A handful of Geneva residents said they plan to continue to...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:50 AM
The following items were gathered from police reports:
•A 50-year-old Batavia man was cited for criminal trespass to land at Holmstad retirement community, 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, on March 11.
•A 35-year-old North Aurora man was...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:25 PM
The Batavia City Council voted Monday night to increase the city's sales tax and raise electric rates in an effort to keep its struggling electric utility fund afloat in the coming years.
In a 10-4 vote, the council agreed to raise the city's sales...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:01 PM
About 60 Batavia and Geneva residents concerned about their cities' investment in a Southern Illinois coal mine gathered Tuesday night in a church basement to brainstorm ideas on how to call attention to what they consider is a rotten deal for their...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 9:48 AM
The four Republicans vying for the party nomination in the race to replace retiring state Rep. Kay Hatcher share similar positions on almost every issue, including their stated focus – improving Illinois' business climate and economic health....
| May 19, 2014
Just over a year after 18 school districts rejected a proposal to create a virtual charter school in the Fox Valley, Elgin-based District U-46 is considering a charter application for a math and science school that would integrate classroom learning...
| May 24, 2014
Bicycling enthusiasts in Highland Park can look forward to trail and sidewalk improvements this summer, as the city continues working on its 18-year plan to improve biking and walking paths.
Eventually, Highland Park is hoping to be considered a...
| May 29, 2014
Letters to the editor from Naperville, Schaumburg, Batavia and Woodridge.
On the subject of student debt, a recent letter writer commented: "U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., says 'this is a big issue for our economy.' How so?"
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:13 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•A Lake Zurich resident reported on April 14 that $11,000 in unauthorized charges were made on a credit card.
•A 33-year-old Wauconda man was arrested April 14 at 11:31 p.m....
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
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...