| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:18 PM
There may be a blanket of white covering the ground right now, but Naperville is thinking green.
The city has signed on to the Cool Cities Program, a Sierra Club initiative that, since 2006, has encouraged energy efficiency and the use of renewable...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The Naperville Park District's plans to upgrade Sportsman's Park may receive funding from a somewhat unusual source.
City councilmen on Monday informally agreed to give the district a Special Events and Cultural Amenities grant not only this year, but...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:12 PM
A Naperville advisory board is recommending the city raise electric rates by nearly 8 percent this spring, instead of the 6 percent Naperville City Council backed last month.
The Public Utilities Advisory Board said it would like to see the electric...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 8:46 PM
State officials are continuing their fight to keep Naperville's police chief from collecting both a police pension and his chief's salary.
The Illinois attorney general's office this week filed an appeal of a DuPage County judge's ruling that police...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Naperville has tapped Joliet's finance director to be its own, the city announced Friday.
Rachel Mayer was chosen from more than 200 applicants to replace Karen DeAngelis, who is retiring.
"Rachel Mayer has an extensive background in budget and...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Glen Ellyn will start regulating sprinkler and irrigation systems in the village, a move to protect its water system, although how the program will be carried out is still to be decided.
The board of trustees voted unanimously Feb. 10 to adopt cross-...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Nine video gambling cafes with friendly names like Stella's Place and Dotty's have opened in the last several weeks from Oak Lawn to Matteson.
These cafes are essentially mini-casinos with each one having the state limit of five video gambling machines....
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
It's worth noting when a school building reaches 50 years of educating students, but it's a point of pride when many graduates go on to become famous athletes, performers or successful businesspeople.
A celebratory picnic after school on Friday paid...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Eastern Illinois University's men's tennis team was bounced out of the Ohio Valley Conference tournament in the first round last weekend.
Naperville Central graduate Kevin Bauman won his singles match and ended his senior season with the Panthers with...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 4:41 PM
As smoke and flames poured from an apartment building on Douglas Avenue in Naperville last month, neighbor Juan Carlos Hernandez rushed into the building.
Armed with a fire extinguisher, he knocked on apartment doors and urged people to evacuate as...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...