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Daily Herald
State of the Suburbs: New road projects cement futureAs the economy sputtered during the Great Recession, innovative transportation
State of the Suburbs: New road projects cement future
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
As the economy sputtered during the Great Recession, innovative transportation projects such as the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway extension sustained and created jobs. Now that the city and suburbs are rebounding, those projects will shape how we drive,... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage keeping lobbyists for another yearDuPage County officials defended the county's use of lobbyists before awarding
DuPage keeping lobbyists for another year
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
DuPage County officials defended the county's use of lobbyists before awarding nearly $300,000 in contracts to several firms. "As the second-largest county in Illinois with nearly 1 million residents, it is critically important that the county... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage County might spend $284,000 to keep lobbyistsDuPage County Board members are expected to decide Tuesday whether to spend $28
DuPage County might spend $284,000 to keep lobbyists
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
DuPage County Board members are expected to decide Tuesday whether to spend $284,000 to continue using four lobbying firms to promote the county's legislative agenda at the state and federal levels. Two of the firms -- All-Circo Inc. and V.A.... Read more
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The Courier
Smokers told to butt out at eateriesSmoking in outdoor dining areas at restaurants, cafes, take-away shops and lice
Smokers told to butt out at eateries
The Courier / Posted 6 days ago
Smoking in outdoor dining areas at restaurants, cafes, take-away shops and licensed venues will be banned from August 1 2017. CHANGES: Smoking in outdoor areas at restaurants and cafes looks to be a thing of the past under new Victorian government... Read more
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Winfield Press
DuPage County Board honors late board member JR McBride with caucus room dedicationThe board formally dedicated its caucus room to Jerome “JR” McBride during its
DuPage County Board honors late board member JR McBride with caucus room dedication
Winfield Press / Posted 13 days ago
The board formally dedicated its caucus room to Jerome “JR” McBride during its Aug. 11 meeting. McBride died Oct. 24, 2014, after a battle with cancer. Business owner Karyn Romano, a Glen Ellyn resident, assumed the District 4 seat on Dec. 9,... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage hopes to improve, not sell, convalescent centerSaying they want to protect the long-term sustainability of the DuPage Convales
DuPage hopes to improve, not sell, convalescent center
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Saying they want to protect the long-term sustainability of the DuPage Convalescent Center, county officials are bringing in outside consultants to take "a deep dive" into the operation of the Wheaton facility and recommend changes. The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Special pension deal a windfall for some county officialsBut Franzen stepped down before the November election. Board member John Case w
Special pension deal a windfall for some county officials
Chicago Tribune / Posted 15 days ago
But Franzen stepped down before the November election. Board member John Case was appointed temporary chairman. A week after the election — before Schillerstrom took office — Case called for a vote on ECO. It passed 16-4, with Maio voting for... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Bruce Rauner signs bill forbidding Illinois lawmakers from creating new local governmentsHouse Bill 228, filed by Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, forbids the General Assem
Bruce Rauner signs bill forbidding Illinois lawmakers from creating new local governments
Northwest Herald / Posted 16 days ago
House Bill 228, filed by Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, forbids the General Assembly from enacting any bill that either creates a new type of local government, or allows an existing government to split into two. Franks said it is a small but important... Read more
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Daily Herald
DuPage County Board members honor McBride's memoryThe memory of DuPage County Board member Jerry "JR" McBride will live on inside
DuPage County Board members honor McBride's memory
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
The memory of DuPage County Board member Jerry "JR" McBride will live on inside the building where he developed his reputation as a consensus builder and a leader among his peers. Board members this week voted to dedicate their caucus room at the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cooperation celebrated on Busse Woods dam projectState, county and village officials gathered at the Busse Woods dam near Elk Gr
Cooperation celebrated on Busse Woods dam project
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
State, county and village officials gathered at the Busse Woods dam near Elk Grove Village Wednesday morning to celebrate unprecedented government cooperation that's expected to bring flooding relief to thousands. The occasion marked the start of a... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Comcast to hire 200 customer service employees at Elmhurst branchThe new hires are set to join 290 existing workforce operations employees, and
Comcast to hire 200 customer service employees at Elmhurst branch
My Suburban Life / Posted 30 days ago
The new hires are set to join 290 existing workforce operations employees, and together, they will work as a part of two new centers that provide technical support and logistics for Comcast customers, according to a company news release. Both... Read more

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