The Elk Grove community has raised more than $175,000 to install an elevator at the community’s VFW Hall, including contributions from a raffle on Veterans Day and $85,000 from local businesses, according to a press release.
Hundreds of emails related to the future of a controversial proposal to build a mixed-income housing development in the heart of Jefferson Park reveal that partisan politics, not what’s in the best interest of the community is fueling the project, residents say.
Rep. David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) had some choice words for racists and white supremacists during a recent House discussion: Take your twisted language, hate and ideology, and put it “where the sun don’t shine.”
Schaumburg's Trickster Art Gallery's efforts to help Illinois veterans has earned it the Illinois Veterans’ Business Appreciation Award for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year, according to a press release.
The Park Ridge Police are investigating the report of an armed robbery of a local convenience store by a man who allegedly robbed the same shop two to three weeks earlier, according to the city's website.
A large majority of Cook County residents are angry that many beverages are now costing them more, according to a study commissioned by the Illinois Manufacturers Association and published on the Illinois Policy Institute's website.
David Harris (R-Arlington Heights) is risking the ire of the nation’s largest advocacy group for retirees by pushing two bills to tax retirement income. Harris also recently backed the increase in state income tax to 4.95 percent from 3.75 percent.
Rep. Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) is seeking volunteers to join him and Sen. Tom Rooney (R-Rolling Meadows) at their booth at this year’s Palatine Street Fest on Aug. 26- 27, according to a release from Morrison.
Rep. Tom Morrison (R-Palatine) is offering Palatine Township taxpayers the opportunity to get answers about property assessments at a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Aug. 24 at the Rolling Meadows Village Hall, according to a press release.
Motorists in Illinois are being cautioned that traffic on Interstate 55 over the Des Plaines River will likely be slowed to allow routine bridge inspections from Aug. 7-17, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).
While some Evanston employees will see a little fatter paychecks thanks to the recent minimum wage increase in Cook County, they might also find fewer places to spend the extra cash, according to a campaign strategist.