Wilmington Region

DUE TO CONCERNS about patrons pulling out of parking spaces into the path of oncoming emergency vehicles, the city’s Planning and Zoning Commission would not make a recommendation for the council to approve zoning considerations for a new Fox’s Pizza restaurant on North Main Street.

12/10/2019 - 7:41pm
The plan for a new Fox’s Pizza dine-in restaurant moved out of the Planning and Zoning Commission without a recommendation to the City Council last week. Mill Street Investments LLC sought approval of the plan to build a 4,055-square foot...

Coal City Region

12/10/2019 - 5:26pm
‘Tis the season for tax levies, that time of year when taxing districts undertake the task of determining the amount of property tax dollars needed to cover expenses in the coming year, and for the Unit 1 School District the 2019 request is $23.8...

Braidwood Region

Photo by Jennifer Glasscock
DURING ARCHERY DEER SEASON, from Oct. 1 to Jan. 19, hunters are able to deposit the heads of deer in a bin at designated locations throughout northern Illinois. The samples are collected and sent to be tested for chronic wasting disease. Pictured is Tom Gargrave, acting chief of forestry.

12/10/2019 - 5:39pm
Over the past 17 years, a fatal disease has been spreading among the deer population in Illinois, including portions of Grundy and Will counties. The neurological disease, called chronic wasting disease (CWD), results in the deterioration of body...

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