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Leaders alarmed about fire staffing billApril 23, 2014 10:09 a.m. | Sun-Times Media
Multiple area fire departments and ambulances were called out to help Naperville responders at a house fire early Wednesday morning at 1212 Field Court..
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Quincy Extreme Data Now Fastest to London and Frankfurt
Quincy Data, LLC announced that its Quincy Extreme Data service is distributing Aurora-sourced data to London's Slough-LD4 data center in 35.39 milliseconds and to Frankfurt's-FR2 data center in 37.79 ms.
14 hrs ago
The Legal Record
Stable finances give North Aurora bond rating boost
12, 2013. "The rating reflects our assessment of the Village's strong budgetary performance and very strong budgetary flexibility," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Scott Nees, "along with its very strong liquidity position."
14 hrs ago
The Legal Record
$400,000 grant for work at Aurora park
The Open Space Lands Acquisition and Development grant program is a statewide funding program that enables communities to improve outdoor recreation areas and increase open space.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Hobby Lobby to move into vacant Oswego Lowe's
The new owner of the former Lowe's home improvement store in Oswego already has a lease with a national retailer.
Man accused of damaging church property
An Elgin man has been charged with causing more than $4,000 in damage at an Aurora church property, including damaging items stored to help displaced families.
Make this year's Fox River Clean-up part of your Earth Day celebration
The Sierra Club Valley of the Fox Water Sentinels invites the community to join in the Fox River Area Earth Day Cleanups on Saturdays, April 26 and May 3; and Sunday, April 27. Observe this Earth Day by helping in a cleanup.
School repair, improvement bids sought
Repairs and other improvements estimated to cost $3.6 million will be made to Oswego School District buildings and facilities later this year.
Aurora Girl, 17, Missing With Infant Daughter
Police are seeking the public's help in the search for a missing 17-year-old Aurora girl who left home with her 9-month-old daughter Monday evening.
North Central planning annual day of service
The students, faculty and staff of Naperville's North Central College are inviting community members to join in for the eighth annual day of service called Intersection.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
The Southtown Star
Leaders alarmed about fire staffing bill
Municipal leaders are sounding the alarm over legislation they say could take decisions regarding fire department staffing levels out of their hands.
Fight in Aurora ends with vehicle being shot
Police said a 21-year-old man and his 21-year-old girlfriend were in the parking lot of a gas station in the 300 block of South Broadway around 2:11 a.m. when they were approached by a group of six men.
Montgomery Shooting Victims Released from Hospitals: Police
Six people who were shot at an Easter party in Montgomery have all been released from area hospitals, Montgomery Police Chief Daniel Meyers said Monday afternoon.
Rebuilding Together Aurora to help beautify the city
Rebuilding Together Aurora will rally more than 400 community volunteers, skilled tradespersons and local service organization members to pick up hammers, paintbrushes, shovels and help low-income neighbors in need.
Awards banquet to honor six Fox Valley artists
Randal Swiggum, conductor of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra and education director of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, is being inducted to the Fox Valley Arts Hall of Fame.
Oswego Blotter: Garage Damaged by Shotgun Blasts; Man Accused of Shoving Woman Out of Car
April 19 Kendall County Sheriff's police are investigating a report that an unknown person filed a tax return using the personal information of a man from unincorporated Oswego, police said.
IMSA students work on projects with local labs, universities
Since the beginning of the school year, 17-year-old Vikram Anjur has spent his Wednesdays not in a classroom at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy but doing experiments at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia.
Trial delayed in St. Charles sexual assault case
Jonathan I. Hopkins, 23, was indicted in December 2012 on charges of predatory criminal sexual assault, indecent solicitation of a child, aggravated criminal sex abuse, sexual exploitation and distribution of harmful materials to a minor.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Bolingbrook Blotter: Drug Arrests, Obstructing Justice, Domestic Battery
April 16 Martin Gougis, 40, of the 500 block of Thomas, Bolingbrook, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the Will County jail on a charge of possession of a controlled substance, police said.
Aurora YWCA making impressive comeback
Over the course of so many years working in this newsroom, I've written plenty of stories about the local YWCA, including its extensive Week Without Violence campaign held each October since 1995, as well as its prestigious Women of Distinction luncheon that annually honored the Fox Valley's best females.