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Historic Chicago On YouTube: British Newsreel Company Uploads Its Entire Collection
British Pathe, the creator of old-time newsreels, has uploaded its entire collection of films on YouTube, including dozens of fascinating short historical films showcasing Chicago.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Fox River Grove plans balanced operating budget
Village Board members on Thursday approved their spending plan for fiscal 2014-15, which begins in May. The day-to-day operating budget includes $3.8 million in planned expenses, with $4 million in projected revenues.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Plan for cell tower at Norge Ski Club debated
Norge Ski Club President Scott Smith talks about the height of the proposed cell tower and the current condition of the ski jump Tuesday in Fox River Grove.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
House near Wauconda catches fire
A pile of burning brush may have caused a two-alarm fire Friday afternoon in an unincorporated area near Wauconda, fire officials said.
Crain's Chicago Busines
Direct Energy to suburbs: The spark is gone
An energy supplier that won contracts to provide electricity to homes and small businesses in a host of Chicago-area communities no longer wants much of the business.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Officials: Fire started on grill, spread to second home
A fire that possibly started in a grill Wednesday afternoon turned into an extra alarm blaze that damaged two homes along the Fox River in an unincorporated area near Crystal Lake, fire officials said.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Fox River Grove considers restrictions for Ringers Landscape Services
The Village Board is considering a set of restrictions for Ringers Landscape Services to help the business co-exist with nearby residents.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Video gambling cafe proposed for FRG
Dotty's Cafe wants to open a 1,500 square-foot location at 902 Northwest Highway.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Bond lowered for Fox River Grove woman accused of setting fire
WOODSTOCK – A Fox River Grove woman accused of starting a fire in a rental unit she shared with her boyfriend told a McHenry County judge she suffers from depression, anxiety and attention-deficit disorder.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Organizers planning Cary-Grove Fights Hunger campaign
Next month begins the annual Cary-Grove Fights Hunger campaign, which has raised $51,000 for the Cary-Grove Food Pantry over the past three years.
Our View: Resolve differences at MCC
Thumbs down: To the labor situation at McHenry County College. The negotiation process between instructors and the college has lasted roughly 19 months, with no sign of a settlement.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Not so fast with more of our cash
Metra is selling that it needs $9.9 billion for infrastructure improvements. Given years of mismanagement at the suburban railway agency, we're not ready to buy into that just yet.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Fox River Grove plans road resurfacing projects
FOX RIVER GROVE – Road resurfacing and sidewalk repairs are expected to start in the spring and go into the summer, according to the village administrator.
FRG woman charged with arson after argument with boyfriend
FOX RIVER GROVE – A woman was charged with arson after allegedly setting a fire Wednesday in the rental unit she shared with her boyfriend, according to Fox River Grove police.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Tower in FRG
We rejected it then, and agreed they could use the ski tower or the water tower, which I believe they are now doing.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
New Metra CEO looks to future
Metra CEO Dan Orseno speaks about the commuter rail agency during a lunch event open to the public Thursday at the Fox River Grove Village Hall.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Fox River Grove board calls for cell tower denial
FOX RIVER GROVE – A proposed AT&T cellphone monopole at the Norge Ski Jump took a blow on Thursday.