Park district stepped up, continued fest tradition
We well remember the month of June 1988 in Oswego. It was the year there was no community celebration in the village.
Wastewater treatment fee to rise
Oswego and Montgomery home and business owners will see an increase on the wastewater treatment bills they receive every other month from the Fox Metro Water Reclamation District.
Monday Jun 17
Montgomery appoints new administrator
It turns out the job of administrator for the Village of Montgomery suits Jeff Zoephel just fine.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Something new. Something blues.
There's nothing like an impending storm to mess with the best of plans - especially when an outdoor venue is involved.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Legal Record
Six Free Concerts Coming to FVPD Parks
And there's so much to do - golf, swimming, bicycling, barbecues - name your fun.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Yesteryear for June
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 1949-1980; Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historical information provided by the Village of Montgomery.
Montgomery approves pawn shop law
Acting on the recommendation of Montgomery Police, the village board voted unanimously last week to amend the village code to regulate "junk, pawn shops and gold dealers" operating in the village.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Public workshops set to plan for Montgomery's future
The village of Montgomery is using a community development grant awarded from the state to do a little planning for the future.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Hundreds of volunteers needed for Vietnam Wall memorial
Herschel Luckinbill, I've been told, is a force to be reckoned with. And when I asked the Montgomery man about that bold description, he modestly agreed.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
State funding OK'd for local road projects
Gov. Pat Quinn Thursday announced a total of more than $2.9 million in capital investments for construction projects in Kane County.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Montgomery may get new village administrator
The subject of a village manager was a hot button topic in recent village elections, resulting in the election of a new mayor and two new trustees.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Condo manager critical of Neighborhood Watch
The manager of the Deer Run condominium complex in unincorporated Oswego Township this week criticized the Neighborhood Watch program that was started in 2011 with the help of the Kendall County Sheriff's Office.
Wed May 29, 2013
Boulder Hill water main reconstruction gets nod
The long-awaited water main replacement project in Boulder Hill will begin in the next few weeks after officials in the village of Montgomery approved an $8.2 million bond issue Tuesday.
Explosion Rported Inside Porta-Potty: Sheriff
Monday, May 27 Domestic battery Victor Torres, 26, of the 1500 block of Auburn Avenue, Naperville, was arrested at 6:40 a.m. in the 0-99 block of South Bereman Road, Montgomery, and charged with domestic battery after striking an ex-girlfriend with a beer bottle, said the Sheriff's office.
Tue May 28, 2013
Lomeli claims self-defense in Hunter death
The upshot of Luis Lomeli's testimony Tuesday was the only crimes he committed the night Darrio Hunter died were doing marijuana and cocaine - not robbery and murder.
1897 Cannon Unveiled in Montgomery Ceremony
After six months' of work - paid and volunteer - and a $9,000 investment, volunteers unveiled and redicated an 1897 U.S. Army cannon that fired a 3.25 shell using a breech bag of powder at Riverside Cemetery in Montgomery on Sunday, May 26.
Mon May 27, 2013
Fox Valley residents work to aid those in need after...
Fox Valley area woman Christina Diamond is collecting food and other item, on behalf of her Naperville based organization "Women in Need" with help from some area firefighters to help Oklahoma tornado victims.
Sat May 25, 2013
Montgomery Teen is Honored at ATI Foundation Metal Walk After Near Fatal Accident
On July 1, 2012, it was uncertain whether 17-year-old Samantha Garcia would wake up from her coma after a car accident near her Montgomery, IL home.
Fri May 24, 2013
Local officials lobby Quinn, state lawmakers
With the Illinois General Assembly scheduled to adjourn May 31, municipal officials are concerned Governor Pat Quinn and state lawmakers will attempt to reduce state reimbursements to municipalities as part of a plan to reduce the state's multi-billion dollar deficit.
Time to thank your public works staffer
Did you take a shower this morning? Flush a toilet? Fill your coffeemaker with safe drinking water? Drive on a paved street to work? Chances are you did all these things-as you do every day-without much thought.