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S. Elgin to offer downtown business beautification programs
A new facade improvement program will allow business owners within the downtown Tax Increment Financing District to be reimbursed for exterior work such as painting, replacing doors and windows, roof repairs, landscaping improvements, parking repairs and more, officials said. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Batavia Walgreens project gets extension
Batavia Enterprises Inc. is getting a 120-day extension for demolition work in preparation for building a new Walgreens store in downtown Batavia. The Batavia City Council is going to extend its deadline 120 days for getting a demolition permit for 122 W. Wilson St. On Tuesday, the joint committees of the whole recommended doing so.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Elgin man connected to local robberies gets 7 years
An Elgin man connected to robberies, which took place last year in North Aurora, St. Charles, South Elgin and Carpentersville, has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Rodney W. Boyette, 51, of Elgin, recently pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery of a Subway restaurant in Carpentersville on Nov. 7, 2013.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Images: The Week in Pictures
Eugene Burkut, of Wheeling, rests on the shoulders of his father, Alex Burkut, during the Food and Fun for Persons with Disabilities event on the last day of Buffalo Grove Days. Maggie Cochran, left, and Emerson Jarrell, both 9 and from Naperville, keep dry under an umbrella as they watch the annual Naperville Labor Day Parade Monday.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
4 studentsa film on boy with tumor headed to NYC
Four South Elgin High School seniors will get a chance to bask in New York City's limelight for producing a film about a Huntley boy born with a brain tumor. The seven-minute film is a finalist in the All American High School Film Festival to be held Oct. 24 to 26 in New York City.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Crystal Lake South High School can host football opener amid bleacher ruling
Sarah Nader- firstname.lastname@example.org A view from Amberwood Drive of the new bleachers and press box at Crystal Lake Central High School on June 12. WOODSTOCK – The Gators can play football tonight in Crystal Lake South's home opener against South Elgin though a judge determined that bleachers at the school must meet the city's code. It appears to be the beginning of the end of an extensive legal battle that began more than a year ago when the school district expanded its bleachers to dimensions that were well beyond what the city allows, and without city approval.
Editorial: New law might boost clothing recycling
West Chicago-based USAgain is one recycler who supports a new law that increases transparency at clothing donor sites and could help reduce landfill waste. Increasingly, charity-minded Americans who want to ensure their good will is not squandered turn to websites that rank organizations based on how much of their income is spent on salaries and how much of it actually goes to the causes they purport to support.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Elgin man gets 7 years prison for Kane area robberies
A 51-year-old man accused of robberies in Carpentersville, South Elgin, St. Charles and North Aurora has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Rodney W. Boyette, of the 400 block of Standish Court, Elgin, pleaded guilty last week to a felony aggravated robbery charge stemming from an incident in November 2013, at a Carpentersville Subway restaurant, according to Kane County court records.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Elgin eases residency requirements for some staff members
Elgin's chief financial officer, along with other top-level city staff members, is no longer required to live in town.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Literacy Connection needs more volunteers to reduce waiting list
Consider becoming a literacy tutor. The Literacy Connection needs volunteers to help some of the 148 adults still on the waiting list.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Anderson Animal Shelter temporarlily moves to Batavia
The residents of Anderson Animal Shelter will be migrating south this week, temporarily relocated to Batavia while the South Elgin location is renovated.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Kane County to rely less on riverboat money
Kane County Board members showed they'll take a precise look at the reliance of internal programs on riverboat gambling proceeds Friday afternoon even as Riverboat Committee members doled out more than $1 million in grants.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Elgin man, 36, being held on $500,000 bond
An Elgin man was being held on $500,000 bond Thursday after being accused of assaulting a police officer in his garage, Elgin police said.
Fundraiser planned for South Elgin girl
It started as a sore throat and mild fever on a Friday last December. By Sunday morning, 7-year-old Maria Serban was in such pain she couldn't get up from bed.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Internet tech guilty of pretending to be serial killer
A man who spun a tale of being a serial killer while working last fall on a Naperville woman's computer was convicted Tuesday of disorderly conduct in that case.
Tri-Cities police reports
24, of the 600 block of Hickory Street, Sugar Grove, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, leaving the scene of an accident and failure to reduce speed after a crash at 12:23 p.m. Saturday at Healy and Bliss roads near Sugar Grove, according to a sheriff's report.
Fox Valley police reports
Novoa-Vargas is accused of not immediately pulling over when a police officer pulled up alongside her, made eye contact and motioned for her to pull over, according to reports.
Mon Aug 18, 2014