Griffin: Taxes grow even as property values drop
Is your tax bill going up even as your property assessment goes down? Join the crowd.Properties in Avon Township, for example, have experienced a 32.8 percent decrease in value, but taxes increased by 3.5 percent.
U-46 minority parent leadership program under fire Updated Aug 19,...
A program that helps develop parent leaders from within the Latino and black communities of Elgin Area School District U-46 has come under fire from some district taxpayers.
Learn to fish during DuPage program Aug. 14 9 a.m.
Always wanted to learn how to fish? The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is offering several opportunities to learn the best angles in August.
Chronicle of the Horse
Kelley Farmer Breaks Collarbone
Top hunter rider Kelley Farmer, shown here accepting year-end awards from Lynn Jayne and Shawna Dietrich, suffered a broken collarbone in a fall.
Kane Co. Chronicle
Kane County Fair gets underway
Jessie Weibel, 11, of Wayne of the A Bit More 4H Club places one of her rabbits, Bun Bun, into her cage as Dana Connell, 11, of St. Charles looks on before judging began for the Kane County Fair's 4H Small Pets Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles.