Wilmington Region

10/27/2020 - 5:52pm
The city of Wilmington has amended how it charges for new water meters. City officials said the plan is designed to make sure everyone is paying their fair share when it comes to those new meters. On Oct. 20, the council approved an ordinance...

Coal City Region

RESIDENTS IN THE village of Diamond have until the end of November to legally burn their leaves, while Coal City residents can’t light leaves on fire until December 1. Until then they can place them in the new yard waste totes or kraft bags for curbside pickup.

10/27/2020 - 5:06pm
As leaves piling up, the village of Coal City reminds residents the town code bans leaf and yard waste burning in most areas of the community between April 1 and November 30. So if you want to burn the leaves falling in your yard you’ll have to...

Braidwood Region

10/27/2020 - 5:44pm
The Board of Education for Reed-Custer Community Unit School District #255 held their monthly meeting Oct. 21 at the Stephen M. Hanks Administration Center. Superintendent Mark Mitchell was not present due to a family emergency, so Danielle Valiente...

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