Wilmington Region

WILMINGTON RESIDENTS unhappy with the absence of the leaf vac and prohibition on leaf burning are approaching their aldermen for a solution. They’re are being encouraged to attend a City Council or committee meeting to get a dialog started.
11/13/2018 - 7:03pm
    While Alderman Steve Evans isn’t ready to lead a charge in support of leaf burning in the city of Wilmington, he is listening to the residents who have brought him their complaints about leaf removal, or lack thereof.     Last fall, the...

Coal City Region

THE COLOR GUARD from St. Juvin Post 1336 Veterans of Foreign Wars participated in the annual Veterans Day program hosted by the Coal City Public Library District. Selected to carry the American flag was member Jim Richards. Photo by Ann Gill
11/13/2018 - 5:09pm
    Observed at the 11th hour, on the 11th day or the 11th month, Veterans Day is set aside to acknowledge the men and women of the United States armed services for their honor, courage, sacrifice and dedication to the country they call home...

Braidwood Region

11/13/2018 - 6:42pm
Braidwood has made strong efforts over the past several years battling the opioid epidemic, cracking down on dealers and working to connect addicts with services. Still, Braidwood’s fire chief said there’s still a problem, and it’s one that...

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