Wilmington Region

THE CREW WAS ready to dig, but waiting on some final utility locates before breaking ground on a water main repair on Baltimore Street last Thursday. City officials called in Austin Tyler Construction. The break was under the state highway.
01/09/2018 - 6:09pm
    They shiver when they hear those three little words — water main break.     The city crew had a big one last week, a break in a 6-inch line providing service to Berkot’s Super Foods and the former Ben Franklin store. It was reported at 4:30 a.m...

Coal City Region

01/09/2018 - 5:25pm
Students in Jennifer Rink’s fifth grade class sold more than 1,600 cups of hot chocolate in the days leading up to the school’s winter break. The funds collected went to support local families in need, pediatric cancer research and to purchase a cow...

Braidwood Region

01/09/2018 - 6:15pm
Residents of Braidwood will get a break in 2018, thanks to a move by members of the city council to dissolve the program that once required residents to come to City Hall and register their vehicles. On Dec. 21, the City Council approved an...

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