Wilmington Region

CITY OFFICIALS ARE discussing the use of speed bumps or speed tables (pictured) on Wildcat Court and Ridge Street to slow school-related traffic down. Speed tables are 3- to 3.5-inches high, flat on top and vehicle length. Image courtesy of National Association of City Transportation Officials-Urban Street Design Guide. Used with permission.
02/19/2019 - 7:48pm
    Speeding seems to be a problem on the roads to the Wilmington High School, and city officials are talking about throwing a bump in the path of those going too fast.     The Water, Sewer, Streets and Alleys Committee last week discussed the...

Coal City Region

WHEN HE ARRIVES in Treegap with the traveling fair, the Man in the Yellow Suit, played by Cody Rogers, sets out to discover the secret of Treegap Wood and the spring that provides everlasting life. The traveler will stop at nothing to get what he wants, even using a adventurous 11-year-old named Winnie Foster, played by Gabby Cinotto.
02/19/2019 - 7:17pm
It’s hard to take Constable Joe seriously and that’s what Ben Kreiger might like the most about his character in Coal City High School’s spring musical “Tuck Everlasting.” Well, that and his boots. The Coal City High School senior is taking the...

Braidwood Region

02/19/2019 - 7:00pm
With just two months left in the current fiscal year, the city of Braidwood has finally given a public breakdown of finances. But the audit report, presented to the public at the Feb. 12 regular meeting of the City Council, only covered the city’s...

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