Wilmington Region

06/27/2017 - 7:13pm
    An attorney for the Malcolm J. Mayo VFW Post 5422 says it could take years for the courts to rule on a settlement for the fire that destroyed the Post at Baltimore and Third streets last year.     Fire damaged the Post on April 25, 2016, and...

Coal City Region

MICHELE MICETICH, curator of the Carbon Hill School Museum, is one of the foremost experts on local history. Last week she presented a program on the development of local communities built up by the coal mines.
06/27/2017 - 7:34pm
      For 68 years the village of Carbon Hill has hosted a summer festival, a community celebration that got its start as a reunion of former mine workers. For it was the coal mines that led to the incorporation of the village 125 years ago.     ...

Braidwood Region

06/27/2017 - 6:06pm
With abatement done and dangerous materials extracted from the building, demolition of the Reed-Custer Intermediate School has begun. The tear-down of Reed-Custer Intermediate School began on Monday, as construction on the new elementary school...

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