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Braidwood gets it's kicks on Route 66
Braidwood gets it's kicks on Route 66
Photo by Tonya Michalec BACK PAIGES performed some of time's most popular hits in a free outdoor concert held last Sunday evening at the city's Route 66 Park. Over 50 locals came out to toe-tap along to the music and m ingle with friends. The five-member cover band was the first to break in the park's newest addition, a permanent bandshell.


District 255 mourns the loss of a teacher
Braidwood Journal file photoJESSICA BENNETT WAS new to the local school district last year. Prior to teaching at-risk pre-K students at the Reed-Custer Primary School, she taught for two years at Gardner Grade School.
Braidwood Journal file photo

JESSICA BENNETT WAS new to the local school district last year. Prior to teaching at-risk pre-K students at the Reed-Custer Primary School, she taught for two years at Gardner Grade School.
Reed-Custer teachers and staff were stunned by the sudden loss of one of their own, after a up-and-coming teacher died Thursday from injuries suffered during a two-vehicle crash west of Coal City.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

City offers incentive to home builders
Braidwood wants to spark residential development and fill vacant lots in established neighborhoods by offering free tap-on fees indefinitely for new home construction.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
'Decent' homes out there
It's been a rough few years for wannabe homeowners.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Mayor seeks assistance for new playground
The City of Braidwood could soon be turning 2.74 acres of undeveloped property into a new public park.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Braidwood hires part-time officers
The Braidwood Police Department got the city council's approval to hire two part-time officers. Last week the Council voted unanimously to hire Julie Budde and Terry Craig, two officers with experience working for other communities.
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
City offers incentive to lure big retailer
The Braidwood City Council has given the mayor a bargaining chip in hopes of luring what could become the largest national retailer to build in the city.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014


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