Wilmington Region

ROADS COVERED IN SNOW and ice have not been the norm so far this season. But, city leaders said they're at the ready for when that first big snowfall eventually happens. Free Press file photo.

01/24/2023 - 5:08pm
For a brief moment on Sunday, it looked like winter was finally making its first big showing of 2023. But after around a half inch of snow fell, it quickly melted. The National Weather Service reports that so far in 2023, total accumulation in all...

Coal City Region

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A COAL CITY homeowner’s request to install solar panels on their home in the 1000 block of North St. is prompting a fresh look at the town’s code. A subcommittee of the Planning and Zoning Board has been established to review and recommend possible changes to the rules.

01/24/2023 - 4:44pm
A homeowner’s request to install solar panels is prompting a fresh look at the town’s code. When Sarah Stroner’s permit application was denied because it failed to comply with Coal City’s rules for small scale solar energy conversion systems, she...

Braidwood Region

01/24/2023 - 4:58pm
The dates are set for students and staff for the next calendar year at the Reed-Custer School District. On Jan. 18, the board of education approved the calendar for the 2023-2024 school year. Superintendent Mark Mitchell said the calendar was...

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