Wilmington Region

CONCRETE CORNHOLE ANYONE? Now visitors to the South Island park in Wilmington can play a game of bags any time, as long as they bring their own, as three sets of concrete boards have been installed by Ed Pogliano and the Community Foundation for Wilmington Parks, Recreation, and Improvement. The foundation is also proposing adding circuit exercise equipment to the North Island.

06/21/2022 - 3:40pm
It’s just the start of the planning phase but members of the volunteer group Community Foundation for Wilmington Parks, Recreation, and Improvement have some big ideas for the North Island. On June 14, Ivana Longest from the foundation, a local non-...

Coal City Region

06/27/2022 - 8:20am
Illinois’ general primary election is set for Tuesday, June 28, votes that will set the ballot for election day in November. The primary was pushed back from March as part of a voting bill signed into law last June. The primary push back was to...

Braidwood Region

COMING TO BRAIDWOOD - D'Orazio Ford and Arnie Bauer Chevrolet are moving to Braidwood. This week, city administrator Tony Altiery gave a deeper explanation into the land purchase where the two dealerships will be housed along EZ Street in Braidwood. Free Press file photo.

06/21/2022 - 3:17pm
Two new car dealerships moving from Wilmington into Braidwood are expected to bring in millions of tax revenue to the city. But the city’s deal to purchase the land where the dealerships will build their new sites had some questioning the expense....

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