| Nov 9, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Burr Ridge residents overwhelmingly voted in support of the mayor and trustees continuing to receive compensation for their services.
In last week's election, 67.81 percent of voters in the western suburb voted "yes" to an advisory referendum question...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Should the mayor and trustees in Burr Ridge get paid for serving on the board?
Voters will be able to sound off on the issue when answering an advisory referendum on Nov. 4. The question on the ballot will ask, "Shall the Mayor of Burr Ridge, who...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:39 PM
We have a host of question about an agreement between five Hampton Roads communities that led to the creation of a telephone data collection network in 2012. And it is incumbent upon the elected leaders of those cities to provide answers.
Here's what we...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
The residents went to a pair of public hearings to express their concerns about a developer's plans for a new four-story condominium building in their Park Ridge neighborhood.
Then they found themselves on the receiving end of a lawsuit.
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Long-awaited repairs to the 73-year-old Touhy Avenue railroad viaduct will begin soon and should be complete by year's end, Park Ridge officials said at Wednesday's city council meeting.
The Illinois Department of Transportation finally approved plans to...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Highland Park officials hope better marketing and improved weather cast a sunnier picture next year for the city-owned Highland Park Country Club, which is projected to lose about $190,000 this year.
Before the City Council on Monday night,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Virginia voters head to the polls in two weeks and, in the coming days, the Daily Press Editorial Board will offer its endorsements in the races citizens will see on the ballot this year.
Those include three contested races for U.S. House, one for U.S....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:06 PM
After sailing into strong head winds of opposition, Highland Park city officials have tabled a controversial recommendation to close the city's only boat launch for public use next summer.
At two separate meetings last week — one at the City...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A politically connected developer quietly floated a confidential proposal to partner with James City County in a $30 million-plus deal to build a new middle school – but left some of the elected officials who would have to come up with money, and...
| Oct 3, 2014
The filming of a reality series featuring Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan and his wrestling league has angered a handful of parents in the North Shore community of Highland Park who say it's not fair the celebrity was allowed to film in a building...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:53 PM
A Cook County Circuit Court judge denied on Thursday a request for a temporary restraining order made by state Rep. Scott Drury in a complaint filed against Drury's Republican challenger Mark Neerhof and radio talk show host Dan Proft.
| Oct 15, 2014
You might resent speed limits when on a road trip or otherwise with few other travelers around and a desire to be at your destination as soon as possible. Surely driving 5 or 10 mph faster can't hurt. But you......