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Feb 10 2016 | 11:56 pm - The city of Elgin will look at plans to fix up Civic Center Plaza, including the possibility of moving the ice rink to Festival Park.
Feb 09 2016 | 8:58 am - The Long Red Line event Sunday in Elgin is aimed at spreading the message that everyone should stand together to end rape and sexual assault. It is part of the One Billion Rising worldwide movement, now in its fourth year.
Feb 09 2016 | 9:50 pm - A pending $17 million project by the Housing Authority of Elgin will renovate 74 units scattered across town by turning ownership mostly into the hands of private investors. “It is less of a liability on tax payers,” CEO Damon Duncan...
Feb 05 2016 | 8:23 pm - Elgin police conducted an unusually high number of traffic stops in January after a downward trend last year, which officials attributed to a variety of factors, including that there were 10 traffic-related deaths last year, the most since 2006.
Feb 03 2016 | 6:21 pm - Elgin officials will look at the viability of bringing the Fourth of July parade back to downtown, and the condition of the Tower Building could be a key factor. “With every other city, their main parades all go through their central business...
Feb 04 2016 | 10:44 pm - Terrance Allen likes to say that CPR — as in, character, persistence and reaction — turned him into the person and athlete he is today. He was named Youth of the Year for the Boys & Girls Club of Elgin.
Feb 02 2016 | 6:17 pm - She’s always right and he’s easygoing — that’s how Joe and Marian Good of Elgin say they’ve stayed happily married for 70 years. “Family is everything to them,” daughter Kathy Bruno said.
Feb 02 2016 | 9:30 am - An Elgin yoga instructor says kids not only can become stronger and more flexible, but the technique can foster their self-esteem, empathy and ability to focus. “It’s very much ‘learning through doing,’ which kids...
Jan 30 2016 | 7:57 am - Jeffrey Pierce of Elgin believes print gives places a sense of identity, which is why you won't find any stories on the website of his Bravo magazine. The magazine focuses on all things Elgin culture and has an extensive list of local events.
Jan 29 2016 | 12:56 pm - Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s upcoming season will feature a few firsts, audience favorites and returning hit guest musicians, always in the “fun and relaxed” atmosphere the downtown staple is known for, music director Andrew Grams...