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Aug 25 2016 | 9:36 pm - The Tower Building in downtown Elgin has new owners after nearly two years of negotiations for a project to turn it into apartments. “It was a very difficult deal,” developer Richard Souyoul said.
Aug 25 2016 | 11:11 am - A plan to equip police officers with body cameras is moving forward in Elgin, where there have been more shootings and less overall crime so far this year.
Aug 25 2016 | 6:51 pm - St. Joseph Catholic Church in Elgin wants to buy city property to build a much larger church next door — but Councilman John Prigge says the sale smacks of “a back door deal.”
Aug 23 2016 | 5:00 pm - Elgin’s iFest on Saturday will have an Olympic theme, with entertainment and vendors showcasing world cultures.
Aug 23 2016 | 5:26 pm - Two high-level administrative jobs in Elgin are either vacant or soon will be, and it’s unclear whether the city intends to pursue its own diversity goals by ensuring women and minorities have a chance to apply.
Aug 19 2016 | 11:11 pm - Installing two shelves and a coat hook rack went a long way in keeping the peace in Alex and Korie Veidel’s 196-square-foot home outside Elgin.
Aug 19 2016 | 6:14 pm - The city of Elgin has launched a new transparency link on its website to cut back on time spent fulfilling Freedom of Information Act requests.
Aug 18 2016 | 2:32 pm - With time running short to establish a special tax to fund the Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin, the city likely will continue funding the agency next year.
Aug 17 2016 | 1:25 pm - A freight train blocked McLean Boulevard south of Big Timber Road in Elgin for nearly four hours.
Aug 16 2016 | 12:27 pm - Kane County is planning to restart its electronics recycling program with drop-off locations in West Dundee, South Elgin and Batavia. It would charge fees of up to $35 for monitors and TVs.