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Robert Sanchez

Assistant City Editor
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Robert Sanchez is a lifelong suburbanite who joined the Daily Herald in 1995 as a weekend police and Warrenville reporter. He has since done the rounds in the newspaper's DuPage County bureau, covering the communities of Lombard, Villa Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Oak Brook, Lisle, Winfield and Wheaton.

During that time, Sanchez chronicled the rise of the Cantera development in Warrenville, the demise of the DuPage Theatre in Lombard, and Kelly Jo Kuharski's heartbreak during the fourth season of "The Bachelor."

As a metro writer from 2004-07, Sanchez covered a variety of issues related to DuPage County government and politics, including various budget battles and efforts to build a western access road to O'Hare International Airport. He was named Assistant City Editor in 2007.

Sanchez graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a journalism major and a political science minor. He lives in Bolingbrook with his wife and their three children.

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DuPage forest director gets new 1-year contract

Aug 24 2016 | 6:12 pm - The executive director of the DuPage County Forest Preserve District is going to remain on the job for at least another year, but without a pay raise.

Bloomingdale reduces its telecommunications tax

Aug 24 2016 | 4:49 pm - Six years after Bloomingdale enacted a telecommunications tax to address a large budget shortfall, village trustees are reducing the fee.

DuPage hires four lobbying firms

Aug 23 2016 | 5:52 pm - DuPage County officials defended the county’s use of lobbyists before awarding one-year contracts to four firms.

DuPage to buy more equipment for November election

Aug 23 2016 | 5:01 pm - The DuPage County Election Commission plans to spend more than $500,000 on equipment to speed same-day voter registration at the polls in November.

DuPage election agency may impose restrictions on its representatives

Aug 23 2016 | 4:50 pm - The DuPage County Election Commission board is expected to consider a policy that would restrict the political activity of some representatives of the agency.

DuComm may move to county building in Wheaton

Aug 22 2016 | 4:07 pm - A 911 dispatching center that serves dozens of police and fire departments in DuPage County is planning to move into the county’s former youth home by 2018.

Group suggests new spot for Lisle’s veterans memorial

Aug 18 2016 | 11:11 pm - Lisle is just weeks away from starting construction on a veterans memorial in downtown, but a group is making a last-ditch effort to convince officials to place it elsewhere.

Fire leaves Wheaton home uninhabitable

Aug 19 2016 | 10:03 pm - Combustible rags appear to have caused a Thursday night fire that left a Wheaton house uninhabitable, authorities said.

St. James Farm to get water service from Wheaton

Aug 16 2016 | 11:18 am - St. James Farm is scheduled to get water from Wheaton next year as part of a roughly $2.9 million plan to connect the property to the city’s distribution system.

Lisle agrees to refinance sports complex debt

Aug 16 2016 | 3:56 pm - Lisle has refinanced debt it incurred for construction of the Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex after postponing the deal for more than two months.

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