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  • Endorsement: Daluga, Lohmeyer, Windon for Barrington village board Feb 11, 2015 1:00 AM
    In the battle for three seats on Barrington's village board, the Daily Herald endorses incumbents Jim Daluga and Robert Windon and their running mate Jason Lohmeyer.

  • Endorsement: Birch, Dzierzanowski for West Chicago council Feb 11, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Melissa Birch, Nicholas Dzierzanowski for West Chicago City Council.

  • Endorsement: Radecki for Geneva, Ward 4 Feb 11, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Jim Radecki for the 4th Ward seat on the Geneva city council.

  • Endorsement: Burghart in Geneva, Ward 1 Feb 11, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Tara Burghart for Geneva City Council in Ward 1

  • Endorsement: Prendiville, Fitch for Wheaton council Feb 11, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses incumbent John Prendiville and newcomer Suzanne Fitch for Wheaton City Council.

  • Endorsement: Selman, Meroni and Maison for Barrington Hills village board Feb 11, 2015 11:08 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses newcomer Michelle Maison and incumbents Karen Selman and Patty Meroni for Barrington Hills village board.

  • Arlington Heights candidates debate subsidizing Metropolis Feb 7, 2015 10:29 PM
    With results of a months-long study expected Monday, candidates for Arlington Heights village board are divided over how to deal with the issue of subsidizing the Metropolis. “There is not a simple path forward,” one trustee candidate said in a meeting with the Daily Herald Editorial Board.

  • Island Lake trustee candidates call for public-comment rules during village meetings Feb 6, 2015 5:30 AM
    The candidates running for village board seats in Island Lake would like to see some limitations enacted on public comments at meetings to keep sessions professional and efficient. Four candidates are running for three, 4-year trustee seats.

  • Long Grove trustee hopefuls debate role in revitalizing downtown Feb 5, 2015 5:30 AM
    Six candidates for three seats on the Long Grove village board agree the downtown is far from the popular shopping and tourist destination it used to be. But they disagree on how the village can solve the problem. "The downtown was Long Grove, and it's an embarrassment to hear people talk about how it looks right now," said Bill Jacob, who is running on one of two slates in the April election.

  • Five Libertyville candidates: Feb 5, 2015 6:24 PM
    The number of candidates running for village trustee in Libertyville grew to five this week with the addition of Thomas Beyer, an investment executive, who filed Tuesday as a write-in for the 4-year seat.

  • New Wauconda candidate: Feb 5, 2015 6:25 PM
    A new candidate has entered the race for seats on Wauconda’s village board. Dwight “Dale” Thomas replaces a candidate who withdrew from the For Wauconda slate.

  • Algonquin village board race now uncontested Feb 4, 2015 12:39 PM
    Two candidates have withdrawn their candidacy, making the race of the Algonquin village board uncontested. The names of Sandra Robertson and Kerry Stallard will not appear on the April 7 ballot.

  • Huntley village board candidates talk growth Feb 5, 2015 12:50 PM
    Growing Huntley’s tax base and attracting new businesses to the Route 47 corridor are among the goals outlined by four candidates vying for three seats on the Huntley village board. On April 7, incumbents Niko Kanakaris and Harry Leopold will face challengers Darci Chandler and Tim Hoeft.

  • Wauconda candidate: Police body cameras violate our rights Feb 4, 2015 1:48 PM
    Most of the candidates running for seats on Wauconda's village board believe police officers should wear body cameras while performing their duties. The only critic in the group is Jason Anderson, who called the devices an “infringement on our individual privacy.” All of the other candidates enthusiastically supported the idea of police wearing cameras.

  • Police handling gang issues in Round Lake Park, candidates say Feb 4, 2015 5:30 AM
    Candidates for village board in Round Lake Park acknowledge a gang problem but think police are doing a good job. Activities for youths would be a big help in that area, candidates agree. There are eight candidates in two slates running for four seats.

  • Will new taxes fix neighborhood flooding in Arlington Heights? Feb 3, 2015 6:32 PM
    As a village that’s more than 125 years old, Arlington Heights is facing a slate of looming infrastructure updates, but officials still aren’t sure just how much it will cost, or how they will pay for it. The six candidates vying for the village board are split about whether a tax increase may be the answer.

  • Lake in the Hills village board candidates weigh in on economic development Feb 2, 2015 10:50 PM
    Lake in the Hills village board candidates have varying ideas on promoting economic growth in town, including possibly getting an off-track betting parlor and car dealerships. The six candidates vying for three 4-year term seats on April 7 include incumbents Frank Covone, Russ Ruzanski and Ray Bogdanowski, who are facing challengers Tyna Zarecky, Paula Yensen and Bill Dustin.

  • Why all 8 Naperville council seats up at once Feb 2, 2015 5:45 PM
    Because of a series of events related to whether Naperville City Council members should be elected at-large or by districts, all eight seats on the council are expiring this spring. The reason all eight seats are up at once, city spokeswoman Linda LaCloche says, is because four seats were assigned two-year terms in the 2013 election. The reason council members Judith Brodhead, Paul Hinterlong, Doug Krause and David Wentz were elected to two-year terms requires a short trip into Naperville election history.

  • Schaumburg candidates debate tax levy reduction Feb 1, 2015 7:39 AM
    Though the village of Schaumburg has reduced its property tax levy during each of the five years since it was introduced, trustee candidate Jim Moynihan is calling for quicker progress and elimination of the levy by 2020. But incumbents Tom Dailly, George Dunham and Mark Madej say the village is already doing everything that responsibly can be done, and that residents would protest the impact on services caused by Moynihan’s plan.

  • Wauconda trustee candidate calls vaccines dangerous Jan 30, 2015 4:18 PM
    With a measles outbreak in the western U.S. prompting a renewed public debate about vaccinations, a Wauconda trustee candidate is raising concerns about inoculations and the material they contain. During a group interview at the Daily Herald's Libertyville office, candidate Jason Anderson voiced religious and medical objections to vaccines. "There's aborted fetuses in vaccines," Anderson said. Health experts have contested that allegation for years. So has the Catholic Church.

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