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  • Which township road chief makes $45,866 to maintain four miles? Jun 1, 2011 5:08 PM
    Some township highway commissioners are getting paid substantial salaries despite caring for only a small number of miles of roads.

     
  • Story misrepresented township’s costs Apr 18, 2011 1:00 AM
    It is certainly misleading to lump the Downers Grove Township’s trustees annual health costs of $3,600 with 29 other townships with health care costs of more than $1 million.

     
  • Townships offer little change on taxpayer-funded health benefits for elected officials Apr 18, 2011 5:27 AM
    It will be slow going for taxpayers looking to reform how suburban townships pay for elected officials' health care. Several township officials said there had been no discussion about possible changes to coverage policies in the wake of a Daily Herald investigation that revealed more than two dozen suburban townships provide free health care to 70-plus elected officials at a cost to taxpayers of more than $1 million in 2010.

     
  • Health-care perk proves townships need scrutiny Apr 10, 2011 10:01 PM
    A Daily Herald editorial calls on voters and residents to pay more attention to township governments in the wake of an On Guard report that suburban townships have collectively spent more than $1 million of taxpayer dollars on free health care for elected officials.

     
  • Township leaders' benefits Apr 10, 2011 9:54 AM
    Taxpayers spent more than $1 million last year to cover health care benefits for 77 elected leaders in suburban townships. Those same officials paid nothing for their insurance coverage. An investigation of insurance costs for 50 suburban townships showed 29 offered health care coverage at no charge to elected officers who held full-time positions like supervisor, assessor and highway commissioner.

     
  • Police say Wheaton man bolted into traffic Oct 7, 2010 7:04 PM
    A 29-year-old man was struck and killed by a car Wednesday night when he ran into traffic in Downers Grove after being asked to leave a homeless shelter because he was intoxicated. The man, who had lived in Wheaton, was struck by a car heading east on Butterfield Road about a half mile east of Route 53 at 7:21 p.m. Wednesday, Sgt. Dave Bormann of the Downers Grove Police Department said.

     
  • Abdicating one's responsibilities Jan 15, 2010 12:01 AM
    I find is stunning that any conservative in Illinois would endorse state Sen. Kirk Dillard for governor. During the Iowa caucuses of the 2008 general election, Mr. Dillard, a sitting GOP county chairman in DuPage County, allowed himself to be filmed endorsing a Democratic presidential candidate in Barack Obama.

     
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