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  • Candidates offer opinions on village spending levels Feb 28, 2015 7:32 AM
    Six people seeking three Carpentersville Village Board seats have different views on the village's spending levels and whether public safety and village hall are properly staffed. Incumbents Don Burroway and Paul Humpfer each hope to serve another term, while newcomers Humberto Garcia, Sara Miller, Jeffrey Sabbe and Christopher Scholl are pursuing their first 4-year terms.

  • Endorsement: Dinwiddie in Batavia Ward 1 Feb 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Carl Dinwiddie for Batavia Ward 1.

  • Endorsements: Grabarek, Kukoff, Rullman for Elburn village board Feb 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses William Grabarek, John Krukoff and Michael Rullman for the three four-year terms available on the Elburn Village Board.

  • Endorsements: Dailly, Dunham, Madej for Schaumburg village board Feb 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Tom Daillly, George Dunham and Mark Madej for the Schaumburg Village Board.

  • Endorsements: Adams, Johnson, Williams for Libertyville board Feb 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Scott Adams, Donna Johnson and Bethany Williams for the Libertyville village board.

  • New Naperville mayor could change special events grant Feb 27, 2015 9:45 AM
    The fund that supports festivals and cultural activities in Naperville could be in for a shake-up depending on who wins the race to be the city's next mayor.

  • Hultquist leaves library board race: Feb 27, 2015 4:49 PM
    Wauconda Area Library board member Mary Hultquist has announced she is withdrawing from the April 7 library board race.

  • Endorsement: Pilafas, Stanton, Newell for Hoffman Estates trustee Feb 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald issues its endorsements for the Hoffman Estates village board where former Trustee Cary Collins is taking on three incumbent trustees

  • Why 7 people want to be on Geneva school board Feb 27, 2015 5:30 AM
    A passion for education and concerns about school district spending are fueling the interest of candidates in the race for the Geneva school board.

  • Wauconda village board candidates not sold on incentives for businesses Feb 27, 2015 5:14 PM
    The candidates running for seats on Wauconda’s village board want to bring more businesses to town, but not all are enthusiastic about offering financial incentives to lure them.

  • 2nd Campton Hills ballot challenge continues Feb 27, 2015 1:00 AM
    A Campton Hills man said he plans to file an updated challenge to the write-in candidacies of Village President Patsy Smith and three people on her slate. A judge Thursday dismissed a challenge submitted by James Newman without commenting on its meritst, but allowed him to file another complaint. Newman argues Smith's candidacy papers are invalid because they were turned into the interim village clerk at his home; opposing attorneys say Smith and her slate only needed to submit papers to Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham.

  • Campaign boss’ taunt in text message likens Breuder to Hitler Feb 27, 2015 11:16 AM
    The campaign chairman for a three-person slate of candidates running for the College of DuPage board has advised a challenger to drop out of the crowded contest in a text message that likens college President Robert Breuder to Adolf Hitler. "When I get through with Dr. Breuder, anyone supporting him will look like they supported Hitler," the text message reads.

  • Next Arlington Hts. trustees won’t propose term limits Feb 27, 2015 9:41 PM
    No matter who wins the April 7 election for village board in Arlington Heights, the village won’t have term limits for elected officials anytime soon, unless a resident takes up the cause. None of the six candidates running for four seats on the village board would pursue putting a term limits referendum on a ballot.

  • Elburn considering special referendum for police tax Feb 27, 2015 1:04 PM
    Should a special election be conducted for Elburn voters to decide on a tax to pay for police pensions? The village board will discuss the idea Monday night.

  • Endorsements: Park, Garner, Ross for Gurnee trustee Feb 28, 2015 8:21 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Greg Garner, Steve Park and Cheryl Ross for the three, 4-year trustee seats available on the Gurnee village board.

  • Des Plaines Alderman Dick Sayad arrested on trespassing charges Feb 28, 2015 12:00 PM
    Des Plaines Alderman Dick Sayad was arrested Friday afternoon on charges of criminal trespassing to property after walking into a resident’s home unannounced Wednesday. Sayad said the complaint was signed by Dave Uhrich, who encountered him about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday when the alderman walked up the stairs to Uhrich’s second floor music studio in his home on the 400 block of Harvey Avenue.

  • Town hall meets on ambulance question Feb 26, 2015 5:12 PM
    Town hall meetings to discuss funding ambulance service in Antioch and Antioch Township will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, at Fire Station 3, 24675 Grass Lake Road, and on Thursday, March 19 at Fire Station 1, 835 Holbek Drive. On April 7, voters in those areas will be asked to create a new tax to provide funding for ambulance services.

  • Dist. 220 candidate drops out of race Feb 26, 2015 5:00 PM
    Michael Shackleton of Barrington Hills, who filed to run for the Barrington Unit District 220 school board, announced Thursday he has decided to drop out of the April 7 race.

  • Campton Hills leaders want to take community pulse in wake of Rauner cuts Feb 26, 2015 8:09 AM
    Depending on the depth and duration of Gov. Rauner's proposed cuts in share of the state sales tax doled out to towns, Campton Hills could lose up to $1 million a year in funding, which is about the amount spent each year to run its police department. Village President candidates Patsy Smith and Harry Blecker say the village could be forced to use protection from the sheriff's department but should survey the community and perhaps hold a town hall meeting to see what residents want.

  • Candidates answer: Should 204 ask voters to fund air conditioning? Feb 26, 2015 9:14 AM
    Should Indian Prairie Unit District 204 spend more money to install full air conditioning in all of its elementary schools? Two of the four candidates seeking three school board seats in the April 7 election say that’s a question voters should answer.

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