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  • Endorsement: In Campton Hills, Smith for president, Turgeon, O’Dwyer, Sheluga for village board Mar 23, 2015 9:34 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Patsy Smith for Campton Hills village president, and Mike Turgeon, Don Sheluga and Michael O'Dwyer for village trustee.

     
  • PTA holds Dist. 54 candidates forum March 31 Mar 23, 2015 2:16 PM
    The Schaumburg Council of PTAs will host a forum for the five candidates running for the Schaumburg Township Elementary District 54 school board at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, at the Professional Learning Center, 522 E. Schaumburg Road in Schaumburg. Running for three available seats on the board are incumbents Bill Harper, Barbara Hengels and Mary Kay Prusnick and first-time candidates Johannes Laun and Joseph Wein.

     
  • Endorsements: Pearson, Medal for Arlington Heights library board Mar 23, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Kerry Pearson and Carole Medal for the Arlington Heights Memorial Library board.

     
  • Endorsement: Yes for Woodland District 50 tax increase Mar 23, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald urges voters to support increasing the property tax cap for one year in Woodland Elementary District 50 to pay for one computing device per child and primary school air conditioning.

     
  • Endorsement: Swanson for Dist. 118 school board Mar 23, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Brian Swanson for Wauconda Unit Dist. 118 school board.

     
  • Ready to vote? You can do it starting today Mar 23, 2015 5:30 AM
    With a little more than two weeks until the April 7 local election, suburban voters can start casting their ballots in person today when Illinois’ early voting period begins. Registered Illinois voters can cast their early ballot through April 4 at locations across the suburbs.

     
  • A summary of Daily Herald endorsements in suburban school and municipal races Mar 25, 2015 4:15 PM
    A summary of Daily Herald endorsements in municipal and school elections around the suburbs.

     
  • College of DuPage faculty: Endorsed candidates will bring integrity to board Mar 24, 2015 11:50 AM
    The College of DuPage Faculty Association's political action committee says the three trustee candidates it has endorsed for the April 7 election — Deanne Mazzochi, Dan Bailey and Sandra Pihos — will bring critical thinking, political prowess and integrity to the school's beleaguered board. The endorsements come at a key time for COD, with critics raising numerous questions about the seven-member board's financial oversight, its handling of President Robert Breuder's pending departure next March and how it will conduct the search for his replacement. They also come after the teachers union last September took a historic vote of “no confidence” in Breuder.

     
  • Continuity versus change a theme in Buffalo Grove village board race Mar 23, 2015 11:42 AM
    The value of continuity versus change was the theme when three incumbent Buffalo Grove village trustees faced off with three challengers last week at a candidates forum. The incumbents — Michael Terson, Jeffrey Berman and Steven Trilling — stressed the need for continuity in confronting the village’s challenges ahead, but challengers Dave Weidenfeld, Dan Petersen and Adam Moodhe say they will bring needed change to the village.

     
  • Naperville mayoral candidates promise changes in liquor enforcement Mar 23, 2015 5:27 PM
    Naperville night-life fans take note: One candidate for mayor promises to be a more “aggressive” liquor commissioner and another says he’ll make sure all liquor laws are actively enforced.

     
  • Mundelein candidate forum on March 31 Mar 23, 2015 6:14 PM
    The candidates running for three seats on Mundelein’s village board will participate in a forum March 31 at Mundelein High School, 1350 W. Hawley St. The session starts at 7 p.m.

     
  • Campton Hills hopefuls mixed on response if state cuts $500,000 Mar 23, 2015 6:35 PM
    Six people seeking three seats on the Campton Hills village board share their differing views on what trustees should do if state lawmakers cut the percentage of state income taxes shared with municipalities, a move that could mean Campton Hills loses up to $500,000 per year.

     
  • Fox Lake fire district seeks tax increase April 7 Mar 23, 2015 5:44 AM
    Citing concerns about aging equipment and adequate manpower at fire stations in unincorporated areas, Fox Lake Fire Protection District officials are going to voters with a tax increase proposal. At issue, Chief Ron Hoehne said, is a need to add at least three full-time paramedics to the ranks and boost funding for the district's vehicle maintenance fund in response to an 8 percent rise in emergency calls last year.

     
  • Endorsement: Our choices for the College of DuPage board Mar 23, 2015 9:44 AM
    Calling the race for the College of DuPage board the "most electric" election in the suburbs this spring, the Daily Herald provides its assessment of the controversities at COD and explains its endorsements of three candidates to move the college forward.

     
  • O’Malley works to position himself as Clinton alternative Mar 21, 2015 4:19 PM
    “His name has not come up in visits I’ve had with my progressive people at all,” said Brenda Brink, a liberal activist from Huxley, Iowa, of Martin O’Malley. “I think people are just so interested in Bernie or Elizabeth.”

     
  • Mount Prospect candidates discuss downtown, village’s finances at forum Mar 21, 2015 2:33 PM
    Mount Prospect’s downtown area and the village’s finances were among the topics candidates for seats on the village board debated Saturday morning.

     
  • Endorsements: Lang, Papantos, Vogel for Wheeling village board Mar 20, 2015 11:12 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Ray Lang, Dave Vogel and Mary M. Papantos for Wheeling village board.

     
  • Endorsements: Yes on Fox Lake FPD referendum Mar 20, 2015 11:33 AM
    The Daily Herald recommends a "yes" vote to increase taxes for the Fox Lake Fire Protection District.

     
  • Campton Hills trustee hopefuls differ on ending board strife Mar 20, 2015 5:30 AM
    Six hopefuls seeking three seats on the Campton Hills village board agree the board needs to cease the dysfunction, but they disagree as to how to do it. Trustees Laura Andersen, Susan George and newcomer Michael O'Dwyer are running as a slate; Don Sheluga, Mike Turgeon and Steven Galloway were recruited by President Patsy Smith to run for office.

     
  • Attend candidate forum for Batavia District 101 Mar 20, 2015 1:39 PM
    Eight candidates are competing in the April 7 consolidated election for three, 4-year terms on the Batavia Unit District 101 school board.

     
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