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  • John Xydakis: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:40 PM
    Candidate information for John Xydakis, running for Metro. Water Reclamation District

  • Cynthia Santos: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:40 PM
    Candidate information for Cynthia Santos, running for Metro. Water Reclamation District

  • Dist. 116 depending on voters for Round Lake High expansion, renovations Feb 3, 2014 5:02 PM
    Round Lake Area Unit District 116 will go to voters next month seeking permission to borrow $29 million for a high school expansion and renovations to the current structure.

  • Algonquin to vote on electric aggregation again Nov 20, 2013 1:04 PM
    Algonquin voters will again weigh in on a referendum question that asks whether they want the village to negotiate lower electricity rates on their behalf. Tuesday night, the Algonquin village board unanimously approved adding the electric aggregation question to the ballot for the March election. Voters last saw the question in 2012 and the measure failed by 11 votes.

  • Fox Waterway Agency uprooted by record storm Jul 22, 2013 5:30 AM
    Residents and business owners still trying to repair structures damaged by the April floods take heart — the Fox Waterway Agency feels your pain. That's because the same flooding that damaged hundreds of homes throughout the region also left about two feet of water and black mold growing inside the agency's headquarters.

  • Dist. 211 board gets new member, president May 3, 2013 12:21 AM
    New leadership and a new face brought change to the Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board of education Thursday. Edward Yung concluded his four years of serving on the board and newcomer Mike Scharringhausen was sworn in alongside incumbents Anna Klimkowicz and Robert LeFevre. The board also named Bill Robertson the new board president.

  • New Grayslake Dist. 46 board members get some advice May 3, 2013 9:04 AM
    Four new Grayslake Elementary District 46 board members received advice from the elected officials who held their seats, such as avoiding political battles that could cost thousands in legal fees. "We wasted enormous amounts of money, emotional energy and time on things that would have been better spent on things that would benefit the district," one board member said.

  • Lake Barrington park leaders win as write-ins May 3, 2013 4:06 PM
    Raising the statistical odds of success for the write-in candidate, the Lake Barrington Countryside Park District's April 9 election was swept by them. After no one initially filed to be on the ballot, incumbents Michael Graft Jr., Philip J. Mohr and Mark Thorndyke eventually filed as write-ins.

  • Write-in candidate ready for duties on Libertyville District 70 school board May 2, 2013 7:10 PM
    Luke Stowe, a 36-year-old tech professional, says he always has had an interest in local government. On Monday, the write-in candidate will be seated with other election winners on the Libertyville Elementary District 70 school board.

  • Carol Stream library trustees sworn in two weeks early May 2, 2013 1:35 PM
    Can Carol Stream have two library boards at the same time? Wednesday marked yet another unusual twist in what has become one of DuPage County's most unusual political sagas, when the newly elected board was sworn in two weeks earlier than scheduled — all in an attempt to prevent the outgoing board from trying to sell a 7.5-acre piece of property once intended for a new library.

  • Rauner to address Schaumburg Twp. GOP Apr 24, 2013 2:29 PM
    Business leader Bruce Rauner will be the next speaker in the Schaumburg Township Republican Organization's "Meet Your Next Governor" series, held at its monthly breakfast meeting at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at Chandler's Chophouse, 401 N. Roselle Road in Schaumburg. This will be the last STRO breakfast meeting before the organization's usual summer break.

  • Zyck grateful for support and trust Apr 22, 2013 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Greg Zyck is grateful for the support he got running for the Arlington Heights library board, and pledges he will take the responsibility very seriously.

  • New regime at Carol Stream Library, but old challenges remain Apr 12, 2013 8:10 PM
    With a new board majority set to be sworn into office, more changes could be on the horizon at the Carol Stream Public Library. But this time, it's likely the new board will just be changing back some of what the current board put in place since taking power nine months ago.

  • MCC expansion doomed without Larson, Walters? Apr 10, 2013 6:42 PM
    The proposal for a $42 million health sciences building at McHenry County College may be dead, thanks to major changeover on the board of trustees that will follow Tuesday’s election. Two longtime board members who supported the expansion project were not re-elected while three newcomers, all of whom announced opposition to the plan during the campaign, were voted in. Trustee Dennis Adams did not run for re-election to the board.

  • U-46 board newcomers will challenge spending, communication Apr 12, 2013 3:35 PM
    Bartlett Trustee Frank Napolitano decided against running for re-election to the post he accepted in 2009 in favor of a bid for the Elgin Area School District U-46 school board. Voters elected him to the new role Tuesday night, along with Veronica Noland and incumbent board president Donna Smith. Napolitano labels himself a conservative with an eye toward fiscal responsibility and said shifting gears to education is giving him oversight of a far larger budget. Noland's focus is less on finance, more on communication as she looks toward her first term.

  • Incumbents and Brook win in Maine Elementary District 63 Apr 10, 2013 12:25 AM
    Three incumbents and newcomer Alexandra Brook won 4-year terms on the East Maine Elementary District 63 board Tuesday. Sheila Urban, who has been on the board since 2009, received 1,948 votes to be the top vote-getter. Brook received 1,672 votes; Krystal Zec, who became a board member last year, took 1,669 votes; and Walter Gluzkin, who joined the board in 2008, garnered 1,619 votes.

  • Two incumbents in lead for Oakton board Apr 10, 2013 12:24 AM
    With 333 of 341 precincts counted, unofficial vote totals showed incumbents Ann Tennes and Joan DiLeonardi won re-election to the Oakton Community College board Tuesday, receiving 22,475 and 20,889 votes, respectively.

  • Carol Stream voters pick new voices for library board Apr 9, 2013 10:48 PM
    Nine months ago, a new majority took control of the Carol Stream Library Board and proceeded to fire the director, put land that once was intended for a new library up for sale, and censure an opposition board member. Now, that censured board member and four other candidates on his slate will take back control of the board.

  • Chamberlin, Swanson, Nerge win in Grayslake District 127 Apr 9, 2013 11:51 PM
    It will be déjà vu in Grayslake High School District 127 as voters re-elected two incumbents and voted a former board member back into office. With all 40 precincts reporting plus mail-in and early voting ballots, unofficial results show incumbents Russell Chamberlin and Suzanne Swanson and former board member Douglas Nerge won the race for three 4-year seats.

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