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  • Vote Papantos, Vito and Vogel for trustee Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Christine Dologopol explains why she believes Papantos, Vogel and Vito are the best choices for Wheeling Village Board this election.

  • Where was outrage over settlement? Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Bill Loebbaka says Mt. Prospect Mayor Juracek has plenty of outrage over the governor's proposal to cut municipalities' funds, but not enough outrage over the payout to Ye Olde Town Inn.

  • Vote for trustees who care about taxpayers Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Jerry Boldt of Mount Prospect says he's voting for the trustees who showed the most concern for taxpayers - Hoefert and Rogers; along with challenger Colleen Saccotelli.

  • Let’s not revisit downtown plan, ever again Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Just in case anyone was thinking of reviving the Buffalo Grove downtown plan, Eleanor Hesse lays out a dozen reasons why it's still a bad idea.

  • Village board better with Sidor on it Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Ryamond Whalen believes Mike Sidor has proven himself indispensible to the Arlington Hts. village board.

  • Former mayor urges support for LaBedz Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: former Village President Arlene Mulder share why she believes Robin LaBedz is the right choice for the Arlington Heights village board.

  • LaBedz a great choice for trustee Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Gary L. McClung writes that Robin LaBedz has earned her place on the village board with hard work and community service.

  • Vote for leadership; vote for LaBedz Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Gilda Karu says Robin LaBedz proved her mettle as president of the League of Women Voters, where she showed she could lead.

  • No better choice for trustee than LaBedz Mar 30, 2015 5:00 AM
    Letter to the editor: Lauree Harp, who chaired Arlington Hts.'s quasquicentennial celebration, is supporting Robin LaBedz for trustee.

  • Housing options concern Naperville council candidates Mar 30, 2015 5:30 AM
    Everyone needs housing, but some candidates for Naperville city council say it’s hard to find within the city for young adults and seniors. Some candidates among 20 seeking eight seats in the April 7 election blame property taxes, others say it’s flaws in the zoning and development process, and others say the city’s new senior task force could come up with housing solutions.

  • Arlington Hts. trustee candidates join business-focused forum Mar 29, 2015 4:31 PM
    A business-focused Arlington Heights trustee candidate forum will be held Tuesday, March 31 following a business after hours at the Rolling Green Country Club, 2525 E. Rand Road, Arlington Heights.

  • St. Charles Park District hopefuls weigh in on $28M tax increase Mar 27, 2015 5:30 AM
    Candidates for the St. Charles Park District board weighed in on the district's pending $28 million tax increase referendum at a League of Women Voters forum Thursday night.

  • Daily Herald disputes Long Grove candidates’ mailer Mar 27, 2015 6:03 PM
    A recent mailer in the Long Grove trustee race appeared to imply the Daily Herald had endorsed an entire slate when in fact the newspaper had endorsed only one of its members. “In my opinion, it’s an unconscionable effort to mislead voters and misrepresent who we actually endorsed,” said Daily Herald Assistant Manager Editor/Opinion Jim Slusher.

  • What do Campton Hills candidates really want? The answers vary Mar 27, 2015 5:36 PM
    Eight candidates seeking the three trustee seats, along with that of the president on the Campton Hills village board, were asked if they had one wish for the village. Several opted for a town hall meeting to help mend wounds and end board strife while another openly wished that her opponents were completely off the board.

  • Grayslake trustee candidates with ideas to better village Mar 26, 2015 5:40 AM
    Creation of a local food econommy, construction of a downtown tunnel under railroad tracks and other ideas are being floated by candidates trying to distinguish themselves in the Grayslake village board trustee race.

  • Candidate to foe: If you want ‘best and brightest,’ you should probably get out of race Mar 26, 2015 7:36 AM
    Two incumbent Des Plaines aldermen, Don Smith and Dick Sayad, were on the receiving ends of pointed criticism from their respective election opponents, Bob Porada and Mark Setzer, during a candidates forum Wednesday. “Don, if you want the ‘best and brightest,’ you should probably get out of the race," Porada said.

  • Ex-congressman, radio host Joe Walsh endorses in Elgin races Mar 26, 2015 5:38 AM
    Former Illinois congressman-turned-conservative radio host Joe Walsh has endorsed challenger Joe Galvan for mayor, along with incumbent Toby Shaw and challengers Jason Dusenberry and Julie Schmidt for city council, all in Elgin. “All of them support freedom and limited government,” Walsh said.

  • Candidate forum Saturday in Elk Grove Mar 26, 2015 4:22 PM
    Elk Grove Township Republicans are hosting a forum for all candidates running for office in the township at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Elk Grove Township Hall located at 2400 S. Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights. Refreshments will be served.

  • Geneva city candidates talk home rule, historic preservation Mar 25, 2015 5:30 AM
    Home-rule power and the demolition of the old Sixth Street School were two of the things audience members queried Geneva alderman candidates about, at a forum Tuesday conducted by the League of Women Voters of Central Kane County.

  • Mundelein candidates share ideas for boosting economy Mar 25, 2015 5:47 PM
    Moving retail business in the village's downtown closer together to eliminate empty spaces and fining landlords that have vacant storefronts are just a couple of the ideas Mundelein village board candidates have for boosting the local economy.

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