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A developer intends to construct an apartment building at Graceland and Webford avenues in downtown Des Plaines, in the area bounded by yellow here.

Des Plaines City Council narrowly approves changes to controversial apartments plan

Proposed changes to a controversial apartment building plan in downtown Des Plaines were narrowly approved by the city council Tuesday night. With two aldermen absent, Ma...

A sketch showing one of the two data center buildings proposed by Aligned Data Centers at Northwest Point in Elk Grove Village.

Data center campus to replace four office buildings at Northwest Point in Elk Grove

Two new data centers and an electrical substation will take the place of four office buildings in Elk Grove Village’s Northwest Point, an area the village has primed for ...

U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, left, is being challenged by Qasim Rashid for the Democratic nomination in the 11th District.

Foster, Rashid to debate issues facing Congress in virtual forum Feb. 28

The Democratic candidates for Illinois’ 11th Congressional District seat will participate next week in an online forum hosted by the League of Women Voters Naperville. U....

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Nine suburban teachers among 2024 Golden Apple Award finalists

Nine suburban prekindergarten to third-grade teachers are among this year’s 30 finalists for the Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Those chosen by the Chica...

Buffalo Grove High School is embarking on a three-phased athletic fields renovation project. Phase one, to take place this summer, will upgrade the area north of the school.

How multiphase project will transform Buffalo Grove HS athletic fields

Buffalo Grove High School is planning a three-phased transformation of its athletic fields, starting with a $5 million project this summer that will install a new softbal...

Esteban Aguado, owner of Mia's Cantina Mexican Grill and Tequila Bar, is expanding the business to a vacant spot next to his Prospect Avenue restaurant in Mount Prospect.

‘This is our baby’: Downtown Mount Prospect restaurant set to expand

Mount Prospect’s Prospect Avenue corridor south of the railroad tracks is bustling with new restaurants and high-rise, upscale apartments. But long before the boom, Mia’s...

Buckthorn grew aggressively at Almond Marsh near Grayslake before it was removed. The invasive plant blocks sunlight from the forest preserve floor, shading out native plants.

A bounty on buckthorn: How conservation group is targeting invasive plant

As gardeners get antsy to start planting, a Lake Zurich-based conservation group is offering a “buckthorn bounty” to homeowners who clear their landscapes of the tenaciou...

Dozens of people urged Naperville City Council members Tuesday to pass a resolution supporting a cease-fire in Gaza.

Should Naperville adopt a resolution backing a cease-fire in Gaza?

Hundreds of residents packed Tuesday’s Naperville City Council meeting to request the council adopt a resolution calling for a cease-fire in Gaza. More than 50 residents ...

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

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