Zen Leaf marijuana dispensary opens in Aurora
Recreational marijuana sales kicked off Tuesday in Aurora with the opening of the city's first adult-use dispensary.
Burlington, Dollar Tree to fill former Sports Authority in Hoffman EstatesHoffman Estates officials Monday approved a plan to divide the former Sports Authority building on Hoffman Boulevard into separate spaces for Burlington and Dollar Tree stores, as well as a deal reimbursing up to $450,000 in sales tax to make it financially viable.
Amazon looking to hire 1,500 in suburbsAmazon is hiring to fill 1,500 positions in the Chicago area for its new grocery store concept, the company announced Tuesday. Amazon Fresh, the technology giant's new grocery store concept, is opening four stores, in Naperville, Bloomingdale, Oak Lawn and Schaumburg.
Two suburban breweries medal at first virtual Great American Beer FestivalPenrose Brewing Company in Geneva took home a gold medal, and Light the Lamp Brewery in Grayslake captured a bronze medal, at the prestigious Great American Beer Festival last weekend. Because of safety concerns, the festival was hosted virtually at several breweries across the country and the winners were announced on a livestream.
St. Charles reinstates late-night bar and restaurant permitsAs the COVID-19 positivity rate continues to rise in Kane County, the St. Charles City Council voted unanimously on Monday to reinstate the late-night permits for bar and restaurants.
Justice Department files landmark antitrust case against GoogleThe Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for antitrust violations, alleging that it abused its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and harm consumers.
A woo-what? A woonerf is a pedestrian-friendly concept proposed for Arlington HeightsArlington Heights officials are contemplating plans to further enhance the village's downtown, including transformation of the main Vail Avenue-Campbell Street intersection into a pedestrian-friendly, European-inspired streetscape.
Beach Park schools upgrade gyms with new LED fixturesAlset LED, a division of NuWave LLC, based in Vernon Hills, played a major role in the renovations to the school buildings in Beach Park School District 3 in Lake County.
Feder: Block Club Chicago launches free coronavirus hotlineA free coronavirus information hotline is being launched today by Block Club Chicago, the nonprofit digital news site.
McConnell says any Pelosi-Mnuchin deal would get Senate voteSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he'll schedule a vote if House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Trump administration are able to seal an agreement on a huge COVID-19 relief bill.
UK to infect healthy volunteers to speed up vaccine effortsImperial College London and a group of researchers said Tuesday that they are preparing to infect 90 healthy young volunteers with the virus, becoming the first to announce plans to use the technique to study COVID-19 and potentially speed up development of a vaccine that could help end the pandemic.
Business Ledger | COVID-19 employment litigation updateCOVID-19 has affected each of our lives in various ways and has affected many businesses and the economy quite drastically. Aside from the pandemic itself, additional requirements pertaining to health and safety, social distancing, job-protected leave and more have left employers scrambling to keep up with the rapidly changing regulatory environment. Plaintiff's lawyers have leapt at the opportunity to file lawsuits against employers pertaining to COVID-19 specific claims.
Health resources aid in safer return to workUpon returning to work, people should continue to be smart and cautious while interacting with others.
Advance directives: Taking control of your health during a pandemicIndividuals may not have much control over the coronavirus, but preparing advance directives is one way to take control of future financial and health care decisions and to alleviate some of the emotional burden placed on family members in what might be a heartbreaking situation.
The future of the Affordable Care Act after Justice Ginsburg's deathIt's not clear how the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will affect the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- AuroraZen Leaf marijuana dispensary opens in Aurora
- Hoffman EstatesBurlington, Dollar Tree to fill former Sports Authority in Hoffman Estates
- BloomingdaleAmazon looking to hire 1,500 in suburbs
- GenevaTwo suburban breweries medal at first virtual Great American Beer Festival
- SchaumburgSchaumburg Business Association to toast village like never before
- St. CharlesSt. Charles reinstates late-night bar and restaurant permits
- TransportationA woo-what? A woonerf is a pedestrian-friendly concept proposed for Arlington Heights
- AntiochBeach Park schools upgrade gyms with new LED fixtures
- PalatineNew CityXones tool finds early voting place near you
- LibertyvilleFull of curiosities, Libertyville resale shop helps nonprofits
- AuroraBauman & Company acquires medical offices on AMITA Health campuses in Illinois
- ElginPritzker extends moratorium on evictions
- LisleTraton a step closer to acquiring Navistar
- RosemontGarage parking spots no longer reserved for moviegoers in Rosemont
- BataviaUpdated name, floor plan better reflect Geneva store's focus
Through the Film Magnifier: Chubby Checker, Harrison Ford, Astronaut Jim Lovell and Dance Fever contestants
Images; Through the Film Magnifier: Carlton Fisk, The Kingston Trio, Dudley Moore, a beard contest and more