How Arlington Heights is hoping to make downtown parking better
Arlington Heights officials recommend spending some $420,000 to help ease parking congestion in the village's downtown, from installation of clearer signage to electronic pay stations, among other solutions discussed Monday.
Barrington raises age to purchase tobacco, vaping productsBarrington village board members Monday night approved raising the minimum age for buying tobacco and vaping products such as electronic cigarettes to 21 from 18.
Sisters from Downers Grove North High School now run family businessAn interview with Stacey Bales and Sara (Bales) Mortensen, owners of Bales Metal Surface Solutions in Downers Grove.
Should you pity the penny?Are the poor penny's days numbered? This Q&A with PNC's expert Karen Morgan covers this copper-plated conundrum.
HR issues? Call in the theater troupeSmall Business Columnist Jim Kendall looks at an in-house human resources-related performance of Taboo Topix, a compliance training presentation from Elgin-based Valuable Resources Co.
Feder: Changes on horizon for news/talk WLS 890-AMNow that classic hits WLS 94.7-FM is riding high in the ratings, and alternative rock WKQX 101.1-FM is looking up, Cumulus Media is finally zeroing in on its chronically underperforming AM station -- news/talk WLS 890-AM, Robert Feder writes.
Atrium Garden Center soldA 6-acre development site sold at 21481 N. Rand Road in Kildeer will be transformed into a medical office building.
Lawson Products expands in CanadaLawson Products Inc., a distributor of products and services to the MRO marketplace, announced the opening of a new The Bolt Supply House branch in Vancouver, British Columbia resulting in presence in all four Western Canada provinces.
Local leaders to speak at West Dundee meetingLocal leaders Carol Gieske, Melissa Hernandez and Jennifer Fukala will present the state of local business taking place in the Northern Kane County and Elgin areas during free guest day at the WIM Fox Valley meeting on Thursday, Nov. 8 at Emmett's Brewing Co. at 128 W. Main St. in West Dundee.
Suburban health insurance providers sue opioid manufacturers, prescribersTwo suburban-based nonprofit risk pools that provide more than 203 local municipalities with employee health insurance filed a joint lawsuit against leading opioid manufacturers, distributors, professional associations and prescribers.
Should Vernon Hills give local company $1.37 million to attract millennials?Vernon Hills is considering a potentially precedent-setting sales tax agreement that would help fund internal renovations at a corporate headquaters along Milwaukee Avenue.
Entrepreneurs as builders of Chicago -- The Ready CityChicago, I love. Who wouldn't? Chicago is a stunningly beautiful and lovable city. Many of Chicago's neighborhoods and suburbs are its diamond necklace. Others are its noose.
Workforce planning for the future -- are you ready?You've seen the headlines and probably experienced the pain. Hiring is getting tougher. Job candidates can take their pick of employers, and companies need to adapt to survive.
FBI technology upgrades benefit financial industry Coming soon -- FBI "Rap Back" for all federally chartered banksFBI Rap Back background check service, available soon through Accurate Biometrics, allows a bank to receive updated criminal history records on FBI fingerprint-based background inquires.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- BusinessHow Arlington Heights is hoping to make downtown parking better
- BarringtonBarrington raises age to purchase tobacco, vaping products
- BarringtonMinuteman Press expands in Barrington
- BusinessAtrium Garden Center sold
- Oak BrookSuburban health insurance providers sue opioid manufacturers, prescribers
- Vernon HillsShould Vernon Hills give local company $1.37 million to attract millennials?
- ItascaGlass Solutions construction in Itasca complete
- Des PlainesFour suburban museum showpieces, to go
- LibertyvilleWhat is the future for Libertyville Sports Complex property?
- GurneeSix contestants exit coffins as winners at Great America
- SchaumburgSchaumburg hosts blood drive Oct. 25
- BarringtonBarrington's Minuteman Press buys Barrington Print and Copy
- PalatineHolidays on the Town ready to return in Palatine
- NapervilleReally no parking in downtown Naperville during events? Data tells the real story
- Gurnee30 hours straight in a coffin? Six trying it at Six Flags Great America
Through the Film Magnifer: Cheech and Chong, White Sox, Sunbathing, Roller Disco, Muhammad Ali, war protests and more
Through the Film Magnifier: Johnny Cash, Homing Pigeons, John Belushi, Ted Nugent, Marshall Brodien and more.
Through the Film Magnifier: Featuring singing nuns, Kickapoo rock fest, the Paddock Olympics, rocket clubs and more.
Through the Film Magnifier: Featuring Joan Rivers, Larry Lujack, The Arlingtones, disco dancing and more