Elgin merchants push back on proposal to charge 10-cent fee per shopping bagThe Elgin City Council heard a proposal Wednesday from the city's sustainability commission proposing a 10 cent single-use shopping bag fee. After hearing negative reaction from retailers and raising questions about specifics of the plan, the council tabled the issue for now.
'A showpiece property': Elgin company purchases 100-year-old Sisco manufacturing buildingAnguleris, a global construction technology company headquartered in Elgin, recently purchased the historic Sisco Building in town and has begun renovations on the 100-year-old property. The 86,000-square-foot facility will serve as a new flagship hub for Anguleris brand Swatchbox.
Prospects look good for Prospect Avenue developments, new restaurantsNew restaurants, a tequila bar and the opening of Angelo Caputo's Fresh Market are among the highlights of development projects coming to Mount Prospect.
UpRising Bakery hits fundraising goal, undecided about whether to remain openSince UpRising Bakery & Cafe owner Corinna Sac announced plans to close the Lake in the Hills store by the end of the month, online donors have raised more than $34,000.
Proposal for marijuana shop near Buffalo Grove High School faces oppositionA proposal for a recreational marijuana dispensary near Buffalo Grove High School is drawing fire from students, the high school's principal and village board members.
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