Burlington, Dollar Tree to fill former Sports Authority in Hoffman Estates
Hoffman 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.
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.
Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far offHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Donald Trump on a new coronavirus relief package, but the same core problems bedeviling the effort remain in place despite optimistic talk from the president and his team.
UK to infect healthy volunteers to speed up vaccine effortsLONDON -- U.K. researchers are preparing to begin a controversial experiment that will infect healthy volunteers with coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up the development of a vaccine. The approach, called a challenge study, is risky but proponents say it may produce results faster than standard research, which waits to see if volunteers who have been given an experimental treatment get sick. The government is preparing to invest 33.6 million pounds ($43.4 million) in the study.
Ben Franklin Financial pays stockholders prior to dissolutionArlington Heights-based Ben Franklin Financial Inc., the former holding company for Ben Franklin Bank of Illinois, Monday announced its board of directors has approved a distribution of $10.35 per share to its stockholders as it nears the end of the company's dissolution.
Fortunes of China's internet tycoons soar amid pandemicA survey shows Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, held onto his status as China's richest entrepreneur as the coronavirus shutdown propelled demand for online shopping and other services
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
- Hoffman EstatesBurlington, Dollar Tree to fill former Sports Authority in Hoffman Estates
- GenevaTwo suburban breweries medal at first virtual Great American Beer Festival
- 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
- 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
- GurneeGreat America to reopen -- without rides -- for Holiday in the Park
- DiningClarendon Hills' Country House restaurant serves haunted history with its hamburgers
- LibertyvilleHow buying a car in Libertyville can help other local businesses
- AuroraAurora's 'Sugar Skull City' to honor Day of the Dead among suburbs' Halloween displays
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