Buffalo Grove trustees hear recreational pot outcry past midnight, then vote to allow sales
Angering residents who showed up in droves to oppose the sale of recreational marijuana in the village, Buffalo Grove trustees at about 1 a.m. Tuesday approved zoning regulations to allow it.
Schaumburg preparing to require entrance barriers at Woodfield, other buildingsIn the wake of a Palatine man driving an SUV through an entrance at Woodfield Mall last month, Schaumburg trustees appear set to pass a measure requiring barriers at certain commercial buildings in the village.
Longtime Barrington retiree starts escape room business to serve town's youthsBarrington resident Van J. Paulus retired about 40 years ago from his first career in outdoor advertising, but the 86-year-old is plenty busy these days in his new venture as an entertainment entrepreneur.
St. Charles to allow two recreational marijuana shops, one on each side of Fox RiverRecreational marijuana sales will be allowed as a special use in St. Charles when a new state law takes effect Jan. 1.
A more familiar place to call homeSenior communities that cater to certain ethnic groups are becoming plentiful around the country and in the Chicago area. In fact, such niche communities are targeting demographics from religion, to ethnicity and beyond.
Former classic rock radio host in charge of new city podcast in ElginElgin has launched its first podcast series of interviews with city employees, and more are in the works thanks to the city's new content developer, former radio host Alex Quigley.
New Northwest Community outpatient clinic in Kildeer nears openingNorthwest Community Healthcare's new Outpatient Care Center in Kildeer is on track to open in January, officials announced Monday.
ZIPS cleaners to open in Buffalo GroveZIPS Dry Cleaners will open the first of six Northwest suburban locations at 1531 Deerfield Parkway in Buffalo Grove in mid-November, the company announced.
Gender-related remarks to female inspector at work site show failure of respectWanda has a degree in environmental science and extensive field experience. She is generally confident, well-spoken and professional. She is also young and attractive, and occasionally is harassed by men representing the companies that hire her to be there.
Huntley considers allowing marijuana dispensariesHuntley village officials are considering allowing marijuana dispensaries in town for medicinal and adult recreational use.
JPMorgan to push to hire more with criminal recordsJPMorgan Chase & Co. is announcing an expansion of its policy to hire more people with criminal records, potentially giving more former offenders a second chance to find work
Business Ledger | Craft brewers in Illinois on edge amid tax uncertaintyA key tax break for small brewers in Illinois is set to expire at the end of the year. The 2017 federal tax reform law included a provision that cut the federal excise tax per barrel of beer from $7 to $3.50. That applied to the first 60,000 barrels produced by any brewery that made less than 2 million barrels per year. If no action is taken in Washington, that rate will spring back at the end of 2019.
Surviving and thriving during an economic downturnWith the Great Recession almost ten years in our rearview mirror, we are all better positioned to leverage the lessons learned into preparedness for what may lie ahead.
Take the time to train wellYou've hired a great new employee who will help you immensely with your ever-growing workload, and you can't wait to get started.Do you have time in your schedule to train this new person (and train well)?
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from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- Buffalo GroveBuffalo Grove trustees hear recreational pot outcry past midnight, then vote to allow sales
- SchaumburgSchaumburg preparing to require entrance barriers at Woodfield, other buildings
- BarringtonLongtime Barrington retiree starts escape room business to serve town's youths
- St. CharlesSt. Charles to allow two recreational marijuana shops, one on each side of Fox River
- Hanover ParkA more familiar place to call home
- ElginFormer classic rock radio host in charge of new city podcast in Elgin
- KildeerNew Northwest Community outpatient clinic in Kildeer nears opening
- Buffalo GroveZIPS cleaners to open in Buffalo Grove
- HuntleyHuntley considers allowing marijuana dispensaries
- Buffalo GrovePublic comment on recreational pot goes on for hours in Buffalo Grove
- Lake ZurichHoliday Inn-Lake Zurich celebrates remodeling
- SchaumburgSchaumburg honors business leaders
- WheelingWheeling Taste of the Town Thursday
- Lake CountyHelp with health care enrollment available in Highland Park
- Hoffman EstatesHoffman Estates Mariano's hopes to add gas station