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  • Daily Herald disputes Long Grove candidates’ mailer Mar 27, 2015 6:03 PM
    A recent mailer in the Long Grove trustee race appeared to imply the Daily Herald had endorsed an entire slate when in fact the newspaper had endorsed only one of its members. “In my opinion, it’s an unconscionable effort to mislead voters and misrepresent who we actually endorsed,” said Daily Herald Assistant Manager Editor/Opinion Jim Slusher.

     
  • Grayslake trustee candidates with ideas to better village Mar 26, 2015 5:40 AM
    Creation of a local food econommy, construction of a downtown tunnel under railroad tracks and other ideas are being floated by candidates trying to distinguish themselves in the Grayslake village board trustee race.

     
  • Candidate forum Saturday in Elk Grove Mar 26, 2015 4:22 PM
    Elk Grove Township Republicans are hosting a forum for all candidates running for office in the township at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Elk Grove Township Hall located at 2400 S. Arlington Heights Road in Arlington Heights. Refreshments will be served.

     
  • Continuity versus change a theme in Buffalo Grove village board race Mar 23, 2015 11:42 AM
    The value of continuity versus change was the theme when three incumbent Buffalo Grove village trustees faced off with three challengers last week at a candidates forum. The incumbents — Michael Terson, Jeffrey Berman and Steven Trilling — stressed the need for continuity in confronting the village’s challenges ahead, but challengers Dave Weidenfeld, Dan Petersen and Adam Moodhe say they will bring needed change to the village.

     
  • Campton Hills hopefuls mixed on response if state cuts $500,000 Mar 23, 2015 6:35 PM
    Six people seeking three seats on the Campton Hills village board share their differing views on what trustees should do if state lawmakers cut the percentage of state income taxes shared with municipalities, a move that could mean Campton Hills loses up to $500,000 per year.

     
  • Mundelein candidate forum on March 31 Mar 23, 2015 6:14 PM
    The candidates running for three seats on Mundelein’s village board will participate in a forum March 31 at Mundelein High School, 1350 W. Hawley St. The session starts at 7 p.m.

     
  • Mount Prospect candidates discuss downtown, village’s finances at forum Mar 21, 2015 2:33 PM
    Mount Prospect’s downtown area and the village’s finances were among the topics candidates for seats on the village board debated Saturday morning.

     
  • Sussman, Braiman clash over Buffalo Grove’s downtown decisions Mar 20, 2015 9:32 PM
    The candidates for Buffalo Grove village president engaged in spirited sparring at a debate held Thursday night at Stevenson High School. Challenger Trustee Beverly Sussman stressed her independence and incumbent Jeffrey Braiman clashed over a recent developer’s proposal, since dropped, to build a new downtown.

     
  • Campton Hills trustee hopefuls differ on ending board strife Mar 20, 2015 5:30 AM
    Six hopefuls seeking three seats on the Campton Hills village board agree the board needs to cease the dysfunction, but they disagree as to how to do it. Trustees Laura Andersen, Susan George and newcomer Michael O'Dwyer are running as a slate; Don Sheluga, Mike Turgeon and Steven Galloway were recruited by President Patsy Smith to run for office.

     
  • Endorsements: Lang, Papantos, Vogel for Wheeling village board Mar 20, 2015 11:12 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Ray Lang, Dave Vogel and Mary M. Papantos for Wheeling village board.

     
  • MHS candidate forum: Mar 20, 2015 4:44 PM
    Students in Mundelein High School’s Advanced Placement Government & Politics classes will host a forum for candidates running for Mundelein village board trustee seats, Tuesday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium.

     
  • Moynihan wants term limits on Schaumburg board Mar 23, 2015 1:24 PM
    Jim Moynihan is the only non-incumbent who’s expressed interest in running for the Schaumburg village board this year, but he believes a mandatory term-limit policy would inspire a wider choice of viewpoints from among village residents. Though it would have no impact on his current challenge of incumbents Tom Dailly, George Dunham and Mark Madej for one of three available seats on the board, Moynihan said he’s supportive of a future ballot referendum that would let voters decide whether a limit of three consecutive terms is a good idea.

     
  • Arlington Hts. village board candidates differ on No. 1 issue in town Mar 18, 2015 8:35 PM
    What’s the No. 1 issue facing the village of Arlington Heights? Gov. Rauner's cuts in municipal income tax receipts, the village's aging infrastructure and public safety are among the answers the village board candidates offer.

     
  • Trustee candidate says he was 'falsely accused' of marijuana possession Mar 19, 2015 5:59 AM
    A Fox River Grove village board candidate charged with two marijuana-related offenses claims he was “falsely accused." Christopher A. Russell, 20, was charged Feb. 7, with possession of marijuana between 2.5 to 10 grams, and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to court records. Russell is due back in court in April.

     
  • Naperville candidates address south side Mar 16, 2015 5:32 AM
    Deciding what should be done to improve the Naperville Crossings shopping area at 95th Street and Route 59 is a leading concern for south Naperville, many city council candidates say. But some of the 20 people running for eight council seats say traffic, street racing and the need for a unifying element to bring the city together also are important.

     
  • Arlington Heights candidates promise no more ‘Taj Mahals’ Mar 16, 2015 8:49 AM
    A new police station is one of the largest, and likely most expensive, projects coming to Arlington Heights over the next few years, but the six candidates running for four seats on the village board all promise to keep costs under control. “I think all these years after the village hall was built, to still hear the words ‘Taj Mahal,’ when you knock on doors and talk to people, I think the message to our board has come through loud and clear,” said Trustee Mike Sidor.

     
  • Buffalo Grove candidate forum is March 19 Mar 15, 2015 4:53 PM
    The two candidates for Buffalo Grove village president and six candidates for village board have been invited to a candidate forum at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 19, hosted by the Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce.

     
  • Arlington Heights trustee hopefuls talk future of Metropolis at candidate forum Mar 15, 2015 3:53 PM
    Most of the six candidates running for four seats on the Arlington Heights village board say business at the financially troubled Metropolis Performing Arts Centre won't keep the doors open, despite a new executive director and better programming. Many agreed that the village should continue subsidizing the theater, but none of the candidates provided a dollar amount they would get behind during a Saturday morning forum hosted by the League of Women Voters.

     
  • Endorsements: Barret, Hein, Typlin for Hainesville village board Mar 15, 2015 1:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Kevin Barret, Dena Hein and Mark Typlin for Hainesville village board.

     
  • Meet some BG candidates Sunday at ice cream social Mar 13, 2015 4:55 PM
    Candidates supported by the group Save Buffalo Grove will be meet the public at an ice cream social, from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at the Buffalo Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor, 1180 W. Lake-Cook Road, Buffalo Grove.

     
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