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Rauner launches jobs website in preparation for possible strike

Rauner launches jobs website in preparation for possible strike

By Illinois News Network Gov. Bruce Rauner took a big step toward preparing for a labor strike, launching a website seeking potential replacement workers if AFSCME decides to strike. The site, statejobs.illinois.gov, allows visitors to submit basic personal and contact information and includes a dropdown menu of specific jobs that […]

 
 

New 1 mile trail coming to St. James Farm in 2017

New 1 mile trail coming to St. James Farm in 2017

Multipurpose Trail will bring visitors through McCormick Woods, connect to other trails A new 1-mile trail for hikers, bikers and horseback riders is being built through McCormick Woods on the north side of the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County’s St. James Farm Forest in Warrenville. The trail will connect […]

 
 

Did you know that Elmhurst is home to the fastest-growing rents in Chicagoland?

Did you know that Elmhurst is home to the fastest-growing rents in Chicagoland?

  RENTCafé.com is a nationwide apartment search website and a part of Yardi. Our original city-based research, insights, and in-depth analysis of the real estate market have been used in stories featured on major media publications across the U.S. Are you in search of ideas for your next big story? […]

 
 

Conroy to host “Civics 101” discussion

Conroy to host “Civics 101” discussion

State Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, will host a “Civics 101” community discussion about the legislative process 10 a.m. To 11:30 a.m., Saturday, March 11, at Funky Java, 30 S. Villa Ave. Complimentary donuts from Kuppie’s will be served. “When I go door-to-door, I meet people of all ages who […]

 
 

Congressman Krishnamoorthi calls on Congress and Executive Branch to address hate crimes

Congressman Krishnamoorthi calls on Congress and Executive Branch to address hate crimes

Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi issued the statement below in response to reports that the shooting in Olathe, Kansas yesterday, which left two wounded and one dead, was specifically motivated by the race of two of the victims. Witnesses to the shooting state that prior to opening fire, the attacker uttered racial […]

 
 

Village invites residents to meetings related to referendum question

First meeting set for March 7 The Village of Villa Park will hold a pair of community outreach meetings regarding the sales-tax referendum on the ballot in the April 4 election. The meetings will take place Tuesday, March 7, and Thursday, March 23. Both meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. […]

 
 

Bulthuis makes his case for village president

Bulthuis makes his case for village president

  Longtime trustee runs in three-way race By Chris Fox Lombardian-Villa Park Review Staff Reporter Villa Park Village Trustee Albert Bulthuis has spent the last decade on the village board. After 10 years as a trustee, he’s hoping to win this year’s election for village president. Bulthuis is running in […]

 
 

Citywide Community Church devoted to inclusivity, peace, social justice

Citywide Community Church devoted to inclusivity, peace, social justice

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent By now, most people realize that the former Lutheran Church on North Avenue a few blocks west of York St. was purchased and transformed into the Masonic Lodge a few years ago. Since that time, the Lodge has found others to share the […]

 
 

Questions about safety still shroud downtown daycare facility

Questions about safety still shroud downtown daycare facility

DPZ Committee members stand by Majority, Minority reports By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent It left a number of people scratching their heads at the last City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, when the Majority and Minority reports about the Mladenoff Day Care Conditional Use were pulled from […]

 
 

Results of VIP Occasions investigation inconclusive

Results of VIP Occasions investigation inconclusive

By Dee Longfellow For The Elmhurst Independent On Monday, Feb. 21, after the Elmhurst City Council meeting, the Independent caught up to Fire Chief Thomas Freeman to ask if there was any news about the cause of the massive fire at VIP Occasions at York Freeman said all tests done […]