Des Plaines honored retiring Chippewa Middle School teacher James Hajost.
State senators joined the House in passing a bill that would reimburse human trafficking victims for the removal of tattoos, or 'brands,' which offenders put on them to show 'ownership.'
Alex Dambach resigned from the role this week, the Daily Herald reports.
Want to apply for the East Maine Elementary School District 63 board? One seat is open, as John Jekot, who was elected a Village of Niles trustee, is required to step down from the school board.
The bill, sponsored by Senate Minority Leader Christine Radogno (R-Lemont), would prohibit all teens 17 and younger from using UV tanning beds.
A 6,000 square foot tent used for weddings, banquets and other events received an 18 month extension from the Des Plaines City Council Monday.
The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide high school arts competition sponsored by the U.S. House of Representatives. The winner, a Palatine High School senior, will have her artwork displayed in the U.S. capitol.
Passed by a 35-21 vote, the bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Pat Quinn, who has not yet said whether he intends to sign it.
The Cook County Assessor's Office provided information at Maine Township Wednesday for homeowners to appeal their property tax assessments; also, here are phone numbers to call re: financial assistance.
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Traffic volume data recently collected by the City of Des Plaines indicated the intersection of Lee Street and E. Forest Avenue may qualify for a new traffic signal to be constructed.
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