Other communities have faced similar choices in spending on infrastructure, paying down debt and one-time purchases.
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich indicated he would be suspending his campaign this week.
Father John P. Smyth, former executive director of Maryville Academy, was recognized by Des Plaines Mayor Marty Moylan and other city officials at a special service at the high school.
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Also, learn how to better care for the pets you have.
Colleagues see an autumn return as a real possibility.
First post-stroke picture of senator released.
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In celebration of Earth Day 2012, the Des Plaines Park District and the Des Plaines Environmental and Energy Program, (DEEP Green), sponsored the 5th Annual Earth Day Youth Fair.
Improvements include new computers, interactive whiteboards, projectors, iPads, a new student information system and video distribution server.
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Medical marijuana is legal in 16 states. Should Illinois follow suit?
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The Des Plaines Public Library offers programs for all ages.
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