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  • Zoning, land issues divide Barrington Hills Village Board candidates

    BARRINGTON HILLS – Rules governing the commercial boarding of horses in recent years have divided Barrington Hills and helped fuel the six-way race fo ...
    March 27, 2015 - 11:20 pm
  • Election 2015: 3 seek 2 spots on Elgin Community College Board of Trustees

    ELGIN – Voters on April 7 will decide whether to re-elect two incumbents to the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees or to replace one incumbent ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:03 am
  • Richmond Village Board candidates look to balance small-town feel, big-business dreams

    RICHMOND – Candidates in the April election for the Richmond Village Board are looking for ways to preserve the community’s motto, “Village of Yestery ...
    March 26, 2015 - 12:37 am
  • 5 candidates running for three Holiday Hills Village Board seats

    HOLIDAY HILLS – Rather than complain about the state of Holiday Hills, three residents have banded together to run against two incumbent candidates fo ...
    March 25, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Property tax referendum key in Spring Grove Village Board race

    SPRING GROVE – A potential rise in property taxes is in the hands of Spring Grove voters, but candidates for the Village Board see the issue as a key ...
    March 24, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • MCC candidates weigh in on tuition, private-public partnerships

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A recently approved tuition increase for McHenry County College students, public-private partnerships and getting students to a degree ...
    March 23, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Election 2015: 5 candidates vying for 3 spots on Cary Village Board

    CARY – Increased communication between the public and the village, and revitalizing the downtown area are just some of the topics on the minds of the ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • Election 2015: 4 vie for 3 seats on Lakewood Village Board

    LAKEWOOD – A write-in candidate frustrated by the recent approval of a special taxing district has made the race for the three open seats on the Lakew ...
    March 21, 2015 - 11:31 pm
  • 3-way slate seeks to oust incumbent on Island Lake Village Board

    ISLAND LAKE – The election for Island Lake Village Board pits a three-person slate against an incumbent tied to the previous administration.
    March 21, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Crystal Lake-based CHSD 155 school board candidates talk bleachers, Common Core and more

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Property taxes, the federal Common Core curriculum standards and the accompanying state tests and the controversial bleachers at Crysta ...
    March 20, 2015 - 9:41 am
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