Village Board

Christmas Haunted House

Lombard Group Fighting To Keep Christmas-Themed Haunted House

The Lombard Village Board said it rejected a permit for a Christmas-themed haunted house based, in part, on concerns about added traffic.

11/14/2014

Photo Of The Rosemont Water Tower. (Village Of Rosemont Photo)

Rosemont Ordinance Would Keep Some Financial Information Secret

Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens said it comes down to Rosemont being at a competitive disadvantage by having to turn over to the public information about finances, incentives, and more for the Allstate Arena, the Donald Stephens Convention Center and the Rosemont Theater.

11/13/2014

(File photo credit: JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/GettyImages)

Skokie Rejects Beekeeping Ban

Backyard beekeepers may continue their hobby for now in the village of Skokie.

08/20/2013

Soccer Goal

Crestwood Opens Soccer Club’s Field To Public

Crestwood Soccer Club board member Rob McKay said the club refuses to open its books to the village, as required under the revised parks ordinance.

08/16/2013

A customer purchases an AK-47 style rifle for about $1200 at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store on December 17, 2012 in Tinley Park, Illinois (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Homewood, Hazel Crest Eye Ban On Assault Weapons

As state lawmakers decide Tuesday whether to override Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of the concealed-carry law, two Southland towns are set to vote Tuesday night on ordinances that would prohibit assault weapons within their borders, the Southtown Star reports.

07/09/2013

Photo Of Chickens. (David Silverman/Getty Images)

Mundelein Village Board Tables Ordinance To Allow Chickens, Bees In Backyards

Residents of a Mundelein are at odds over the birds and the bees – in the literal sense, that is.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2012

Harwood Heights water tower. (CBS)

Harwood Heights OKs Controversial Deal With Developer

Critics say the village is planning to buy a plot of land for $3.8 million dollars and then sell the property to a developer, the Bradford Group, for $100. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

CBS 2–03/08/2012

Honeybee

Oak Park Village Board To Weigh Legalizing Beekeeping

The Oak Park Village Board takes up the issue of beekeeping at its meeting Monday night.

WBBM Newsradio–06/20/2011

Niles

Niles Village Board Set To Vote On Ethics Code

The Niles village board is expected to vote tonight on a long-awaited ethics code, possibly one of the state’s toughest.

01/25/2011

Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo Officials Angry Over Water Rates

Officials at the Brookfield Zoo are going ape over a plan to raise their water rates.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010