Wilmington Region

08/21/2019 - 10:12am
Both suspects involved in a carjacking and 50-mile police chase to Wilmington have been caught. That's as of 9:50 a.m.Wednesday after a five-hour manhunt that had Wilmington residents on high alert and officials cancelling school. Police sent an...

Coal City Region

Photo by Ann Gill
CURB AND GUTTER was installed along the west side of South Broadway on Monday as the contractor begins the final phases of the west side reconstruction. Sidewalk and driveway installations are scheduled for the end of the week with the roadway going in prior to the end of the month. The schedule calls for the work to shift to the east side of the street around the Labor Day holiday with the entire project being significantly complete in November.

08/20/2019 - 7:25pm
Coal City residents and those who travel South Broadway through the heart of the village are starting to notice some big changes. Four months into the South Broadway reconstruction project, there is visible progress now that the contractor has curb...

Braidwood Region

08/20/2019 - 4:25pm
An ordinance proposed at the Tuesday, Aug. 13, Braidwood City Council meeting would allow individuals to solicit alms—donations—in Braidwood. Soliciting alms door-to- door, on any highway or thoroughfare or other public place in Braidwood — with the...

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