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  • DeKalb City Council faces tough questions on University Village rezoning

    DeKALB – A Seattle company’s plan to buy and renovate University Village will force the DeKalb City Council to balance the immediate needs for health ...
    May 3, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • Sycamore City Council to discuss sober-living house again

    SYCAMORE – The city of Sycamore and DeKalb County have reignited talks regarding the county’s proposal to use a home in the city as a sober living fac ...
    May 1, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Sycamore Park District touts credit rating, outlook

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Park District is getting high marks for its financial standing and ability to meet its obligations.
    April 27, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Bully a classmate, pay a fine or do community service, new Sycamore police regulations say

    SYCAMORE – Bullies beware: A new city ordinance is in effect. At the request of the city’s school re ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:22 am
  • Design OK'd for expansion of Sycamore Park District’s Airport Road sports complex

    SYCAMORE – Sycamore Park Board members have approved a design for a sports complex expansion that includes more and better parking and moving its socc ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Sycamore City Council approves $56.7 million budget

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council approved a $56.7 million budget Monday for fiscal 2016 that is remarkable for what it doesn’t include: new taxes.
    April 21, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Government meetings April 20-22

    Send a schedule of meetings to be included in this weekly column to news@daily-chronicle.com, with “Government Meetings” in the subject line, or send ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • University Village zoning decision looms

    DeKALB – A renovation proposal for University Village leaves DeKalb officials with a choice: Do they want the densely populated complex to get upgrade ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • DeKalb Planning and Zoning Commission votes against cell tower plan

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended the City Council deny a Wheaton company’s proposal to build a 140-foot cellular com ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:28 pm
  • Latest DeKalb County Jail proposal calls for expanding facility without new taxes

    SYCAMORE – The latest iteration of an expansion plan for the DeKalb County Jail could begin in 2016 without any tax increases, County Administrator Ga ...
    April 16, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Late-night DeKalb City Council vote approves cutting comp time

    DeKALB – A group of salaried city employees will lose a costly pay perk after a late-night vote by the DeKalb City Council that prompted one alderman ...
    April 16, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Two marijuana dispensaries proposed for Sycamore

    SYCAMORE – Two separate proposals to operate medical marijuana dispensaries will be up for review next week by the Sycamore Planning Commission.
    April 9, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Malta ambulance still needs funding despite approved tax hike

    MALTA – Since voters approved to increase property taxes to afford staffing their ambulance service, Malta Fire Protection District President Dave Gom ...
    April 8, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Video: Kate Noreiko, DeKalb Ward 5 unofficial winner, is grateful for supporters

    We caught up with Kate Noreiko, the unofficial winner of DeKalb Ward 5, to get her thoughts on winning Tuesday's election.
    April 7, 2015 - 9:37 pm
  • DeKalb seeks new public works director

    DeKALB – DeKalb will be looking for a new public works boss after T.J. Moore accepted a job in Hanover Park.
    April 6, 2015 - 11:30 pm
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