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  • Mental health board seeks candidates for open seat

    The DeKalb County Community Mental Health Board is seeking candidates for an open seat on the board, which plans, funds and monitors mental health, de ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • DeKalb extends tax abatement program

    DeKALB – Big companies will continue to receive a tax break for locating in DeKalb after all the city’s taxing bodies agreed to extend a tax abatement ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • DeKalb researching temporary clerk term length

    DeKALB – With former DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom's formal resignation in hand, DeKalb Mayor John Rey expects to announce he is accepting applicatio ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Attorneys recommended for associate judge spots

    DeKALB – Several local attorneys have been recommended to fill two vacancies as associate judges for the 23rd Judicial Circuit, which serves DeKalb an ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • DeKalb's Espiritu leaving city government

    DeKALB – Assistant City Manager Rudy Espiritu is leaving DeKalb for a similar job in Highland Park that will get him closer to his ideal job as a city ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • DeKalb approves 3-year contract with AFSCME

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council on Monday approved a three-year union contract with annual raises for more than 40 employees.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • 14 DeKalb County townships set property assessment appeal deadlines

    SYCAMORE – The countdown begins today for property owners in 14 local townships to challenge their tax assessments.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • DeKalb City Council awaits clerk’s formal resignation

    Note to readers: This story has been changed from its original version to accurately reflect when the office of DeKalb city clerk will next be up for ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:03 pm
  • Some DeKalb County voters will see ballot questions

    SYCAMORE – Six referendum questions will be on ballots in DeKalb County this November, including electrical aggregation questions and Sycamore Park Di ...
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom shares resignation email

    DeKalb City Clerk Liz Peerboom sent Mayor John Rey the following email Friday to resign from her office, effective immediately:
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 1:04 am
  • Sycamore council’s pay remains the same

    SYCAMORE – City Council members decided not to raise their pay at this week’s council meeting.State ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Sycamore codes now reflects medical marijuana law

    SYCAMORE – City code was amended Monday night to reflect statewide changes with medical marijuana legalization.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Sycamore seeks bids for tree-replacement program

    SYCAMORE – With dead and dying ash trees being cut down around the city, Sycamore is offering a tree-replacement program for interested residents and ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • DeKalb School District 428 approves fiscal 2015 budget

    DeKALB – DeKalb School District 428 board members approved a budget for this academic year with a $3.1 million operating deficit, which is about $341, ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • DeKalb seeks more help with building code inspections

    DeKALB – City officials in DeKalb have decided they need more help from the contractor they’ve hired to provide building inspections after issues they ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:12 pm
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