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  • Government meetings for the week of July 13

    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 ...
    July 26, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • DeKalb and Sycamore navigate boundary agreements

    DeKALB – Officials with the city of DeKalb are in talks with their counterparts in Sycamore about an intergovernmental boundary line agreement that al ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Consumer groups questions lax Illinois laws on ATV safety

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has some of the least-restrictive laws regulating all-terrain vehicles, and enthusiasts and consumer advocates are divided abou ...
    July 26, 2015 - 12:01 am
  • Sycamore, DeKalb intergovernmental agreement could extend another 20 years

    SYCAMORE – Officials have expressed interest in extending the city’s Intergovernmental Boundary Line Agreement with the city of DeKalb.
    July 20, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Candidates sought for Dist. 3 County Board seat

    The DeKalb County Republican Central Committee is seeking candidates to fill the District 3 seat left vacant by Riley Oncken for the remainder of his ...
    July 17, 2015 - 12:02 am
  • DeKalb police, fire and public works department employees promoted

    DeKALB – Six people were promoted this week within the city’s police, fire and public works departments. 
    July 15, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • DeKalb mayor to vote less in future

    DeKALB – Mayor John Rey will no longer vote on DeKalb City Council matters unless legally required, he said at a council meeting Monday.
    July 14, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • DeKalb City Council approves 3M project

    DeKALB – The decision to approve an intergovernmental tax-abatement program with 3M was a “no brainer” to 6th Ward Alderman Dave Baker. 
    July 13, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • DeKalb to appoint new city clerk Monday

    DeKALB – The City Council will consider Mayor John Rey’s proposed appointment of Jennifer Jeep Johnson to the position of city clerk Monday.
    July 10, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • DeKalb council to vote on tax breaks for 3M consolidation

    DeKALB – The DeKalb City Council is expected to vote Monday on property tax breaks worth up to $4 million for St. Paul, Minnesota-based 3M’s planned c ...
    July 10, 2015 - 11:47 pm
  • Josh picked for Illinois Supreme Court advisory board

    DeKALB – DeKalb County Circuit Clerk Maureen Josh recently was chosen to the join the Illinois Supreme Court’s e-business policy advisory board.
    July 10, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • DeKalb seeks opinions on plans for future

    DeKALB – The city will host seven community meetings this month to help shape a strategic plan to be presented to the City Council in October.
    July 10, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Sycamore gets surplus meter pieces from Joliet

    SYCAMORE – The city’s penny parking meters have found some extra time.The Joliet City Council on Tue ...
    July 8, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Demolition of fire-damaged Wendy's in Sycamore could start next week

    SYCAMORE – The fire-damaged former Wendy’s restaurant at 439 E. State St. could be demolished next week – as long as weather holds to allow the utilit ...
    July 7, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Ellwood neighborhood plans no longer bubbling

    DeKALB – Future discussion about what change may come – if any comes at all – to the Ellwood Historic Neighborhood will depend on the residents’ assoc ...
    July 6, 2015 - 8:56 pm
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