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Government - Local

  • Sycamore facility for pets of seniors who can’t keep them advances

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Planning and Zoning Committee on Wednesday recommended an amendment to DeKalb County Animal Welfare League’s special use ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Sycamore officials express concerns about plans for new digital billboard

    SYCAMORE – A new company is looking to bring a bright form of advertising to the city.Jay Sauber and ...
    March 22, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • DeKalb Park District projects on hold

    DeKALB – DeKalb Park District leaders have a few projects on the horizon for their new budget year, but rebuilding or replacing Hopkins Pool is not on ...
    March 20, 2015 - 11:22 pm
  • DeKalb City Council, School District 428 board candidates discuss financial issues at forum

    DeKALB – With less than three weeks until the April 7 election, candidates for the DeKalb School District 428 board and DeKalb City Council made appea ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:57 pm
  • Reclamation of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park continues

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County expects the eastern entrance to Sycamore to look more attractive this summer once demolition and remediation work at the site ...
    March 19, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Sycamore may revisit male sober house vote

    SYCAMORE – The Sycamore City Council could vote today to reconsider its decision to deny a special use permit for a county-run, all-male sober living ...
    March 15, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • DeKalb seeks legal protections while trying attract Internet retailer

    DeKALB – DeKalb city leaders are trying to draft an incentive deal to attract Internet retailers while protecting the city from what some officials sa ...
    March 12, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • DeKalb County Board asks Sycamore for sober house reconsideration

    SYCAMORE – The DeKalb County Board hasn’t given up. The board Wednesday approved penning a letter to ...
    March 12, 2015 - 7:52 am
  • DeKalb nixes plan to study City Hall ideas

    DeKALB – DeKalb city leaders will have to come up with another way to decide what to do with DeKalb City Hall after aldermen refused a proposal for an ...
    March 10, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Bemis Toyota dealership loan gets tepid reception from DeKalb City Council

    DeKALB – A deal for the city of DeKalb to give Bemis Toyota financial incentives for redevelopment remains on the table, but aldermen weren’t willing ...
    March 9, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Government meetings

    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 ...
    March 8, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Kishwaukee College trustees to talk about tuition increase at BOT meeting

    MALTA – On the agenda when the Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees meets Tuesday will be a $6-a-credit-hour tuition increase recommended by the colle ...
    March 8, 2015 - 9:42 pm
  • Sheriff’s car involved in crash in Belvidere

    SYCAMORE – For the second time in less than a month, a DeKalb County sheriff’s vehicle transporting inmates has been involved in a traffic crash, Sher ...
    March 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Genoa Public Library plans soft opening of new building Monday

    GENOA – Some libraries are known for the musty smell of old books, but the new Genoa Public Library has a different fragrance: fresh paint, with a hin ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Sycamore brewpub forges ahead

    SYCAMORE – The city’s first brewery took a major step forward Tuesday after the city granted the owner a Class H liquor license, setting a possible op ...
    March 3, 2015 - 8:44 pm
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