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  • 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
  • Sale of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park affecting school’s enrollment

    SYCAMORE – Students leaving Sycamore schools because of the sale of Evergreen Village Mobile Home Park has been difficult for some teachers at North G ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:28 am
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