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Waterford, Elgin, Illinois - December 2018
Waterford is a subdivision of single family homes built in the mid to late 2000's by Kimball Hill Homes. Waterford features offers homes with floor plans ranging from 2,428 to 3,545 square feet of living space. Waterford features 387 homes on 226 acres, green space with parks and bicycle paths, and
CITY OF ELGIN: Elgin Fire Department Winter Wear Collection
City of Elgin issued the following announcement on Dec. 14. As part of the Elgin Fire Department's community outreach program, the fire department has offered their assistance to the Elgin Community Crisis Center. Their focus is on gearing up for cold weather by way of a Winter Wear Drive. On behalf
Carpentersville Man Guilty Of Sex Assault Of Child He Knew
KANE COUNTY, IL – A Carpentersville man faces a mandatory prison sentence for sexually assaulting a young child he knew. Kane County Circuit Judge Donald M. Tegeler found Michael Martinez guilty of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, a Class X felony, on Monday. In addition to the prison t
Kane County Clerk's tips on getting married during the holidays
Kane County Clerk John A. Cunningham wishes to provide information to couples who are seeking to get married during the holiday season. Couples wishing to get married in Kane County must apply for a marriage license prior to getting married.
Remembering the 33 victims of John Wayne Gacy
Why do we remember the dead? For one thing, so we don’t forget. But also, so we can finally name them. Last summer, my phone lit up with news reports that authorities in Des Plaines had taken some major forensic steps in re-creating facial images of two of the six victims of prolific serial killer J
Bricks Wood Fired Pizza brings pizza and more to Elgin | Hoodline
A new Italian spot has made its debut in the neighborhood. The fresh arrival, called Bricks Wood Fired Pizza, is located at 64 S. Grove Ave. The pizza place uses a wood fired oven. Choose to make your own pizza or opt for the provided menu options. Like the white arugula pizza with prosciutto and Bu
Elgin: 5 Latest Homes To Hit The Market
ELGIN, IL — When you're looking for a new home, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be a tedious job. That's why we've gone ahead and done the initial work for you. Here's a handy list of the five most recent homes to hit the housing market in the Elgin area — including one with 7 beds and 3
New trail coming to forest preserve near Wayne
Work is expected to start this summer on a roughly $1.3 million project that would make it easier for the public to enjoy Dunham Forest Preserve near Wayne. DuPage County Forest Preserve commissioners on Tuesday authorized the execution of an agreement with the Illinois Department of Transportation
Nurse Gets $7.2 Million In Lawsuit Against Kane County
GENEVA, IL - Three nurses at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital in Geneva have received settlements more than a year after a Kane County jail inmate took two one of the nurses hostage. The nurse that was held hostage, raped and had her life threatened during a standoff that lasted several hours o
Carpentersville man, 19, charged with reckless homicide in crash that killed woman, unborn child
A 19-year-old Carpentersville man has been charged with reckless homicide in connection with a car crash that killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child, the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office said.
$7.9 million settlement in Delnor Hospital hostage lawsuit
A Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital nurse, who was traumatized when a hospitalized jail inmate took her hostage and attacked her, has received a $7.2 million settlement in her lawsuit against Kane County.
5 Elgin Area Foreclosures Up For Sale
ELGIN, IL — Are you hoping to buy a new house, but don't want to break the bank? Don't rule out the foreclosures on the market. You could very well find your dream home in the rough!
Here are John Wayne Gacy's victims
John Wayne Gacy murdered 33 young men and boys between 1972 and 1978, burying most of the victims in the crawl space beneath his home. Gacy confessed to the brutal killings after being arrested on Dec. 21, 1978. Most of the bodies were identified, but six remain nameless.
CITY OF ELGIN: Elgin joins 22 Chicago-area communities enrolling in SolSmart program
City of Elgin issued the following announcement on Dec. 13. Elgin has taken a new and important step to improve quality of life for residents, spur business development and job creation, and protect the environment by enrolling in SolSmart, a national designation program to make it faster, easier, a
Palatine-Schaumburg HS District 211 Teachers Strike Looms
PALATINE, IL — While students in Township High School District 211 prepare for finals, teachers in the district prepare for a test of their own. A test of wills between the teachers union and the district as a strike potentially looms, potentially beginning Tuesday, Dec. 17. Should a strike take pla
Elk Grove Village Holiday Lights Recycling Program
The Village of Elk Grove accepts unused and non-working holiday string lights and extension cords as part of the Holiday Lights Recycling Program through the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC). SWANCC and participating communities have partnered with Elgin Recycling Inc. to recycle
Blackhawks react to another concussion for Corey Crawford
Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford exited during the first period of Sunday’s 7-3 loss against the San Jose Sharks at the United Center. “He’s probably the guy that’s worked the hardest and held us in the most over the season,” Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy said. “So that’s never a good sign
Elgin dinner brings community and homeless population together: 'Everybody needs to feel welcome'
Chef Ryan Waesche’s turkey tetrazzini kept people coming back for seconds at the Elgin Community Christmas Dinner at Hemmens Cultural Center. “We’re getting rave reviews for the pasta,” said volunteer Jim Ward as he dished out penne with peas, turkey and a thick cheesy sauce. “A lot of people have b
City of Elgin Image Advisory Commission met December 10
City of Elgin Image Advisory Commission met Dec. 10. http://www.cityofelgin.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/6223.
Analysis: City of Elgin proposes $267M budget for 2019
The new budget proposed by City of Elgin calls for $267,403,400 in expenditures in fiscal year 2019, which is 3.2 percent more than what this year’s budget provides. Officials have until Dec. 31 to approve a budget.