Biden was coming, so he wasn’t; Elgin driver shot dead on toll highway
Biden was coming, and then he wasn’t
A scheduled appearance for President Joe Biden at Elk Grove Technology Park on Wednesday was called off days after planning for street closures and security measures began with Elk Grove Police. The White House was quick to explain that Biden was staying in Washington to work on federal spending plans.
Factors accused in the Naperville scheme
Seven people have been charged with a fraud and money laundering scheme that stole more than $ 50,000 from around 40 people in Naperville. The defendants did so by asking two postal carriers to steal credit and debit cards from the mail they delivered, the DuPage County State Attorney’s Office said.
Smaller tip from Lake Co.?
A Lake County panel is expected to recommend that the number of county board seats be reduced from 21 to 19 to ensure representation reflects racial demographics. If approved, the change would take effect in the 2022 election.
Schaumburg approves incentives for grocery store
Schaumburg administrators on Tuesday voted 5-1 to approve $ 3 million in funding for the village and the recommendation of a Cook County tax incentive to allow Itasca-based Tony’s Fresh Market to renovate the old one. Dominick’s in Town Square and open their own grocery store by July. .
2nd Villa Park Pottery Store
Villa Park administrators voted unanimously on Monday to authorize a second recreational cannabis dispensary. GRD Illinois LLC will operate a Green Releaf location in a long vacant site at 305 W. North Ave.
Video game arena in Streets of Woodfield
Belong Gaming, a UK chain of video and computer game arenas, to open a location at Streets of Woodfield in Schaumburg as part of the company’s expansion into the United States
6 Naperville firefighters pursue a mandate
Six Naperville firefighters are suing the city, Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare and Governor JB Pritzker, claiming they have no legal right to enforce a COVID-19 vaccination and testing warrant based on a governor’s order .
The center of Prospect Place razed, but not the clock
A slice of Mount Prospect history fell on the wrecking ball on Monday, when demolition crews destroyed Prospect Place shopping center. In its place will be a mixed-use development comprising four floors of luxury apartments above the commercial space on the first floor. But a piece of the center will be preserved – its iconic clock.
Elgin driver shot dead on Addams toll highway
An Elgin man was seriously injured last Sunday when he was hit by gunfire from another vehicle on Interstate 90 near Hoffman Estates, Illinois State Police said . The 25-year-old victim was shot several times at 4:11 a.m. while driving west on I-90 near Beverly Road.
The week ahead: Des Plaines is considering a townhouse project
On Monday evening, the Alderman of the Plains will once again consider a proposal to build 125 townhouses on 11 acres at 1050 E. Oakton St., a lot that once housed the Grazie Restaurant. The proposal was first presented to city council over the summer, when aldermen referred developer M / I Homes to the drawing board to consider moving a planned holding pond to another part of the city. property. The council meets at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 1420 Miner St.
The week ahead: a baseball installation on offer at Lake Zurich
Administrators in the Lake Zurich village are due to consider a proposal for a baseball training center in an industrial estate at 363 Enterprise Parkway on Monday. The Lake County Stars Youth Program is seeking village approval to open the facility in a 14,480 square foot portion of a 47,864 square foot building.
The week ahead: “Faith and Blue” at the Naperville Islamic Center
The Naperville Islamic Center is hosting a “Faith and Blue” event from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at 2844 West Ogden Ave. The invitation-only event will feature religious leaders, members of the Naperville, Aurora, Bolingbrook and Plainfield police departments and representatives from the DuPage and Will County Sheriff’s offices as well as the Attorney General’s office from each county. . The objective of the “Faith and Blue” event is to strengthen relations between communities and the police.
The week ahead: Vote for the brewery, the tap house:
The Batavia city council will take a final vote on Monday on a proposal to open a new brewery and valve house in a historic building. If approved, the Sturdy Shelter Brewery is slated to open in spring 2022 at 10 S. Shumway Ave.