GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County reminds the public that all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), recreational golf carts and other motorized vehicles are not permitted in the forest preserves.
Cars spin around the track during the Spectator Trophy Dash at Sycamore Speedway on Friday evening. Cars in different categories compete in these dashes.
KANE COUNTY—Crack routing and sealing work for Kane County’s 2011 program is scheduled to begin July 18, and end Monday, July 25, on the following road portions:
AURORA—Montgomery-based Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity is among eight Chicago-area Habitats affiliates that have joined to create Chicagoland Habitat for Humanity.
KANE COUNTY—Local families looking to get a little more in touch with nature should take a hike … to the various forest preserves in Kane County.
SPRINGFIELD—The hottest days of summer are ahead—can you keep your home comfortable without breaking the bank? The Energy Education Council offers some simple tips to boost comfort and save on electric bills during the sultriest of days: • Make sure your air conditioner filter is clean; change or clean it monthly during the cooling season.…
BLOOMINGDALE, IL—With nearly 100,000 places to buy stamps, ship a package or renew a passport, the U.S. Postal Service is expanding customer access to its products and services.
Sugar Grove—Trail resurfacing work on the Virgil Gilman Trail in Sugar Grove and Great Western Trail in St. Charles and Campton Hills may cause intermittent closures through July.
REGIONAL—For the most part, the Kaneland area was spared from Monday’s intense storms that quickly moved through the area packing winds upwards of 70 miles an hour.
raising awareness about the dangers of substance abuse
BATAVIA—Chris’ Walk began four years ago after Vicki Altepeter Foley lost her son Chris to a heroin overdose.
KANE COUNTY—The recent wet spring is sure to breed a good crop of mosquitoes, but while they may be annoying, they are not the kind that spread West Nile virus.
GENEVA—The Forest Preserve District of Kane County expanded Meissner-Corron Forest Preserve last week, adding approximately 350 acres to the preserve.
Recent storms remind that simple steps taken now can have a lasting positive impact
ANTIOCH, Ill.—Devastating tornados and storms ravaged much of the Midwest in recent days.
Kane County—The 4-H small pets and cat shows will be held on Tuesday, July 12, at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles. Small Pets judging will begin at 5 p.m. and Cats judging will begin at 6 p.m.
KANE COUNTY—The Kane County Clerk’s Office will be closed for regular business on Monday, July 4, for the 4th of July holiday. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 5, at 8:30 a.m.
Blackberry Township—Blackberry Township Assessor Uwe Rotter will hold a taxpayer workshop on the fourth Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. (except in November and December, when it will be held the third Thursday).
Kane County—Now is a good time to start planning the traditional holiday barbecues, picnics and Fourth of July weekend activities. Unfortunately, some people don’t plan on something that goes hand-in-hand in the warm summer months: bacteria.
With the thermometer expected to rise into the 90s and the humidity climbing to uncomfortably high levels Friday, the Kane County Health Department again is urging residents to take precautions as these conditions can lead to heat illness.
ALABAMA—Samantha Vazquez of Illinois worked with Habitat for Humanity in Mobile, Ala., on June 16, helping to educate children in the Mobile area about the importance of suitable housing.
ST.CHARLES—Perhaps the best way to discover all the treasures and amenities the St. Charles Park District has to offer is through its interactive “Staycation Adventure” treasure hunt.