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Election 2018: Various local candidates to run uncontested Nov. 6

October 10, 2018 by Lauren Coughlin, Assistant Managing Editor News, Local Government

This November, it’s off to the races for many candidates in Illinois elections. 

For some, though, the race ahead looks to be an easy one. Several candidates are seeking office with no ballot competition in the Tuesday...

Petitions to run for library trustee in April election now available

by Submitted by Homer Township Public Library News, Local Government

Petitions for the Consolidated Election this upcoming April 2 for the Homer Township Public Library Board of Trustees were made available for circulation on Sept. 18 at the library, which is located at 14320 W. 151st St. in Homer Glen...

Elected officials, Citizens Utility Board urge governor to not sign water bill

by Tia Carol Jones, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village, Community

At a June 25 press conference at Homer Glen Village Hall, Mayor George Yukich was joined by elected officials and the Citizens Utility Board in asking Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to veto House Bill 4508.

Officials and...

Homer Glen announces resignation of Village manager

by Thomas Czaja, Editor News, Local Government, Village

The Village of Homer Glen announced Friday, June 29, that Village Manager Michael Mertens advised Mayor George Yukich and the Village Board that he would be resigning from his position due to "personal reasons."

His...