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BREAKING: Sowa resigns as Homer Township clerk

April 15, 2019 by Thomas Czaja, Editor News, Breaking, Local Government

Linsey Sowa has resigned as of April 8 as the Homer Township clerk, according to a letter dated April 10 signed by Supervisor Pam Meyers that was received Monday, April 15, by The...

Election 2019: Numbers show low voter turnout in April 2 election in Will County

by T.J. Kremer III, Contributing Editor News, Local Government, Community

Voters stayed home in large numbers for the April 2 elections. Of the 439,720 voters registered in Will County, only 57,092 showed up to the polls, according to data from the Will County Clerk’s Office. That’s just 12.98 percent of...

Residents at Annual Town Meeting make advisory vote to have Township meetings videotaped

by Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Homer Township convened its Annual Town Meeting of Electors April 9 and voted on a measure for more meeting transparency. 

The State of Illinois mandates that all Townships hold the annual meeting each year on the...

Election 2019: Mayor, Village clerk among the uncontested local races in election

by Thomas Czaja, Editor News, Local Government

There were a number of uncontested races pertaining to Homer Glen in the April 2 Consolidated General Election.

Village races

Mayor George Yukich ran unopposed for re...