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New Lenox opts out of recreational marijuana sales inside the village

by Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

After over a month of ongoing discussions and public hearings the New Lenox Village Board voted Monday, Nov. 11 to opt out of the sale of recreational cannabis within the village when the drug becomes legal in January.

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First Democrat announces run for 37th District

by TJ Kremer III, Contributing Editor News, Local Government

Michelle Fadeley, a Joliet resident, announced her intention to run for the 37th District seat in the Illinois General Assembly during a campaign kick-off at Stray Bar, 17 Old Frankfort Way in Frankfort, Saturday, Sept. 21.

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Lincoln-Way D210 Board of Education: Budget gets approval while debt structure considered

by Sean Hastings, Editor News, Local Government, School

The Lincoln-Way D210 Board of Education approved the fiscal year 2020 budget at its Thursday, Sept. 19, meeting.

The budget was approved with an anticipated total budget revenue of $116.35 million, a 6.69 percent increase over last...