With Darien Mayor Kathleen Weaver casting her the tie-breaker, the Darien City Council voted 4-3 to spend more than $160,000 for a 30-foot-tall clock tower.
Police officers responded to 18 reports of fireworks but issued no tickets for illegal possession of fireworks as they didn't see anyone shooting them off.
Jessie Aragon was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, driving with a revoked license and driving without insurance in Burr Ridge.
A home on the 6900 block of Fieldstone Drive was burglarized between 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m July 4, when the residents went shopping.
July 9 3:10 p.m. |
Barbara Rosinsky of La Grange has been appointed to the Lyons Township High School Board to replace Mark Pera, who moved from the district.
July 9 10:30 a.m. |
Construction is expected to begin by year’s end or early 2015 on a 7,000-square-foot addition to the emergency department of Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.
July 9 7 a.m. |
Having people in from out of town for the Fourth of July didn’t prevent more than 500 people from watching opening day of the 2014 Oak Brook polo season.
July 8 9:45 a.m. |
The La Grange woman died of multiple injuries from a train striking a pedestrian, and her death was ruled a suicide, an autopsy determined July 5.
July 7 11:45 a.m. |
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Tearing up 75th Street couldn’t stop patriots from marching or lining the route for the Darien Fourth of July parade.
The sun shone brightly on Hinsdale and the groups that paraded down neighborhood streets and through the downtown celebrating Independence Day.
July 6 8:30 a.m. |