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Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal 

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Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal 

Ald. Quinn Reminds Seniors to call Ward Office for Help with Snow Removal  Ald. Marty Quinn today reminded seniors in the 13th Ward to call his office for help with snow and ice removal. In light of this week’s extreme weather conditions and more snow predicted for tomorrow, Quinn wants people to be sure they have…

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Residents deserve answers from school officials, not a snub

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Residents deserve answers from school officials, not a snub

Residents deserve answers from school officials, not a snub Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan criticized the Lyons School District 103 board and its chairman Marge Hubacek for violating the Open Meetings Act when she denied parents the ability to speak at a meeting on October 22, 2019. Hubacek, seeking to silence criticism of the hiring…

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Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation

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Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation

Illinois Attorney General slams District 103 Open Meetings Act Violation The Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan ruled that Lyons School District 103 violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act when it refused to permit parents to address the board’s decision to hire as a 6th grade teacher a man accused of attempted murder and seven counts…

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District 103 School Candidates launch Facebook Page

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District 103 School Candidates launch Facebook Page

District 103 School Candidates launch Facebook Page The candidates for School District 103 launched a new Facebook Page, Parents for Student Excellence, to promote their candidacies and to also promote issues and events related to the controversy-plagued School District 103. School District 103 serves 2,400 students living in Brookfield, Forest View, Lyons, McCook and Stickney….

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

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Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District

Chances of surviving heart attack the best in Orland Fire District By Chief Michael Schofield Your chances of surviving a heart attack — cardiac arrest — in the region served by the Orland Fire Protection District are better than in most other regions in the country. This achievement has been recognized nationally and was the…

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Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners

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Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners

Pappas refunds taxes to 30,000 Cook County homeowners Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas helped taxpayers cut through the county’s bureaucracy and ordered refunds of more than $8.3 million to 30,000 homeowners who qualified for refunds but failed to apply. Pappas said the refunds were made without the taxpayers having to file refund request forms The…

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