Working together on the Richmond Education Garden, the villages of Westmont and Clarendon Hills were recently graced with a $10,000 grant from ComEd, bringing current total support for the project to more than $60,000.
Horse-driven half-hour hayrides will lead the activities available at Wheaton’s Danada Equestrian Center beginning on Sept. 17 and during its October fall festival, as well as at additional area farm fests slated for this season.
Indiana officials are working hard to get Chicago workers to consider that move to the so-called "affordable shore," an effort that's the topic of a news feature published recently in the Chicago Tribune.
Recent data from the Illinois Department of Employment Security, backed by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, revealed that a dozen of the state's major metropolitan zones saw over-the-year decreases
in July unemployment.
More than a year after talks between Gov. Bruce Rauner and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees were said to have reached an impasse in negotiations over the union's contract with the state which expired on June 30, 2015, all efforts to agree on new terms have been fruitless.