CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council narrowly voted to borrow $20 million to launch a consolidated E-911 service despite concerns about the cost.
CROWN POINT | The odds of appearing atop the heap of candidates for the May 6 primary were nearly even for both public officials seeking re-election and their challengers.
CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council approved a resolution Tuesday opposing construction of the Illiana Expressway.
CROWN POINT | Councilman David Hamm said Thursday the county has reached a tentative labor agreement with the Lake County Jail corrections officers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock will add a deputy director to his staff after the Lake County Council approved creating the new $75,000-a-year position Tuesday in a 4-3 vote.
CROWN POINT | Political foodies can feast on upcoming fundraisers that signal the 2014 elections are only nine months away.
CROWN POINT | The quarter of a million dollars in new revenues set to hit Lake County solid waste district coffers in 2014 will come from the thawing of a long-frozen tax levy, the county treasurer said Tuesday.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County solid waste district should temper spending of new income tax revenues with frugality rather than using it for proposed employee pensions, a district board member says.
CROWN POINT | The path and funding mechanism for possible Lake County solid waste district employee pensions have not yet been decided, the district's top employee said Thursday.
The Lake County Solid Waste Management District needs to apply the "reduce, reuse, recycle" mantra to household waste, not bad ideas.
About a quarter of a million dollars in new Lake County income tax revenues would help fund retirement benefits for solid waste district administrators and staff under a new proposal, a top district official said.
A national chemical company announced it has begun producing commercial-grade ethanol using yard and plant waste at its Vero Beach, Fla., plant.
The Lake County Solid Waste Management District Board is looking for options for disposing the county's trash. The board should make sure it doesn't dispose money in the process.
By now, most of us are aware Lake County leaders voted to siphon a 1.5 percent tax off residents' paychecks. County and municipal government officials largely are celebrating the $18 million windfall this new tax -- and the thawing of a local property tax freeze by the state -- will provide …
CROWN POINT | Voters will go to the polls next spring with less money in their wallets and perhaps revenge in their hearts.
CROWN POINT | Lake County could be on the receiving end of an $18 million tax windfall next year.
HIGHLAND | The three Lake County Council members who voted against a proposed county income tax met with residents Saturday to discuss the tax and answer questions about its impact.
CROWN POINT | The local income tax the Lake County Council passed has raised questions, and fueled anger and confusion.
CROWN POINT | State and local elected officials dodged and weaved last week to avoid public broadsides aimed at a proposed Lake County income tax.
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