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Towers' attempt to reinstate police chief, village manager intercepted

SAUK VILLAGE | Village President Lewis Towers tried Monday to reinstate Robert Fox as police chief and Henrietta Turner as Sauk Village manager only to be opposed by village trustees.

November 05, 2012 11:45 am

Sauk Village officials mull deficit budget at Tueday hearing

SAUK VILLAGE | The village board and Village President Lewis Towers went head-to-head over a new six-month budget that will result in a deficit of more than $2.4 million.

October 23, 2012 10:15 pm

Towers ally thows hat into ring in Sauk Village president race

SAUK VILLAGE | The lone village trustee who usually votes along with Village President Lewis Towers said Friday that he will challenge Towers and Derrick Burgess for the top post in municipal government in the 2013 municipal election.

October 12, 2012 8:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Trustee must be present for citizens to win

Sauk Village Trustee Robert Chavez stirred debate about when an extended absence goes from being a vacation to being AWOL.

September 26, 2012 12:00 am

Sauk Village trustee's absences may prompt inquiry

SAUK VILLAGE | When Village Trustee Robert Chavez participated in a Village Board meeting long-distance from Texas via cellphone, no one — not even Village President Lewis Towers — objected.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am

Village administrator files discrimination complaint against white Sauk Village officials

CHICAGO | The Illinois Department of Human Rights will investigate a claim of racial discrimination made by Village Administrator Henrietta Turner against two trustees and the village clerk -- all three of whom are white.

September 17, 2012 5:15 pm
Sauk Village well water still safe – for now

Sauk Village well water still safe – for now

SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village resident Mark Brown held up a glass jar full of thick, brownish liquid that looked like twice-cooked coffee.

July 19, 2012 9:15 pm Related

Sauk Village board overrides Towers’ appointments

SAUK VILLAGE | Litigation and more litigation was on the agenda at Tuesday night’s special Village Board meeting.

July 03, 2012 11:30 pm

Sauk Village trustees seek restraining order against terminated village manager

SAUK VILLAGE | Sauk Village board members are seeking a restraining order to prevent terminated Village Manager Henrietta Turner from coming to work.

March 21, 2012 11:15 pm

Public hearing on Lake Michigan water turns into political brawl

SAUK VILLAGE | Village President Lewis Towers envisioned Saturday's hearing as a chance to inform residents ahead of a March 20 referendum on switching to Lake Michigan water.

February 25, 2012 11:00 pm

Sauk Village board votes to lay off 2 workers to pay police chief

SAUK VILLAGE | The Village Board voted Monday to lay off two members of the Police Department and offer a $75,000 salary to Chief Robert Fox.

February 06, 2012 11:00 pm

Law firm resigns as Sauk Village representative

SAUK VILLAGE | The village has lost its legal representation for the second time in two years.

June 29, 2011 12:00 am

Concern continues over closed community center

SAUK VILLAGE | Concerned residents are questioning why the village's community center remains closed.

April 13, 2011 12:25 pm

Debate over water boils over

SAUK VILLAGE | A motion related to the issue of bringing Lake Michigan water to the village resulted in a heated argument Tuesday among local officials.

March 24, 2011 12:00 am

Community Center volunteers lack background checks

SAUK VILLAGE | A trustee and the police chief have raised concerns about volunteers at the Sauk Village Community Center supervising children without having passed background checks.

January 27, 2011 12:00 am

Sauk Village ratifies balanced budget for new fiscal year

SAUK VILLAGE | The village board on Tuesday ratified a balanced budget for the 2010-11 fiscal year that began Nov. 1.

November 10, 2010 5:15 pm
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