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Glenwood water rates to increase by approximately $10 a month

GLENWOOD | The Village Board on Tuesday approved a new, 20-year water contract with Chicago Heights that will raise monthly rates.

September 18, 2013 1:20 pm

Whiting considers leasing community center, expanding Stadium District

WHITING | A standing room-only crowd filled the Whiting Community Center on Tuesday to hear Mayor Joseph Stahura discuss several proposed projects he referred to as controversial.

August 13, 2013 11:15 pm

Wanatah shouldn't spend money on new meters

Wanatah is again going to raise our water rates. The last rate increase was because we didn’t have enough water storage to flush out our water lines.

June 10, 2013 12:00 am

Griffith boosts water, sewer rates to keep up with costs

GRIFFITH | After a pair of public hearings, the Griffith Town Council has approved water and sewer rate hikes to keep up with increasing operating costs.

February 07, 2013 8:15 pm

Thornton OKs water rate hike

THORNTON | The Village Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a water rate increase that homeowners will notice when they receive their March water bills.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am

Chicago Heights eliminates service fee on water bills

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | In an effort to limit the impact residents will feel as a result of increased water rates, the City Council unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday that eliminates the community service fee that had been added to residents' bi-monthly water bills in April 2000 to supple…

December 21, 2012 11:30 am

How could water cost so much in Chicago Heights?

Something doesn't add up with Chicago Heights Mayor David Gonzalez's explanation of his city's water rates. According to Gonzalez, the $3.30 per 1,000 gallon fee charged to water users does not support any other activity except to deliver water.

December 19, 2012 1:00 am

Tax levy declines for Cal City, officials stress no tax hike from their end

CALUMET CITY | Municipal officials offered themselves praise Thursday for approving a tax levy for the coming year that is slightly lower than last year’s levy.

December 13, 2012 10:33 pm

Glenwood to pay more to insure Glenwoodie Golf Course

GLENWOOD | The cost to insure the village-owned Glenwoodie Golf Course has gone up slightly.

November 23, 2012 7:00 pm

Chicago Heights, Hammond to meet in federal court Monday on water rates

HAMMOND | Hammond and Chicago Heights will meet in federal court Monday on the Illinois community's petition for a preliminary injunction to bar the shutoff of its water.

November 03, 2012 6:15 pm

Official: Glenwood will get water from Hammond despite Chicago Heights' lawsuit

GLENWOOD | Village President Kerry Durkin told residents Tuesday that Glenwood will still receive water even if a new contract can't be negotiated between Chicago Heights and Hammond.

October 03, 2012 12:45 pm

Water rate increase approved in S'ville

SCHERERVILLE | Rates for Schererville water customers will be increasing.

August 08, 2012 10:00 pm

Sauk Village to raise water rates for 90 days

SAUK VILLAGE | The Village Board voted Tuesday to increase the monthly Sauk Village water bill by about $75 to pay for the Lake Michigan water hookup approved by voters in the March 20 referendum.

July 14, 2012 9:15 pm

Thornton considers giving industrial users a break on water rates

THORNTON | The Village Board is expected to vote Monday on whether to approve a graduated water supply rate structure for properties north of the Interstate 80/294 tollway.

June 29, 2012 9:00 pm

Cal City to pay 2½ times more for fresh water from Hammond

CALUMET CITY | The city will have to pay nearly 2½ times more money to the Hammond Water Works Department for a fresh water supply from Lake Michigan under an agreement approved Thursday by municipal officials.

June 28, 2012 10:30 pm

Lansing to provide slight raises to nonunion employees

LANSING | For Village President Norm Abbott, things are looking better financially these days.

June 09, 2012 7:00 pm

M'ville residents criticize water company's request to raise rate by 95.5%

MERRILLVILLE | A proposed 95.5 percent rate increase a water company is seeking attracted criticism Monday during a public hearing.

April 30, 2012 10:15 pm

M'ville hearing scheduled for proposed water rate increase

MERRILLVILLE | There will be a public hearing at 6 p.m. Monday regarding the proposed 95.5 percent water rate increase Utilities Inc. is seeking for its Indiana Water Service Inc. customers in Merrillville.

April 28, 2012 12:00 am

Thornton to absorb water rate hike for businesses until May 1

THORNTON | The Village Board has decided to postpone passing on a water rate increase to properties located north of the Interstate 80/294 Tollway.

March 03, 2012 8:45 pm

Lake Station resets water rate hearing for Feb. 2

LAKE STATION | The City Council has canceled its 6 p.m. Jan. 26 special meeting because of a conflict with a chamber event that night.

January 19, 2012 5:45 pm
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