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CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 will not provide summer school for eighth-graders this year.
LANSING | The Lansing Elementary District 158 School Board has decided to stay within the district to replace Coolidge Elementary School principal Linda Blomquist, who will retire in June.
HOMEWOOD | Chickens may soon have a home in Homewood, following the Village Board's decision on Tuesday to direct staff to draft an ordinance allowing for and regulating the housing of poultry on residential property.
WHITING | Homeowners who are looking to fix up the exterior of their properties might want to explore the city's Residential Facade Renovation Grant Program, which kicked off April 1.
HOMEWOOD | The Homewood Village Board on Tuesday directed staff to draft an ordinance creating a Class 4B liquor license for the Dragon Inn restaurant.
EAST CHICAGO | A select number of 2014 East Chicago Central High School graduates will have an opportunity to participate in a new program that seeks to create better residents with the ability to make positive changes in their community.
GLENWOOD | Customers who do not pay their water bills on time will incur a flat late fee of $35 beginning in May.
WHITING | The 42 benches along the new Whiting Lakefront Promenade will offer not only a resting place with an enjoyable view, but also a walk down memory lane.
EAST CHICAGO | Plans to open a Subway restaurant and America's Coffee and Donuts Ice Cream Parlor in a vacant building at 4901 Alexander Ave. have been scrapped.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Down-on-their-luck Bloom Township residents may not be forced to give up their pets thanks to the efforts of the Best Buddies Pet Pantry.
EAST CHICAGO | The City Council has modified an ordinance regulating facade, sign and awning grant programs it had initiated last year.
GLENWOOD | An intergovernmental agreement appears to have been reached between the village and Brookwood Elementary School District 167 regarding a village-owned road that presented an obstacle to the building of a new middle school.
LANSING | Checks were presented at last week's Lansing Elementary District 158 Board of Education meeting to organizations receiving funds raised through the fifth annual Lansing Roundball Community Basketball Tournament.
CALUMET CITY | Calumet City Elementary District 155 recently received a $500 grant from the Northeastern District of the Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
LANSING | Lansing Elementary District 158 will create an improvement plan for its special education program following a state board of education report conducted following a January visit.
EAST CHICAGO | The Park Board has approved plans to offer piano lessons at a park facility if program specifics are presented to the board.
GLENWOOD | The Village Board on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution that authorizes Glenwood to serve as a host for a casino gambling site.
GLENWOOD | The village is considering the sale of lease agreements for four cellular tower sites to a California-based company.
GLENWOOD | The Village Board is expected to vote Tuesday on a resolution that if approved would throw Glenwood's hat into the ring as a potential host for a casino gambling site.
EAST CHICAGO | An Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project that has resulted in the removal of 400,000 cubic yards of material since its beginning in the fall of 2012 is scheduled to resume in early April.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Park Board has given the New Mission of Jesus Christ Church permission to operate an after-school program at the Bessie Owens Center, 4001 Alexander Ave.
EAST CHICAGO | Frozen water lines were a hot topic at a recent City Council meeting.
CALUMET CITY | Spanish will be added to the curriculum at Wentworth Junior High School next school year.
GARY | About 50 parents and children gathered Saturday morning in the vestibule at Glen Park Academy to pick up a free computer.
LANSING | Fitness is in serious focus for fifth-graders at Coolidge Elementary School.
GLENWOOD | Glenwoodie Golf Course season pass holders will see a price increase this year.
GLENWOOD | Residential customers will pay $75 more per year as a result of the Village Board's approval on Tuesday of an ordinance that increases the depreciation fee for water and sewer users and establishes a stormwater maintenance fee.
LYNWOOD | As it prepares for its 40th anniversary June 24, the Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library has a full slate of 1970s-themed programming planned to commemorate the decade of its founding.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago City Council has unanimously approved a resolution that expresses opposition to any state action that would reduce tax dollars for education.
EAST CHICAGO | The Park Board has approved the transfer of four recreation centers from the Department of Redevelopment to the Parks Department.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A once homeless veteran is turning into a true success story at Prairie State College.
THORNTON | Postal problems have reportedly become a common occurrence in the village.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Women attending Prairie State College will have a new resource with the start of the new semester this week.
GLENWOOD | The Village Board will consider a sewer and water rate increase at its Feb. 4 meeting.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Park Board has elected officers for the year.
CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Charitable efforts by Prairie State College prior to its semester break helped both children and veterans over the holidays.
EAST CHICAGO | Overall crime in the city last year decreased by 6 percent compared to 2012 based on numbers reported to the FBI.
GARY | Students from St. Mary Catholic Community School in Crown Point joined whiz kids from four other states Sunday at a regional qualifying robotics tournament at Indiana University Northwest.
LANSING | Results of an online School Climate Survey taken by parents of students in Lansing Elementary District 158 in November have been compiled and will be displayed on the district website after being reviewed by the School Board, Superintendent Cecilia Heiberger said.
WHITING | All Whiting public school students stand to benefit from an innovative new program that began as a joint effort between Nathan Hale Elementary School and the Strack & Van Til grocery store in Whiting.
CALUMET CITY | District 155 is in the process of replacing all of its computers.
MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council approved a $18,425 contract for the removal of nearly 100 trees.
MUNSTER | Town officials on Monday attempted to put at ease a bride-to-be concerned about damage caused by settling at the Centennial Park Clubhouse.
MUNSTER | Town Council members are concerned about movement in some of the walls and columns of the Centennial Park Clubhouse as a result of settling.
GLENWOOD | The village has a new treasurer, as Keith Reichard was sworn in on Tuesday to replace former Treasurer Toleda Hart, who resigned last month.
MUNSTER | The Redevelopment Commission has formally rejected a request from Munster Steel for additional incentives related to the company's future move to Hammond.
SOUTH HOLLAND | A brand new welding lab, complete with a high tech welding simulator, will be ready for student use when the spring semester begins at South Suburban College on Jan. 13.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Waterway Management District is moving forward with plans to remove contaminated sediment from the Grand Calumet River and Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal.
WHITING | The city is moving forward with plans to lease the Whiting Community Center to the YMCA for $1 per year.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago City Council has approved an ordinance that establishes Public Works as a city department.
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