Herrin voters to decide 1 contested alderman race in Ward 3
HERRIN — Voters in the city of Herrin will see one contested City Council seat on their ballots April 2. In Ward 3, incumbent Steve Miller faces challenger Paul Kent
Answers to 3 questions about the Cudahy referendum on staggering aldermanic terms
On the Nov. 6 election ballot, Cudahy residents will be asked if they want to stagger aldermanic terms for council members.
Alderman Arena seeks input on how to spend ward's discretionary funds
Alderman John Arena (45th) will hold a series of neighborhood assemblies this month in which feedback will be sought on how the ward’s 2016 discretionary funds for infrastructure improvements should be spent Arena is one of eight aldermen who will hold a community vote next May to decide how most their ward’s annual allocation of $1.32 million in discretionary funds, which are commonly referred to as…
Woods answers Elon alderman questions
Michael Woods, a candidate for the Elon Board of Aldermen, answered three questions the Times-News posed to his fellow candidates earlier this month.
Realtor PACs top contributors in alderman races
Realtor-related political action committees at the local, state and national level have spent nearly $23,000 on campaigns for Kingsport alderman seats.
Why won’t Mayor Rahm grant Alderman Sue Garza unpaid leave from CPS?
Cops, firefighters, and other city employees get to take unpaid leave if they’re elected.
How Often Does Your Alderman Vote With Emanuel?
According to a new study, support for Emanuel is slipping in City Council, but not by much.
St. Louis alderman wants tighter curfew rules for children under 17
A new proposal by Alderman Brandon Bosley would require children to be off the streets by 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights and 9:30 the rest of the week. Now
Holts Summit Board of Alderman discuss subdivision's stormwater concerns
During Tuesday's Holts Summit Board of Alderman meeting, the aldermen and members of the community discussed stormwater issues concerning The Cedars, a subdivision that is being developed.
Wauwatosa alderman backpedals, saying his examples of minority progress were 'inappropriate'
A Wauwatosa alderman has responded to backlash over examples he used of the ways minorities are celebrated.
East Moline alderman responds: 'I'm not exactly sure what happened'
East Moline Alderman Jose Roberto "JR" Rico said Thursday he was talking to his doctor to determine whether prescription drugs played a role in his behavior Wednesday.
The 20th Ward aldermanic race is rife with bad faith and good ideas
A Pritzker-backed machine operator, a rogue three-time candidate, a U of C darling, and lots of idealistic novices compete in a ward known for corruption.
Ansonia Alderman: Why Weren’t We All Asked To Sign Letter?
Dear Mr. Jaumann: Thank you for trying to push forward our overdue state budget. Such a critically important and time-sensitive issue requires leadership and unfortunately this attempt misses the...
Party held by Venice alderman grew ‘huge’ before sudden gunfire killed Jaylon McKenzie
The Venice, Illinois alderwoman who threw the party where football phenom Jaylon McKenzie was killed said there was a fight that happened before the fatal shooting. State police are investigating the gun crime.
Michael Gaffney gets top ballot slot in Worcester mayor's race
Incumbents like Joseph Petty and Konstantina Lukes dominated Worcester's preliminary election, but come Nov. 3, voters will have to look down to find them. Instead, top slots on the general election will be filled by challengers, like Juan Gomez and Cotey Collins.
How 'GET LOST' got lost
It's one of Montana's favorite homegrown slogans. So why is the state contract that created it now in the hands of a Milwaukee advertising agency?
Freeport mayor: Jodi Miller first female to capture city's top office
FREEPORT — Fourth Ward Alderman Jodi Miller will be Freeport's first female mayor, as well its first part-time mayor to work with a full-time
Lost and found: Tips for finding your lost dog
It’s every dog owner’s worst nightmare: you’re in the yard playing with your pal, and he suddenly darts through an open gate. Or the two of you are out walking and you decide to let your pup off-le…
How to not get lost on campus
“Learn your route to class and walk that same route every time and you do not venture," Ragan said. You just walk to it and walk right back out.”
A Guide to Getting Lost
A curious North Carolina nature map — snapped up at a yard sale — reveals new wonders, old landmarks, and what we’re missing in a paperless world.