2 incumbents seek Dem nomination in newly drawn 6th District

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By Steve Metsch It doesn’t happen often, but voters in the newly drawn 6th Congressional District have an unusual choice in the Democratic primary. Because of redistricting, two sitting members of Congress are going toe-to-toe for the nomination in the June 28 primary. The district covers the Midway Airport area, Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood and the……

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Huge project in McCook means ‘jobs, jobs, jobs,says mayor

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By Steve Metsch Noting that the Stevenson Expressway and Interstate 294 are both a short drive from now vacant land once occupied by the sprawling Electro-Motive plant in McCook, developer Jon Pozerycki smiled. A partner with Bridge Industrial, Pozerycki stood where two buildings offering just under 1.2 million square feet to potential tenants should be……

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Willow Springs to host Chicago Blues Challenge July 30

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By Steve Metsch The village of Willow Springs will have the blues this summer. The village and the Windy City Blues Society will host the Chicago Blues Challenge, scheduled from noon to 10 p.m. July 30. It’s a good fit with the Windy City Blues Society, Willow Springs Village Administrator Ryan Grace said on May……

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Keyser promoted to police sergeant in Bridgeview

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By Steve Metsch After 24 years working on the Bridgeview Police Department, Kenneth Keyser finally has the job he’s been waiting for. Keyser, 49, was promoted to sergeant at the May 4 meeting of the village board. He’ll be in charge of the midnight shift, starting at 10 p.m. and working until 6 a.m. But……

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Alley paving, police vehicle approved by Lyons

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By Steve Metsch The Lyons Village Board has unanimously approved paying Triggi Construction no more than $206,455 for an alley paving project on the east side of town. Mayor Christopher Getty said it’s for an alley the village had hoped to pave last year. “One of the alleys we were working to pave in 2021,……

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Lyons’ new finance director eager to get to work

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By Steve Metsch Ryan Horne loves working with numbers and helping people. So, it’s no surprise he considers his new job the perfect fit. Horne, 52, of Glenview, started work as Lyons’ new finance director on April 18. The next day found him attending meetings of the village board and its finance committee. Horne formerly……

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