State budget woes force new funding formula on area school districts

State budget woes force new funding formula on area school districts

By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter The long standing grapple with what is seen as unequitable school funding throughout Illinois continues as lawmakers fight to keep proposed legislation moving despite opposition. When lawmakers passed the fiscal 2018 budget, state aid became dependent on …

Watershed Coalition brings plan to improve Lower DuPage Watershed to Plainfield

Watershed Coalition brings plan to improve Lower DuPage Watershed to Plainfield

  By Marney Simon | Enterprise Staff With fall and winter just around the corner, the village of Plainfield is already working on plans to keep roads and waterways clean as leaves, snow, and salt return to the picture. On Aug. 14, representatives from the Lower DuPage Watershed …

Walgreens gets approval for 63rd Street location in Downers Grove

Walgreens gets approval for 63rd Street location in Downers Grove

By Megann Horstead | For The Bugle Downers Grove is closer to getting a new pharmacy. Village officials reviewed a series of measures last week to advance construction for the property located at 2001 63rd St. The matter was last discussed at an April 1 public meeting, at which point …

Bolingbrook, Romeoville kids back in school

Bolingbrook, Romeoville kids back in school

Back to school By Laura Katauskas Staff Reporter An unofficial end to summer came Wednesday as Valley View School District 365u students packed lunches and back packs and headed out to start the new school year. Approximately 18,000 students in 22 educational facilities in the Valley …

Craft beers, music flowed at Blues & Brews on 66 in Joliet

Craft beers, music flowed at Blues & Brews on 66 in Joliet

  By Megann Horstead | For The Bugle Hundreds toasted to the end of summer last weekend at the Joliet City Center Partnership’s second annual Blues & Brews on 66. The festival was made possible thanks to a partnership with the Joliet Park Foundation. “Beer and blues go …

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