Archive | January, 2015

Fishing show continues through Sunday in Schaumburg

The Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo runs through Sunday in Schaumburg. The show features more than 100 travel-related exhibitors including guides, lodges, resorts and regional promotion agencies, plus most major fishing tackle manufacturers, local fishing retailers, and nearly 100 fishing boats.

5 things to do this weekend in the suburbs

Super Bowl parties don’t have to be the only activity you pencil in this weekend. There are a number of options for suburban fun — from a comedy on stage in Oak Brook to a weekend of Groundhog Day fun in Woodstock.

Editorial: Leta s keep contracts out in the open

Rosemont has gotten a lot of publicity lately, but it isn’t the only town that would prefer not to disclose financial information regarding its entertainment and convention business. The subject of both a lawsuit and an Illinois Attorney General’s ruli…

Suburban attorney and DePaul Hall of Famer mourned

Schaumburg attorney Michael Norris held a unique spot in the annals of men’s basketball at DePaul University. Not only did he lead the team in scoring his senior year, but he captained a team that played in one of the most weather-impacted games in sch…

Nominees sought for Schaumburg Volunteer of the Year

It’s that time of year again — time to acknowledge the unsung heroes without whose efforts Schaumburg just wouldn’t be the strong community that it is. The village is accepting nominations its Volunteer of the Year awards, which will be given in three…

Hoffman Estates Citizen Police Academy returns

The Hoffman Estates Police Department is accepting applications for its 26th annual Citizen Police Academy. A new class will be starting Tuesday, March 10 with an orientation , and then meet for 15 weeks every Tuesday evening, ending June 16 with a gra…

Schaumburg sets medical marijuana impact fee

Schaumburg officials Tuesday set an annual impact fee of $37,752 for any medical marijuana dispensary that may locate within the village. The impact fee reflects the presumed cost of one police call and one paramedic call per week to the dispensary, of…

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