| Feb 24, 2014
| 11:34 AM
Proposed new running events in Naperville will have to wait until next year, after the City Council this week decided it would not make an exception for groups that applied after the deadline.
By a vote of 4-4, councilmen Tuesday evening fell short of...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Good financial management, effective employees, partnerships and other factors make Naperville "strong and getting stronger,"" Mayor George Pradel said during his annual state of the city address Monday..
For the 19th consecutive year, Pradel...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Naperville will extend the boundary of the Riverwalk south to Martin Avenue, but shovels won't be hitting the ground any time soon.
The City Council gave its approval to the extension for planning purposes, but also agreed with Councilman Grant Wehrli's...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:34 PM
The Naperville City Council wants authority over hiring decisions if the leading candidate for a post is a retired city public safety officer collecting a pension.
City officials said that because their hands are tied in making pension reforms locally,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:45 PM
With the Naperville Municipal Band playing patriotic marches, about 75 residents gathered in lawn chairs on a sunny Sunday afternoon at Burlington Square Park for the unveiling of a new sculpture piece honoring U.S. Servicemen.
"Spirit of the American...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Naperville police officers will soon be getting video cameras in their squad cars.
The Naperville City Council has approved the $295,970 purchase proponents say will protect both officers and citizens and will help prosecute DUI cases.
"We're one of...
| Oct 24, 2013
At a time when motorists are driving alternative-fueled cars, structures are being built to "green" specifications and residents are increasingly aware of sustainability, a local nonprofit group has been urging the community to keep it up.
| Nov 13, 2013
Like the triumphant smile of a runner breaking the tape at the finish line, officials are beaming over the success of the first-ever Naperville Marathon.
Following two years of negotiation and planning, the event stepped off from the campus of North...
| Sep 11, 2013
It's often said that the home of a carpenter or plumber is the place where you find a leaky roof or faucet.
Thanks to the efforts of two local service organizations, an elderly military veteran and former home builder now has a new roof on his house...
| Sep 12, 2013
Naperville Fire Department Chief Mark Puknaitis reminded nearly 400 people the reason why they gathered Wednesday evening for the city's annual 9/11 memorial event.
"It's a reminder for us to pull together and to help each other deal with the memories,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Naperville is expanding its efforts to make Chinese and Indian residents feel at home in the western suburb.
Mayor George Pradel has appointed Bill Liu to be the city's new chair of Chinese community outreach and Krishna Bansal to be the chair of Indian...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Unable to deliver a knockout to mixed martial arts events, the Naperville City Council put a stranglehold on the sport instead.
Councilmen gave preliminary approval Tuesday to prohibiting the sale of alcohol at such events and requiring a license that...