| Apr 17, 2014
Naperville may double the salaries of city councilmen, but rescind their health benefits.
The City Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to the proposal that would bump salaries up to $24,000 for those elected next spring.
"Its intent was to...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 9:44 AM
Disposing of unused medication now will be less of a pill in Naperville.
The city unveiled new drop boxes Tuesday that allow residents to get rid of drugs in 11 locations, most of which are available around the clock.
"Unused or expired medication...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:08 PM
A sculpture dedicated Saturday serves as a memorial to those killed and a way to honor the community members who stepped up to help 68 years ago when trains crashed at the Naperville station.
'Tragedy to Triumph' is the title of a sculpture unveiled...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Naperville leaders welcomed a Chinese official to the city this week with the aim of strengthening cultural and economic ties.
Mayor George Pradel on Tuesday named Chinese Consul General Zhao Weiping an honorary citizen.
"The city of Naperville...
| May 9, 2014
| 12:54 PM
Topgolf is taking a swing at building a three-story driving range and restaurant on Naperville's far northwest side.
The company scored approval for a late-night liquor permit from the city's Liquor Commission on Thursday, a key step for the high-tech...
| May 12, 2014
| 4:15 PM
After four decades, the small white building on Naper Settlement's museum grounds has a new identity.
What was long known as the Murray House has been transformed into the Hobson Law Office after researchers discovered new information about the...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Electric bills in Naperville are going up about $5 a month for the average homeowner starting May 1 and another $6 next spring.
The City Council narrowly approved a 6 percent rate hike followed by a 7 percent increase to help fill a $14 million...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Naperville's next mayor shouldn't expect a salary much different than the current mayor.
The City Council on Monday gave informal approval to rolling the current cell phone and Internet stipend into the mayor's salary starting next year, but otherwise...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Naperville officials have decided not to make sweeping changes to future city councilmen's salaries and health benefits following months of debate and accusations of political grandstanding.
After rejecting two proposed changes Tuesday, councilmen wound...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...