politics

Antioch Bond Issue Foes Prove They Are Brawlers

Squabbling over the $32 million bond referendum on next week`s ballot to provide funds for a new high school in Antioch has escalated into name-calling and finger-pointing. The group BEST, Better Education, Stable Taxes, which is opposed to the new school, is accusing school officials of concealing information and passing out “useless figures.“ Read full …

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Edison Getting Static Over Lake Villa Plan

In one corner stands mighty Commonwealth Edison with its army of 17,558 employees, and in the other stands tiny Lake Villa with its 2,800 residents. In between stand a proposed series of 75-foot-tall towers and a 138,000-volt power line that the utility is intent on putting through town. Read full article at the Chicago Tribune