Naperville votes to ban some gun gross sales
After 4 hours of public feedback that lingered into the early morning hours on Wednesday, the Naperville Metropolis Council voted 8-1 to go an ordinance banning the sale of sure high-powered rifles and corresponding high-capacity magazines inside metropolis limits.
A false begin in Arlington Heights?
The most recent plans for a 17-acre mixed-use redevelopment of the blighted Worldwide Plaza procuring middle in Arlington Heights have hit a stumbling block.
Huge plan for group park
The Buffalo Grove Park District has large plans for Mike Rylko Group Park, together with a brand new amphitheater and an expanded Spray ‘n’ Play space.
NI Meals Financial institution opens new middle
The Northern Illinois Meals Financial institution is coming into a brand new chapter serving Lake and McHenry counties by relocating and increasing its distribution middle now in Inexperienced Oaks.
Grill maker Weber plans layoffs
Palatine-based grill maker Weber Inc. plans to chop its workforce within the wake of a brand new quarterly earnings report displaying its web gross sales dropped 21% from with the identical interval final yr, the corporate introduced this week.
Propane-fueled vans delivering
As a Chicago firm notches greater than 5 million miles on its fleet of propane supply vans, environmentalists observe that whereas propane shouldn’t be a superbly clear gasoline supply, it may be a very good “bridge” permitting firms to have an effect on lowering air pollution whereas nonetheless ready for different various sources to mature.
ComEd will give electrical invoice rebate
The common family ratepayer in northern Illinois will get a $4.80 credit score on their electrical invoice subsequent April in recompense for Commonwealth Edison’s nine-year-long bribery scheme. The Illinois Commerce Fee unanimously permitted ComEd’s $31 million provide to settle the problem.