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Lockport City Council: Officials hear plans for new B&B Foods location

by Jesse Wright, Freelance Reporter News, City, Local Government

During the April 17 Lockport City Council meeting, officials were presented with a requested zoning variance and plan to move B&B Foods from its State Street location to a business park at Wall Street and Prime Boulevard. 


Election 2019: Numbers show low turnout for election in Will County

by T.J. Kremer III, Contributing Editor News, Local Government

Voters stayed home in large numbers for the April 2 elections. Of the 439,720 voters registered in Will County, only 57,092 showed up to the polls, according to data from the Will County Clerk’s Office. That’s just 12.98 percent of...

Lockport City Council: Fire sprinkler code change to be revisited after mayor's veto

by Jessie Molloy, Freelance Reporter News, City, Local Government

The Lockport City Council is to revisit an issue decided last month regarding fire sprinklers in commercial buildings following a line item veto of the measure by Mayor Steve Streit at the April 3 meeting. 

During the...