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Lockport man protests appointment of new highway commissioner, threatens lawsuit

by Jesse Wright, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government

Lockport resident Bill Passaglia protested the appointment of James Louch as highway commissioner on Oct. 8 at the Lockport Township board meeting.

Louch replaces John Anthony Cielesnki Jr., who died in August. 


Lockport Township Republican Organization hopes to challenge appointment of new highway commissioner

by Alex Ivanisevic, Editor News, Local Government

Members of the Lockport Township Republican Organization plan to challenge the appointment of Lockport Park District Commissioner Jim Louch as the township’s new highway commissioner during the Oct. 8 Lockport Township meeting which is set to...

Walsh announces he will not seek fifth term as County executive

by Submitted content News, Local Government

Will County Executive Larry Walsh announced Aug. 15 he will not seek a fifth term as leader of one of the fastest-growing counties in Illinois. Walsh, who has spent his entire adult life in public service, has decided to retire and...