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It’s official — new park to be built on Naperville’s south side will be Wolf’s Crossing Community Park

“We’re thrilled about that,” Eric Shutes, director of planning for the park district, said Friday.

Earlier this year, Ginny Wolf Chivas addressed the park board about honoring her ancestors with the park’s name. Amos Wolf settled in the area 173 years ago, she said.

Traveling from Lancaster, Pa., in 1846, Wolf walked, rode barges on the Erie Canal, a boat in the Great Lakes and then an ox cart to Will County, Wolf Chivas told the board. Part of the land he and his relatives farmed is where the new park is located, she said.

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Gov. J.B. Pritzker vowed to ‘think big’ as a candidate, but is his agenda too big? Lawmakers will decide this week.

J.B. Pritzker said it was “time to think big” to deal with the state’s challenges when he introduced himself to Illinois voters as a candidate for governor in a TV ad a little more than two years ago.

Now, five months into office, the Democratic governor finds himself just days away from lawmakers deciding the fate of his “think big” agenda. With the spring legislative session scheduled for a May 31 adjournment, the outcome figures to have a significant impact not only on the state but on the governor’s political future.

Pritzker vowed to change the income tax system and legalize sports betting and recreational marijuana. He proposed a series of tax hikes to balance the budget and unveiled a massive public works construction program with its own accompanying tax increases.

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Will Co. Board Member Mark Ferry Fundraiser

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm Heroes West Sports Bar 1530 Commerce Lane, Joliet, IL 60431 $40 per person Includes food, draft beer, and ...
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Illinois Senate approves legalizing sports betting, gambling expansion and funding for nearly $45 billion capital construction plan

“For the first time in many years, we met our most basic responsibility in this state — a real balanced budget,” Pritzker said Sunday during a Capitol news conference. “Just a few years ago, just ...
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