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Naperville municipal elections petitions available

Naperville municipal elections petitions available

Candidates interested in running in the April 2, 2019, Naperville municipal election can pick up petitions starting Tuesday, Aug. 21, in the city clerk’s office of the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St .

Candidates can begin requesting signatures on petitions starting Tuesday, Aug. 28.

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Narcan training proves life-saving in Naperville heroin overdose

Two Naperville police officers had a chance to put their newly acquired death-thwarting skill into practice Jan. 23, when they responded to a report of a teenaged girl in the throes of a drug overdose.

Officers Jason Duffy and Jeremy Womack were credited with saving the life of the 17-year-old, who was found unconscious in the bedroom of an apartment in the 700 block of Benedetti Drive just before 10:30 p.m., police said.

Duffy and Womack delivered a nasal dose of naloxone, marketed under the trade name Narcan, and the girl regained consciousness before Naperville Fire Department paramedics arrived and took her to Edward Hospital for treatment.

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U.S. House grants longer use of Will County landfill

A bill that would allow Will County to continue to use the Prairie View Landfill in Florence Township for an additional 15 years passed the U.S. House on Thursday, with bipartisan support from U.S. Reps. Bill Foster, D-11th, and Adam Kinzinger, R-16th.

The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2015, which has yet to be voted on in the Senate, included a provision inserted by Kinzinger and Foster that allows Will County to continue using the 455-acre dump on the site of the former Joliet Arsenal through 2041.

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Nick Palmer

Nick Palmer

Chairman - Wheatland Township Democratic Party

Nick Palmer and his wife Laura have lived in Wheatland Township for over ten years. They currently live in the River Bend subdivision in Bolingbrook with their four children. Nick is active in the community as the President of the Bolingbrook Crime Stoppers, a member of the Will County Emergency Telephone System Board, the Chairman of The Democratic Party of Wheatland Township and has been a coach of numerous Wheatland Athletic Association sports teams.

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Sarah Dady for Congress (16th Dist) & Heidi Henry for State Senate event

Meet & Greet with all the Countywide candidates Saturday, October 10th, 2018 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm Diamond Banquet Hall   55 S. Daley Street, Diamond, IL 60416 ...
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Troy Township Democratic Party Monthly Meeting

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2018 7:00 pm Mark's on 59 714 Cottage Street, Shorewood, IL 60404 More information: www.troytownshipdemocrats.com
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Ben Cohen — of Ben and Jerry's fame — to unveil Underwood flavor and scoop free ice cream Monday in Naperville

Underwood is among seven Congressional candidates backed by Cohen and Jerry Greenfield — co-founders of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream — and for whom they are naming ice cream flavors for in a show of ...
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Is 2018 the 'Year of the Woman' in Will County?

Nicki Serbin, the assistant volunteer coordinator with the Will County Democrats, said she feels this election season is an exciting time to be involved with politics. “It’s really exciting to ...
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Community Appreciation and Vote By Mail Extravaganza

Saturday, October 13th, 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Mt. Zion Church 402 Singleton Pl, Joliet, IL 60436  There will be food, music, entertainment, ...
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Moustis' Double-Dipping Textbook Worthy: Gallagher

There's no wonder. The loophole allows Moustis to legally collect his $24,000 salary as board member, in addition to his IMRF pension — as if he were retired. But he's not. See what I mean? Smart ...
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Proposed Frankfort Sales Tax Hike Focus Of Village Forums

Raising the rate to 8 percent would generate around $2.8 million for the village, officials say. That revenue will go toward hiring police officers and contributing to Frankfort's capital fund in ...
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