The prospects of reopening Lincoln-Way North High School through the creation of a new K-12 district are still alive with Summit Hill District 161’s latest decision: to seek proposals for a feasibility study.
At the last minute, a consulting group backed out of a study into the feasibility of Summit Hill School District 161 reopening Lincoln-Way North High School through the establishment of a new K-12 district.
Government watchdogs say they have no intention of heeding a DuPage Township trustee’s post-election day plea to “stop digging up the past” in reference to inquiries into some questionable expenditures by the township.
State Rep. Natalie Manley (D-Joliet) has a problem with her repeated claims on the campaign trail that she is a certified public accountant (CPA). She also has a problem with how long she’s claiming to have been a CPA.
Summit Hill School District 161 is almost sure to move ahead with a feasibility study into establishing a new K-12 district, which would include the reopening of Lincoln-Way North High School, despite Lincoln-Way CHSD 210’s vote last week not to cooperate in the study.
Lying and political backbiting are near epidemic proportions on the DuPage Township Board. That’s the take from reports published by the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) on the sorry state of affairs in DuPage.
Alyssia Benford, GOP candidate for a 98th District House seat, is victim of a classic smear campaign by the political machine in Springfield. In addition to robocalls, fictional, near scandalous political mailers from incumbent Rep. Natalie Manley targeting Benford are coming out as well.
The auditors of DuPage Township’s financial transactions who uncovered ambiguous reports of stolen cash and questionable money dealings should have recommended an investigation by law enforcement, a government watchdog group says.
DuPage Township Supervisor William Mayer hired a law firm without the consent of the township's board as required by law, and memberships to civic groups were unlawfully paid for out of township funds in the latest irregularities uncovered by the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Duane Bell, president of a youth football team in Bolingbrook, said that two DuPage Township Trustees mischaracterized his comments that appeared in a Will County Gazette story covering uneven township funding of local sports teams.
Nearly half a million dollars spent by DuPage Township on community groups over the past five years has not only piqued the interest of a government watchdog group, but has led to allegations of racial discrimination for favoritism of one group over another.