Brookfield voters won't confront a future referendum for funding the construction of a new public library. The library's board of trustees on Dec. 8 announced they've scrapped that plan and instead will issue a request for proposals from architectural firms to build an addition to the existing library.
Less than six months after losing electronics retailer H.H Gregg to bankruptcy, the village of North Riverside has welcomed wine and spirits giant Binny's Beverage Depot into the commercial property at 7250 Cermak Road. The store opened its doors on Nov. 10.
Motorists are being asked to avoid East Burlington Street east of Riverside's downtown due to a water main break. The street has been closed to traffic between North Herbert and North Delaplaine roads.