Based on what the board thought was a healthy fund balance at the end of its five-year projection, District 90 decided not to take its allotted three percent tax levy increase and approved a reduced 2012 levy at a meeting last month.
The red light cameras approved by the village board more than a year ago are up and running as of Jan. 15, said River Forest Police Chief Greg Weiss. But whether or not a motorist zooming through an affected intersection will earn a citation depends on the direction of travel.
The judge presiding over the case of a former River Forest foster father who is now facing sexual assault charges said Monday she would sign an order asking for modifications to what his lawyer said were harassing visits from the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
The petitions are in and the candidates have been announced in River Forest's presidential election next spring. Now, Cathy Adduci and Mike Gibbs are trying to reach prospective voters to let them know how they'll handle certain issues facing the village in the next four years.
An adult day care center that will give older adults opportunities to exercise, do art projects, go on outings and share memories from their pasts opened on Monday at the Oak Park Arms retirement community.