Proposed Airport

Anticipating ‘tremendous amount of growth’

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Dec. 5, 2013 If and when a proposed east-west toll way materializes between Interstates 55 and 65, the north-south Ill. Route 394/Ill. Route 1 corridor “will become the most direct route between Chicago and Indianapolis and all points east,” South Suburban Mayors & Managers Association’s Tom Vander Woude said Wednesday. “We […]

3rd municipality opposes Aqua Illinois expansion bid

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Sept. 6, 2013 A southwestern Will County municipality is joining two Eastern Will County municipalities seeking to prevent Aqua Illinois from expanding water and sewer operations in Will County. The City of Wilmington, which began the procedure with the Illinois Commerce Commission in August, had until Thursday to file its petition […]

Crete officials mull village’s role in proposed airport’s development

Crete by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Mayor Mike Einhorn said Monday that “some people” have likened the airport development process “to riding on a merry-go-round: You never get anywhere and there’s a lot of ups and downs along the way.” Einhorn, speaking during Monday’s village board meeting, said he and other local leaders met Friday with […]