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Crete-Monee leads area in homeless students

by Dennis SullivanĀ  editor@ewcnews.comĀ  May 20, 2014 Crete-Monee 201U has the highest number of homeless students of nine area school districts, according to responses to a Crete resident’s Freedom of Information Act request. With a whopping 130 homeless students, Crete-Monee has more than the combined number of homeless students at seven nearby districts. Only Rich […]

A quick look at Wednesday’s Illiana hearing

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 21, 2014 Approximately 300 persons attended Wednesday’s public hearing on the proposed Illiana Tollway, which would link Interstate 55 near Wilmington with Interstate 65 near Lowell, Ind. It would run in Illinois near the Will-Kankakee county border. The Illinois Department of Transportation event at the International Union of Operating Engineers […]

Asst. Supt: No post-fight board policy

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Feb. 20, 2014 A School District 201U official said Monday the Crete-Monee High School administration had no board policy to guide it when it cancelled after-school tutoring, sports practices and other activities on Feb. 3 and 4 in the wake of a series of inter-student fights that resulted in the arrest […]

Crete may get 2nd paint ball course

by Dennis Sullivan editor@ewcnews.com Sept. 20, 2013 Crete’s Zoning Board of Appeals/Plan Commission has endorsed an expanded special use permit that would allow Crete Family Fun Center to add outdoor paint ball. Thursday evening’s 7-0 vote clears the way for Crete trustees to consider the request, which places the function in a rectangular area between […]