Des Plaines Avoids Garbage Disposal Rate Hike With New Deal

LAUREN BARRY JANUARY 12, 2021 With a new garbage disposal contract set to take effect in Des Plaines on March 1, residents can expect to pay $.01 less per month for waste removal services. Though this amount may seem minuscule, the new, seven-year, $3.4 million contract with Lakeshore Recycling prevents garbage removal rates from jumping byContinue reading “Des Plaines Avoids Garbage Disposal Rate Hike With New Deal”

DP Native Aims To Promote Community Service In Communities Near O’Hare

LAUREN BARRY DECEMBER 01, 2020 “We can’t change the world until we can change Des Plaines and our own district,” Des Plaines native Kevin Murphy told the Journal & Topics. On Nov. 23, Murphy was preparing to launch the Facebook page for The Jet City Coalition, a community group he founded in October focused on communityContinue reading “DP Native Aims To Promote Community Service In Communities Near O’Hare”

Des Plaines Taking Next Step Toward S-Curve Bike-Pedway

Originally Published by Journal & Topics by Todd Wessell October 26, 2020 Des Plaines aldermen last week voted to take the next step that will lead to the construction of a pedestrian-bicycle path underneath the Northwest Highway S-curve west of the downtown area. Council members agreed to submit an application for federal funding for PhaseContinue reading “Des Plaines Taking Next Step Toward S-Curve Bike-Pedway”