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Princeton seeks $75K for Dollar General

Princeton council members will meet 4 p.m., Monday, Aug. 20 to consider spending $75,000 in city savings to complete a water pipe loop to the new Dollar General Store, which opened earlier this month without water service. more

Eldridge finds 5 feet for setbacks

Eldridge City Council members later this month will consider granting 5 feet of leeway for homeowners forbidden to build addition within 30 feet of their neighbors’ property. more

$12m plan to extend Blackhawk Trail west

A $12 million extension of Blackhawk Trail west to Hillandale would open Eldridge’s south side to more commercial development and divert growing truck traffic away from residential neighborhoods. more

Water & Sanitary District grows

Park View’s three-member Water and Sanitary District Board will add two more to help with a heavy workload and create a quorum of more than two members. more

Park View turns to county for covenant solutions

Park View residents will get help from Scott County to restore rules and regulations no longer enforceable in homeowners’ association covenants. more

Princeton prepares for corporate campus

Princeton council members navigating their way to perhaps the biggest economic development initiative in the Quad-City region’s history were stumped. more

Oeschner resigns Long Grove council

Long Grove council member Mike Oeschner resigned July 11, creating a vacancy the council intends to fill with an interim member at a meeting 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14. more

Supervisors say ‘no’ to new subdivision roads

Scott County Supervisors’ refusal to accept road maintenance in two new rural county subdivisions will stymie residential development at a time the market is booming, developers for those projects said. more

Oeschner resigns from Long Grove council

Long Grove council member Mike Oeschner resigned July 11, creating a vacancy the council intends to appoint an interim member at a meeting 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14. more

Supervisors say ‘no’ to new subdivision roads

Scott County supervisors on Tuesday indicated they will not accept responsibility for roads in a proposed subdivision, despite pleas from one of the region’s biggest real estate firms and a threat of a lawsuit by the developer. more

Firefighters want fixes for priority dispatch

One in four emergency medical and fire calls in the county this year proceeded without lights and sirens, an indication the Scott Emergency Communication Center priority dispatching is working, SECC Executive Director Denise Pavlik said. more

McCubbin resigns: Long Grove staffer ends 31-year service after yearlong inquiry

Suspended Long Grove public works director Joel McCubbin submitted his letter of resignation July 3 in a private city hall meeting. more
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