Miss a day, miss a lot, so take a moment to catch up on some of the past week’s headlines from Aurora and beyond.
Alderman Judd Lofchie and former East Aurora school board member John Laesch are the first to announce campaigns for next April’s election.
Kane County has recorded more coronavirus-related deaths since the start of September than it did in August, public health data shows.
“The D1 model for fitness was built for social distancing before social distancing was even a thing,” co-owner Paul Bullard said.
Those who register to compete in the virtual race can run 5 kilometers at any point between Sept. 20 and Sept. 30.
No new coronavirus cases were detected at the jail during the most recent tests Monday. The jail recorded its first cases last month.
The company announced this week that it plans to launch 2,000 new sites to double its coronavirus-testing capacities by mid-October.
The League of Women Voters’ chapters in Central Kane County and Wheaton are set to host series of candidate forums Sept. 24 in Batavia.
Paramount Theatre earned nominations for each of the productions it put on during the Chicago theater season curtailed by the pandemic.
Over 100,000 tenants and homeowners applied for rent and mortgage grants, but the state can only help about 40,000, Gov. Pritzker said.
Clerk John Cunningham said he has “complete confidence” in the U.S. Postal Service to deliver a smooth election, despite the pandemic.
Kane County officials are expected to soon begin accepting applications from small businesses and nonprofits for coronavirus-relief grants.
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