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Orland Park Village Board: Three new measures designed to help residents, businesses, operations

by Jon DePaolis, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, Village

The Orland Park Village Board is attempting to help its residents and businesses in a variety of ways.

The Village Board voted unanimously to approve three ordinances Saturday, March 21, during a special meeting. The newly created...

Orland Township closes all buildings to public, following events shutdown

by Bill Jones, Editor News, Local Government

Orland Township already postponed events and activities, but now it is closing its buildings to the public, too, amid growing concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

Orland Township announced Thursday, March 19, it was taking the step “for...

D230: Officials praise preparedness for at-home learning during coronavirus pandemic

by Aaron Dorman, Freelance Reporter News, Local Government, School

Consolidated High School District 230’s eLearning program originally was intended as backup for a weather event, such as a polar vortex.

Instead, the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing D230 to use it now. But the prior development time has proved...