Economy

The Kane County Board has approved additional funding for the Fabulous Fox! Water Trail project in hopes of enhancing tourism and interest in protecting the river.

Fox River Tourism in Kane County to Get $1.2 Million Boost

​The Kane County Board has approved additional funding for infrastruct...
Rail Strike Averted

Metra Trains to Operate as Scheduled

Metra has announced that commuter trains will run as scheduled after a...
The RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora has been named 'Best Project' in Landscape & Urban Development.

RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora Named A 'Best Project'

​The RiverEdge Park Pedestrian Bridge in Aurora, Illinois has been na...
Career Fair Kane County Circuit Clerk

Kane County Circuit Clerk Fall Virtual Career Fair

The Kane County Circuit Clerk is hosting a virtual career fair...
A free mobile app, Fresh Food Connect, helps small farmers and gardeners to donate excess produce to hunger relief organizations.

Mobile App Connects Kane Growers with Food Pantries to Address Food Insecurity

​Fresh Food Connect aims to grow a more local and resilient food ...
Workforce Housing Summit

Kane County Workforce Housing Summit Seeks Solutions

Kane County this month hosted a summit on the critical issue of w...
Elgin Community College is building a $55 million manufacturing training center to help meet the demands of the future workforce.

ECC To Build Multi-Million-Dollar Manufacturing Center

​Elgin Community College is moving forward with plans to build a multi...
The City of Aurora is expanding grant funding for small business like Kathryn's Place juice bar, which recently opened. Photo credit:  City of Aurora

Small Businesses in Aurora Can Seek Expanded Grant Funding

​The City of Aurora is expanding its financial support of  small ...
Courtesy of West Dundee Village Newsletter

A Catalyst for Economic Development in Northern Kane County

Construction starts this month on a history making $90 million-dollar ...
Officials break ground for the new Resilience Education Center in East Aurora Unit District 131.

Aurora District 131 Breaks Ground on Resilience Education Center

​The oldest public school district in Illinois has broken ground on it...
Students ride for free on Monday, August 22 on Pace.

Students Ride For Free on Monday

​Pace is providing free bus, On Demand, and ADA paratransit rides to a...
Capture Kane/Janne Adu-Brako

Learn About Fox River Dams at Dam Night Out

Join Friends of the Fox River (FOTFR) and Two Brother’s Roundhous...