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April 22, 2018

The Taxman Cometh – Later

Today is April 15th, which means it’s tax day. As established by President Truman’s reforms and enacted during President Eisenhower’s first term in 1954, federal income taxes – and consequently, most states’ income taxes, including our very own here in Illinois – are to be filled on April 15th (whether submitted online, by a preparer, or postmarked by midnight – …

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April 22, 2018

Earth Day 2018 Top Ten List

Today, April 22, 2018, is Earth Day, a day to engage in activities, whether they are in our neighborhoods, in our personal lives and choices, or even virtually as a global community, that promote the well-being of our planet – and by extension, all who inhabit it. As a commissioner for the Forest Preserve District of Will County, and as …

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April 7, 2018

Oscar’s Revenge, or Can’t You Smell That Smell?

Whether you “love trash” or can’t stand “that smell,” thoughts in this area are turning to garbage. Let me explain. As March turns to February – I mean April (but have you looked at the weather lately?) – yard waste collection begins anew for the gardening and yard care season in our fair hamlet of Bolingbrook. We are at a …

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