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Watchdog group criticizes Chicago's borrowing tactics

Bagged leaves collection begins Tuesday in Chicago

City increases crackdown on illegal cigarette sales

CIT discusses potential agreement with Piper Jaffray to finance Retrofit One project

The Chicago Infrastructure Trust Board of Directors on Wednesday discussed plans to hire Piper Jaffray as the placement agent for the Retrofit One energy savings project. In that role, the company would help finance $27.5 million in energy efficiency upgrades of city buildings.


Streets and San chief 'not a huge fan' of Big Belly trash compactors

Streets and San chief braces for 10 more inches of snow this winter

Divvy expected to become biggest bike-sharing program in North America

City inspector zaps water department inventory woes

City Fire Department says city Law Department recommended hiring freeze

City of Chicago Fire Department officials said on Monday that due to a series of legal issues, including race and gender discrimination lawsuits, the city’s Law Department recommended their department implement a hiring freeze over the last few years. That hiring freeze is over now, Fire Department officials said, but it has caused a major spike in department overtime pay.

Chicago's transportation commissioner resigning