Showing posts from November 14, 2013

Carpentersville IAFF Local 4790, Village of Carpentersville Disagree Over Staffing of Fire Stations and Vehicles

Carpentersville full-time firefighters: "Cost-saving moves by the village lead to slower response times that will jeopardize residents' safety. However village administration, says the firefighters union has "buyer's remorse" about a new contract and really is lamenting the anticipated loss of overtime [...] Carpentersville: New labor contract with full-time firefighters helps Village deliver exceptional service to residents -- engines equipped with Advanced Life Support equipment at all three fire stations [PDF ...] IAFFLOCAL 4790: Added Average Response Time Likely Will Cause Loss of Life [...] Carpentersville Professional Fire Fighters IAFF Local 4790 keeps residents informed of incidents and station coverage, and promotes monitoring of Quadcom Fire dispatch in Kane County ... ...

Only One City or Village in Illinois Made CNNMoney's Best Places to Live: America's Best Small Towns List

Earlier this week Lake County and Chicago made the most miserable cities list in Forbes. Now here'e the only community in Illinois to make the list of the top 50 small towns in America ... Buffalo Grove [...] [America's top 50 small towns are not only thriving economically, they’ve also got all you could want in a place to raise a family: plenty of green space, good schools, and a strong sense of community.] CNN Money Best Places to Live Snapshot -- Buffalo Grove [...]