Water meters being replaced Aug. 22-26 at every residence, business in Roberts

By WILL [email protected] ROBERTS — A letter went out this week to all residences and businesses in the village of Roberts, providing details of the upcoming replacement of their water meters. The letter, signed by Village Clerk Sara Waterson, said the work will be done by Dye Plumbing of Paris, Ill., during the week of Monday, Aug. 22, through Friday, […]

Illinois State Representative Tom Bennett: Embattled DCFS director grilled by Legislative Audit Commission over massive failures

Since December, nine children have died under DCFS’ watch. Meanwhile, DCFS Director Marc Smith has been held in contempt of court 12 times for failing to place children in state care appropriately. Last week, Director Smith and DCFS staff appeared before the bipartisan Legislative Audit Commission to answer for troubling missteps outlined in recent State audits of the agency. According to CBS […]