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Skokie poised to increase water rate for residents 2019-07-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 18, 2019, p. 7 Public utilities, Skokie Board of Trustees, Lockerby, John, Water supply, Taxation
Officials: Evanston taking 'oppressive action' 2017-10-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, October 26, 2017, p. 4 Public utilities, Evanston, Bobkiewicz, Wally, Water supply, Van Dusen, George
Skokie to raise water rates by 7.5% 2018-07-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 19, 2018, p. 6 Public utilities, Skokie Board of Trustees, Lockerby, John, Schmidt, Bill, Water supply, Taxation
Electricity rate to plunge 41 percent 2012-04-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 26, 2012 , p. 10 Public utilities, Van Dusen, George, North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium
Electric aggregation process moves forward 2012-04-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 5, 2012 , p. 6 Slankard, Max, Public utilities, Skokie Board of Trustees, North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium, MC Squared Energy Services LLC
Skokie electricity referendum passes easily 2012-03-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 22, 2012 , p. 5 Slankard, Max, Public utilities, Elections, North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium
Election: Village explains March 20 energy measure 2012-03-08 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 8, 2012 , p. 5 Slankard, Max, Public utilities, Elections, North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium
Seemingly little downside in electricity referendum 2012-03-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 1, 2012 , p. 7 Slankard, Max, Public utilities, Elections, North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium
Hearings set on Skokie's electricity referendum 2012-02-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 16, 2012 , p. 8 Public utilities, Elections, North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium
New consortium aims to lower energy costs 2011-12-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 22, 2011 , p. 5 Slankard, Max, Public utilities, Commonwealth Edison, Skokie Board of Trustees, North Shore Electricity Aggregation Consortium, Rigoni, Al
Voters to decide on electricity plan 2011-11-10 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 10, 2011 , p. 5 Slankard, Max, Public utilities, Commonwealth Edison, Skokie Board of Trustees, Elections, Van Dusen, George, Rigoni, Al
Skokie approves new utility tax despite protests 2010-02-18 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 18, 2010 , p. 7 Public utilities, Skokie Board of Trustees, Abbasi, Habib, Tanner, James, Van Dusen, George, Taxation
Skokie trustees sign off on new utility tax 2010-02-04 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 4, 2010 , p. 7 Public utilities, Skokie Board of Trustees, Roberts, Randall, Taxation, Rigoni, Al
Skokie officials not stirred by ComEd removal tactics 2009-08-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, August 27, 2009, p. 7 Trees and plants, Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Rigoni, Al
Faulty Skokie power circuit performing much better 2008-07-31 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 31, 2008, p. 7 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Prendi, Julian, Rakowski, Elaine
Skokie, Tat tangle over new technology permit fees 2008-05-22 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 22, 2008, p. 11 Public utilities, AT&T, Project LightSpeed, Prendi, Julian, Technology, Rigoni, Al
Downed line cuts out power Friday 2008-03-27 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 27, 2008, p. 5 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities
Outages reported during extreme weather stretches 2008-03-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 6, 2008, p. 5 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Lockerby, John, Weather
Skokie and Glenview get new ComEd substations 2007-05-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 3, 2007, p. 87 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities
Wire short hits ComEd lines 2004-04-29 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 29, 2004, p. 7 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Lincolnwood, Skokie
Village hikes sales tax rate, ambulance fee 2003-06-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 5, 2003, p. 3 Public utilities, Skokie - Budget and expenditures, Skokie Board of Trustees, Taxation - Sales tax
Parks to buy wholesale power 2001-07-26 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 26, 2001, p. 4 Public utilities, Mid American Energy, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Gas competition pilot suspended 2000-11-16 None Skokie Review, Thursday, November 16, 2000, p. 13 Cohen, Martin, Public utilities, Bosch, Beth, Citizens Utility Board (CUB), Natural gas, Nicor, Illinois Commerce Commission, Whyte, Craig
Municipal conference sets legislative agenda 2000-02-03 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 3, 2000, p. 8 Public utilities, Refuse and refuse disposal, Northwest Municipal Conference, Firearms, Organizations and societies, Laws and regulations
New ComEd truck site to operate 24 hours 1999-05-06 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 6, 1999, p. 14 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Trucks
Village, ComEd put troublesome trees to the ax 1999-03-25 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 25, 1999, Sec. 1, p. 1 Trees and plants, Public utilities, Commonwealth Edison, Tree City USA, Awards, prizes, etc., National Arbor Day Foundation
Power struggle 1998-09-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1998, p. 20 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Editorial
Communication a must, area leaders tell ComEd 1998-09-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, September 17, 1998, p. 10 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Northwest Municipal Conference, Strobel, Pam
A summer on thin ice 1998-07-09 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 9, 1998, p. 14 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Editorial
Outages possible as demands strain ComEd 1998-07-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 2, 1998, p. 11 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities
Storm leaves many in the cold, dark 1998-03-12 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 12, 1998, p. 3 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Weather
March shows it's no march for Old Man Winter 1998-03-12 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, March 12, 1998, Sec. 1, p. 1 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Weather
ComEd hires new chief 1998-02-19 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 19, 1998, p. A11 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Employees, Rowe, John W.
Thermal warfare 1997-07-17 None Skokie Review, Thursday, July 17, 1997, p. 18 Public utilities, Northern Illinois Gas, Citizens Utility Board (CUB), Editorial
Consumer beware 1997-04-24 None Skokie Review, Thursday, April 24, 1997, p. 18 Public utilities, Editorial
Com Ed & competition : State shouldn't rush into electric deregulation 1997-03-13 None Skokie Review, Thursday, March 13, 1997, p. 19 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Illinois Coalition for Responsible Electricity Choice, Government - Illinois, Editorial
Heating assistance funds already depleted 1997-02-20 None Skokie Review, Thursday, February 20, 1997, p. 5 Public utilities, Community Economic Development Administration (CEDA), Charities
D219 seeks lower electric bills 1996-12-05 None Skokie Review, Thursday, December 5, 1996, p. 4 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, UTIL, Budget and expenditures, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
District 219 examines ways to save money on electricity 1996-12-05 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 5, 1996, Sec. 1, p. 8 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, UTIL, Budget and expenditures, Public School District 219 (Niles Township High Schools)
Commonwealth Edison and competition 1996-05-02 None Skokie Review, Thursday, May 2, 1996, p. 17 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Editorial
Little fuming over gas hike? 1995-11-16 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 16, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 5 Public utilities, Northern Illinois Gas
Power outage returns 1995-08-17 None Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 17, 1995, Sec. 1, p. 3 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities
New electric billing means lower payment 1995-06-01 None Skokie Review, Thursday, June 1, 1995, p. 12 Public utilities, Commonwealth Edison, South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association, Northwest Municipal Conference, West Central Municipal Conference, Illinois Commerce Commission, DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference
ComEd trimming angers residents on Howard Street 1994-08-18 Residents feel that tree trimming by ComEd is excessive. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 18, 1994, Sec. 1, p. 5 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Trees and plants
Com Ed agreement may boost service 1991-09-26 An agreement between the Northwest Municipal Conference and Commonwealth Edison should bring better service to consumers. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 26, 1991, p. 3 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Northwest Municipal Conference
Protesters in Skokie put black-out in spotlight 1991-08-01 A Chicago-based group, Chicago Electric Options Campaign, held a prayer service in front of the Skokie home of Commonwealth Edison's CEO, John O'Connor. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, August 1, 1991, Sec. 1, p. 1 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Protests, demonstrations, etc., O'Connor, John
Skokie Board of Health to discuss power lines 1990-09-06 The Skokie Board of Health will discuss the possible health effects of electromagnetic fields created by power lines owned by Commonwealth Edison. Skokie Review, Thursday, September 6, 1990, p. 9 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Public health, Skokie - Board of Health
High winds rip villages 1990-06-07 The recent windstorm blew down electrical power lines serving several areas in Skokie. Commonwealth Edison reported that 1,300 households in Skokie were without power. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 7, 1990, p. 3 Public utilities, Weather
ComEd to buy four miles of C&NW railway 1990-06-07 Commonwealth Edison is buying a four-mile stretch of abandoned freight railway. The land runs from Chicago's northwest side through Lincolnwood. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, June 7, 1990, Sec. 1, p. 1 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Real estate
Power lines fall along with snow in Skokie 1990-02-01 Four storm-generated power failures were the result of the snow storm with high winds on January 25. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 1, 1990, p. 4 Public utilities, Weather
High winds knock out electricity to more than 1,000 customers 1987-02-12 High winds left more than 1,000 utility customers in Skokie without power for nearly seven hours on February 8. Skokie Review, Thursday, February 12, 1987, p. 9 Public utilities, Weather
Com-Ed misses deadline 1985-11-28 Commonwealth Edison is considering suing several firms believed to be responsible for illegal dumping on ComEd property. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, November 28, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 1 Refuse and refuse disposal, Public utilities
Skokie cops say Com-Ed program a publicity ploy 1985-10-27 Skokie police say that ComEd's newly launched child safety "E Team" program is a publicity ploy aimed at improving the company's image. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, October 27, 1985, Sec. 1, p. 2 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities, Crime prevention, Skokie Police Department
Electricity price hike could spell woe for park district 1985-06-20 A 12.2 percent increase in Commonwealth Edison utility rates will have a major impact on the cost of running the Skokie Skatium during the 1985-86 fiscal year. Skokie Review, Thursday, June 20, 1985, p. 6 Public utilities, Skatium, Skokie Park District - Budget and expenditures
Transformers fail; 10,000 left in dark 1985-03-07 About 10,000 Commonwealth Edison customers were without power in the Skokie area on March 4 after two large transformers failed. Skokie Review, Thursday, March 7, 1985, p. 3 Public utilities,
ComEd problem weeded out by Skokie 1984-06-17 Commonwealth Edison and the Village of Skokie have cleared the area beneath power lines that stretch along Emerson St. and across the Edens of waist-high weeds. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, June 17, 1984, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public utilities,
Panel to discuss utility rates at Skokie Library April 29 1982-04-29 Former WLS television consumer reporter Karen Kalish will moderate a panel on utility rates Thursday, April 29 at the library. The program is sponsored by the Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, April 29, 1982, Sec. 1, p. 17 Skokie Consumer Affairs Commission, Public utilities, Skokie Public Library - Activities, programs and exhibits
Meter man's coming 1981-05-14 The village has begun installation of outside water meter-reading devices. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, May 14, 1981, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public utilities, Water supply
Board approves financing of water system 1980-12-18 Village Board approved providing new outdoor water meters for all village properties. This will eliminate the need for "estimated" water bills. The News, Thursday, December 18, 1980, p. 7 Public utilities, Skokie Board of Trustees
Village buys 'automatic' water meters 1980-12-18 Village Board agreed to purchase equipment for a remote water meter-reading system. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, December 18, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 1 Public utilities, Skokie Board of Trustees
Skokie revamps water system 1980-07-31 Village Board has approved an automated water meter reading system. The News, Thursday, July 31, 1980, p. 7 Public utilities, Skokie Board of Trustees
Storm Death: Skokie youth electrocuted in accident with power line 1980-07-10 William Kramer was electrocuted when he handled a live power line. Life - Skokie edition, Thursday, July 10, 1980, Sec. 1, p. 3 Public utilities, Kramer, William, Death
Power failure hits Skokie, LW 1979-09-02 Power outage on August 31st was caused by underground digging. Life - Skokie edition (Weekend edition), Sunday, September 2, 1979, Sec. 1, p. 3 Public utilities, Construction, Accidents
Gas leak prompts Tuesday morning evacuation 1979-05-17 Six homes at the Greenwood and Laramie intersection were evacuated when a construction accident resulted in a gas leak. The News, Thursday, May 17, 1979, p. 7 Public utilities, Construction
ComEd hike blamed on inflation 1979-04-12 ComEd predicts deterioration in services if a request for an 18.3 % rate increase is not accepted. The News, Thursday, April 12, 1979, p. 8 Commonwealth Edison, Public utilities
Skokie's utility tax dies Aug. 1 1970-07-09 Skokie's utility tax expires August 1st. The News, Thursday, July 9, 1970, p. 1 Public utilities, Taxation
It's high time 1970-04-23 Comments on utility tax. The News, Thursday, April 23, 1970, p. 3 Public utilities, Taxation
Tax haters hit Board...but Mayor quells storm 1970-04-16 Skokie residents listen to arguments regarding repeal of utility tax. The News, Thursday, April 16, 1970, p. 1 Public utilities, Smith, Albert J., Taxation
Ask for Utility Tax Repeal 1970-01-08 Over 2,000 Skokie residents protest utility tax bill. The News, Thursday, January 8, 1970, p. 1 Public utilities, Taxation