Chris Vaughn, a student death, an oil leak and the resignation of District 159's superintendent were all hot topics for Mokena in November.
Here’s a recap of the posts that generated the most interest on Mokena Patch in November. Did you catch all of them? Click on the headlines below to read the full story. Blame it on Drew Peterson, Says Killer Chris Vaughn's Lawyer First, he killed one wife, then he was named a suspect in the disappearance of another, and now Drew Peterson's very existence has mucked up Christopher Vaughn's murder trial, the Oswego man's lawyer said Monday ... for more, click here. Student's Arrest Tied to Friend's Overdose Death at Lewis: Cops A 20-year-old Frankfort woman died of a drug overdose while at a Lewis University dorm this weekend, and the friend with whom she was staying has been arrested for trying to conceal her role in the death, Romeoville…
Mokena Village Trustees bantered the issue of village stickers for next year. See what they decided.
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Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Lots of lively discussion dominated the Nov. 26 meeting as the Mokena Village Board of Trustees deliberated on eliminating the vehicle registration sticker fee.
Editor's Note: This article has been edited after publication to correct the spelling of Donald Labriola's name. Plenty of passionate discussion surrounded the Mokena Village Board of Trustees' consideration of and subsequent motion to approve an ordinance amendment to eliminate the village's vehicle registration sticker fee at the board's Nov. 26 meeting. The amendment to the village's vehicle licensing ordinance will eliminate the requirement for vehicle stickers, saving residents $13 per car per year. Eliminating the vehicle sticker program has been proposed by Mayor Joe Werner in the past and was brought up again after the board approved video gaming within the village in October. According to Village Administrator John Downs, the …