Weekly Wrap-Up: July 6-14
We know you’re busy, so here’s what you might have missed this week on Romeoville Patch.
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Jill Aikin, the president of the Romeoville Humane Society, applauded new legislation she said will help lost pets get reunited with their owners.
Valley View board of education members signed off on a tentative 2011-12 budget with a $7.9 million deficit.
Valley View is exploring an eight-week summer school program that could launch in 2012.
Robert Kalnicky, president of the Fountaindale Library District, threw his hat into the ring for the 98th District House of Representatives seat.
Romeoville Patch reached out to readers: As the 10th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, we want to tell your stories and remembrances of that day and the impact it’s had on you.
Another Republican, Will County Board member Brian Smith, announced his intent to join the race for the new 49th State Senate District.
A Romeoville restaurant owner donated brand-new scoreboards to A. Vito Martinez Middle School.
Crime was the theme of the day, with breaking news about a Romeoville man charged with indecent solicitation after police said he tried to arrange to meet with a teenage girl for sex.
Another Romeoville man may serve a longer sentence after hindering a police death investigation. Kenneth Bitto, 48, pleaded guilty to obstruction earlier this year, but admitted last week to violating his parole, a move that could result in a longer sentence.
In other cops news, local police reported fewer disturbances at RomeoFest than in years past.