Ald. Brian Hopkins (2nd) draftd an ordinance that would have forced the Water Dept. into re-testing cured-in-place pipe technology to fix water mains. Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

City’s Plan To Fix Water Mains And Save Trees Cheered By Aldermen. Could Fixing Lead Pipes Be Next?

Ald. Brian Hopkins, who co-sponsored an ordinance to force the city to try "cured-in-place pipe" liners in existing mains, said perhaps some day it could ease the city's lead pipe issues.

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Webster Street Bridge Will Close During Daytime Hours Starting Monday

Crews will work 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Nov. 25.

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2-Floor, Massive Christmas Bar In Wrigleyville Is Returning In November

Christmas Club will return with themed food and drinks, decorations and holiday music on Nov. 20.

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High Lake Levels Are Pushing City To Prepare For A Dangerous Winter And A Precarious Future

Chicago's needed lakefront repairs are in the billions of dollars. “The work we are talking about is with a 'B' and not an 'M' when it comes to money,” Ald. Harry Osterman (48th) told residents Monday night.