They're the Parthenon Marbles, not 'Elgin Marbles'
To the editor: I cringe when read the Parthenon Marbles referred to as the Elgin Marbles. Those magnificent sculptures never belonged to the man who took them from Greece and in truth do not belong to the British Museum. ("At Russia museum, Elgin Marbles statue is cast in a political light,"...
Calumet Township Trustee Elgin, three employees, indicted for fraud, extortion
Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin and three "key" employees of her office are charged with federal counts of fraud and extortion for allegedly using taxpayer resources for political gain, the U.S. attorney announced Friday.
Officials: Two Bartlett students hacked into Elgin district portal
Two Bartlett High School students hacked into an Elgin U-46 district online portal to access a staff member's email account and change student attendance records, district officials said.
Elgin wins Kane County water taste test
Contest held Thursday at Lincoln Inn Banquets
At Russia museum, Elgin Marbles statue is cast in a political light
Some stared in awe at the impeccable 25-century-old statue. Some walked past without even stopping. "It is not in their program," explained a mentor for the latter group of giggling schoolchildren.
Elgin marbles sculpture leaves Britain for first time
Part of the Elgin Marbles has left Britain for the first time since they were taken from the Parthenon in 1803, on loan to a Russian museum, the British Museum said on Friday.
Elgin City Council unanimously approves $290.5 million 2015 budget
The City Council unanimously approved a $290,535,730 budget document for 2015 with a few new tweaks revealed Wednesday night. Those modifications include Councilman Terry Gavin?s suggestion to freeze what residents pay for refuse collection at 2014 rates. They also include not setting aside about $312,000 for bikeways and more than $487,0000 for Hemmens Cultural Center improvements using money ...
Boys basketball: Metea Valley stands tall against short-handed South Elgin
With South Elgin?s Tyler Hankins on the shelf due to injury, Metea Valley?s Mark Konkle took every possible advantage of the vertically-challenged Storm on Friday.
How did the Elgin Marbles get here?
How did the Elgin Marbles end up in the British Musuem?
Two Elgin men charged with armed violence
Two Elgin men are in custody following an investigation by the Elgin Police Department after an altercation that sent a man to the hospital with a cut on his face