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T HE ENTERPRISE Your Complete Source For Plainfield News Since 1887

Volume 126 No. 17

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WILL COUNTY

Divided County Board approves budget Striking workers demonstrated outside the County boardroom By Nick Reiher Managing Editor

The Plainfield Moose is continuing to carry the torch the Ford Family of Plainfield lit years ago. Saturday’s 14th annual Plainfield Moose Turkey Drop hosted by Plainfield Moose Family Center collected turkeys that were donated to MorningStar Mission of Joliet, Green Harvest Food Pantry in Plainfield, Plainfield Interfaith Food Pantry, Plainfield School District 202, Creekside Cares in Plainfield and We Care of Romeoville. Event co-chair Bob Provo said the process will be repeated Sunday, Dec. 1, when the Plainfield Moose will host its 15th annual Toy Drive from 1-4 p.m. People are urged to bring unwrapped gifts which will be given to the Plainfield High School Family Assistance Program. SUZANNE BAKER/ENTERPRISE STAFF

Turkeys donated for the 14th annual Plainfield Moose Turkey Drop are loaded in a large box. The turkeys made their way to local charities: MorningStar Mission of Joliet, Green Harvest Food Pantry in Plainfield, Plainfield Interfaith Food Pantry, Plainfield School District 202, Creekside Cares in Plainfield and We Care of Romeoville.

A divided Will County Board narrowly approved the 2013-14 budget at a Nov. 21 meeting that beforehand seemed like a high school basketball game. Striking Will County our focus is on the u n i o n moms workers took deliVering a few hours a strong off from message at the the picket neWs conference, lines they and our members have been and community walking since supporters testifying during Monday to public comment. set up a rally - AFSCME SPOKESMAN just outside ANDERS LINDALL and in the gallery of the Will County Boardroom. Although many had left by the time the County Board approved the $500 million total spending plan, their presence was felt in a few of the motions that preceded the tally. Board Member Chuck Maher, R-Naperville, suggested eliminating an $80,000 line item to hire an assistant chief See BUDGET, page 3

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