Fighting Growth Is Expensive

Efforts to control growth in South Barrington -- a Chicago suburb --become expensive as lawsuits mount.
January 21, 2002, 6am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The village is juggling an unprecedented number of lawsuits to try to maintain its character and way of life as developers continue to discover great value in its green, unspoiled borders.The village board now finds itself in the position of handling five lawsuits simultaneously, one as a plaintiff and the rest as a defendant. All are linked by a desire to resist unwanted development."

Thanks to Laura Klein

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Published on Sunday, January 20, 2002 in Daily Herald

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