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Work to close Raymond Street:

Raymond Street in parts of South Elgin and Elgin will be closed starting Friday and continuing through July 8 while repairs are made to nearby sanitary sewer lines. Raymond will be closed from Riverview Avenue in South Elgin to Purify Drive in Elgin. South Elgin officials urge motorists to use Kenyon Road and Route 25 as alternates. The construction project, being conducted by the Fox River Water Reclamation District, will mark the second summer in a row Raymond will be shut to traffic. The road was shut off much of last summer while improvements to nearby railroad tracks were made.

Dist. 3 office on auction block:

Fox River Grove School District 3 will be holding a public auction Saturday to sell the former administrative office that was housed in a home at 219 Gladys Ave. The cash auction begins at 10 a.m. with the minimum price for the three bedroom home set at $140,000. To enter, interested bidders will need to submit a $7,000 check payable to the school district before the auction. Unsuccessful bidders will receive their money back. For more details on the home, call the district for a list of the terms of sale at (847) 516-5100. …