Week in Review: Train Hits SUV, School Boundary Changes Passed, City Facing Suit

Patch recaps the top stories from the week of March 11-17.

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Here are some of the top stories from this week:

A 52-year-old Wheaton man was able to climb out of his car on his own after a train hit it on the Union Pacific West line tracks near the College Avenue station on Tuesday. No one has been charged for disobeying the railroad signals, police said.

Two downtown Wheaton property owners have filed suit against the City of Wheaton, its Mayor and three City Council members, alleging they unfairly imposed a property tax in December.

Wheaton's zoning board continued a public hearing for plans for a proposed senior living facility in the 200 block of Parkway Avenue in Wheaton to March 27.

The District 200 Board of Education approved a plan to redraw its boundaries for Franklin Middle School students to curb overcrowding at the school. The plan will allow students to choose to stay at Franklin via a permissive transfer, or move to Monroe Middle School

CBS reports Romney will make an appearance in Wheaton Tuesday, March 20.

Latoya Moore of West Chicago faces probation and community service after she sprayed a Metra conducter with mace in November in Wheaton.

Two Wheaton North High School juniors were best in the nation for their PSA about suicide prevention.



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