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  • Buona brings beef to select stores

    BERWYN – Area residents can now buy the Berwyn-based restaurant chain Buona's beef and more from select retail stores to cook at home, according to a ...
    April 26, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • Berwyn districts gather for discussion on fixing Illinois' school funding formula

    BERWYN – Berwyn elementary school district leaders joined together to call for a change to the school funding formula in Illinois during a town hall m ...
    April 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Morton making strides this season

    BERWYN – With an 8-4 record, Morton’s girls soccer team already has exceeded its 2016 win total of seven.
    April 24, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Berwyn passes Welcoming City Ordinance to clarify role of local police in immigration

    BERWYN – The Berwyn City Council unanimously passed a Welcoming City Ordinance at its April 11 meeting that reinforces the city’s commitment to protec ...
    April 21, 2017 - 8:49 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 10-16

    Change needed in IllinoisI consider myself an independent centrist politically and analyze candidate ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:18 am
  • Berwyn's Depot District to host Mini-Golf Pub Crawl

    BERWYN – Community members are invited to explore Berwyn's Depot District during the13th annual Mini-Golf Pub Crawl.
    April 23, 2017 - 3:25 pm
  • Berwyn Meijer store to close in June

    BERWYN – Meijer will close its store at 7111 Cermak Road in Berwyn, effective June 17, according to a company news release.
    April 20, 2017 - 6:41 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Morton baseball wins big vs. Proviso West

    BERWYN – An eight-run first inning was just the start of big things for Morton’s baseball team April 15. The Mustangs scored multiple runs in every in ...
    April 19, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Police find gun at Berwyn school after students post to Snapchat

    BERWYN – A handgun was found at Lincoln Middle School in Berwyn after students posted a video to Snapchat with what appeared to be a gun.
    April 18, 2017 - 8:27 pm
  • Berwyn's Friendly Music Community is triple threat

    BERWYN – Rob Pierce grew up with music, starting with piano lessons at age 6.“I hated it,” Pierce sa ...
    April 23, 2017 - 3:26 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 3-9

    Playgrounds should be for playingPlaygrounds are for children. The Roosevelt school playground in Ci ...
    April 14, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Changes coming to

    Over the last few years, we've not gotten stellar feedback on our website. Other news websites also have been subject to complaints.
    April 14, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Waste Management launches recycling education program in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Berwyn and Waste Management are reminding residents to “recycle often, recycle right” with a new education program that started this month.
    April 14, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Higher Learning Commission reaffirms Morton College's accreditation

    CICERO – The Higher Learning Commission has reaffirmed the accreditation of Morton College in Cicero, according to a school news release.
    April 12, 2017 - 2:04 pm
  • Old Fashioned Candies to raffle off 3-foot chocolate bunny for charity

    BERWYN – Those who want a taste of "Giant George," a 3-foot, 19-pound, hollow chocolate Easter bunny better enter their name into a raffle from Old Fa ...
    April 13, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Letter: Marijuana legalization would provide needed revenue in Illinois

    To the editor:It’s time Illinois. Since the founding of our state, we have led the Midwest in progre ...
    April 11, 2017 - 9:07 pm
  • Berwyn Development Corporation polls businesses about new Cook County ordinances

    BERWYN – Two Cook County ordinances that affect all Berwyn and Cook County businesses go into effect July 1, and the Berwyn Development Corporation is ...
    April 13, 2017 - 8:40 am
  • Schaumburg man charged in Berwyn couple's murder

    BERWYN – A Schaumburg man has been charged in the murder of an elderly Berwyn couple, according to a Berwyn Police Department news release.
    April 10, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 27-April 2

    Why not Medicare for all?Why do only workers pay Social Security tax on income up to $118,000? Why n ...
    April 7, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • Berwyn offers Easter, Cubbie fun to end residents' winter hibernation

    BERWYN – Spring doesn't just bring April showers and May flowers to town. With the warmer weather, it also offers lots of reasons to emerge from hiber ...
    April 7, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Brock wins contested Berwyn Park District seat

    BERWYN – Berwyn Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Brian L. Brock won the board's open two-year seat by a large margin over his opponent, ...
    April 6, 2017 - 7:44 pm
  • 2 new members to join incumbent on Berwyn South District 100 board

    BERWYN – The Berwyn South School District 100 Board of Education will be a mix of old and new faces, after one incumbent and two newcomers won the boa ...
    April 6, 2017 - 6:06 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn and Western Springs for April 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 5, 2017 - 8:56 pm
  • High school softball: Game on for Lyons Township, Morton, Nazareth, Riverside Brookfield

    The ultimate destination for high school softball teams is Peoria for the state championships in June, but there is a lot to be decided before teams s ...
    April 5, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Berwyn South District 100 referendum measure passes

    BERWYN – Berwyn South School District 100 will increase its limiting tax rate, after voters approved a referendum measure April 4 that would provide t ...
    April 5, 2017 - 10:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Lyons Township, Morton, Nazareth, Riverside Brookfield ready to play ball

    The first pitches of the high school baseball season have been thrown, and teams are already jockeying for position in conference races and postseason ...
    April 5, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Democratic Citizens of Berwyn candidate wins 6th Ward seat over write-in challenger

    BERWYN – The one contested Berwyn City Council race in the April 4 general election has been decided in the Democratic Citizens of Berwyn party's favo ...
    April 6, 2017 - 8:43 pm
  • Polls are now closed; check back for local race results

    Polls are now closed.Check back at for updates as results indicate winners in var ...
    April 6, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Berwyn police investigate double homicide of couple

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Police Department is investigating the murder of an elderly couple in the 3100 block of South Oak Park Avenue.
    April 3, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 20-26

    Immigrants have a place hereI’m 71 years old and I have never heard an immigrant say “Gimme, gimme g ...
    March 31, 2017 - 6:51 pm
  • Komensky Elementary School to build new, accessible playground

    BERWYN – Dreams really do come true at Komensky Elementary School, as the students recently learned their school has been approved for a brand-new, al ...
    March 31, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Lyons Township, Morton, Nazareth, Riverside Brookfield looking to sustain success this season

    The season for Class 2A and 3A high school girls soccer teams culminates in the state finals in early June. The season has just started, but several a ...
    March 31, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Election 2017: Check out your local race results

    On April 4, area residents competed for the opportunity to represent their towns, schools, park districts and more.
    April 6, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • High school boys basketball: Dillon Durrett's senior season at Wheaton Warrenville South one to remember

    WHEATON – Humility is a trait Dillon Durrett already possesses in abundance.The Wheaton Warrenville ...
    March 31, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, La Grange Park and Western Springs for March 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 29, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Berwyn business community honors those who go 'above and beyond': 4 photos

    BERWYN – The Berwyn business community gathered March 25 to honor those businesses and individuals who have gone "above and beyond."
    March 29, 2017 - 10:11 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 13-19

    Berwyn becoming less family friendly, more alcohol friendlyAt one time, Berwyn was called the city o ...
    March 28, 2017 - 9:58 pm