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  • Letter: District 86 community, not "union organizers," prevented the teachers strike

    Here is a tall tale making the rounds about our narrow escape from a teachers strike in Hinsdale High School District 86: “Non-taxpaying union organiz ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • The economic future looks bright in Berwyn

    By most economic standards, the city of Berwyn has enjoyed a very active and successful year.Through ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Quigley: Minimum wage is midterm winner

    Before you get too euphoric or too depressed over the 2014 midterm general election results, keep in mind the voting on Nov. 4 nationally mirrored the ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Flowers: Celebrate family traditions this Thanksgiving

    Thanksgiving is about coming together as families, watching football games and enjoying food traditions.
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • Donation of sculpture embodies international spirit of volunteerism

    From his home, Mike Dixon can look down into Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles and the “Sculpture in the Park” exhibit where this year’s entries engage ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • The Write Place: Thanksgiving is a time to cherish blessings

    It’s Thanksgiving Day, and there are many things I could do with this column. I could reflect upon my childhood memories of this holiday, from the exc ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:01 pm
  • Gunter: Projects, activities aplenty in Westmont

    I want to wish all the citizens of Westmont a joyous and safe holiday season. We have a lot to be thankful for in Westmont, and I’d like to share with ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Our view: Shop Lombard on Small Business Saturday

    We often pass up our local merchants in lieu of national chain stores. Maybe it’s the lure of lower prices.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:29 am
  • Our view: Make moment last in stand against hatred

    It appears hatred may have inspired a person to smear anti-Semitic graffiti on a Lombard synagogue last month.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Our view: Shop Elmhurst on Small Business Saturday

    We often pass up our local merchants in lieu of national chain stores. Maybe it’s the lure of lower prices.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Batavia Business Beat: Get hooked on a local business

    Each day I have the opportunity to meet with local business owners to learn more about their businesses and to see what the Batavia Chamber of Commerc ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:56 pm
  • Letter: It's almost too late for the next election

    To the Editor:The election for governor and congress is over, but more of our tax money is spent by ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:14 pm
  • McGuire: Exploring why 'Hope Grows Here'

    Family Shelter Service recently held a writing contest asking: "Has domestic violence affected you or someone you love?" The contest coincided with th ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Letter: On the importance of school board members

    To the Editor:While school board elections will not be held until April, the time for filing petitio ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:49 pm
  • O'Kray: Glen Ellyn shines as a village of volunteers

    Many characteristics help define Glen Ellyn. One of the most obvious is that it is truly the “Village of Volunteers.” Volunteering is a great way to m ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:20 pm
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