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  • Letter: Party stoops to undemocratic tactics

    To the editor:First, I need to admit that I am a new “acting” Democratic Committeeman for a Glen Ell ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Letter: We all must help to stop domestic violence

    To the editor:Recently, a Bloomingdale man murdered his wife and then turned the gun on himself. Tra ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Mazzochi: What is happening at the College of DuPage?

    Once again, the College of DuPage is in the news not for its positives, but board disagreements. It is critical for the public to know the current sta ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Letter: Cannabis can help to fight painful conditions

    To the editor:I am a 27-year old osteoarthritis patient who is asking the Rauner administration to a ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Letter: Address updates needed to maintain benefits

    To the editor:State of Illinois medical clients may lose benefits when no forwarding address is ente ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Letter: Bypass lane could help to ease congestion

    To the editor:The Illinois Department of Transportation’s Phase I study on the feasibility of buildi ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 11-17, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Lemery: Why didn't my Sound Off comment run in the paper?

    One of the more popular features in Suburban Life in recent years is the weekly Sound Off column. It's also the feature that draws the most criticism.
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Lengemann: Unwrap this package of reminders for a safe winter

    Winter can be beautiful, but it also has the potential to land us in the emergency room. Here are some tips to keep safe and injury free.
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Radogno: New year brings new laws to Illlinois

    Today, more than 230 new laws will take effect in Illinois. These laws address a wide range of topics such as crime, government transparency, hunting, ...
    Jan. 13, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 4-10, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Fagan: La Grange Park Public Library offers resources to make resolutions happen

    Happy New Year from the La Grange Park Public Library!It’s the perfect time for new beginnings or re ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Perez: People’s Resource Center expands services, especially for children

    Children are the future of our community, and more importantly, they create a future of hope and opportunity for People’s Resource Center’s (PRC) adul ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • Larson: Studying the arts enhances student achievement

    During the holidays, our students performed in a myriad of concerts, and their knowledge, skills and talent impressed me. They even performed some son ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Simler: Help the homeless in the new year

    The New Year is often a time of reflection and resolutions.In 2015, DuPagePads recognized 30 years o ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 10:07 am
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