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  • McGuire: Family Shelter Service helps kids in need go back to school

    At Family Shelter Service, emergency shelter requests often rise in the summer. The main reason? Kids are out of school.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • This and That: Carol Stream groups offer opportunities for community engagement

    A tremendous opportunity is offered to teens who join Carol Stream’s Youth Council.In addition to ha ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • Letter: Carol Stream should reconsider Kuhn Road waste facility

    Village should reconsider Kuhn Road waste facilityTo the editor:I was surprised to learn of the land ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Clemens: Building readers, one book at a time

    “The single most important activity for building knowledge for their eventual success in reading is reading aloud to children,” "Becoming a Nation of ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Roskam: Making college more affordable for everyone

    Summer has ended and that means it’s back to school time for families across the country.For those p ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Gbur: Western DuPage Special Recreation Association is kid tested, mom approved

    It’s that time of year again – back to school! Whether you are lamenting the loss of the summer’s freedom or delighting in getting back into the famil ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Triolo Newman: Win for businesses, consumers

    Local chambers often offer opportunities for residents to meet and benefit from local business. One example of this type of event would be a Business- ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • This and That: Carol Stream supports military through summer events

    Regardless of the cause, you can count on the Carol Stream community to support those in need. This was especially obvious at the fifth annual Support ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Roskam: Fighting human trafficking in the foster care system

    For too many children in the foster care system, their lives have been filled with instability, abuse, and neglect. Often these children are passed fr ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Vogl: Out is the new in

    “Outside!” How many times did you hear that growing up? This command typically was issued from my harried parents to my siblings and me pretty much an ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Larson: Watch the screen time

    While in our school district we are excited about an iPad initiative beginning this fall with all freshmen, we will emphasize the importance of mainta ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Charlton: Flood project will protect neighborhoods

    DuPage County Stormwater Management, the village of Carol Stream and Carol Stream Park District have recently broken ground on the Klein Creek Flood M ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
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