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  • MetroNet coming to Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – Village officials are welcoming an extensive fiber-optic network installation by MetroNet – a cable television, internet and phone servic ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County passes 2016-17 budget

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County approved a new budget featuring a decrease in spending and a number of initiatives for the 2016-17 fisca ...
    June 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Brother James Gaffney reflects on 28 years as president of Lewis University

    ROMEOVILLE – With Brother James Gaffney preparing to leave after 28 years as president at Lewis University, it was fitting that there were two constru ...
    June 27, 2016 - 10:25 pm
  • Hail, thunderstorms, floods expected June 22 in DuPage, Cook counties

    Numerous severe storms are expected June 22 in suburban Cook and DuPage counties, with potentially significant severe storms rolling in during the ear ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Student-run Waterleaf dining room, Culinary Market open for summer

    The student-run Waterleaf Dining Room and Culinary Market at College of DuPage both opened for the summer term this week.
    June 20, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Dissenting DuPage County Board members say vote to re-name Convalescent Center rushed

    A divided DuPage County Board approved a measure naming the county's Convalescent Center in honor of a former board member and circuit court judge.
    June 16, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • DuPage County heroin battle inflamed by spread of deadlier fentanyl, officials say

    For years, officials and professionals across DuPage have devoted attention, resources and public awareness efforts toward combating the county's grow ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • DuPage County continues consolidation by eliminating Naperville lighting district

    The DuPage County Board has officially axed another government body in its quest for consolidation.T ...
    June 15, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • 'Ernie & Me:' Longtime DuPage County resident reflects on Chicago Cubs fandom in new memoir

    Through good times and bad, sports fans have typically had one true ally in their ups and downs – each another.
    June 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • DuPage County to offer latex paint recycling

    WOODRIDGE – DuPage County will offer a latex paint recycling program at its Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Lewis University Airport receives $2.6 million in federal funding

    ROMEOVILLE – About $2.6 million in federal funding was awarded to Lewis University Airport in Romeoville for improvements.
    June 13, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • Gotta Do It: June 12 through June 19

    June 12• Tri-Chevy Car Show/Swap Meet – 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., Will County Fairgrounds, Peotone. $5. For ...
    June 12, 2016 - 1:18 am
  • 4 file, 2 challenged for DuPage County Democrat ballot positions

    Two of the four Democrats slated to fill vacant spaces on the DuPage County ballot will be challenged by the DuPage Election Commission.
    June 10, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • DuPagePads planning career fair for public and homeless clients alike

    Although DuPage County has one of the lowest jobless rates in the state, many still struggle with under-employment and unemployment.
    June 9, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Role in 'Shrek' turns award spotlight on Bolingbrook High School freshman

    BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook High School’s Spencer Avery is one of 12 Illinois male thespians who have been named finalists for the Illinois High School ...
    June 8, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Lawsuit: Bolingbrook Chipotle served up bad veggie bowl

    JOLIET – A family has sued the Chipotle restaurant in Bolingbrook after a 16-year-old girl became sick with E. coli last year.
    June 6, 2016 - 7:15 pm
  • Blind customers turned away by McDonald's, lawsuit claims

    OAK BROOK – A blind man from Louisiana recently filed a class action lawsuit against McDonald's Corporation for not providing drive-thru accommodation ...
    June 7, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • DuPage County sales tax drops after Water Commission moves towards autonomy

    DuPage County residents will enjoy a drop in their sales taxes starting June 1 after the DuPage Water Commission has officially moved into revenue aut ...
    June 6, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • DuPage Animal Care and Crontrol reopens after renovation

    WHEATON – The barks, meows, chirps and growls echoing throughout the DuPage Animal Care and Control facility may now sound a little bit more content a ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • DuPage County partners with local groups for river and stream preservation

    ADDISON – DuPage County will have a new intergovernmental force to help enhance and preserve the quality of streams and rivers throughout the area, ac ...
    June 1, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Bolingbrook man charged in heroin death

    BOLINGBROOK – A Bolingbrook man has been charged with drug-induced homicide for allegedly selling a fatal amount of heroin to a Naperville man earlier ...
    May 31, 2016 - 11:10 pm
  • Founder of Lemont, Bolingbrook newspapers dies after battle with cancer

    Bob Norfleet was deeply committed to the communities in which he lived. He made it a point to know everything from the schools to the local government ...
    June 1, 2016 - 7:33 am
  • Reports: Peterson guilty in murder-for-hire case

    CHESTER – Ex-Bolingbrook police officer Drew Peterson has been found guilty by a Randolph County jury in a murder-for -hire case in which he was accus ...
    May 31, 2016 - 1:14 pm
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