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  • Amazon to open fulfillment center in Romeoville

    ROMEOVILLE – Amazon announced Tuesday it will open a third fulfillment center in Will County.The com ...
    July 26, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: July 11-17, 2016

    Stop over-mulching treesPeople of Western Spring, please stop over-mulching the poor trees. It’s hur ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau holding workshops on future of tourism

    The DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold three public input workshops to aid in the development of a strategic plan for the future of the l ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • Gotta Do It: July 24 through July 31

    July 24• Frankfort Country Market – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kansas and Oak streets, Frankfort. Visit www. ...
    July 23, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Bolingbrook man charged with Elmhurst Dress Barn robbery

    ELMHURST – A Bolingbrook man was arrested July 21 and charged with the recent robbery of an Elmhurst Dress Barn, 167 S. Route 83, according to the Elm ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:13 pm
  • Wheaton NHL player joins DuPage Animal Care and Control for Clear the Shelters event

    DuPage County Animal Care and Control will host a Clear the Shelters adoption event July 23 with the help of a Wheaton native turned NHL player, accor ...
    July 22, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • DuPage, Cook counties under excessive heat warning

    DuPage and Cook counties are among many under an excessive heat warning today, facing heat index values as high as 115 degrees, according to the Natio ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • DuPagePads receives DuPage Foundation grants

    Homeless nonprofit DuPagePads was one of 30 organizations that received grants June 22 during the DuPage Foundation's Spring Grant Awards Breakfast, a ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • DuPage Unity in Diversity Memorial celebrates lives of slain Dallas officers

    LISLE – People from all backgrounds and walks of life gathered July 16 to celebrate diversity and the five police officers who were killed in Dallas, ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Taste of Bolingbrook expecting large turnout despite heat

    BOLINGBROOK – Water-misting stations will be set up outdoors Saturday at The Promenade Bolingbrook mall, when as many as 35,000 people are expected to ...
    July 18, 2016 - 10:42 pm
  • DuPage County State’s Attorney launches military option for first-time offenders

    WHEATON – A new DuPage County initiative offers non violent first time offenders an opportunity to serve in the military to keep a conviction from bei ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:23 am
  • Local GOP delegates say Trump is in, protesters could be trouble

    Local delegates going to the Republican convention this week said they believe the Trump nomination is settled but they still expect a “wild” conventi ...
    July 16, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • County Board considers Weber Road interchange budget of $18 million

    JOLIET – The Will County Board is set this week to decide whether to set the county’s portion of engineering and construction costs related to the Web ...
    July 17, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • Honoring the fallen: Gathering in Romeoville honors police officers killed in line of duty

    ROMEOVILLE – Nearly 50 law enforcement personnel, first responders and citizens gathered Friday evening in front of the Romeoville Police Department t ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Pictures of the week July 8-14: 5 photos

    Check out some of the best shots by our photographers this week. ...
    July 15, 2016 - 7:47 am
  • Downers Grove designer talks "House Hunters Renovation" appearance

    DOWNERS GROVE – Some residents – particularly those who may have recently redone a room in their homes – may have recognized a familiar face on their ...
    July 14, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • DuPage County board, sheriff begin FY2017 budget talks 1 year after public fight

    The DuPage County board and Sheriff have begun their annual budget talks, and both sides are hoping it goes smoother than last year.
    July 14, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Romeoville Toyota to break ground this fall

    ROMEOVILLE – The ownership group of the new Romeoville Toyota has received the go-ahead to break ground sometime this fall on its Weber Road dealershi ...
    July 12, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Romeoville welcomes $200 million more in investment

    ROMEOVILLE – Much of the Romeoville Village Board meeting last week was spent reviewing several properties that could bring a combined investment of a ...
    July 12, 2016 - 7:03 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve to host Special Needs Adventure Day

    WARRENVILLE – Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will lead Special Needs Adventure Day on July 15.
    July 13, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • First responders save Romeoville girl, 3, from drowning in Braidwood

    BRAIDWOOD – The Holloway family was having fun July 2 at a relative’s house in Braidwood when suddenly the life of 3-year-old Jaslyn Holloway flashed ...
    July 9, 2016 - 11:02 pm
  • Rockler Woodworking and Hardware coming to Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, a supplier of woodworking and specialty DIY products, is opening an 8,000-square-foot retail store in ...
    July 9, 2016 - 12:08 am
  • DuPage County Stormwater Management releases residential flood-proofing guidebook

    DuPage County Stormwater Management has released a flood-proofing guidebook intended to help homeowners resolve common localized flooding issues, acco ...
    July 10, 2016 - 8:29 am
  • DuPage Forest Preserve photo contest kicks off July 10

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County will begin its "Take 5 Photo Contest" July 10, according to a news release from the district.
    July 6, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Morton Arboretum launches 5-year, $63 million capital campaign

    The Morton Arboretum has launched a five-year, $63-million capital improvement campaign aimed at expanding its work and improving core facilities, acc ...
    July 7, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Attorney General: beware of scammers preying on storm-damaged homes, businesses

    ELMHURST – After severe thunderstorms and tornadoes on June 22, Attorney General Lisa Madigan warned residents in impacted areas to be alert for scamm ...
    July 5, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Pinkney: Addison Children’s Center Addressing Early Learning Needs

    Meeting and anticipating residents’ needs is essential for communities to prosper. Some of Addison’s youngest residents are being prepared for success ...
    July 5, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • DuPage Election Commission recruiting judges for November election

    The DuPage Election Commission is recruiting judges to work the Nov. 8 General Election, according to a news release from the county.
    July 5, 2016 - 2:04 pm
  • DuPage, Cook County begin Fourth of July festivities

    A roundup of some of the best of what’s on tap for Independence Day celebrations all week will steer fireworks fans to multiple nighttime displays and ...
    July 5, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • 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
  • Reader Poll

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