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  • Petition filing begins for Carol Stream candidates

    CAROL STREAM – Candidate petition filing opened Monday for the April 7, 2015, consolidated general election and, as of Wednesday afternoon, village cl ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Flood Brothers makes Carol Stream preschooler honorary garbage man

    CAROL STREAM – After dressing up as a Flood Brothers truck for Halloween, a local preschooler received a special treat Nov. 25, when he served as an h ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:33 pm
  • Glenbard North girls gymanstics win Michael Meyer invite

    The Glenbard North girls gymnastics team captured the title at last Saturday’s Michael Meyer Memorial Candy Cane invite with a score of 137.05.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Glenbard North preaches persistence with inexperienced team

    CAROL STREAM – With the Glenbard North roster returning virtually no varsity experience, Joe Larson was fully aware of the struggles that were awaitin ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:28 am
  • Oakley: Uncertain marketplace causes village to idle electric aggregation program

    It was only two short years ago when Carol Stream voters approved a referendum giving the village authority to aggregate electric supply on behalf of ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:53 pm
  • Winners named in Carol Stream library photo contest

    CAROL STREAM – The winners have been announced for the Carol Stream Public Library's “Seasons of Carol Stream” photo contest, according to an email fr ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:19 pm
  • NEDSRA Scouts visit Itasca Police Department

    ITASCA – Northeast DuPage Special Recreation Association Cub Scout Troop 437 visits the Itasca Police Department on Nov. 6.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Carol Stream fire battalion chief terminated, says district wanted to 'send a message'

    CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream Fire Protection District battalion chief has been fired after a unanimous vote Monday by the district's Board of Trustee ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 6:16 pm
  • Carol Stream police release numbers from Thanksgiving campaign

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Police Department's 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday Campaign yielded numerous arrests, tickets and citations, according to a ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Bloomingdale church celebrates 100-year anniversary

    BLOOMINGDALE – With only about 100 active members, St. Paul Evangelical is the little church that could.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Windsor Park to host author for book signing

    CAROL STREAM – Retirement community Windsor Park, 124 Windsor Park Drive, will host author and Windsor Park resident Mary Anne Phemister for a book la ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Carol Stream American Legion to host turkey dinner fundraiser

    CAROL STREAM – American Legion Post 76 invites area residents to a turkey dinner fundraiser from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the post, 570 S. Gary Ave., a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Dec. 12

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Carol Stream Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Local master gardeners honored for volunteer work

    University of Illinois Extension of DuPage County master gardeners Barb DeCanio (from left), Wheaton; Pat Kosmach, Addison; Linda Kunesh, Carol Stream ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 6:51 pm
  • Glendale Heights man may face additional charges after child porn found in storage unit

    A Glendale Heights man being held in the Kane County jail on several sexual assault charges may face additional charges after child pornography was di ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy offering holiday basketball, baseball, softball camps

    LISLE – The Bulls/Sox Academy in Lisle will be hosting Chicago Bulls Basketball Camps and Chicago White Sox Baseball Holiday Camps on Dec. 29 and 30 a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Suburban Life Media Central DuPage All Area Defensive selections

    Quinn Calcagnon School: St. Francisn Year: Seniorn Impact: This defensive lineman was downright domi ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:38 pm
  • West Chicago begins conference play with back-to-back wins

    In addition to losing all-state performer John Konchar to the collegiate level, the West Chicago boys basketball team also saw three fellow starters g ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • District 87, YMCA partnering for technology workshops

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 will partner with the B.R. Ryall YMCA for technology workshops, the district announced in a news release.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:48 pm
  • Local teens recognized with 2014 Youth Service Medal by Cook County Sheriff

    A number of local high school students were honored Tuesday night at an awards ceremony hosted by the Cook County Sheriff's Office.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Giordano's comes to Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – Giordano's President and CEO Yorgo Koutsogiorgas (second from right) cuts the ribbon at an event celebrating the opening of the company ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:52 pm
  • New DuPage County Board member voted in to replace late McBride

    The newest member of the DuPage County Board was voted into office Tuesday even as the board remembered the man she replaced.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Dec. 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Carol Stream Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • Hanover Park mother pleads guilty to lesser charge in Streamwood infant death

    A Hanover Park woman has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge in the death of her infant son after a mistrial of her case last month, according to Cook C ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 7:50 pm
  • Roskam secures Ways and Means oversight position, vows to 'shine a light'

    Though he wasn't able to secure a move up in the hierarchy of U.S. House Republican leadership, Rep. Peter Roskam, R – Wheaton, will still hold a majo ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • This and That: Casale offers options to celebrate season, help those in need

    Wow! It is December and the holidays are upon us. Where did the year go? With that being said, I hop ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Must be Santa: Carol Stream kicks off holiday season with tree lighting

    CAROL STREAM – There was no shortage of seasonal celebration Nov. 28 in Carol Stream at the Community Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 7:11 pm
  • Work in progress

    CAROL STREAM – The 2013-14 season for the Glenbard North boys basketball team won’t soon be forgotten as the Panthers fell just a few points short of ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Glenbard North wrestling wins first invite of season

    With four individual champions, the Glenbard North wrestling team cruised to the title at the 35th Annual Chris Hurska wrestling classic Nov. 28-29 ho ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Second half run not enough for Glenbard North girls

    CAROL STREAM – Down 15 points at halftime to Hinsdale South on Tuesday, the Glenbard North girls basketball team was hoping to make it interesting ove ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Shields: District 93 seeks feedback from Illinois Performance Excellence

    The Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Improvement Act was created in 1987 to boost the competitiveness of American businesses with ever-expanding glob ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 7:09 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series to focus on stress

    The Glenbard Parent Series will present a lecture about stress relief and improving motivation, Glenbard Township High School District 87 announced in ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 6:48 pm
  • DuPage gets $70,000 donation for heroin overdose reversal drug program

    WHEATON – DuPage County's campaign to save the lives of overdosing heroin users got a financial boost during the Nov. 25 County Board meeting, when Ch ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Glen Ellyn businesswoman is chairman's choice to fill DuPage District 4 vacancy

    A Glen Ellyn bussinesswoman has been tapped as the nominee to become the DuPage County Board's next member.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 6:21 pm
  • Carol Stream man receives 31 years for Oakbrook Terrace attempted murder

    A Carol Stream man was sentenced Tuesday to 31 years in prison for the attempted murder of his wife in Oakbrook Terrace, according to a DuPage County ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 8:58 pm
  • Taxi crashes into Glendale Heights house, driver reportedly flees

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – Police responded early Monday morning to a Glendale Heights address, after a taxi crashed into the house, injuring a sleeping resid ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • DuPage Forest Preserve District lowers tax levy

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County voted to slightly decrease its tax levy Nov. 18, according to a district news release.
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Nov. 28

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Carol Stream Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    Nov. 29, 2014 - 12:17 am
  • Business community encourages Carol Stream residents to shop local during holiday season

    CAROL STREAM – With Thanksgiving over, the holiday shopping season is well underway, offering opporunities for Carol Stream residents to get gifts for ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • 2 charged in Carol Stream area vehicle burglaries

    CAROL STREAM – Two men were charged with allegedly burglarizing vehicles in several neighboring towns after Carol Stream police responded Nov. 19 to a ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Termination recommended for Carol Stream fire battalion chief who claimed cover-up

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Fire Protection District Board of Fire Commissioners has recommended one of its battalion chiefs be terminated as a he ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 9:44 am
  • College Notes: Northwestern's Justin Jackson reaches 1,000 rushing yards

    Justin Jackson continued his outstanding freshman campaign for the Northwestern football team with a strong performance in Saturday’s 38-14 win agains ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:50 am
  • Man charged in armed robbery of Glendale Heights gas station

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS – A man has been charged after allegedly holding a Glendale Heights gas station clerk at gunpoint while robbing the business Monday, ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:13 pm
  • Semi hits 2 vehicles, crashes into townhome in Bartlett-Streamwood area

    BARTLETT – Emergency personnel responded Monday after a semi-tractor trailer struck two vehicles, left the roadway and crashed into a townhome, accord ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 7:01 am
  • Glenbard North principal receives honor

    CAROL STREAM – Glenbard North High School Principal John Mensik has been named the 2015 Illinois Principals Association DuPage Region High School Prin ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Carol Stream holiday tree lighting upcoming

    CAROL STREAM – Carol Stream will soon be aglow with the spirit of the season when the Community Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony returns to the village.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 6:01 pm
  • DuPage County Historical Museum gets award

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Historical Museum received an Award of Best Practices from the Illinois Association of Museums, according to a museum news ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Candidates compete for DuPage County Board seat

    Eight area political hopefuls are vying to become the newest member of the DuPage County Board.But i ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Carol Stream Park District honored for financial reporting

    CAROL STREAM – Carol Stream Park District Board of Commissioners President Tim Powers presents district Controller Lisa Scumaci with the Award of Fina ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:18 pm
  • Choose DuPage honored by International Economic Development Council

    Choose DuPage was recognized by the International Economic Development Council at the Excellence in Economic Development Awards, according to a news r ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 6:09 pm
  • District 93 Early Childhood Center gets award

    Community Consolidated School District 93 Early Childhood Center speech and language pathologist Lori Kirby (from left), District 93 Superintendent Bi ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Letter: Burns reflects on time as forest preserve commissioner

    To the Editor:In the two years I served as District 6 Forest Preserve commissioner, I accomplished a ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Stratford Square Mall gets park district award

    BLOOMINGDALE – State Sen. Tom Cullerton (from left), D – Villa Park; Stratford Square Mall Senior Vice President Anthony Giannini; Bloomingdale Park D ...
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Carol Stream police conducting Thanksgiving safety campaign

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Police Department Thanksgiving holiday safety campaign is underway, according to a department news release.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Nov. 21

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Carol Stream Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 7:29 pm
  • Area musician to hold fundraiser for nonprofit in Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – Elgin R&B artist JSKINZ will hold a fundraiser for the Almost Home Foundation at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hilton Chicago/Indian Lakes ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:29 pm
  • Carol Stream Chamber celebrates opening of Gametime Pub

    CAROL STREAM – The Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce welcomed newcomer Gametime Pub with a ribbon cutting Tuesday.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Glenbard North girls kick off basketball season with victory

    CAROL STREAM – A Division I softball recruit, Sarah Petzold, has come up with plenty of big plays on the diamond during her illustrious Glenbard North ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • DuPage County Stormwater Management asks residents to complete water quality survey

    WHEATON – DuPage County Stormwater Management is asking residents and business owners to complete a brief survey regarding water quality, according to ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Carol Stream man pleads guilty to Oakbrook Terrace attempted murder

    A Carol Stream man pleaded guilty Nov. 13 to attempted first-degree murder after he shot his wife in July 2011 in Oakbrook Terrace after she left work ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:59 pm
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