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  • 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. 28, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • 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
  • Westgate: Library strategic plan coming soon

    The Carol Stream Public Library has been an integral part of the village of Carol Stream for over 52 years. The library began in a room at the Village ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 5:12 pm
  • This and That: Carol Stream offering opportunities to give back this holiday season

    With the holidays upon us, it is time to for me to dig out the decorations, including the many strands of lights. But no matter how carefully I pack a ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • DuPage County recognized by state for environmental sustainability

    WHEATON – DuPage County was recently recognized by the state of Illinois for its commitment to environmental sustainability with the Governor’s Sustai ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • DuPage County seeking photos to commemorate 175th year

    The DuPage County Convention and Visitors Bureau is conducting a social media photo contest on the county's behalf through the end of the year to cele ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 5:16 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Nov. 14

    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. 14, 2014 - 1:32 pm
  • District 93 enlists community groups to help fight bullying

    CAROL STREAM – Carol Stream organizations are coming together to teach local students how to be respectful, not just in the classroom, but outside of ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:42 pm
  • DuPage forest preserve district board reopens director search, releases letter addressing termination

    Extending a search that has gone on more than two years, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County is again looking for an executive director.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Former suburban congressman dies at 84

    Former U.S. Rep. Philip Crane died Saturday at the age of 84 after a long battle with lung cancer.Cr ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • DuPage County Board seeking applicants to fill McBride seat

    DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin is accepting applications to fill the District 4 vacancy left after the death of board member JR McBride, acco ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 12:43 pm
  • District 87 to request a 1.9-percent increase in property taxes from county

    Glenbard Township High School District 87 introduced its proposed tax levy for 2014 at its Oct. 27 Board of Education meeting.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 1:04 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Nov. 7

    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. 7, 2014 - 8:02 am
  • Latest release by Chicago Archdiocese of abusive priests lists 18 from area

    The Archdiocese of Chicago released additional documents Thursday detailing cases of sexual abuse by members of the clergy.
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 8:38 pm
  • Prep roundup: Glenbard North duo compete at cross country sectional

    Joey Campagna and Chris Marshall represented the Glenbard North boys cross country team at Saturday’s St. Charles East Class 3A regional.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • College notes: Glenbard North grad starting on Elmhurst College o-line

    Glenbard North graduate Danny McHale is in his second season as a starting offensive lineman for the Elmhurst College football team. The junior, who w ...
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Residents vote to lessen O'Hare noise

    Voters in suburbs near Chicago O'Hare International Airport overwhelmingly showed their support Tuesday for measures to help mitigate airport noise.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Duckworth holds on to 8th District

    U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth will continue to represent Illinois' 8th Congressional District, after defeating challenger Larry Kaifesh in Tuesday's gener ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • Incumbent Conroy takes District 46 by close margin

    Incumbent Democrat Deb Conroy will remain in Springfield for an additional two years after winning a close race against Republican challenger Heidi Ho ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Zaruba wins re-election bid for DuPage sheriff

    Incumbent DuPage County sheriff candidate John Zaruba won his re-election bid Tuesday night after claiming 62 percent of the vote.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Wiley unseats Nowak in DuPage County District 6

    In a victory lineup of familiar faces, Republican Kevin Wiley managed to do what few other candidates could: Unseat an incumbent on the DuPage County ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • Eckhoff takes DuPage District 4

    DuPage County Board member Grant Eckhoff had little trouble holding on to his seat representing District 4 on election night, when he beat out Democra ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 2:27 am
  • Cronin takes second term as DuPage County Board chairman

    The DuPage County Board will be led by a familiar face for the next four years after Chairman Dan Cronin won his second term in a landslide victory in ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:29 am
  • Winger wins Illinois House 45

    Wood Dale alderman Christine Winger will soon have a new title. With 100 percent of DuPage County pr ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:09 am
  • Roskam wins re-election in U.S. House 6th District

    Republican Peter Roskam easily secured his fifth term in the U.S. House, capturing roughly 67 percent of the vote in an election night victory over De ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:56 am
  • Hinds gets decisive win in DuPage clerk race after opponent's 'surprisingly negative' campaign

    In a DuPage County clerk race filled with allegations, the quieter candidate was the one that came out on top.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 3:57 am
  • Fichtner re-elected to Elmhurst-area County Board seat

    ELMHURST – Republican Paul Fichtner of Elmhurst is looking forward to four more years on the DuPage County Board after winning re-election against Dem ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:11 am
  • Gbur: Looking back, charging forward at WDSRA

    This past year has been a time of both reflection and vision here at Western DuPage Special Recreation Association, all with one single goal in mind . ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Letter: Vote for Heidi Holan

    To the Editor:This letter is in support of Heidi Holan, who is running for District 46 state represe ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Glenbard Parent Series program to focus on science of adolescence

    The Glenbard Parent Series will host a discussion on the science of adolescence, Glenbard Township High School District 87 announced in a news release ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Carol Stream home uninhabitable after attic fire Saturday evening

    CAROL STREAM – A fire in the attic of a split-level house in Carol Stream caused major roof damage and forced out homeowners, according to media repor ...
    Nov. 2, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Jay Stream substitute teacher banned over 'inappropriate' remarks about race

    CAROL STREAM – A substitute teacher will not be asked back to Jay Stream Middle School after a discussion of race between the instructor and four stud ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Police reports: Carol Stream for Oct. 31

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Carol Stream Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ha ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Carol Stream couple offer Halloween haunts with yard display

    CAROL STREAM – There's no shortage of things that go bump in the night at 371 Canyon Trail.The addre ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Halloween comes to Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – There was no shortage of spooktacular fun at the Carol Stream Park District Boo! Fest Oct. 24 at Simkus Recreation Center.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • Narrow defeats cost Glenbard North a playoff berth

    CAROL STREAM – The Glenbard North football team ended the 2014 season on a high note last Friday with a 45-14 win against Naperville North.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Two Panthers advance to sectional cross country

    Glenbard North runners Joey Campagna and Chris Marshall moved on to Saturday’s St. Charles East sectional out of the Class 3A regional the Panthers ho ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Rauner to visit Carol Stream business

    CAROL STREAM – Gubernatorial Republican challenger Bruce Rauner will participate in a tour and town hall event at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Banner Service ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:11 pm
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