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  • Comcast, HUD collaborate to close digital divide

    PHILADELPHIA – Comcast’s and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s ConnectHome initiative has taken steps to close the digital divide ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Channahon's Michelle Denoyer receives the Edward Jones' Eagle Award

    CHANNAHON – Edward Jones financial adviser Michelle Denoyer of Channahon recently received the firm’s Eagle Award for her “clear vision of both client ...
    July 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Employers, prospective workers connect at Woodstock health care job fair

    WOODSTOCK – Both job seekers and employers built connections Friday at the Health Care Industry Job Fair.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • DuPage Art League classes retain popularity at temporary site

    WHEATON – Despite the fact that the DuPage Art League had to move its art classes temporarily this month while it addresses significant structural iss ...
    July 22, 2016 - 6:11 pm
  • Sage YMCA Corporate Challenge brings McHenry County companies together through friendly competition

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Several companies around McHenry County will be competing this weekend for the second round of the 2016 Sage YMCA Corporate Challenge.
    July 22, 2016 - 12:41 am
  • Nicor begins work within La Grange's Central Business District

    LA GRANGE – Nicor was scheduled to begin work within La Grange's Central Business District on July 18, according to the village's website.
    July 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • New Glen Ellyn theater company to present first production

    GLEN ELLYN – Jared Titus and Stephanie Hansen want to introduce youngsters and teens to the bright lights of the theatrical world.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Wheaton officials reject Aldi sign proposal as part of expansion project

    WHEATON – City of Wheaton officials on July 18 debated Aldi's plans to install a larger monument sign in front of its store as part of an expansion pr ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Fastsigns of Downers Grove opened by local couple

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local couple has opened a Downers Grove branch of the sign and visual graphics business, Fastsigns, according to a news release from ...
    July 19, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • Natives Haven nursery in Harvard 'like you're in somebody's garden'

    HARVARD – Sitting atop 6.25 acres, the newly opened nursery Natives Haven offers its visitors a scenic alternative to traditional flower shopping.
    July 19, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • Smothers Realty Group celebrates 20 years in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Smothers Realty Group celebrated its 20th anniversary in La Grange with a group photo.Th ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • New Elmhurst dental practice gives back to community

    ELMHURST – For Dr. Lena Halikias, dentistry goes far beyond a regular checkup and the occasional filling.
    July 19, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Berwyn student artwork on display at North Riverside Park Mall

    North Riverside Park Mall unveils a new art display in its Management Hallway, devoted to works by local students from schools and community art progr ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Fundraiser supports Cicero cafe owner in need of transplant

    CICERO – Revive Club & Café co-owner Dolores Monterroso (from left), Atzimba Catering and Events chef and owner Atzimba Perez, youth pastor Roger Wash ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • Wheaton resident opens bicycle repair shop

    WHEATON – Collin Tillotson has been repairing bicycles for most of his life."When I was about 7 year ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Downers Grove financial advisor named to Million Dollar Round Table

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove financial advisor has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Cancer in your pet

    Just like their human counterparts pets can get cancer, too. According to one study nearly half o ...
    July 18, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • Women’s clothing, accessory store opens on Woodstock Square

    WOODSTOCK – With years of working in retail, Brenda Marchuk’s dream always has been to open a store of her own.
    July 17, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • McGuire: Shopping local builds community connections

    The shopping experience has changed dramatically over the last decade with the advent of online shopping. I myself have gravitated toward shopping onl ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Lake in the Hills OKs Blue Cow Polish Deli to pursue liquor license

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Committee of the Whole gave preliminary approval for the Blue Cow Polish Deli to receive a liquor license at its meeting this ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Grand opening takes place for Shorewood Gas N Wash

    SHOREWOOD – A ribbon-cutting and grand opening were held recently for the Shorewood Gas N Wash located at the southwest corner of Jefferson Street and ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Johnsburg native's business named McDonald's corporate fitness provider

    JOHNSBURG – Chris Leathers has been running Your World Fitness in Spring Grove for the past six years. The 29-year-old Johnsburg native has trained pr ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • The Dog Waggin' in Algonquin seeking votes for small business contest

    ALGONQUIN – Since Mark and Lisa Harvey opened The Dog Waggin’ in summer 2010, the company has built a base of loyal customers who trust the business w ...
    July 15, 2016 - 1:13 am
  • Lavergne's Tavern sees success since opening in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Things are going well at Lavergne’s Tavern in Berwyn since its opening about one month ago.
    July 15, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Auto insurance policies reflect self-driving technology

    Although fully autonomous vehicles still seem like cars of the future, self-driving technology already shapes present-day policy.
    July 14, 2016 - 8:12 am
  • Maule: Be agile enough in business to seek new solutions

    Agility is the secret to all things. If there is anything I have learned from watching the park outs ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:55 am
  • Crystal Lake car dealership hosting USO barbecue for the troops

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram will host a USO barbecue for the troops Saturday.
    July 14, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Heritage Woods of Huntley begins construction on memory care addition

    HUNTLEY – Heritage Woods of Huntley Assisted Living broke ground on a $5 million expansion Monday that will add 30 memory care and nine assisted livin ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:51 am
  • Health care job fair to be held in Woodstock

    WOODSTOCK – An upcoming Health Care Industry job fair hosted by McHenry County Workforce Network will help job seekers find employment in the health c ...
    July 14, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Glen Ellyn chamber honors Mike Formento

    GLEN ELLYN – Outgoing Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Mike Formento choked back tears as he thanked those who attended a gathering i ...
    July 14, 2016 - 7:09 am
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