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  • Joliet Chamber completes legislative drive-down

    JOLIET – The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry traveled May 10 to Springfield to meet with several state senators and state representatives ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Doc Motor Works of Shorewood gives back to community

    SHOREWOOD – On May 21, Doc Motor Works in Shorewood took part in Family Service Day - Keeping Cars Kickin', which is a national program designed to he ...
    May 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • City launches Explore Elmhurst website to promote tourism, community events

    ELMHURST – The city of Elmhurst has launched the Explore Elmhurst website, a newly branded platform offering residents and visitors an all-access guid ...
    May 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • 'Cooking with Kids' among Entree Kitchen events in Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – A Carol Stream business owner and busy mother is on a mission to bring dinner back to the kitchen table.
    May 27, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • Hinsdale travel agent visits Cuba

    HINSDALE – When Hinsdale travel agent Jane Sanchez went on a recent cruise to Cuba she had no idea what she’d find.
    May 27, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Star Motor Sales wants to redevelop, but Downers Grove residents worried about test-drivers

    DOWNERS GROVE – An Ogden Avenue auto dealership is seeking permission for a major face-lift, but residents are worried about prospective buyers taking ...
    May 27, 2016 - 6:46 am
  • Protests continue at McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook

    ELMHURST – Lena Germany, 23, of Pittsburgh, Pa., says she had to give her son up for adoption because she couldn't afford a heart transplant that he n ...
    May 27, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Technology Center of DuPage names executive director

    ADDISON – Starting July 1, Technology Center of DuPage and the DuPage Area Occupational Education System will welcome Michael Zimmerman of Crown Point ...
    May 26, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • La Grange School District 102 to host fundraisers with area businesses

    LA GRANGE – La Grange School District 102 is hosting two upcoming fundraisers in partnership with area businesses.
    May 26, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Top burgers compete to be 'Berwyn's Best'

    BERWYN – Berwyn's Best Burger Contest has headed into its second round.Specialty burgers from Big Gu ...
    May 26, 2016 - 6:00 am
  • New salon opens on Woodstock Square

    WOODSTOCK – A new salon on the Woodstock Square provides a full-service hair salon and brings unique products to the area, owner Darrin Flynn said. 
    May 26, 2016 - 1:20 am
  • Woodstock Country Club marks 100 years: Bull Valley golf course celebrates history

    BULL VALLEY – After 100 years, not much has changed at Woodstock Country Club’s golf course.And golf ...
    May 26, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Protesters rally at McDonald's headquarters in Oak Brook despite severe weather

    OAK BROOK – Severe weather could not stop the "fight for 15" on May 25 in Oak Brook. If anything, t ...
    May 26, 2016 - 12:02 pm
  • McHenry County gun stores weigh in on proposed Illinois licensing law

    Owners of local gun stores are calling a new proposed state regulatory layer bureaucratic overkill designed to shut them down under the guise of impro ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • Perma-Seal Basement Systems moving headquarters from Downers Grove to Naperville

    DOWNERS GROVE – Perma-Seal Basement Systems will be moving its headquarters from Downers Grove to Naperville, according to a news release from the com ...
    May 24, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Developers propose apartments at Hilton Oak Brook Hills Resort

    WESTMONTAproposed development would bring a state-of-the-art swim complex and luxury apartments to t ...
    May 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst's Cilantro Taco Grill promises fresh food, grilled meat

    ELMHURST – With a fifth location now open in Elmhurst, the Morfin family business is seeking to become the area’s go-to restaurant for fresh grilled M ...
    May 24, 2016 - 6:51 am
  • New Elmhurst Edward Jones office to host grand opening

    ELMHURST – Rita Borzym of Edward Jones is inviting the public to her office's grand opening celebration.
    May 23, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • La Grange survey confirms safety, flooding, downtown as top issues

    LA GRANGE – An inaugural survey conducted by the Citizens Council of La Grange earlier this year essentially validates what the council believed to be ...
    May 21, 2016 - 8:15 am
  • Shared experiences help overcome grief, pave the way forward for a surviving spouse

    The death of a husband or wife is one of the hardest-hitting experiences of a lifetime. It does not matter whether it was "expected," after a long ill ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Buona partners with Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo

    BERWYN – Buona, headquartered in Berwyn, is partnering with Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo to help raise funds for his foundation, the Antho ...
    May 20, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • BMO's Cheryle Wittert of Lombard honored for mentorship

    LOMBARD – Cheryle Wittert of Lombard has been recognized by the Chicago chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners as this year’s re ...
    May 19, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Cary Village Board rejects Meyer Material's request for 3-year mining extension

    CARY – The Village Board rejected Meyer Material Co.’s request for a three-year extension on mining activities at its site near Route 31 after comment ...
    May 19, 2016 - 1:06 am
  • Edward-Elmhurst Health inaugurates Lombard walk-in clinic

    ELMHURST – Edward-Elmhurst Health inaugurated a new walk-in clinic in Lombard with a May 3 ribbon cutting ceremony.
    May 18, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Zacatacos to fill vacant New Seneca Restaurant space in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Zacatacos will open a third location in Berwyn by December in the former New Seneca Restaurant at 6544 Cermak Road.
    May 19, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • The Beer Cellar plans to expand, move to new downtown Glen Ellyn location

    GLEN ELLYN – The Beer Cellar plans to expand and relocate its downtown business.Owner David Hawley h ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:38 pm
  • Mike Formento to step down as Glen Ellyn chamber executive director

    GLEN ELLYN – After eight years of leading the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce, Mike Formento plans to leave the post this summer.
    May 19, 2016 - 7:11 am
  • Centegra, Lurie Children’s to offer pediatric care at Huntley hospital jointly

    HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will partner with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to provide 24-hour pediatric hospitalist cover ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:05 am
  • Carol Stream parade fundraiser set at Culver's

    CAROL STREAM – Organizers of the Carol Stream 4th of July Parade invite the community to gather friends, neighbors and co-workers for a meal at Culver ...
    May 16, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Western Springs welcomes new Doodle Art and Design studio

    WESTERN SPRINGS – At Kathleen Thometz’s 35th high school reunion, she made a promise to herself that next time she saw her former classmates she wante ...
    May 16, 2016 - 12:25 pm
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