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  • Wheaton-based Gilbert's Craft Sausages to send lifelong Cubs fan to World Series

    It's been the dream of lifelong Chicago Cubs fan Jerry Pritikin to see the Cubs play in the World Series at Wrigley Field.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Downtown Glen Ellyn to welcome upscale men's salon that will serve alcohol

    GLEN ELLYN – An upscale men's grooming shop that will sell alcohol is coming to downtown Glen Ellyn.
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Wheaton neighbors oppose LA Fitness being proposed along Roosevelt Road

    WHEATON – Despite concerns from neighbors, Wheaton City Council members continue to study plans for a 34,000-square-foot LA Fitness proposed for the s ...
    Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • New Elmhurst coffee shop wants to capture flavor of residents

    ELMHURST – Whenever Muddassar “Mudzi” Alvi visits a new city, his goal is to visit the area’s best coffee shop – soaking in the atmosphere as well as ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Harvard Mayor Jay Nolan resigns to start distillery

    HARVARD – Mayor Jay Nolan resigned from his post Tuesday after more than 11 years to start a distillery in town.
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • FitzGerald's in Berwyn offers special amenities for World Series viewing

    BERWYN – FitzGerald's invites residents to its friendly confines in Berwyn to watch the Chicago Cubs in the World Series.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:22 pm
  • Downtown Downers Grove businesses offering specials for Cubs World Series run

    DOWNERS GROVE – Businesses around the Downers Grove area are offering Chicago Cubs merchandise and World Series specials to celebrate the team's playo ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce to serve up Halloween fun

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce promises to serve up even more Halloween fun this year as part of the Halloween Spooktacular Festival ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 1:18 pm
  • McHenry County College job fair draws a crowd

    CRYSTAL LAKE – It can be hard to find work, but McHenry County College sought to make it a little easier for students and residents Friday.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • La Grange bookstore to host Berwyn native

    Berwyn native Paul Barile will read from and sign his novel, “My Brother’s Hands,” at 2 p.m. Oct. 23 at Anderson’s Bookshop, 26 S. La Grange Road, La ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn chamber event to showcase local fashions

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Winter Showcase Fashion Show on Oct. 23 will put the spotlight on 14 Glen Ellyn boutiques while raisin ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Helfers: Credibility among reasons to be a chamber member

    Someone asked me the other day, why should they be a chamber member? My response was simple – why no ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • Cafe 31 North brings unique breakfast, lunch items to McHenry

    McHENRY – A new restaurant, Cafe 31 North, officially opened its doors Oct. 10 in McHenry.Cafe 31 No ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Flatlander Market featured on American Express national TV ad campaign

    MARENGO – Don’t be surprised if you recognize a face or two when you walk into downtown Marengo’s Flatlander Market for lunch.
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Lyons Township Transition Garden grows vegetables for community, experience for students

    LA GRANGE – Donavyn Coronado, a first-year student in Lyons Township High School’s Transition Program, usually doesn’t like to get dirty. But when the ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • A funeral honors a unique life, promotes healing

            We celebrate everything, from the mundane to the magnificent. Birthdays. Graduations. First ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn offers support group for young families in the community

    Becoming parents is a joyful time in a couple’s journey; while life gets very busy, and there’s a lot to learn, the rewards are infinite.  During this ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Forgotten Felines find love at new rescue facility In Westmont

    WESTMONT – Every year, hundreds of stray or abandoned cats undergo a transformation from being scared, hungry and homeless to being affectionate, heal ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • St. Joan of Arc Catholic School offers athletic opportunities for students

    Kids who participate in sports learn wonderful life lessons.  They learn to work with others to achieve a common goal, to follow directions, and to pl ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • Cary zoning board makes positive recommendation for Sage Products

    CARY – Sage Products is one step closer to starting its 27-acre expansion in Cary.At its meeting Thu ...
    Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Time for Voters to Exercise Rights

    With the 2016 Presidential General Election only weeks away, it’s time once again for citizens across DuPage County to exercise one of their greatest ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • Maule: The best response to a problem is to be transparent

    As business leaders in Crystal Lake, we are on the precipice of tremendous change – new leadership at the state level, the county level, the national ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:41 pm
  • Berwyn Fire Department partners with pizzerias to promote fire safety

    BERWYN – The Berwyn Fire Department is teaming up with Benny’s Pizza and Paisans Pizza in Berwyn to promote fire prevention.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:47 am
  • 5 Commercial Lease Pitfalls

    If you own a business, you will likely sign a commercial lease, which is often a company’s largest expense.  Not all commercial leases are the same; s ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Pre-planned, pre-paid funeral can be moved to meet changing personal, family needs

            Funeral pre-planning and pre-payment is a loving way to spare your family the difficult decisions in the days immediately following such a per ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:00 am
  • Cucumber mojito from Lavergne’s Tavern wins 'Berwyn's Best'

    BERWYN – Berwyn has spoken, and its favorite cocktail is the cucumber mojito from Lavergne's Tavern.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Resistance Band Exercises

    In or outside of the gym, resistance bands can work well for anyone wanting scalable, full-body variety.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Big Fran’s Boardwalk Gaming brings new gaming experience to Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – Fritz Larsen, owner of Halftime Bar and Grill in Johnsburg, recently opened a new business just down the road from his sports bar. The new ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Elmhurst 225 residences opens in downtown

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst 255 development at Hahn Street and York Street recently opened, offering locals a new residential option in downtown Elmhurst.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • Will County area business briefs

    Doug Carpenter installed as president of Illinois REALTORSMOKENA – Doug Carpenter of Mokena has been ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:00 pm
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