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  • Business briefs

    New partner at Kavanagh Grumley & GorboldJOLIET – The law firm of Kavanagh Grumley & Gorbold LLC has ...
    NEW: March 28, 2015 - 6:43 pm
  • McHenry County drone users waiting on government rules for commercial use

    Excited by the rapidly developing technology, Robert McClurg bought his first drone two years ago to experiment with operating the small unmanned airc ...
    March 27, 2015 - 4:59 pm
  • Business moves to new Villa Park location

    VILLA PARK – Because of SRT Outdoors’ success in Villa Park, the hunting and fishing retailer recently moved to a larger location in town.
    March 27, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Lombard looks at ways to redevelop old DuPage Theatre site

    LOMBARD – New apartments might be the best bet for the redevelopment of the old DuPage Theatre property in downtown Lombard, according to the initial ...
    March 27, 2015 - 4:23 pm
  • Home improvement businesses open in CL

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Two new home improvement businesses are set to open in Crystal Lake. Home Heart Designs, 407 E. Terra Cotta Ave., and Crawford Supply G ...
    March 27, 2015 - 10:16 am
  • How to improve your business SEO and reach customers with sponsored content

    Sponsored Content is a form of marketing that offers a business the opportunity to reach a targeted audience in a new way. While sponsored content c ...
    March 26, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Wheaton Grand Theater restoration underway, organizers awaiting final project price tag

    WHEATON – For years, the Wheaton Grand Theater has been a symbol of the history the city loves to embrace, the perception that Wheaton's is a downtown ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • Mayor, state rep visit Addison training facility

    ADDISON – Addison Mayor Rich Veenstra and state Rep. Deb Conroy, D-Villa Park, recently toured the Symbol Training Institute in Addison.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • St. Charles unveils branding logo

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles residents Tuesday afternoon had their first look at the logo for the city’s latest branding effort.
    March 24, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • LightWorks Energy comes to St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A business offering therapy for stress reduction and relaxation has made its way to St. Charles.
    March 23, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • Paddleboarding business at Three Oaks to expand, offer sailboarding

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Paddleboarding at Three Oaks Recreation Area will move to a larger, more scenic spot, the Crystal Lake City Council decided this week.
    March 22, 2015 - 11:48 pm
  • How to make East Side a better place

    JOLIET – The East Side of Joliet has both potential and problems.A recent candidates’ forum at the U ...
    March 22, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Alexander Lumber honored by Crystal Lake Chamber

    WOODSTOCK – Alexander Lumber Company, 4001 S. Country Club Road, Woodstock, was recognized for 45 years of continuous membership in the Crystal Lake C ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Two comic book shops come to Crystal Lake

    CRYSTAL LAKE – When Deneen Perron’s son worked at her used bookstore in downtown Crystal Lake, he would joke that when she died, he would turn it into ...
    March 21, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Local Business Briefs

    Businesses encouraged to check Workforce Services Division’s Resume GalleryBusinesses encouraged to check Workforce Services Division’s Resume Gallery
    March 21, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • McHenry County baby boomer entrepreneurs describe experiences starting off

    In November 2013, 51-year-old Mike Ammer, of Huntley, found himself feeling burned out in an industry he'd been part of for 32 years.
    March 20, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Batavia Restaurant Madness to kick off Monday

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia, Batavia MainStreet and the Batavia Chamber of Commerce will present Batavia Restaurant Madness starting Monday and runn ...
    March 19, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • I Have a Bean, Jo & Doh! Donuts partnership coming to Wheaton library

    WHEATON – The long-anticipated café run by a popular local coffee brewer will open up in the Wheaton Public Library with a little help from an area do ...
    March 21, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Business-friendly legislators recognized in Oak Brook

    OAK BROOK – Gov. Bruce Rauner, center, was on hand as the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce honored four state legislators with its Legislative Le ...
    March 19, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Indian Prairie Public Library to host job fair for teens Saturday

    DARIEN – Teen and parents of teens in search of a summer job, take notice.The Indian Prairie Public ...
    March 19, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Tasting room an escape into world of wine

    GENEVA – Geneva Wine Cellars and Tasting Room owner Al Buchanan is particular about what kind of wine he will sell.
    March 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Best of Wheaton spotlights popular businesses

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Chamber for Commerce honored some of its top businesses and nonprofits March 12 during its seventh annual Best of Wheaton Gala.
    March 18, 2015 - 6:01 pm
  • Elmhurst teen takes March Madness expertise to smartphones

    ELMHURST – To say Zorian Schiffman has the mind and spirit of a true entrepreneur is an understatement.
    March 18, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Bates: Charie Zanck honored as Woman of Accomplishment

    On March 18, the McHenry Area Chamber’s WINGs program honored a special lady as its Woman of Accomplishment for 2015.
    March 18, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Irish Sisters store in Geneva to close after 28 years

    GENEVA – Irish Sisters Imports is closing after 28 years, co-owner Mike Smith said. The store is at 312 S. Third St., Geneva.
    March 17, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Manufacturer donates $25K to D-103 for math program

    LYONS – A McCook manufacturer has donated $25,000 to Lyons Elementary School District 103 to enhance mathematics opportunities throughout the district ...
    March 17, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Treaures abound at new resale shop in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Jacinta Theobald feels strongly about going green and cutting the stream of usable things to the landfill.
    March 17, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Girl Scouts celebrate anniversary with treats at Andy's Frozen Custard

    COUNTRYSIDE – In honor of the 103rd anniversary of the Girl Scouts of America, Andy’s Frozen Custard offered all visiting Scouts free treats.
    March 17, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • La Grange restaurateur will bring Casa Margarita to Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – Twenty years ago, Al Lotfi opened his first restaurant, Al’s Char-house in La Grange. Since then, Lotfi has become a staple of the La Grang ...
    March 17, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Cali Girl Cakes celebrates one-year anniversary

    BOLINGBROOK – Cali Girl Cakes celebrated its one-year anniversary March 8. A party was held March 7 at the store, 681 W. Boughton Road in Bolingbrook.
    March 14, 2015 - 6:03 pm
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