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  • Criminal incident at Glen Ellyn hotel complex is latest as lawsuit's hearing nears

    GLEN ELLYN – The arrest of a man at the Budgetel Inn and Suites and America’s Best Inn complex in the 600 block of Roosevelt Road in the June 14 attem ...
    June 24, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Whole Foods in Wheaton to move to Danada Square East

    WHEATON – Those driving past the Danada Square East shopping center on a regular basis probably have noticed the activity taking place at the former D ...
    June 24, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • Cary trustees discuss possibility of modified Meyer Material petition

    CARY – With the future of mining at the Meyer Material site still unclear, the Village Board continued Tuesday to discuss the possibility of Meyer bri ...
    June 24, 2016 - 1:00 am
  • Understanding Motorcycle Insurance

    You just purchased a new motorcycle the first thing you think about is insurance and how much it is going to cost. Insurance companies will take into ...
    June 23, 2016 - 9:03 am
  • Caring for senior pets

    Senior pets, like their human counterparts, experience age-related health issues.   Pets are livin ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:41 am
  • Power of attorney important to decide … now

         Few people like to think about critical health decisions and end-of-life situations, but this is absolutely vital to ensure that your wishes are ...
    June 22, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Lake in the Hills zoning board recommends repealing ordinance restricting non-retail uses

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – After an outcry from local real estate agents, business owners and property owners, the Lake in the Hills zoning board unanimously ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Huntley mulls banning pawn shops, restricting currency exchanges, loan agencies

    HUNTLEY – The Village Board will consider a text amendment to the village’s zoning ordinance that would ban pawn shops and restrict the districts wher ...
    June 22, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • Marengo Guns angry over being dropped by insurance company

    MARENGO – A local gun store is seeing red over a decision by its insurance company to no longer insure gun shop owners.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Randy Hultgren talks obstacles with McHenry County small business owners

    McHENRY – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren teamed up with a national pro-business group to talk about the importance of small businesses in McHenry County.
    June 21, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Wheaton resident honored as Entrepreneur of the Year

    WHEATON – Wheaton resident Kathleen Henson, founder of Henson Consulting, was honored as Entrepreneur of the Year by Fifth Third Bank at a recent brea ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:38 pm
  • Taste of Europe coming to downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Ilirjan Jankulla wants to bring a taste of Europe to downtown Glen Ellyn.The Carol Stre ...
    June 21, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • E-cigarette shop owners grapple with new FDA regulations

    ALGONQUIN – Since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new regulations on the e-cigarette industry in May, Larry Goldstein said a number of ...
    June 20, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • Fifth Third Bank moves as part of Berwyn Gateway Plaza redevelopment

    BERWYN – Fifth Third Bank is the second business to open as part of the phase II redevelopment of the Berwyn Gateway Plaza, according to a Berwyn Deve ...
    June 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Explore Elmhurst Express Trolley

    Two words that will provide plenty of fun close to home are, “All Aboard!” Now, through September 1 ...
    June 20, 2016 - 7:58 am
  • Huntley OKs revised improvement plan for Village Inn Restaurant

    HUNTLEY – The Committee of the Whole advanced a request for facade improvement funding for Village Inn Restaurant after owner Bill Galanis scaled back ...
    June 20, 2016 - 12:16 am
  • Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop opens in Spring Grove

    SPRING GROVE – As Bryan Sterbenz was preparing Lucky Bernie’s on Thursday for its grand opening Friday, people lined up at the door trying to get in.
    June 17, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Economic Development Council: Downers Grove business headed in right direction

    DOWNERS GROVE – The "best days are still to come" for Downers Grove and its business climate, according to presenters at the annual Downers Grove Econ ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • La Grange Business Association to offer dessert tours

    LA GRANGE – Guided walking and tasting tours of six dessert destinations in La Grange will be available on Saturdays in June and July, according to a ...
    June 17, 2016 - 3:20 pm
  • Student-run Waterleaf dining room, Culinary Market open for summer

    The student-run Waterleaf Dining Room and Culinary Market at College of DuPage both opened for the summer term this week.
    June 20, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Elmhurst Finance Committee debates proposed downtown residential tax

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst City Centre wants the city to create a new special service area to help fund the maintenance and beautification services it has tr ...
    June 20, 2016 - 8:36 am
  • Peggy Rose Academy of Dance in Berwyn celebrates 40 years

    BERWYN – When she was just 16 years old, Berwyn native and accomplished dancer Peggy Rose Kwiatek knew she wanted to teach children how to dance. So, ...
    June 18, 2016 - 8:45 pm
  • Toms-Price Home Furnishings in Wheaton to host interior designer for talk

    WHEATON – Toms-Price Home Furnishings, 303 E. Front St., Wheaton, will host "Dreaming Big in Color with Tobi Fairley" on June 17.
    June 17, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Design Workshop lowers cost estimates for downtown Wheaton work

    WHEATON – The cost for proposed improvements to downtown Wheaton is going down.City consultant Desig ...
    June 15, 2016 - 1:08 pm
  • World's Largest Laundromat to bring back Berwyn's Independence Day fireworks

    BERWYN – The Berwyn sky will again light up with fireworks to celebrate Independence Day, thanks to the World's Largest Laundromat.
    June 15, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Woodstock's BBQ King Smokehouse wins first place at Chicago Ribfest

    WOODSTOCK – Local restaurant BBQ King Smokehouse earned first place in the "Best Ribs Juried by our Celebrity Judges" category.
    June 13, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • McDonald's headquarters moving from Oak Brook to Chicago by 2018

    OAK BROOK – McDonald's will be relocating its corporate headquarters from its longstanding Oak Brook location to downtown Chicago, according to a news ...
    June 14, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Berwyn launches 2016 marketing campaign

    BERWYN – The city of Berwyn and the Berwyn Development Corporation have launched the city’s 2016 integrated marketing campaign. Now in its 10th year, ...
    June 14, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Lemont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center breaks ground on addition

    LEMONT – Lemont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center announced its recent groundbreaking for an addition and renovation, and an award for its therapy servi ...
    June 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • La Grange native focuses on building relationships through new Luxe Wax Studio

    LA GRANGE – It’s not easy to own and operate a small business as a single parent. But La Grange native Andrea Smith took a risk and opened her own stu ...
    June 13, 2016 - 12:20 pm
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