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  • Bootcamp at Edge Fitness in Cary benefits St. Jude

    CARY – Edge Fitness and Performance hosts its monthly “Bootcamp for a Cause” on Saturday with proceeds this month going toward a program at St. Jude C ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 3:35 pm
  • Romeoville businessman wins 'What's Your Story' award

    WESTMONT – Chris Schlemmer of Westmont, director of operations at Chicagoland Aviation in Romeoville, has been honored with the What’s Your Story Awar ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Quigley: Elmhurst Chamber speaks up for local businesses

    During my 15-plus years as Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry President and CEO (the longest tenure of any chamber executive in DuPage), our Cham ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • February is National Pet Dental Health Month

    Making sure your pet’s teeth are healthy does more than give him a prettier smile and sweeter smelling breath. It can also help him live a longer, hap ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 7:01 am
  • Downers Grove business owner loses painted wall sign case against village

    DOWNERS GROVE – The long-standing Leibundguth Storage and Van Service painted sign was removed Feb. 4 and 5 after a U.S. District Court judge ruled in ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 9:54 pm
  • Neuter your pets for their health and happiness

    Proper pet care means more than food and water. Spaying and neutering is an important part of being ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Just A Taste Confections opens in Bloomingdale

    BLOOMINGDALE – The Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce, along with Bloomingdale Mayor Franco Coladipietro, recently took part in the ribbon-cutting cerem ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Wheaton fly fisherman hopes to bring sport across the world

    WHEATON – For Javier Guevara, fly fishing is an art that deserves to be shared with the world.For th ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • Downers Grove-based Flexco makes national list of best companies to work for

    DOWNERS GROVE – The National Association for Business Resources named Flexco as one of the "Best and Brightest Companies to Work For" in the country, ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Understanding Annuities

    Are you preparing for retirement? You may be interested in learning about annuities. An annuity is an insurance product that pays out income, and can ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Young's Appliances in Glen Ellyn celebrates 85th anniversary

    GLEN ELLYN – Don't tell Young's Appliances President Doug Samuels that his business is 85 years old.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:38 pm
  • Honest Abe to lead historic public crawl in Lemont

    LEMONT – The Lemont Historical Society will present the “Drinkin’ with Lincoln: Historic Pub Crawl,” exploring downtown Lemont hangouts at 6:30 p.m. F ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Formento: Glen Ellyn chamber seeks nominations for Community Awards

    The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce and the Village Fair Committee have joined together to present the annual Community Awards. These awards are the mo ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Dona Mart corner grocery store opens in Berwyn

    BERWYN – One of the few small corner groceries in Berwyn has reopened.Dona Mart now is open at 1400 ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 10:19 pm
  • Elmhurst Orangetheory Fitness open for business in Addison Parking Deck

    ELMHURST – Mike Kessler waited more than a year to open an Orangetheory Fitness in Elmhurst because he wanted to be part of the community.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • Cary zoning board to hear Meyer Material's case for Route 31 mining extension

    CARY — The end state of the Meyer Material Co. mining site on Route 31 will likely be a main topic at a public hearing regarding the company's request ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Western Springs entrepreneur brings Fodeez Frames to Home Shopping Network

    WESTERN SPRINGS – When Val Moody moved to her Western Springs home nine years ago, she found she couldn’t use magnets to display photos or her childre ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • Jewel-Osco opens new store in Bensenville

    BENSENVILLEThe village of Bensenville recently welcomed a new Jewel-Osco Fresh Market near the corne ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Rise and Shine Cafe opens in DuPage County Community Center

    A new cafe at the DuPage County Community Center is letting those struggling with mental illness find self-confidence and build skills.
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Woodstock approves liquor license for Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop

    WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s sandwich shop, set to open in May, received approval from the city for a Class A-6 liquor license.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 2:36 pm
  • La Grange businesses report strong holiday sales

    LA GRANGE – The second year of Unwrap La Grange for a Hometown Holiday brought increased holiday sales for local businesses, according to a La Grange ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:26 am
  • Downers Grove company to teach computer science to tweens

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove residents Chris Davis and Marissa Schultz have started a tutoring company to provide middle school students more opportu ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Committing This “Sin” With an IRA Can Be Okay

    Your professional advisor may have told you that naming your Trust as a beneficiary of your IRA, 401k or other retirement account is a cardinal sin. A ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Steel caskets an affordable, elegant burial option

    Caskets manufactured from steel are available in a variety of finishes, grades and styles. Just like wood caskets can be made from oak, poplar or othe ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Cary manufacturer Duraflex expands with new building

    CARY – A growing manufacturer in Cary is renovating a newly purchased 10,000-square-foot warehouse and office in the village, as it eyes adding anothe ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • CVS Pharmacy opens in McHenry

    McHENRY – A new CVS Pharmacy in McHenry formally will introduce itself to the community on Saturday, promising to deliver an array of health services ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Plum Tree National Country Club in Harvard gets liquor license approved

    HARVARD – Serving alcohol at sporting events, concerts and weddings now will be possible at the Harvard-area Plum Tree National Country Club.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Berwyn resident competes in 'Bar Rescue' host's entrepreneur contest

    BERWYN – A Berwyn resident with dreams of opening a fantasy/sci-fi bar needs community support to help make that happen.
    Jan. 31, 2016 - 6:49 pm
  • Chocolate shop proposed for downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Elizabeth Mager plans to bring some sweetness to downtown Glen Ellyn.Mager wants to ope ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn to host Indoor Sidewalk Sale

    GLEN ELLYN – Several businesses will participate in the Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn's Indoor Sidewalk Sale from 10 a.m. Jan. 29 to 4 p.m Jan. 30 a ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 6:14 pm
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