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Downers Grove News

  • Our view: Village of Downers Grove should take action to help out business

    The village of Downers Grove is adamant that all businesses must comply with a new sign ordinance, or else face possible fines.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Downers Grove Sanitary District hosts 25th annual open house At Wastewater Treatment Center

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Sanitary District invites the community to visit the Wastewater Treatment Center on Saturday for the 25th annual ope ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Downers Grove South celebrates alumni, homecoming and 50th anniversary

    DOWNERS GROVE – Past and current South High School students had a big weekend, starting with the induction of six inaugural members into its Distingui ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:07 pm
  • Rager: Local students test their 'mettle' at Irons Oaks

    Middle and high school students from Burr Ridge and unincorporated Willowbrook joined adult leaders for outdoor activities this summer at Irons Oaks E ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:56 pm
  • The League of Women Voters candidate forum set for Oct. 15

    The League of Women Voters candidate forum set for Oct. 15DOWNERS GROVE – Illinois 81st Representati ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Downtown Downers Grove's annual Fall Girls’ Night Out is Thursday

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downtown Downers Grove Management Corporation invites area women to enjoy a night of shopping and dining Thursday in downtown Down ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Patriots Park in Downers Grove begins new playground installation

    DOWNERS GROVE – While Downers Grove families will soon enjoy a new playground at Patriots Park, the old structure will be similarly put to good use.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Big second half from Leonard Ross sparks LT victory

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Going tied into halftime Lyons Township knew what it identity was, the Lions just needed to show it.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Downers Grove South notches homecoming win vs. Leyden

    DOWNERS GROVE – A fourth-quarter comeback gave the homecoming fans something to cheer about as Downers Grove South carved out a 14-10 win against West ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Downers Grove native wins Food Network reality show

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove native Tim Havidic won about $20,000 on the Food Network show “Cutthroat Kitchen,” but if you ask him about it, he’s the ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Downers Grove Police remind residents about latest scam

    DOWNERS GROVE – A resident recently reported a scam to police, alleging that she received several phone calls with a 954 area code from a personal ide ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Suburban Life honors inaugural Best Under 40

    GLEN ELLYN – Fifteen area professionals were honored Thursday at Suburban Life's inaugural Best Under 40 awards ceremony.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Four things to do this fall in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – It’s time to grab the jacket, and maybe a scarf as summer winds down and ushers in fall with changing leaves, all things pumpkins and ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Sears Hardware & Appliance Athlete of the Week: Marquis Thomas, Westmont

    MARQUIS THOMAS Westmont Sophomore Football – Why Thomas was selected: Thomas re-wrote the Westmont r ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:48 am
  • Sullivan sees diving success

    DOWNERS GROVE – Kevin Sullivan was competing on a big stage and fared quite well under the spotlight.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 6:00 pm
  • Events for Sept. 24 to Oct. 2 across the western suburbs

    If your event is missing and you'd like to see it listed here and in our print editions, you can add ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Prep roundup: Downers Grove North relay sets new school record

    Daria Wick, Ellie Benge, Gaby Serniute and Lindsay Mathys penciled their names in the record books for Downers Grove North’s girls swim team. The quar ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • D sparks O in Downers Grove South win

    BERWYN – Downers Grove South’s offense had struggled in recent games, so Jonah Johnson and the defense made some big plays to provide a boost.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Bears guard Kyle Long to record show in Downers Grove on Wednesday

    DOWNERS GROVE – Sports radio hosts Waddle & Silvy (Tom Waddle and Marc Silverman) will join Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long at the Brick House Tavern an ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Crawford: Recognizing Chamber630's best

    Chamber630 was thrilled to hold their inaugural Awards Ceremony at the Tivoli Theatre Sept. 10.The m ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:54 am
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