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  • Cockrell: Downers Grove Township multiplier coming out in September

    In mid-September, the Downers Grove Township multiplier will be published, along with parcels having an assessment change for 2014.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Lyman Woods for expanding its honeybee populations. A growing apiary managed by the Downers Grove Park District, five hives were built in ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to the Village of Downers Grove for taking the initiative and being prepared for the upcoming winter season. While nearly 200 Illinois munic ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Beckley: How has the park district shaped your story?

    With Downers Grove recently receiving the accolade of “#2 City in the Nation to Raise Kids” by livability.com, as well as the “8th friendliest town in ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to recent Downers Grove South High School Graduate Danny Spinuzza for organizing a weeklong youth basketball camp during the week of July 22 ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:19 am
  • Roskam: Fighting human trafficking in the foster care system

    For too many children in the foster care system, their lives have been filled with instability, abuse, and neglect. Often these children are passed fr ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Downers Grove Fire Department member Joel Mains for his work with the Pink Heals Tour. Pink Heals started in 2007 as a group of current a ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • McDonald: Supporting student success at District 99

    At the July Board of Education meeting, District 99 presented our annual “state of the district” report and progress that we’re making on our five-yea ...
    Aug. 5, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to the Tivoli Theatre and the Downers Grove Museum for partnering and showcasing "Movie Magic: Celebrating 86 Years of the Tivoli Theatre." ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Downers Grove

    Thumbs up to Downers Grove native and Conservation Police Officer Steve Vasicek, who was recently named the Mississippi Flyway Council Waterfowl Offic ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Lerner: Downers Grove community can save the Edwards house

    Thank you for calling attention to the threat to a Downers Grove landmark, the Edwards house. It’s a familiar sight to residents: a magnificent, elabo ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Ashton: A unique perspective on a library's importance

    Mark Zipoy doesn’t look like a typical library supporter. He’s at least six and a half feet tall. He usually wears blue jeans, work shoes and a hard h ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
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