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  • Year in review: A look back at Downers Grove's top stories in 2016

    Each year, Suburban Life rounds up some of the biggest stories around the community.Here are the hig ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • No Downers Grove property tax hike to pay for stormwater projects

    DOWNERS GROVE – Though it was expected, voters of Downers Grove may rest easy for a year knowing their Village Council respected their wishes.
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Candidates file for Glen Ellyn, Wheaton boards

    Candidates running for various boards in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton in the April 2017 election filed nominating petitions through Dec. 19. The following c ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Hadley music teachers voice concerns about facilities

    GLEN ELLYN – A group of Hadley Junior High School music teachers are among those pressing the Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education to incl ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 8:17 am
  • Wheaton City Council candidate drops out of race

    WHEATON – Joseph Leone is dropping out of the Wheaton City Council race for the West District.Accord ...
    Dec. 16, 2016 - 3:18 pm
  • La Grange Park Caucus announces local endorsements

    LA GRANGE PARK – The La Grange Park Caucus has endorsed a series of candidates running for local elected offices.
    Dec. 13, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board eyes referendum to fund addition at Hadley

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn District 41 Board of Education is looking at putting a referendum on the April 2017 ballot that would build an addition at ...
    Dec. 8, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Glen Ellyn voters choose candidates at Civic Betterment Party Town Meeting

    GLEN ELLYN – The list of Civic Betterment Party of Glen Ellyn candidates running for village president, Village Board and library board in the April 2 ...
    Dec. 7, 2016 - 8:54 am
  • Letter: Electoral College undermines democracy

    To the editor:How is it that in our supposedly democratic country, Hillary Clinton can win the popul ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 5:33 pm
  • Blass concedes to Chaplin in DuPage County Board District 2 race

    Richard Blass of Elmhurst has conceded in his race against DuPage County Board incumbent Elizabeth Chaplin of Downers Grove for the board's District 2 ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Challenger to appear at top of ballot for Wheaton City Council's West District race

    WHEATON – Robert "Bobby" McNeily will appear at the top of the ballot in April 2017 for the West District race on the Wheaton City Council.
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 agrees to put $132.5M referendum on ballot

    WHEATON – Residents in Wheaton-Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will vote in the spring on a $132.5 million referendum to pay for improv ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • 3 McHenry County townships to hold GOP primaries in February

    Three township Republican organizations with contested township races in the April 4 election have decided to have voters choose the candidates in a p ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:49 am
  • Crystal Lake Library Board considering options after failed referendum

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Public Library Board is discussing what to do next after voters rejected an advisory referendum to build a new facilit ...
    Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:18 am
  • 9 candidates file so far for Wheaton City Council

    WHEATON – Nine Wheaton City Council candidates so far have filed nominating petitions for the April 2017 municipal election.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:56 pm
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