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  • New village manager worked his way to the top

    WESTMONT – Stephen May began his professional career as an engineering technician for the Village of Westmont. More than 25 years later, he now holds ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Lisle Woodridge Fire District offers winter safety tips

    The Lisle Woodridge Fire District is reminding residents to avoid fire hazards this holiday season.I ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Holidays hit home in Lemont

    LEMONT – Downtown Lemont was decked in seasonal splendor for the village of Lemont’s Hometown Holiday celebration Saturday.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Critic's Choice: An inspired "Pericles" at Chicago Shakespeare

    CHICAGO – “Pericles” may be one of William Shakespeare’s less-familiar, difficult-to-parse and infrequently performed plays, but director David H. Bel ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • Wauconda boys basketball stays strong against Woodstock North

    WAUCONDA – Wauconda boys basketball coach Scott Luetschwager knew Monday that if his Bulldogs stayed composed and played their game, they would be jus ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:46 am
  • Appellate court rules Joliet-area reporter does not need to reveal source

    JOLIET — Appellate court judges reversed a lower-court decision ordering a Patch editor to divulge the source of a leak in a Joliet murder case. 
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Wauconda High School’s ‘Addams Family’ musical chosen for state theater festival

    WAUCONDA – The Wauconda High School community has been buzzing with pride since learning its fall musical, The Addams Family, will be performed at the ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Elmhurst teen sacrifices birthday presents for food donations

    ELMHURST – A typical 13-year-old girl might have a new cellphone, clothes or concert tickets on her birthday list, but Samantha Neely of Elmhurst aske ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Snowshoe hike set for Jan. 3 in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Residents may bundle up against the cold, strap on showshoes and take to the Lyman Woods trails during a snowshoe hike in January.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • The toys are back in town: My Special Toy Store opens

    DOWNERS GROVE – Shoppers on the hunt for toys have a new location to peruse for that just-right present this holiday season. My Special Toy Store open ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • Candidates file in first day of filing for school districts, most municipalities

    Monday marked the first day most candidates could file for the spring municipal elections.Most villa ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Mayor says businesses lining up for New Lenox development

    NEW LENOX – Three new businesses have lined up to become part of the redevelopment of downtown New Lenox.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Plainfield District 202 passes tax levy

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield School District 202 Board of Education approved Monday a 19 percent increase in the 2014 tax levy. But officials only expe ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Protests continue by teachers in Plainfield District 202

    PLAINFIELD – Dozens of educators once again picketed the Plainfield School District 202 board meeting during a cold and rainy Monday, showing support ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Construction of new Rialto marquee well underway

    JOLIET – Construction of the Rialto Square Theatre’s new marquee design is well underway – limiting what changes, if any, can be done in light of rece ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 10:31 pm
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