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  • DuPage, Cook County begin Fourth of July festivities

    A roundup of some of the best of what’s on tap for Independence Day celebrations all week will steer fireworks fans to multiple nighttime displays and ...
    June 30, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for June 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    June 30, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • College of DuPage trustees honor acting interim president

    Before U.S. Navy Vice Admiral Ann Rondeau starts July 1 as the College of DuPage's sixth president, the college's Board of Trustees approved a resolut ...
    June 30, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta to kick off Fourth of July festivities in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – It would be hard to miss the bright yellow, banana-shaped boat in the upcoming Lake Ellyn Cardboard Regatta.
    June 30, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Letter: Trump proving he's in over his head

    To the editor:At the one year mark of his campaign, Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential c ...
    June 30, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • Letter: One idea to end Illinois budget impasse

    To the editor:Since the Democrats and Republicans can’t agree on a budget for our state, I suggest G ...
    June 30, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • Glen Ellyn approves new contract with police union

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn police officers have a new two-year contract.Village trustees on June 27 app ...
    June 30, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • High school girls soccer: Suburban Life all-area MVP Brittany Paganucci leads Glenbard East to the next level

    Brittany Paganucci has lived up to the number on her back. The Glenbard East forward was a transfor ...
    June 29, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Lawsuit filed against Glen Ellyn District 41 seeking alleged teachers' union emails

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Jeff Cooper has filed a lawsuit against Glen Ellyn School District 41 in order to obtain emails allegedly generated b ...
    June 29, 2016 - 7:19 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 directs architects to design building addition concepts

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education members on June 27 voted 4-2 to direct the district's new architects to start designing ...
    June 28, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Glen Ellyn residents, businesses to see lower electric bills

    GLEN ELLYN – Residents and eligible small businesses in the village of Glen Ellyn will begin to see lower electric bills starting in July because of a ...
    June 28, 2016 - 2:19 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of DuPage County passes 2016-17 budget

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County approved a new budget featuring a decrease in spending and a number of initiatives for the 2016-17 fisca ...
    June 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Valle: Protocol determines U.S. flag etiquette

    In honor of our recent observation of Flag Day and of Independence Day on July 4, I would like to share with you some facts about our nation's flag.
    June 28, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn parade's Shopping Cart Brigade invites participants to join march

    People can pitch in to support the OneChurch Precision Shopping Cart Brigade returning to Glen Ellyn's Fourth of July Parade to collect nonperishable ...
    June 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Jeff Jendryk, Jacob Schmiegelt earn college volleyball postseason accolades from American Volleyball Coaches Association

    With the season over, several former standouts from high schools covered by Suburban Life Media earned men's volleyball postseason accolades at the co ...
    June 27, 2016 - 6:34 pm
  • Criminal incident at Glen Ellyn hotel complex is latest as lawsuit's hearing nears

    GLEN ELLYN – The arrest of a man at the Budgetel Inn and Suites and America’s Best Inn complex in the 600 block of Roosevelt Road in the June 14 attem ...
    June 26, 2016 - 5:44 pm
  • Additions eyed at District 41 schools

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 school board members on June 27 will vote on whether to direct the district's new architects to start desig ...
    June 29, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • College of DuPage Board of Trustees approves $172.9M budget

    The College of DuPage Board of Trustees on June 23 approved a $172.9 million operating budget that assumes a flat tuition rate and operating tax levy.
    June 25, 2016 - 7:33 pm
  • Glen Ellyn resident participating in Walk for Kidneys on June 25

    GLEN ELLYN – Ian Kamphuis must spend eight to 10 hours a night hooked up to a dialysis machine as he waits for his next kidney transplant.
    June 25, 2016 - 7:38 pm
  • High school sports: Michael King's state medal, soccer and softball regional titles spring highlights for Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – In a busy spring sports season there were several memorable moments for Glenbard South athletes. Here’s a look at some of the highlights.
    June 23, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for June 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    June 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • High school sports: Volleyball, track and gymnastics titles spring highlights for Glenbard West

    GLEN ELLYN – The spring sports season brought plenty of success for Glenbard West athletes, and now is the perfect time to look back at some of the Hi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 11:33 am
  • Letter: Capitalism key to a successful nation

    To the editor:The press did a good job reporting on the devastating long term effects of socialism i ...
    June 23, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Glen Ellyn approves new rules aimed at underage drinking parties

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department has a new tool to address underage drinking.Village tr ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 administration proposes Early Learning Center for full-day kindergarten

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon is recommending the district build an Early Learning Center at the former Spaldi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Hail, thunderstorms, floods expected June 22 in DuPage, Cook counties

    Numerous severe storms are expected June 22 in suburban Cook and DuPage counties, with potentially significant severe storms rolling in during the ear ...
    June 21, 2016 - 11:35 pm
  • Taste of Europe coming to downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Ilirjan Jankulla wants to bring a taste of Europe to downtown Glen Ellyn.The Carol Stre ...
    June 21, 2016 - 3:11 pm
  • Glenbard West student, Wheaton resident raising awareness, funding for cystic fibrosis

    Despite the fact that 16-year-old Maddi Bertrand of Wheaton continues to battle against cystic fibrosis, she doesn't let the disease slow her down or ...
    June 21, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • Hadley Junior High presents clinic on using ukulele to teach music literacy

    GLEN ELLYN – Coal City Unit District 1 music teacher Cindy Bennett-Valtman likes to use the ukulele to help her students learn more about music.
    June 18, 2016 - 8:50 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Fourth of July Committee names Stu Stone parade grand marshal

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glen Ellyn Volunteer Fire Company Chief Stu Stone, who also is the former publisher of the Glen Ellyn News, has been named as this ...
    June 20, 2016 - 8:41 am
  • Student-run Waterleaf dining room, Culinary Market open for summer

    The student-run Waterleaf Dining Room and Culinary Market at College of DuPage both opened for the summer term this week.
    June 20, 2016 - 8:40 am
  • Glen Ellyn man charged with attempted murder of father

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly severely beating his 61-year-old father.
    June 22, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Glen Ellyn prayer service attendees reflect on Orlando shooting

    GLEN ELLYN – Days after the Orlando shooting at a gay nightclub that killed 49 people, Glen Ellyn resident Eric Ringquist said he is still horrified a ...
    June 16, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Dissenting DuPage County Board members say vote to re-name Convalescent Center rushed

    A divided DuPage County Board approved a measure naming the county's Convalescent Center in honor of a former board member and circuit court judge.
    June 16, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West returners ready to build on recent state titles

    GLEN ELLYN – Matthew Scruggs saw plenty of action the past two seasons as part of Glenbard West’s back-to-back boys volleyball state championships.
    June 16, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Glen Ellyn Suburban Life takes 3 awards in journalism contest

    Glen Ellyn Suburban Life took home a number of honors June 10 at the annual Illinois Press Association awards ceremony in Springfield, including a fir ...
    June 15, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • DuPage County heroin battle inflamed by spread of deadlier fentanyl, officials say

    For years, officials and professionals across DuPage have devoted attention, resources and public awareness efforts toward combating the county's grow ...
    June 16, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • DuPage County continues consolidation by eliminating Naperville lighting district

    The DuPage County Board has officially axed another government body in its quest for consolidation.T ...
    June 15, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Masjid Baet-ul-Jaamay mosque near Glen Ellyn hosts prayer vigil for the Orlando shooting victims: 5 photos

    The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community held a prayer service for the Orlando shooting victims and their families at the Masjid Baet-ul-Jaamay mosque near Glen ...
    June 16, 2016 - 6:53 am
  • Dean Elger steps down from District 41 board

    GLEN ELLYN – In stepping down from his seat on the Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education, Dean Elger thanked the district's teachers for th ...
    June 15, 2016 - 3:22 pm
  • Glen Ellyn mosque to hold prayer service for Orlando shooting victims

    GLEN ELLYN – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Glen Ellyn chapter, will hold a prayer service from 7:45 to 8:15 p.m. June 14 for the victims of the Orla ...
    June 14, 2016 - 12:42 pm
  • 'Ernie & Me:' Longtime DuPage County resident reflects on Chicago Cubs fandom in new memoir

    Through good times and bad, sports fans have typically had one true ally in their ups and downs – each another.
    June 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • DuPage County to offer latex paint recycling

    WOODRIDGE – DuPage County will offer a latex paint recycling program at its Woodridge Greene Valley Wastewater Treatment Facility.
    June 14, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Glen Ellyn police investigating public indecency incident

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department is investigating a report that a man exposed himself to a female jogger along the Illinois Prairie Path ...
    June 14, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • Retiring District 89 superintendent reflects on accomplishments

    Emily Tammaru knows she will have some big shoes to fill when she takes over on July 1 as superintendent for Community Consolidated School District 89 ...
    June 14, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Glenbard Parent Series to present first summer event

    The Glenbard Parent Series: Navigating Healthy Families will present the "Empathy Advantage: The Real/Hidden/Overlooked Secret to Kids' Success" with ...
    June 13, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Malfunctioning unit causes leak at Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center

    GLEN ELLYN – A malfunctioning heating, ventilation and air conditioning unit recently caused water to leak into the Glen Ellyn Park District's Ackerma ...
    June 13, 2016 - 6:42 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Elyn for June 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    June 9, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • High school girls soccer: Youth comes through for St. Francis

    NAPERVILLE – St. Francis’ girls soccer team is not unfamiliar with success.The Spartans won the 2012 ...
    June 9, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • 4 file, 2 challenged for DuPage County Democrat ballot positions

    Two of the four Democrats slated to fill vacant spaces on the DuPage County ballot will be challenged by the DuPage Election Commission.
    June 10, 2016 - 9:59 pm
  • DuPagePads planning career fair for public and homeless clients alike

    Although DuPage County has one of the lowest jobless rates in the state, many still struggle with under-employment and unemployment.
    June 9, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school softball: Shortened game ends Glenbard South's season, careers of four seniors

    GLEN ELLYN – Playing softball in a light drizzle impacts the game.A storm has an even bigger impact ...
    June 8, 2016 - 9:08 pm
  • Bistro Monet closes in downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – An Indian fusion restaurant called Bombay Joes plans to move into the space at 462 N. Park Blvd. in downtown Glen Ellyn that formerly hou ...
    June 10, 2016 - 7:39 am
  • High school girls soccer: Despite stumble at state, future promising for St. Francis

    NAPERVILLE – Most teams that are as young as St. Francis’ girls soccer team take their lumps at the beginning of the season.
    June 8, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • Wheaton resident receives Kristina Wesselman Memorial Scholarship

    Glenbard South High School student Kristina Wesselman was known for being a leader.Michael Thompson, ...
    June 12, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • High school boys volleyball: Perfection part of an 'unbelievable' finish for Glenbard West (with videos)

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Paulie Bischoff, Will Church and Kyler Kotsakis had plenty state volleyball playoff experience before June 4.
    June 9, 2016 - 7:02 am
  • Former Glen Ellyn District 41 board member returning to board

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education member William DiFabio will be returning to the board.
    June 8, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • Blind customers turned away by McDonald's, lawsuit claims

    OAK BROOK – A blind man from Louisiana recently filed a class action lawsuit against McDonald's Corporation for not providing drive-thru accommodation ...
    June 7, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Glen Ellyn Historical Society honors Civil War soldiers

    GLEN ELLYN – Several Glen Ellyn Historical Society members and longtime Glen Ellyn residents met May 24 at Forest Hill Cemetery to honor Civil War sol ...
    June 6, 2016 - 2:33 pm
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West wins state title over New Trier

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – History repeated itself for Glenbard West's boys volleyball team.That suits the Hi ...
    June 6, 2016 - 7:41 am
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West works quickly for state quarterfinal win

    HOFFMAN ESTATES – Glenbard West's boys volleyball team didn't spend much time celebrating a state quarterfinal win against Lake Park.
    June 3, 2016 - 9:11 pm
  • Busy Bee Barber Shop in Glen Ellyn going strong after 94 years

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn resident Jon Hyosaka knows that when he walks into Busy Bee Barber Shop, he will receive a good haircut.
    June 6, 2016 - 7:33 am
  • High school softball: Early lead holds up for Glenbard South in sectional semifinal

    GLEN ELLYN – Finding a way and holding on late turned out to be a successful formula for Glenbard South's softball team.
    June 3, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board to appoint new member

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education members are set to appoint a new board member June 6 to fill a vacancy on the board.
    June 3, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • DuPage County sales tax drops after Water Commission moves towards autonomy

    DuPage County residents will enjoy a drop in their sales taxes starting June 1 after the DuPage Water Commission has officially moved into revenue aut ...
    June 6, 2016 - 7:38 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for June 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    June 2, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • High school boys track and field: Glenbard West seniors notch all-state relay finish, Glenbard South's Michael King medals

    CHARLESTON – Glenbard West’s boys track and field team’s 4x100-meter relay needed to realize its full potential.
    June 2, 2016 - 5:45 pm
  • Sweet P. Doll Studio opens in downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – A store where children can be as creative as they want to be while playing with their dolls is now open in downtown Glen Ellyn.
    June 2, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Letter: Thanks to St. Petronille for great experience

    To the editor:Middle schools often get a bad rap. As our experience with these institutions comes to ...
    June 2, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard South softball captures regional title

    After opening the postseason with a 12-1 win against Noble Street Charter-Bulls, Glenbard South’s softball team squeaked past host Aurora Central Cath ...
    June 2, 2016 - 11:38 am
  • Plans moving forward for new Glen Ellyn police station

    GLEN ELLYN – Plans for a new Glen Ellyn police station continue to move forward.Village trustees at ...
    June 2, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • FBI seeking suspect in Glen Ellyn bank robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – The FBI is looking for a man suspected of robbing the Chase Bank at 727 Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn on June 1 who may also be involved i ...
    June 2, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • DuPage Animal Care and Crontrol reopens after renovation

    WHEATON – The barks, meows, chirps and growls echoing throughout the DuPage Animal Care and Control facility may now sound a little bit more content a ...
    June 1, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Riverside police arrest prolific burglar, recover stolen property in San Diego

    RIVERSIDE – Following a multistate investigation, Riverside police charged a Chicago man with 22 priors for the May 10 burglary of a home in the 100 b ...
    June 2, 2016 - 6:53 am
  • High school boys volleyball: Glenbard West wins sectional on home floor, headed to state for fourth time (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – Kyler Kotsakis and Paulie Bischoff aren’t quite ready to stop donning Glenbard West colors.
    June 2, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • 19 apply for Glen Ellyn District 41 board vacancy

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education member William DiFabio is one of 19 candidates who have applied to fill a vacancy ...
    June 1, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • DuPage County partners with local groups for river and stream preservation

    ADDISON – DuPage County will have a new intergovernmental force to help enhance and preserve the quality of streams and rivers throughout the area, ac ...
    June 1, 2016 - 11:48 am
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