Overcast
38°FOvercastFull Forecast
Chicago Cubs Commemorative Soft Cover Book

Glen Ellyn News

  • Glen Ellyn environmental group to host world language film festival

    GLEN ELLYN – The environmental group SCARCE doesn't want language to be a barrier to educating people about how important it is to preserve Earth's na ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man charged in DUI crash that severely injured motorist

    A Glen Ellyn man has been charged in a hit-and-run crash in Villa Park that severely injured another motorist Jan. 22.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • College of DuPage board candidate knocked off ballot

    The College of DuPage Electoral Board on Jan. 19 ruled that Board of Trustees candidate Husna Ghani should not be on the April 4 ballot because her no ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 4:38 pm
  • Scholarship honors late Glenbard West graduate

    GLEN ELLYN – Throughout his 16-month battle with brain cancer, 2011 Glenbard West High School graduate Andrew Garwood stayed positive.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Man charged with beating neighbor to death near Glen Ellyn

    Bond has been set at $4 million for a 19-year-old man charged with beating and kicking his neighbor to death in an unincorporated area near Glen Ellyn ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 1:19 pm
  • Letter: Enjoy the ride

    To the editor:Poor Walt Zlotow, like other Democrats he just can't accept the fact that Donald Trump ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 9-15

    Address rail crossings in WheatonThe rail crossing on President Street [in Wheaton] is bad at any sp ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Larson: Leveraging the recent election for growth and development

    Despite the polarizing and contentious nature of the recent election, our local public schools’ faculty and staff members have been diligent and proac ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Wheaton Warrenville South boys basketball wins own MLK tournament

    WHEATON – Four wins in three days led to one big accomplishment for Wheaton Warrenville South’s boys basketball team.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Jan. 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:00 am
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard South makes statements with wins against Timothy Christian, Riverside Brookfield

    ELMHURST – With half its games this season decided by six points or less, Glenbard South is used to late-game pressure.
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Simon: Sensible health care is needed

    To the editor:It's really the one word I could come up with to adequately describe the [Affordable C ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • High school girls basketball: Glenbard West hopes win gets team back on track

    DARIEN – Glenbard West’s seesaw season is back on the upswing.At least that’s what the Hilltoppers h ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • College of DuPage Electoral Board hears candidate petition objections

    The College of DuPage Electoral Board will decide Jan. 19 whether COD Board of Trustees candidate Husna Ghani should be part of the April 4 ballot.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • CluedIn Escape Rooms opens in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – As someone who enjoyed the fun and challenge that escape rooms offer, Woodridge resident Brian Sommer wanted to see if he could come up w ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • GardenWorks Project to open new resource center in West Chicago

    The GardenWorks Project hopes to increase access to locally grown produce through a new resource center set to open in March.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 2-8

    Not another residential developmentThe village of Downers Grove should not get involved with another ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn chamber welcomes new board president

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn Village President Alex Demos installed new Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors President Steve Thompson during t ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Glen Ellyn police investigate armed robbery

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department continues to investigate an armed robbery that occurred shortly after 9 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Starbucks st ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:41 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Jan. 12

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 1:43 pm
  • Wheaton Warrenville South basketball player Drew Healy is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Jenny LaPointe

    Drew HealyWheaton Warrenville SouthBasketballSeniorWhat he did: Healy had an all-around solid game w ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Defense leads Glenbard South girls to sixth straight win

    Defense was a key for Glenbard South’s girls basketball team.The Raiders, leading 19-13 at halftime, ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • Breen says he won't keep stipend for leadership post

    State Rep. Peter Breen, R-Lombard, said he won't keep a stipend of $1,506 for two days of work after being named as an assistant House Republican lead ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • Serene Teaz in Wheaton to close its doors in February

    WHEATON – After maintaining a presence in downtown Wheaton for more than 12 years, Serene Teaz is set to close its doors in February.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Location and luxury: 25 photos of a $1.2 million home for sale in Glen Ellyn

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board member resigns over concerns about substitute teaching duties

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education member Willie DiFabio on Jan. 9 resigned from the board and will no longer be a candidat ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:27 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 referendum to build Hadley addition to appear on April 4 ballot

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education on Jan. 9 unanimously voted to put a $24.2 million referendum on the April 4 ballot ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 8:02 am
  • Glen Ellyn person of interest in Batavia woman's death now in custody

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn man who is a person of interest in the suspicious death of a Batavia woman is now in custody in the DuPage County Jail on un ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Glen Ellyn man person of interest in suspicious death in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Police Department seeks help in locating Michael J. Marlovitz, 23, of Glen Ellyn, as a person of interest in the investigation o ...
    Jan. 7, 2017 - 8:55 am
  • Development to dominate headlines in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton in new year

    New development will dominate many of the headlines in Glen Ellyn and Wheaton in 2017.1. New Whole F ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:09 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 26-Jan. 1

    Beautiful lights in La GrangeI just want to Sound [Off] to the village of La Grange and thank them f ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 1:36 pm
  • Warren's Ale House in Wheaton is one of 'Chicago's Best'

    WHEATON – When Joey Vargas stops by Warren's Ale House in Wheaton, he likes to order the restaurant's Italian beef egg rolls.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Jan. 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 3:50 pm
  • High school basketball: Wheaton North boys take third at York holiday tournament

    ELMHURST – It was four dominant wins in five days for Wheaton North’s boys basketball team – capped by a 69-52 win against Downers Grove South for thi ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Longtime WDCB radio host remembered for passion for the blues

    Longtime WDCB radio host Greg Freerksen is being remembered for his passion for the blues.Freerksen, ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • Soukup's Hardware to close its doors after more than 80 years in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Soukup's Hardware & Appliances – which has been part of Glen Ellyn's business landscape for more than 80 years – will close its doors by ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • District 89 board approves 2017-18 school year calendar

    GLEN ELLYN – The Community Consolidated School District 89 Board of Education at its Dec. 19 meeting unanimously approved the calendar for the 2017-18 ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Letter: Nothing has changed

    To the Editor:Watching Trump do his mean-spirited victory laps before adoring true believers is chil ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn, Wheaton leaders offer hopes for new year

    With the new year just a few days away, five local officials talked to Suburban Life about their hopes for 2017:
    Dec. 31, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school sports: State championships at Glenbard West, Wheaton Warrenville South top 2016 highlights

    With the calendar about to flip to 2017, now is the perfect time to honor the sensational state performances the athletes from Glenbard South, Glenbar ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 9:30 pm
  • Hill Avenue bridge reopens in Glen Ellyn, Lombard

    GLEN ELLYN – The Hill Avenue bridge has reopened to traffic.The $1.6 million project included the re ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 7:27 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Dec. 19-25

    Thank you to 'Christmas house' in Downers GroveAt Christmastime, we always think about the Christmas ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 6:59 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for Dec. 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Year in review: Looking back at the year in Glen Ellyn, Wheaton

    With the selection of a new College of DuPage president, two reported kidnappings in Glen Ellyn and an uproar over backyard chickens in Wheaton, there ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • College of DuPage names new treasurer

    Aurora City Treasurer Brian Caputo has been selected as the new vice president of administration and treasurer at the College of DuPage, subject to ap ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • Glen Ellyn Cub Scouts create gingerbread Cantigny Campsite

    GLEN ELLYN – Cub Scout Pack 158 – Den 4 in Glen Ellyn won a blue ribbon for its gingerbread Cantigny Campsite entry Dec. 10 as part of a gingerbread h ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
    Cooler temperatures
    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food