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  • Letter: Elect College of DuPage Clean Slate 2.0

    To the editor:In 2015, you elected three Clean Slate candidates committed to urgently needed reforms ...
    March 29, 2017 - 5:25 pm
  • Glen Ellyn trustees eye improvements to Metra train station

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn village officials want to improve the Metra train station at 551 Crescent Blvd., including making it easier for pedestrians to ...
    March 29, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Letter: Glendale Heights village president works for residents

    To the editor:As a longtime resident of unincorporated Glen Ellyn on its north side that adjoins Gle ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:49 pm
  • Letter: Vote for top four in District 41 race

    To the editor:We, Marty Boyd, Linda D’Ambrosio, Bruce Currie and Jason Loebach, are candidates runni ...
    March 28, 2017 - 10:50 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 13-19

    Berwyn becoming less family friendly, more alcohol friendlyAt one time, Berwyn was called the city o ...
    March 28, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education candidate Timothy Goodcase

    Age58Town of residenceLombardCurrent occupationSr. Systems AnalystEducationBachelor degree in Comput ...
    March 28, 2017 - 7:26 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education candidate Robert (Bob) Friend

    Age64Town of residenceLombardCurrent occupationRetiredEducationTransportation Management, Daley Coll ...
    March 28, 2017 - 7:24 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education candidate Judith Weinstock

    Age65Town of residenceGlen EllynCurrent occupationRetired Glenbard West H.S. teacherEducationM.Ed. i ...
    March 28, 2017 - 7:23 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education candidate Bonniejean Alford Hinde

    Age41Town of residenceWheaton, IllinoisCurrent occupationAdjunct Instructor of Sociology at College ...
    March 28, 2017 - 7:22 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education candidate Richard Heim

    Age55Town of residenceGlen EllynCurrent occupationPresident of Advocate South Suburban HospitalEduca ...
    March 28, 2017 - 7:20 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education candidate Paul Chirchirillo

    Age 28Town of residenceLombard, ILCurrent occupationQuality Assurance Department Lead at a local, aw ...
    March 28, 2017 - 7:18 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education candidate Jennifer M. Jendras

    Age48Town of residenceGlen EllynCurrent occupationOccupational Safety and Health Manager for General ...
    March 28, 2017 - 7:17 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education candidate Robert Bruno

    Age61Town of residenceGlen EllynCurrent occupationProfessor of Labor and Employment Relations, Unive ...
    March 28, 2017 - 1:54 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education candidate Jason Loebach

    Age40Town of residenceGlen Ellyn, IllinoisCurrent occupationAttorney (Partner at Chitkowski Law Offi ...
    March 28, 2017 - 1:53 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education candidate Bruce Currie

    Age50Town of residenceGlen Ellyn, ILCurrent occupationFifth Grade Bilingual Teacher, Joliet, ILEduca ...
    March 28, 2017 - 1:53 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education candidate Linda D'Ambrosio

    AgeTown of residenceGlen EllynCurrent occupationFinancial compliance consultantEducationUniversity o ...
    March 28, 2017 - 1:52 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education candidate Martha (Marty) Glover Boyd

    Age(Due to privacy concerns, this information is not shared)Town of residenceGlen EllynCurrent occup ...
    March 28, 2017 - 1:51 pm
  • 2 charged in armed robbery at Glen Ellyn Dunkin' Donuts

    GLEN ELLYN – Two Glen Ellyn residents have been charged in an armed robbery that occurred at about 1 a.m. March 27 at Dunkin' Donuts, 651 Roosevelt Ro ...
    March 28, 2017 - 12:03 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners candidate James "Alex" Durham

    Age41OccupationBankingEducationMBA University of Chicago – Booth School of Business(Concentrations E ...
    March 26, 2017 - 7:27 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Robert C. Weber

    Age46Current occupationExecutive VP and General Counsel, Mediware Information Systems, Inc.Education ...
    March 26, 2017 - 7:25 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Glen Ellyn Park District Board of Commissioners candidate Julia Nephew

    AgeCurrent occupationLibrarianEducationPhD, Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)Immediat ...
    March 26, 2017 - 7:23 pm
  • Glen Ellyn cop credited for saving woman from submerged car

    GLEN ELLYN – A Glen Ellyn police officer is being credited for saving a woman March 24 from a car that went into a pond at the College of DuPage campu ...
    March 27, 2017 - 9:08 am
  • Glenbard West track athlete Katelynne Hart is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Litsa Lekatsos

    Katelynne HartGlenbard WestTrackFreshmanWhy Hart was selected: Hart won two events and anchored a wi ...
    March 23, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for March 23

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:36 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Charlie Bennet wins invite event title for Glenbard South gymnastics

    FRANKLIN PARK – An event win by Charlie Bennet and top-five showings from Stephen Bean, Tony Longo and Michael Brosnan helped Glenbard South’s boys gy ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Parking eliminated at former Schmid building in downtown Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Beginning March 22, the public parking lot at the former Schmid Pharmacy building will no longer be available for public parking.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:47 pm
  • Glen Ellyn could resume oversight over COD through new agreement

    GLEN ELLYN – The village of Glen Ellyn would resume regulatory oversight over the College of DuPage campus in Glen Ellyn as part of a new intergovernm ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:08 am
  • Vote No 41 group opposes Glen Ellyn District 41's $24.2M referendum

    GLEN ELLYN – A group calling itself Vote No 41 is coming out against Glen Ellyn School District 41's $24.2 million referendum on the April 4 ballot th ...
    March 23, 2017 - 12:07 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: College of DuPage Board of Trustees candidate Taso Triantafillos

    Age40Town of residenceAddisonCurrent occupationFounder of Defend Edge, a Cyber Security companyEduca ...
    March 21, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: College of DuPage Board of Trustees candidate Christine M. Fenne

    Age48Town of residenceWheatonCurrent occupationSales Account Executive at AlphaGraphics – Wheaton (# ...
    March 21, 2017 - 6:00 am
  • Letter: In response to 'Time to face constituents'

    To the editor:It is becoming tiresome to read Walt Zlotow's continued complaints about Congressman R ...
    March 20, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Time to face constituents

    To the editor:My congressman, Peter Roskam, has lived in an extreme right wing bubble throughout his ...
    March 17, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Glenbard South season a success despite ending

    GLEN ELLYN – Just a warning for those attending – the Glenbard South boys basketball awards night might run long.
    March 17, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • Letter: Am I the only one?

    To the editor:[Recently], I read:• The “free” press lies … fake news. (from our president)• Republic ...
    March 17, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn library to host STEAM fair

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Public Library's annual STEAM Fair will return from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 18.
    March 17, 2017 - 3:05 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 6-12

    Rauner shouldn’t compromiseI want to thank Gov. [Bruce] Rauner for his lack of willingness to compro ...
    March 17, 2017 - 2:57 pm
  • COD board votes to keep student tuition flat

    For the third straight year, student tuition will remain flat at the College of DuPage.The COD Board ...
    March 17, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for March 16

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 16, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Buzzer-beater ends Glenbard South basketball season in sectional semi

    GENOA – They almost did it again.A year after making a run to a Class 3A sectional championship game ...
    March 16, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • Lisle woman charged with forging signatures to run as COD board candidate

    A Lisle woman has been charged with submitting forged signatures in an attempt to run for the College of DuPage Board of Trustees.
    March 16, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 candidates talk referendum, board's role at league forum

    GLEN ELLYN – The five candidates running for four seats on the Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board of Education in the April 4 election were asked the ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Downers Grove woman looking for transplant hosting bone marrow drive at College of DuPage

    A local organization is hoping residents will take time out of their day March 21 to potentially save a life, because in the case of bone marrow donat ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 pro-referendum group sends materials to email addresses obtained from district

    GLEN ELLYN – A group advocating for the passage of a $24.2 million Glen Ellyn School District 41 referendum on the April 4 ballot sent pro-referendum ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:01 pm
  • Plans for Glen Ellyn gas station moving ahead

    GLEN ELLYN – Despite opposition from residents, plans for a 24-hour gas station on the southeast corner of St. Charles Road and Main Street are moving ...
    March 15, 2017 - 12:03 pm
  • Olive 'n Vinnie's named Glen Ellyn retail business of the year

    GLEN ELLYN – The intoxicating blend of olive oils, balsamic vinegars and spices hit your nostrils the moment you walk into Olive 'n Vinnie's at 449 N. ...
    March 14, 2017 - 11:24 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 27-March 5

    D-200 referendum waste of moneyRegarding the upcoming Wheaton School District 200 referendum coming ...
    March 13, 2017 - 8:31 am
  • Glen Ellyn man acquitted of attempted murder of father

    GLEN ELLYN – A jury on March 9 found a 27-year-old Glen Ellyn man guilty of aggravated domestic battery against his 61-year-old father but acquitted h ...
    March 13, 2017 - 9:17 am
  • Celebration of Tables to raise money for Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

    GLEN ELLYN – Members of the Glen Ellyn Newcomers Club will once again be putting their creativity to work as they go about decorating dining room tabl ...
    March 10, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Hadley Theater Arts presents 'Aladdin'

    GLEN ELLYN – For Hadley Junior High School eighth-grader Will Rozak, acting is a way to express himself.
    March 10, 2017 - 3:58 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for March 9

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 9, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • New design showroom opens in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – Amy Storm wants to unlock the full potential of your home.Storm and her husband, Josh, ...
    March 9, 2017 - 7:35 pm
  • Glen Ellyn presents Community Awards to those making difference

    GLEN ELLYN – Former Glen Ellyn Fire Chief Stuart Stone made his mark on the village in many ways.To ...
    March 9, 2017 - 9:14 am
  • Letter: U.S. is 'nation of laws'

    To the editor:Just about every president I can remember has said the words, "We are a Nation of Laws ...
    March 8, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Glenbard South's Maggie Bair wins state 3-point shootout

    NORMAL – Maggie Bair had made a concerted effort throughout the season to work on her 3-point shot.T ...
    March 8, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • High school boys basketball: Huge comeback gives Glenbard South back-to-back regional titles

    AURORA – Glenbard South did it again.One year after stunning top-seeded Burlington Central 60-57 on ...
    March 8, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Residents oppose proposed Glen Ellyn gas station

    GLEN ELLYN – Jessica Commo is concerned about her kids being able to get safely to and from Forest Glen Elementary School if a 24-hour gas station is ...
    March 10, 2017 - 10:21 am
  • Longtime Glenbard West football coach being remembered as 'great influence'

    GLEN ELLYN – Longtime Glenbard West High School football coach William Duchon is being remembered for the impact he made on everyone he met.
    March 8, 2017 - 8:25 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Feb. 20-26

    Early preschool worthwhile in Wheaton District 200?Vanderbilt University did a study several years a ...
    March 6, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • Tour of Lake Ellyn to return this summer

    GLEN ELLYN – Hundreds of bicyclists will again converge on Lake Ellyn Park in July as part of the Tour of Lake Ellyn.
    March 7, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Chorale to perform at Grace Lutheran Church in Glen Ellyn

    GLEN ELLYN – At 4 p.m. March 5, Grace Lutheran Church, 493 Forest Ave., Glen Ellyn, will host Valparaiso University's Chorale in concert. 
    March 3, 2017 - 12:03 pm
  • Standard & Poor's bumps up College of DuPage bond rating

    Standard & Poor’s has revised the College of DuPage bond rating outlook from “negative” to “stable” and affirmed its “AA” rating on the college’s outs ...
    March 8, 2017 - 8:32 am
  • College of DuPage Theater Department presents 'The Ballad of the Sad Cafe'

    GLEN ELLYN – Love plays a major theme in the College of DuPage Theater Department's upcoming production of "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe."
    March 2, 2017 - 4:27 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Late surge sends Wheaton Warrenville South past Glenbard West in basketball playoff opener

    WEST CHICAGO – It was a slow start for Wheaton Warrenville South’s boys basketball team in its first playoff game.
    March 2, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Glenbard South basketball player Maggie Bair is the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Lisa Cleaver

    Maggie BairGlenbard SouthBasketballSophomoreWhy Bair was selected: Bair helped the Raiders to their ...
    March 2, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn and Wheaton for March 2

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 2, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Judge declines to dismiss lawsuit filed by former COD President Robert Breuder

    A federal judge on March 1 declined to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former College of DuPage President Robert Breuder against the COD board following hi ...
    March 1, 2017 - 10:46 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 addresses $24.2M facilities referendum at open houses

    GLEN ELLYN – To inform residents about a $24.2 million referendum on the April 4 ballot that would build an addition to Hadley Junior High School and ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Former COD radio station employee pleads guilty to theft

    A former College of DuPage radio engineer accused of stealing more than $200,000 from the school's radio station, WDCB, on Feb. 28 pleaded guilty to t ...
    March 1, 2017 - 11:25 am