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  • McHenry County Cooperative Dental Clinic closes after dentist resigns

    WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Cooperative Dental Clinic closed this week after 19 years, in the wake of the unexpected resignation of its latest dent ...
    July 29, 2016 - 1:03 am
  • City of Elmhurst proposes student parking restrictions on Mitchell Avenue

    ELMHURST – A lack of student parking at York High School has created congestion on a neighboring residential street, prompting the city to recommend s ...
    July 29, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • DuPage Chief Judge accepting applications to fill associate judge vacancy

    Local attorneys can now apply to fill a vacancy for the office of associate judge of the 18th Judicial Circuit Court in DuPage County, according to a ...
    July 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Fox River Grove School District 3 teachers get pay raise after negotiations

    FOX RIVER GROVE – Teachers from Fox River Grove School District 3 recently reached a deal with the district’s Board of Education, resulting a pay incr ...
    July 28, 2016 - 12:21 am
  • Lisle Village Board appoints teacher Christy McGovern to board

    LISLE – The Lisle Village Board has a new member after unanimously approving Christy McGovern to complete the term of a recently resigned trustee, acc ...
    July 27, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • DuPage County Fair Association wants to sell alcohol year round

    WHEATON – The DuPage County Fair Association would like to sell alcohol year round in connection with events at the fairgrounds at 2015 Manchester Roa ...
    July 27, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Park District tax bills to shrink

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn residents are expected to pay less to the Park District as a result of the decision of its Board of Commissioners to allow deb ...
    July 27, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Downers Grove police release heavily redacted report on Ron Sandack investigation

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Police Department responded July 27 to Suburban Life's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on the investigatio ...
    July 28, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • DuPage, Will GOPs accepting applicants for Ron Sandack's seat

    The chairmen of the DuPage County and Will County GOP organizations are accepting applications to fill the now-empty Illinois House of Representative ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:33 am
  • Downers Grove developer at odds with park, school districts

    DOWNERS GROVE – A major downtown housing project may get financial relief from what its developers view as burdensome and sudden fees due to the neigh ...
    July 26, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Crystal Lake library makes its case for need to replace building

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The 3-foot-deep pile of books and DVDs waiting for Crystal Lake Public Library employees on Monday gives a mute but strong rebuttal to ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:11 am
  • New Downers Grove Public Library executive director eager to learn about community

    DOWNERS GROVE – As the Downers Grove Public Library enters its 125th year in the community, it will do so under the leadership of a new executive dire ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • City of Elmhurst to lead Metra Station design workshop

    ELMHURST – The City of Elmhurst will host a Metra Station Workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. July 27 at City Hall to kick-off of the planning and design proces ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Sandack Stunner: Ill. Rep. from Downers Grove resigns from Statehouse

    DOWNERS GROVE – State Rep. Ron Sandack abruptly resigned his Statehouse seat late July 24. Accordin ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Let's Square Dance event to be held in Woodstock in August

    WOODSTOCK – A new event – Let’s Square Dance – is coming to the Woodstock Square in August. While th ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:12 am
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