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  • 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
  • Mexican fast food restaurant Tacos Locos changing locations in Huntley, applying for liquor license

    HUNTLEY – Mexican fast food restaurant Tacos Locos is moving from its current location in Huntley to a new spot in the village.
    July 25, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Woodstock OKs contract for Route 14 multi-use path

    WOODSTOCK – When cyclists and pedestrians travel on Route 14 in Woodstock between West Lake Shore Drive and Lake Avenue, they will no longer have to r ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Woodstock gets grant for police body camera program

    WOODSTOCK – Officers at the Woodstock Police Department could be adding body cameras to their uniforms with the help of a recent grant.
    July 22, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Downers Grove eases financial disclosure restrictions for village council candidates

    DOWNERS GROVE – Candidates who win a seat on the Downers Grove Village Council will no longer officially be discouraged to close their campaign accoun ...
    July 22, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Happy hour might be coming to Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – Evenings in Downers Grove may get a little boozier should the Village Council lift the restrictions of its happy hour alcohol sale.
    July 22, 2016 - 6:07 pm
  • DuPagePads receives DuPage Foundation grants

    Homeless nonprofit DuPagePads was one of 30 organizations that received grants June 22 during the DuPage Foundation's Spring Grant Awards Breakfast, a ...
    July 21, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Cook County lawsuit challenges Lemont annexations

    LEMONT – The Cook County State’s Attorney has filed a lawsuit against the Village of Lemont that challenges the annexations of 17 parcels of property, ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Former Winfield deputy fire chief charged with forgery, misconduct

    Former Winfield Deputy Fire Chief Bryan Lewis of Wheaton has been charged with two felony counts of official misconduct and two felony counts of forge ...
    July 21, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • DuPage County forest preserve commissioner wants to garner support, funds for McKee House

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County commissioner Tim Whelan wants to build support – and funds – for preserving the McKee House in the Churchill ...
    July 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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