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  • Downtown Downers Grove businesses offering specials for Cubs World Series run

    DOWNERS GROVE – Businesses around the Downers Grove area are offering Chicago Cubs merchandise and World Series specials to celebrate the team's playo ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Elmhurst teen actor lands first role in independent film

    ELMHURST – In many ways Joe Goehl’s showbiz career has followed the traditional path to success. But it just so happens that he got an early start.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Visiting Angels of Elmhurst debuts web-based Family Learning Center

    ELMHURST – Visiting Angels of Elmhurst recently introduced a new Family Learning Center on its website as a way to make it easier for family caregiver ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Downers Grove School District 99 requests public engagement ahead of facilities decisions

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove Community High School District 99 is one step closer to upgrading its facilities.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school boys soccer: Hinsdale Central captures regional title with win against Downers Grove North

    HINSDALE– Downers Grove North has come a long way in the past year.But Hinsdale Central’s Ari Bourts ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • High school girls volleyball: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, Benet about to start postseason play

    The high school girls volleyball regular season is nearly over and teams are about to start postseason play with the goal of reaching the state finals ...
    Oct. 22, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central takes home conference title

    HINSDALE – Josh Bean dashed 74 yards for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter that sealed a trifecta for Hinsdale Central's football team.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 11:30 pm
  • SEASPAR holds trivial challenge fundraiser at Downers Grove's American Legion Post 80

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Southeast Association for Special Parks And Recreation is hosting its fifth annual Trivia Challenge Fundraiser on Oct. 21, accordi ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital honors fire department paramedics for 'Run of the Year'

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Hospital has awarded its 2016 EMS Run of the Year to members of the Elmhurst Fire Department for their care in November 2015 of a ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 10-16

    Hillary Clinton and womenSpare us the hysterics about Mr. [Donald] Trump’s self-described “locker ro ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Downers Grove politicians Greg Hose, David Olsen discuss election campaigns

    DOWNERS GROVE – A few months ago, local politicians David Olsen and Greg Hosé sat across the dais from one another in the Downers Grove Village Counci ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 7:55 am
  • Forgotten Felines find love at new rescue facility In Westmont

    WESTMONT – Every year, hundreds of stray or abandoned cats undergo a transformation from being scared, hungry and homeless to being affectionate, heal ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Letter: Join the fight to end Alzheimer’s

    To the editor: Recent decades have seen an extraordinary shift in our expectations when we are confr ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • DuPage, Cook County schools to partner for Options Fair for students with disabilities

    Several area high schools will join together to host an Options Fair for students with disabilities, aimed at helping them transition after graduating ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:07 am
  • New Metra BNSF schedule starts

    The BNSF Railway is now operating under a new schedule to better reflect actual operating conditions and to minimize customer wait times, according to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Addison woman selected for prestigious White House summer internship

    ELMURST – When Laraib Khan’s parents moved to the United States from Pakistan, they did it, like many immigrants, in order to give their children a be ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 3-9

    Haunted house too noisyIt’s that time of year again, Halloween, and we live in Cicero. It’s wonderfu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • High school boys soccer: Downers Grove North, Downers Grove South, other area teams set for playoffs

    The Class 2A and 3A boys soccer state champions will be crowned on Nov. 5, and several area teams have the date circled on their calendars. Here’s the ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • 5 things do do this weekend in DuPage County, Cook County

    GLASS PUMPKIN PATCHWhere: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, LisleWhen: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Rep. Peter Roskam will again miss League of Women Voters candidate forum

    Longtime U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam will likely miss another local League of Women Voters candidate forum, but he says he's looking forward "to continuing ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:35 pm
  • Alter Brewing Company hosts fall festival

    DOWNERS GROVE – What better way to celebrate the fall season than with an array of autumnal beer?Alt ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:46 am
  • League of Women Voters to hold candidate forum Oct. 16

    Local voters may get their only chance to see Republican and Democratic candidates in the same room before election day at the League of Women Voters' ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale Cent withstand Lyons Township rally for win

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Hinsdale Central’s football team emerged from a midseason minefield unscathed.One ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 9:30 am
  • Letter: 'Women Empowering Women' a worthwhile event

    To the editor: On Sept. 7, I had the pleasure of attending the “Women Empowering Women” event hosted ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Westmont Junior High community rallies around principal who lost a daughter in DUI crash

    WESTMONT – The Westmont Junior High School community is rallying to support four of its own after tragedy struck over the weekend.
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • 19 York seniors named National Merit Commended students

    ELMHURST – Nineteen members of the York Community High School Class of 2017 have been named National Merit Commended Students, according to a District ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Spotlight Gala to raise funds for downtown performing arts center

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Centre for Performing Arts will host its first major benefit, the Spotlight Gala, in October, according to a news release.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Aurora man charged with DUI for crash that killed Westmont principal's daughter

    An Aurora man has been charged with seven felony charges after a collision claimed the life of of Westmont Junior High Principal John Jonak's 9-year-o ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Elmhurst 225 residences opens in downtown

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst 255 development at Hahn Street and York Street recently opened, offering locals a new residential option in downtown Elmhurst.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central tops Lyons Township in battle of unbeatens

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Hinsdale Central-Lyons Township rivalry is a big one no matter the sport or the records when the teams meet.
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Woodridge man harvests great pumpkins

    WOODRIDGE – While driving around the residential streets of Woodridge, some locals may have seen several gigantic orange orbs taking over the backyard ...
    Oct. 7, 2016 - 7:22 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

    Need more office space?I was wondering if the village is going ahead with building a new Village Hal ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • High school football: Hinsdale Central tops Glenbard West, remains unbeaten

    HINSDALE – Glenbard West’s football team entered some uncharted territory Oct. 1.Hinsdale Central he ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Hinsdale South student charged with 6 felony weapons charges after making Snapchat threats

    DARIEN - A 16-year-old Hinsdale South High School student has been charged with six felony weapons charges following an investigation into an alleged ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • Downers Grove South sousaphonist joins legacy of All-American musicians

    DOWNERS GROVE – In what’s becoming a near-annual tradition, a Downers Grove South High Schooler joined the ever-growing ranks of DGS students taking p ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Federal judge nixes Election Day polling place voter registration in Illinois

    A federal judge has decided there will be no polling-place registration this Election Day, ruling that a state law allowing it is unconstitutional.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Lengemann: Improve your physical and mental health with exercise

    Losing weight, building strong muscles and keeping a strong heart are common reasons to work out.But ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Downers Grove D-99 boasts higher ACT scores, AP and honors enrollment

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove School District 99 students are scoring better on the ACT and taking more honors and Advanced Placement classes than in ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • Elmhurst residents chair Les Turner ALS walk in Chicago

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst residents Matt and Karen Toole recently were named the Team Chairs for one of the largest ALS walks in the country.
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Mojo's East Coast Eats evolving as business, still dishing out Philly cheesesteaks

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local sandwich hot spot has become a popular destination for not only residents but also transplants looking for a taste of their Ea ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Focus 205 Phase 2 meetings, surveys, focus groups begin in October

    ELMHURST – The Focus 205 community engagement program continues this fall with its phase two meetings Oct. 3 and Dec. 5, according to an Elmhurst Scho ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:01 pm
  • Letter: Support legislation for cancer research

    To the editor:Last week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., with more than 700 of my fellow American Ca ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • High school football: Hinsdale South tops Addison Trail to keep playoff hopes alive

    ADDISON – In a game it needed to win to keep its playoff hopes alive, Hinsdale South's football team knocked off Addison Trail 38-13 on Sept. 30.
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Options for seniors growing in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – An assisted living facility is being constructed on the site of a former nightclub near the border of Downers Grove and Woodridge.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 19-25, 2016

    Jobs are out thereIn regard to the job market, almost every day I walk past local businesses that ar ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra opens 56th season with 'The Beatles and Friends' concert

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra will open its 56th season at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church with “The Beatles and Frie ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 3:30 pm
  • Downers Grove celebrates fall season with inaugural Harvest Festival

    DOWNERS GROVE – For residents who want to take advantage of as many outside fall opportunities before it turns to winter, the Downers Grove Park Distr ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • Elmhurst girls raise more than $12,000 via Kartwheels for Kids organization

    ELMHURST – For the past three years, a group of Elmhurst teens have dedicated parts of their summer to lobbying local businesses and raising funds to ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Chamber630 debuts newly-named Gourmet on the Green food festival

    Residents can enjoy a sampling of some of their favorite local restaurants at the newly renamed Chamber630 Gourmet on the Green event.
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • Elmhurst's GreenMan Theatre opens 13th season

    ELMHURST – GreenMan Theatre Troupe opened its 13th season Sept. 23 with a three-weekend run of the classic 1946 comedy “Born Yesterday” by Garson Kani ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:40 pm
  • Downers Grove voters must weigh stormwater, mosquito questions on November ballot

    DOWNERS GROVE – Political races often get the bulk of the attention during election years, but Downers Grove residents will be asked a pair of questio ...
    Sept. 28, 2016 - 7:43 am
  • DuPage County Coroner: Willowbrook student died after choking in lunch room

    LOMBARD – DuPage County officials are investigating the death of a 15-year-old Willowbrook High School student.
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • High school boys soccer: Lyons Township wins Silver Brick trophy with penalty kick victory against Hinsdale Central

    HINSDALE – A great rivalry game deserved a wild finish. Down 2-0 against host Hinsdale Central early ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:44 am
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