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  • DuPage Forest Preserve lecture, events to attract pollinators

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County invites residents to join its efforts to increase populations of butterflies, bees and other imperiled a ...
    April 29, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry unveils state-of-the-art facility

    ELMHURSTAfter nearly two years of fundraising efforts, the Elmhurst-Yorkfield Food Pantry has a new ...
    April 29, 2016 - 12:04 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Hinsdale Central girls soccer can't solve Fremd

    The Naperville Invitational is loaded with elite teams and is considered one of the best regular-season girls soccer tournaments in the state.
    April 28, 2016 - 8:19 pm
  • Grammys honor Downers Grove North music teacher Brayer Teague

    DOWNERS GROVE – During an April 22 presentation at Downers Grove North High School, the Grammy Foundation confirmed what many at the school already kn ...
    April 28, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Elmhurst prepares for 20th Annual Art in the Park

    ELMHURST –  Spring is in full swing, and that means Elmhurst is getting ready for the 20th installment of Art in the Park.
    April 30, 2016 - 9:49 am
  • High school softball: Downers Grove North passes test against Glenbard South

    DOWNERS GROVE – Savannah Rodriguez and her Downers Grove North softball teammates faced one of their biggest tests of the season April 23.
    April 27, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • Valle: Shining light on York Township's myriad services

    America's richest blessing is her people. They are the real strength in her grass roots, and that is what township government is all about. It is ofte ...
    April 27, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • American English to star in SEASPAR benefit concert

    The Southeast Association for Special Parks and Recreation will present a benefit concert featuring The Beatles tribute band American English on May 5 ...
    April 26, 2016 - 9:52 pm
  • Westmont's Hinsdale Dance Academy sends competitors to New York

    WESTMONT – Thirteen local dancers will head to the Youth America Grand Prix finals in New York City from April 22 to 29.
    April 26, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Sign-up underway for Hinsdale Humane Society summer camps

    HINSDALE – Children and animals will come together during Hinsdale Humane Society’s summer camps in June, July and August. For the first time, HHS wil ...
    April 25, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Smart911 to become available across DuPage County

    DuPage County recently asked residents to recognize emergency response personnel during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week by registering f ...
    April 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • High school baseball: Lisle, Westmont come together to honor former Westmont standout Charlie Donovan (with video)

    LISLE – The baseball teams at Westmont High School and Lisle High School are part of a fierce rivalry.
    April 22, 2016 - 3:14 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Series sweep part of strong start for Hinsdale South baseball

    DARIEN – Terrence Cribbs helped usher in a changing of the baseball guard in the West Suburban Gold conference.
    April 21, 2016 - 8:05 pm
  • Oak Brook Public Library to host used book sale, vocal concert

    OAK BROOK – Friends of the Oak Brook Public Library will present the 20th annual Used Book Sale from April 21 until noon April 23, and also announces ...
    April 21, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Elmhurst attorney named a 2016 Super Lawyer

    ELMHURST — Frank A. Sommario always knew he wanted to be an attorney.But it was an unforeseen twist ...
    April 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • District 99 names 3 new administrators for Downers Grove North High School

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Community High School District 99 Board of Education approved the hiring of three school administrators for Downers Grove North Hi ...
    April 20, 2016 - 12:46 pm
  • Ben's Memorial Run remembers Downers Grove athlete, raises money for mental illness research

    DOWNERS GROVE –  When friends and family of Ben Silver decided to have a fundraiser in his memory, they knew it had to be a run.
    April 23, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Melissa DeLaRosa named York High School assistant principal

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education approved the appointment of Melissa DeLaRosa as assistant principal at York High School during its Apri ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • Downers Grove American Legion hosting spaghetti dinner

    DOWNERS GROVE – The American Legion Post 80 Riders will have their annual spaghetti dinner from 3 to 6 p.m. April 23 at the Alexander Bradley Burns Po ...
    April 19, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Anderson: Downers Grove Township plans spring schedule

    As the last of winter’s snow flurries give way to spring’s rain showers, the Downers Grove Township Highway Department swings from winter mode into sp ...
    April 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Next York High School principal brings English, STEM expertise

    ELMHURST – York High School’s new principal Erin DeLuga believes in a well-rounded curriculum.Not on ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:21 pm
  • Hinsdale to host folk music stars

    HINSDALE – Cliff Eberhardt and young Nashville artist Louise Mosrie will perform folk and traditional music at 8 p.m. April 16 in the Acoustic Renaiss ...
    April 16, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • Palzet: The business of successful district financial planning

    Pleasantdale School District has always been committed to providing high-quality programs at a reasonable cost. As a district that believes in continu ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Elmhurst's Hops for Humanity embraces craft beer, local charities

    ELMHURST – Patrick and Julie Sheehan were looking for a way to combine their passion for craft beer with their love of local charities.
    April 14, 2016 - 10:58 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital seeks dogs for animal-assisted therapy

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Hospital is seeking more dogs for its animal-assisted therapy program.Those inte ...
    April 14, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • 'Hello, Dolly!' comes to Downers Grove South stage

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove South High School fine arts department will present four performances of the musical “Hello, Dolly!” from April 14 t ...
    April 14, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Darien Lions Club offers flag display service

    DARIEN – The Darien Lions Club announces an easy way to show one’s patriotism. For an annual fee of $35, the club will post and retire a 3-by-5-foot U ...
    April 14, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • York High School students raise anti-bullying awareness with film screening

    ELMHURST – York High School students John and Katy Clugg said they had to do something to prevent the kind of bullying that their friend experienced a ...
    April 14, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Downers Grove District 99 to install gender-neutral bathrooms at Downers Grove North, South

    DOWNERS GROVE – District 99 plans to add gender-neutral bathrooms and private changing stations in locker rooms at Downers Grove North and South by ne ...
    April 14, 2016 - 6:19 am
  • York High School Euro Challenge team heads to nationals in New York

    ELMHURST – York High School's Euro Challenge team recently won the Midwest Region competition, beating out teams representing Wisconsin, Iowa, Indiana ...
    April 13, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Downers Grove boy's legacy lives on through Noah's Hope Foundation

    DOWNERS GROVE –  Noah VanHoutan’s life lasted only about 12 years, but the news of his death reverberated throughout the Downers Grove community.
    April 13, 2016 - 6:36 am
  • How-To Expo to debut with 30 workshops at Darien library

    DARIEN – The Indian Prairie Public Library will host its first How-To Expo from noon to 3 p.m. April 16.
    April 12, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Downers Grove North High School science teacher receives Golden Apple Award

    DOWNERS GROVE – Students, colleagues, mentors and family members of Jeff Grant gathered in a classroom at Downers Grove North High School to watch as ...
    April 12, 2016 - 10:25 am
  • District 99 student art show kicks off with Woodridge reception

    WOODRIDGE – The community is invited to the opening reception for the District 99 student art show from 6 to 7:30 p.m. April 13 in the Woodridge Publi ...
    April 11, 2016 - 8:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Hospital seeks volunteers

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Hospital’s “No One Dies Alone” program will hold orientation and training sessions on April 12 and 13 for volunteers who wish to b ...
    April 11, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Theater of Western Springs benefit celebrates new season

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Theatre of Western Springs recently staged its spring fundraiser, “A Revealing Affair,” at Mécénat Bistro in Western Springs.
    April 11, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: Hinsdale D-86's inequitable and confused one-time tax break

    To the editor:Taxpayers in DuPage County pay an extra 1 percent tax bill to all local governments pr ...
    April 11, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Sen. Chris Nybo sponsors Annie LeGere Law in honor of Elmhurst girl

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst resident Annie LeGere died in August 2015 from prolonged anaphylactic shock caused by an allergic reaction.
    April 9, 2016 - 7:34 pm
  • High school baseball: Pitching talent propels Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South

    The first pitch of the high school baseball season already has been thrown, and teams across the state are on a journey they hope will culminate in a ...
    April 7, 2016 - 6:27 pm
  • Indian Prairie Public Library to host Teen Job Fair in Darien

    DARIEN – The Indian Prairie Public Library in Darien will hold its second annual Teen Job Fair from 1 to 3:30 p.m. April 9.
    April 7, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Association for the Advocacy of Child Support to host fundraiser in Countryside

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Association for the Advocacy of Child Support will host a wine-tasting fundraiser April 8 for its Put Your Best Foot Forward philant ...
    April 7, 2016 - 2:01 pm
  • Downers Grove's Briosa Boutique brings new style to familiar location

    DOWNERS GROVE – The awning on the outside may still say Baubles & More, but occupying the space is a new women’s clothing boutique with a new name.
    April 10, 2016 - 9:23 pm
  • People can watch prescribed burn at St. James Forest Preserve

    Specially trained crews from the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County are using prescription burns to preserve natural habitats and better contro ...
    April 7, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Valle: York Township fund drive underway to feed seniors

    If you read the February column, then you know DuPage Senior Citizens Council has lost much of its funding from the state because of the budget impass ...
    April 5, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Westmont's Saffron Indian cuisine satisfies novice and experts alike

    WESTMONT – In a quiet unassuming strip mall sits a delightful, family-run Indian restaurant named Saffron. While the spice derived from the fall-bloom ...
    April 4, 2016 - 10:13 pm
  • Darien Rotary Club fundraiser to help feed local students

    DARIEN – It’s Monday morning and one out of every five Darien elementary school students are hungry. They are groggy. Not fully engaged. They are fall ...
    April 4, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Helton: Workforce Development Committee to benefit District 88 students

    At District 88, we know we are successful because of our partnerships. It takes all of us working together to help make sure our students and communit ...
    April 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Palzet: Building culture through negotiations

    Over the course of the school year, the teachers/staff and the Board of Education of Pleasantdale School District 107 have engaged in contract negotia ...
    April 1, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Are you excited about the beginning of spring?
    Spring is my favorite season. Can't wait.
    Spring is just a step on the road to summer
    I can't handle spring allergies
    I'll miss winter