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  • Good Natured: All about angelica, the beautiful behemoth

    Holy great angelica, Batman!During the past few weeks I’ve gotten a number of requests for identific ...
    NEW: July 3, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Gbur: Successful partnerships keep communities healthy

    During these tenuous financial times, there is one thing that we can celebrate and feel great about. Over the last 40 years, Illinois park districts h ...
    July 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Our view: Banners a good early step toward a healthier city

    West Chicago officials, and particularly Mayor Ruben Pineda, have talked at length in recent months about their desire to combat the city’s alarming c ...
    July 3, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Gunter: Plenty of activities around town this summer in Westmont

    There’s always something to do in Westmont! I encourage everyone to take time for fun and enjoy our community events!
    July 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Our view: Downers Grove did right by Clyde Estates residents

    Questioning government decision-making is a key part of democracy. Every action, statement and dollar spent should be able to stand up to scrutiny. Af ...
    July 2, 2015 - 4:30 pm
  • Bussey: Glen Ellyn Public Library brings back summer meals program

    Do you find it hard to concentrate when you are hungry? Do you get a bit cranky if you have not eaten? Imagine what it would be like not to have lunch ...
    July 2, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Kolodziej: Being green, saving green at District 99

    Everyone at District 99 strives to incorporate an energy conservation ethic into our facilities. In 2002, we launched a comprehensive energy conservat ...
    July 2, 2015 - 12:24 pm
  • Our view: Plan for lights at Nazareth deserves study

    Despite the assertions of a recent Sound Off submission, it’s highly unlikely that allowing lights on the football field at Nazareth Academy will “[de ...
    July 2, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Palmisano: District 45 seeks input on future plans

    School District 45 welcomes all stakeholders to participate in the process of building the future of our students. The District 45 Board of Education ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Before the Diploma: I’m feeling a bit red, white and blue

    Nothing says summer quite like the Fourth of July. With the holiday this weekend, a majority of Americans are busy hitting the local supermarkets to g ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Letter: Do lights at Nazareth Academy for football benefit the community?

    To the editor:In response to the Our View editorial [published in the June 24 edition of the La Gran ...
    July 1, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • JoJo the Clown to lead Fourth of July bike parade in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – JoJo the Clown has her Clown Victoria decorated in its bright colors and flowers, and it will be ready to go for the Sugar Grove Fourth ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Grunke: West Suburban chamber dares to imagine

    John Lennon’s hit song, "Imagine," reminds us about living life beyond borders – letting go of ego and everything in our lives, which prohibit and lim ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Powers: Why not have a library at the airport?

    Last month, my wife and I were at O’Hare Airport. We had a four-hour flight ahead of us, and we were sitting in the airport trying to kill a couple of ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Ritz: Berwyn Police rev up Junior Cadet Program

    After recently searching our police department archives, it was discovered that our Berwyn Police Explorer program will be celebrating their 50-year a ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:37 am
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