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  • High school girls soccer: Morton making strides this season

    BERWYN – With an 8-4 record, Morton’s girls soccer team already has exceeded its 2016 win total of seven.
    April 24, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 10-16

    Change needed in IllinoisI consider myself an independent centrist politically and analyze candidate ...
    April 21, 2017 - 9:18 am
  • LT students give back for Easter

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Lyons Township High School Peaceable Schools Initiative Club helped fill in as the Easter Bunny for members of the Off the Stree ...
    April 20, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Metra BNSF train strikes, kills pedestrian in La Grange

    Commuters are experiencing extensive delays Thursday morning after a Metra train struck and killed a pedestrian along the BNSF line in La Grange.
    April 20, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • Police Reports: La Grange Park and Western Springs for April 19

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 19, 2017 - 11:30 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Morton baseball wins big vs. Proviso West

    BERWYN – An eight-run first inning was just the start of big things for Morton’s baseball team April 15. The Mustangs scored multiple runs in every in ...
    April 19, 2017 - 5:30 pm
  • High school softball: Despite recent results, Lyons Township likes how season is unfolding

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Two-thirds of the lineup and the head coach have changed from Lyons Township’s 2016 softball sectional finalist team.
    April 19, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • LT to hold Empty Bowls project

    WESTERN SPRINGS – At the Lyons Township High School Spring Art Show opening reception, guests also can participate in the Empty Bowls project, a fundr ...
    April 18, 2017 - 11:53 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 3-9

    Playgrounds should be for playingPlaygrounds are for children. The Roosevelt school playground in Ci ...
    April 14, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Editor's Notebook: Changes coming to mysuburbanlife.com

    Over the last few years, we've not gotten stellar feedback on our website. Other news websites also have been subject to complaints.
    April 14, 2017 - 9:47 am
  • Luxury apartment complex to open in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – An upscale, five-story apartment complex is set to open in downtown La Grange this month, and the public is invited to take a tour of the ...
    April 17, 2017 - 7:59 am
  • La Grange Park teachers get new 'dos for good cause

    LA GRANGE PARK – Third-grade teacher Tim Gorman got his head shaved by sixth-grader Roman Balcer for a good cause March 7 at Forest Road Elementary Sc ...
    April 12, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Nazareth Academy celebrates Feast of St. Joseph with sisters

    LA GRANGE PARK – Nazareth Academy in La Grange Park celebrated the Feast of St. Joseph by welcoming sisters and associates from the Congregation of St ...
    April 12, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Legacy Guild event raises more than $160,000

    LA GRANGE – Mike Dangeroux rocks the guitar as revelers take to the dance floor Feb. 25 at FitzGerald's Nightclub in Berwyn.
    April 12, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • La Grange School District 105 kindergartners get taste of Ireland

    LA GRANGE – La Grange School District 105 kindergartners gathered March 17 at Seventh Avenue School for a district-wide St. Patrick's Day celebration.
    April 12, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • High school baseball: Weekend split a learning experience for Lyons Township

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The beauty of baseball is that there is almost always a tomorrow. One lackluster game can be forgotten by a solid showing in the nex ...
    April 12, 2017 - 1:11 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange Park and Riverside for April 12

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 12, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: ComEd's Smart Meters are not smart

    To the editor:We told ComEd we did not wish to have a Smart Meter installed on our property, which i ...
    April 11, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • La Grange repairs sewer on Ogden Avenue between Ashland and Madison avenues

    LA GRANGE – The village of La Grange was scheduled to begin an urgent sewer repair April 11 on an existing 24-inch brick sewer on Ogden Avenue between ...
    April 12, 2017 - 8:23 am
  • Western Springs School District 101 to hold preschool screenings

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Preschool screenings for children ages 3 through 5 who reside in Western Springs School District 101 and will not be registering for ...
    April 11, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Major intersection project to begin in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – A major improvement project at La Grange Road, Ogden Avenue and Locust Avenue is scheduled to begin April 17, and motorists are encouraged ...
    April 11, 2017 - 11:14 am
  • Western Springs community to clean up parks

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Summer is right around the corner, and it’s time to get the Western Springs parks ready for all the activity of the upcoming season.
    April 7, 2017 - 5:34 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 27-April 2

    Why not Medicare for all?Why do only workers pay Social Security tax on income up to $118,000? Why n ...
    April 7, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • La Grange police report possible suspicious person incident

    LA GRANGE – A possible suspicious person was reported April 5 at Creative World Montessori School, 1200 W. Goodman Ave., La Grange, according to a La ...
    April 6, 2017 - 8:37 pm
  • Voters elect 3 incumbents, 1 newcomer to La Grange District 105 board

    LA GRANGE – Voters chose three incumbents and one challenger to fill four open seats on the La Grange Elementary School District 105 Board of Educatio ...
    April 6, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • 4 incumbents reclaim seats on Lyons Township District 204 board

    LA GRANGE – The four incumbents running for re-election on the Lyons Township High School District 204 Board of Education reclaimed their seats in Apr ...
    April 6, 2017 - 6:03 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn and Western Springs for April 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 5, 2017 - 8:56 pm
  • High school softball: Game on for Lyons Township, Morton, Nazareth, Riverside Brookfield

    The ultimate destination for high school softball teams is Peoria for the state championships in June, but there is a lot to be decided before teams s ...
    April 5, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • High school baseball: Lyons Township, Morton, Nazareth, Riverside Brookfield ready to play ball

    The first pitches of the high school baseball season have been thrown, and teams are already jockeying for position in conference races and postseason ...
    April 5, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Challenger unseats longtime La Grange trustee

    LA GRANGE – Newly elected La Grange trustee Lou Gale is excited to get started in his role on the La Grange Village Board after unseating longtime tru ...
    April 5, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Polls are now closed; check back for local race results

    Polls are now closed.Check back at mysuburbanlife.com for updates as results indicate winners in var ...
    April 6, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Western Springs police investigate possible arsons

    WESTERN SPRINGS – The Western Springs Police Department is investigating two fires at vacant residences as possible arsons, according to news releases ...
    April 4, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: La Grange Village Board of Trustees candidate Bill Holder

    Age64Current occupationStock BrokerEducationB.S. Cornell UniversityImmediate familyMarried 27 years ...
    April 3, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: La Grange Village Board of Trustees candidate David McCarty

    Age60Current occupationArchitect, Founding Principal Chicago Design NetworkEducationBachelor of Scie ...
    April 3, 2017 - 1:47 pm
  • LT teachers, students raise $12,000 for Special Olympics of Illinois

    LA GRANGE – For the fifth consecutive year, Lyons Township High School students and staff took an icy plunge Feb. 18 into the waters of Lake Michigan, ...
    April 1, 2017 - 12:26 pm
  • District 102 appoints new Ogden Avenue School principal

    LA GRANGE – An administrator at School District 54 in Schaumburg has been named the new principal of Ogden Avenue School in La Grange.
    March 31, 2017 - 7:40 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 20-26

    Immigrants have a place hereI’m 71 years old and I have never heard an immigrant say “Gimme, gimme g ...
    March 31, 2017 - 6:51 pm
  • Lyons Township District 204 incumbents tackle technology, transgender bathrooms

    WESTERN SPRINGS – Four members of the Lyons Township High School District 204 Board of Education touted the past accomplishments they achieved togethe ...
    April 4, 2017 - 6:24 am
  • High school girls soccer: Lyons Township, Morton, Nazareth, Riverside Brookfield looking to sustain success this season

    The season for Class 2A and 3A high school girls soccer teams culminates in the state finals in early June. The season has just started, but several a ...
    March 31, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Election 2017: Check out your local race results

    On April 4, area residents competed for the opportunity to represent their towns, schools, park districts and more.
    April 6, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • High school boys basketball: Dillon Durrett's senior season at Wheaton Warrenville South one to remember

    WHEATON – Humility is a trait Dillon Durrett already possesses in abundance.The Wheaton Warrenville ...
    March 31, 2017 - 11:49 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn, La Grange Park and Western Springs for March 29

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    March 29, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 13-19

    Berwyn becoming less family friendly, more alcohol friendlyAt one time, Berwyn was called the city o ...
    March 28, 2017 - 9:58 pm
  • Lyons Township consolidated dispatch center begins operations

    All 911 calls made from La Grange, La Grange Park or Western Springs will now go to the brand-new, state-of-the-art Lyons Township Area Communications ...
    March 28, 2017 - 12:16 pm