Anatomy of a firework show in Countryside: 10 photos
Mad Bomber Fireworks Productions works to set-up and put on a firework show sponsored by the Park District of La Grange at Countryside's Summer Concerts in the Park event at Countryside Park, 630 61st St. on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013.
2013 Miss Addison selected: 9 photos
Eight young women compete for the title of Miss Addison in the 2013 scholarship pageant in the Addison village hall on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.
Ducklings rescued in Downers Grove
Mary Loye, from Chicago Bird Collision Monitors, Downers Grove Police Sgt. Rick Giancarlo, and Downers Grove residents, teamed up to rescue a group of ducklings from the sewer they had fallen into on Parker Ave. in Downers Grove.
Bridges along Great Western Trail in Lombard Open:5 photos
The bridges along Grace St and St. Charles and over the railroad tracks are open after nearly 2 years of construction at the Great Western Trail. The bridges are intended to help pedestrians avoid the heavy traffic along the intersection of Grace and St. Charles as well as the railroad tracks.