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  • Elmhurst celebrates autumn with family-friendly Fall Fest

    ELMHURST – The York & Vallette Business Association will be celebrating Halloween early during the Oct. 10 Fall Fest & Safe Trick-or-Treating event.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Illinois medical marijuana board recommends adding chronic pain to approved uses

    COUNTRYSIDE – The Illinois Medical Cannabis Advisory Board voted to add some chronic pain conditions to the qualifying list of conditions for medical ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • La Grange Park park district earns arts award

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Community Park District of La Grange Park received Arts Alliance Illinois' Helen Doria Arts in the Park Award at the Illinois Ass ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Wheaton Park District earns recycling award

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District recently won a recycling award for its work on environmental awareness, according to a news release from the distr ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 1:20 pm
  • Woodstock lawyer selected as McHenry County Associate Judge

    WOODSTOCK – McHenry County's 22nd Judicial Circuit judges have selected a Woodstock attorney to fill the second vacancy on the local bench.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Wheaton City Council may put limits on garage sales

    WHEATON – The city may be placing restrictions on local garage sales in response to neighbor complaints of never-ending displays of heirlooms, knick-k ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Portillo's to open its first Wisconsin restaurant

    OAK BROOK – Wisconsin hot dog lovers, rejoice – Portillo’s is planning to open its first restaurant in the Badger State in 2016.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm
  • College of DuPage returns to normalcy after bomb hoax

    Students and faculty are back in class after the College of DuPage received a bomb threat this week that officials have since determined to be a hoax.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 11:23 am
  • Critic’s Choice: ‘Watson Intelligence’ funny and absorbing

    CHICAGO – A revised version of Madeline George’s clever, amusing 2014 hit play, “The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence,” has taken to the Thea ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:31 am
  • Police Reports: Downers Grove for Oct. 7

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Downers Grove Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:08 am
  • Downers Grove presents balanced budget with property tax increase

    DOWNERS GROVE – The village of Downers Grove is proposing a balanced budget for the 2016 fiscal year, according to documents released by village offic ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • New off-leash dog area open in Forest Preserve District

    WHEATON – The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has opened a new off-leash dog area in Bartlett's Hawk Hollow Forest Preserve, according to a ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Face Time with Andy Van Acker

    Elburn resident Andy Van Acker, 49, was at a St. Charles garage sale when he answered eight questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Campton Hills trustees question process for proposed addiction treatment center

    CAMPTON HILLS – Village trustees abruptly tabled discussion Tuesday about their opposition to a proposed drug and alcohol treatment center for a forme ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Plainfield gets clean bill of financial health in 2014-15 audit

    PLAINFIELD – In 2007, the village of Plainfield’s capital account was in a $12 million hole.Eight ye ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:49 pm
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    Where do you buy your pumpkins?
    At a pumpkin farm or festival
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