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  • Wheaton officials reject Aldi sign proposal as part of expansion project

    WHEATON – City of Wheaton officials on July 18 debated Aldi's plans to install a larger monument sign in front of its store as part of an expansion pr ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Fastsigns of Downers Grove opened by local couple

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local couple has opened a Downers Grove branch of the sign and visual graphics business, Fastsigns, according to a news release from ...
    July 19, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • Natives Haven nursery in Harvard 'like you're in somebody's garden'

    HARVARD – Sitting atop 6.25 acres, the newly opened nursery Natives Haven offers its visitors a scenic alternative to traditional flower shopping.
    July 19, 2016 - 8:38 pm
  • Smothers Realty Group celebrates 20 years in La Grange

    LA GRANGE – Smothers Realty Group celebrated its 20th anniversary in La Grange with a group photo.Th ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:08 am
  • New Elmhurst dental practice gives back to community

    ELMHURST – For Dr. Lena Halikias, dentistry goes far beyond a regular checkup and the occasional filling.
    July 19, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Berwyn student artwork on display at North Riverside Park Mall

    North Riverside Park Mall unveils a new art display in its Management Hallway, devoted to works by local students from schools and community art progr ...
    July 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Fundraiser supports Cicero cafe owner in need of transplant

    CICERO – Revive Club & Café co-owner Dolores Monterroso (from left), Atzimba Catering and Events chef and owner Atzimba Perez, youth pastor Roger Wash ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • Wheaton resident opens bicycle repair shop

    WHEATON – Collin Tillotson has been repairing bicycles for most of his life."When I was about 7 year ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Downers Grove financial advisor named to Million Dollar Round Table

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove financial advisor has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Cancer in your pet

    Just like their human counterparts pets can get cancer, too. According to one study nearly half o ...
    July 18, 2016 - 7:26 am
  • Women’s clothing, accessory store opens on Woodstock Square

    WOODSTOCK – With years of working in retail, Brenda Marchuk’s dream always has been to open a store of her own.
    July 17, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • McGuire: Shopping local builds community connections

    The shopping experience has changed dramatically over the last decade with the advent of online shopping. I myself have gravitated toward shopping onl ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:50 pm
  • Lake in the Hills OKs Blue Cow Polish Deli to pursue liquor license

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Committee of the Whole gave preliminary approval for the Blue Cow Polish Deli to receive a liquor license at its meeting this ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Grand opening takes place for Shorewood Gas N Wash

    SHOREWOOD – A ribbon-cutting and grand opening were held recently for the Shorewood Gas N Wash located at the southwest corner of Jefferson Street and ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Johnsburg native's business named McDonald's corporate fitness provider

    JOHNSBURG – Chris Leathers has been running Your World Fitness in Spring Grove for the past six years. The 29-year-old Johnsburg native has trained pr ...
    July 16, 2016 - 12:20 am
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