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  • Big Fran’s Boardwalk Gaming brings new gaming experience to Johnsburg

    JOHNSBURG – Fritz Larsen, owner of Halftime Bar and Grill in Johnsburg, recently opened a new business just down the road from his sports bar. The new ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 12:23 am
  • Elmhurst 225 residences opens in downtown

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst 255 development at Hahn Street and York Street recently opened, offering locals a new residential option in downtown Elmhurst.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • Will County area business briefs

    Doug Carpenter installed as president of Illinois REALTORSMOKENA – Doug Carpenter of Mokena has been ...
    Oct. 8, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Avenue opens in Berwyn's Cermak Plaza

    BERWYN – Berwyn’s Cermak Plaza is now fully occupied with the opening of Avenue, a plus-size clothing store, at 7003 Cermak Road, according to a Berwy ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:55 am
  • Cary Village Board OKs Sage Parkway closure to allow for business' expansion

    CARY – The Cary Village Board unanimously approved Sage Products’ request to vacate a village road, Sage Parkway, to make room for the business’ 27-ac ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 11:51 pm
  • Mr. Handyman shares tips for pumpkin carving with power tools

    Instead of purchasing a pumpkin carving kit, use items you already have to save time and effort when carving your Halloween pumpkins.  Mr. Handyman, a ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Pilates mat, Reformer exercise series a big step toward healthier living

    Three big things get in the way of regular, healthy exercise. One, we’re too busy, with schedules ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Caring for your senior pet

    As pets age, changes naturally take place in their physiology. It’s important to take note of these changes to help them live as long and healthy liv ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Mojo's East Coast Eats evolving as business, still dishing out Philly cheesesteaks

    DOWNERS GROVE – A local sandwich hot spot has become a popular destination for not only residents but also transplants looking for a taste of their Ea ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • New director takes helm at Wheaton Yamaha Music School

    WHEATON – For more than 45 years, Wheaton Yamaha Music School has been forging a harmonious relationship with the community.
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Life insurance: Term Life or Whole Life?

    Life insurance: Term Life or Whole Life? When shopping for life insurance, you’ll face several im ...
    Oct. 3, 2016 - 7:00 am
  • Morris remembers Terri Gilmoure as strong advocate for city, Grundy County

    MORRIS – Richard Olson remembered his baby sister as the little girl who ran around her family farm with ponytails flopping as she played with the ani ...
    Oct. 2, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce to host golf outing

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Community Golf Outing on Oct. 3 at the Bloomingdale Golf Club in Bloomingdale.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Options for seniors growing in Woodridge

    WOODRIDGE – An assisted living facility is being constructed on the site of a former nightclub near the border of Downers Grove and Woodridge.
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Using a Living Trust to Help Fund Education Expenses

    This is the time of year when college students and their parents struggle to pay for the skyrocketing costs of tuition, room and board, and textbook e ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 7:39 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you like best about the autumn season?
    Cooler temperatures
    Leaves changing
    Fall fashion
    Pumpkin-flavored drinks/food