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  • Exelon's Fishing for a Cure raised $43,000 for charity

    BRAIDWOOD – Exelon’s 15th annual Fishing for a Cure charity bass tournament was held May 7 on Braidwood Lake, raising $43,761 for Easter Seals Joliet ...
    May 14, 2016 - 8:54 am
  • McDonald's opens modernized restaurant in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A new and improved McDonald's has reopened at 7181 W. Cermak Road in Berwyn.The modernized ...
    May 14, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • Imperial Kitchens and Baths of Brookfield wins recognition

    BROOKFIELD – Imperial Kitchens and Bath in Brookfield and its president, Larry Rych, have been selected by Remodeling magazine to join the national co ...
    May 16, 2016 - 8:07 am
  • Piggly Wiggly buys Joe Caputo & Sons Algonquin location, 2 others at auction

    ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin location of family-owned grocer Joe Caputo & Sons will continue to operate after the Wisconsin company that operates Piggly ...
    May 13, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Bradford Real Estate aims for new Lombard grocery

    LOMBARD – Advancing the goal of key redevelopment in the community, the village of Lombard announced that Bradford Real Estate will pursue zoning and ...
    May 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • 5 Crystal Lake businesses sold alcohol illegally, police say

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Police Department's latest round of alcohol compliance checks found five local businesses that illegally sold alcohol ...
    May 12, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Bill Karges given Villa Park Green Champion award

    VILLA PARK – The Green Champion award will be presented to Bill Karges by the Villa Park Environmental Concerns Commission at the May 9 village board ...
    May 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Berwyn ordinance limits number of video gaming cafes

    BERWYN – Concerned about the expanding number of video gaming cafes in Berwyn, aldermen are capping the number of cafes allowed in the city and requir ...
    May 13, 2016 - 7:36 am
  • Oliver's brings sophisticated fine dining to casual setting in Berwyn

    BERWYN – A new restaurant is opening in Berwyn with the goal of bringing sophisticated fine dining within a casual setting to the Chicago suburb.
    May 12, 2016 - 7:20 am
  • Svitak named Citizen of Year at Westmont Awards Dinner

    WESTMONT – At the 2016 Westmont Awards Dinner hosted by the Westmont Chamber of Commerce, Chris Svitak was named 2015 Westmont Citizen of the Year.
    May 11, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Richmond businessman recovering from Christmas morning attack, traumatic brain injury

    RICHMOND – More than four months after he was attacked in his Twin Lakes, Wisconsin, home on Christmas morning, Richmond businessman Tom Eppers is mak ...
    May 9, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • Legal Pitfalls of Non-Married Couples Living Together

    Many couples are choosing to live together without the legal benefits of marriage.  And while there can be advantages to eschewing marriage (e.g., pre ...
    May 9, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Cancer awareness in pets - When to have a lump checked by your veterinarian

    The month of May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month — a reminder that checking your pet periodically for signs of cancer can help catch the disease in its ...
    May 9, 2016 - 8:18 am
  • Board & Brush holds grand opening in New Lenox

    NEW LENOX – The New Lenox Chamber of Commerce helped kick off the grand opening celebration of Board & Brush New Lenox with a ribbon-cutting on April ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Downtown Wheaton Association announces 2016 Business Recognition Award winners

    WHEATON – Businesses in the city's downtown were honored for their success and contributions to the community at the annual Business Recognition Award ...
    May 6, 2016 - 7:00 pm
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