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  • Best of Wheaton spotlights popular businesses

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Chamber for Commerce honored some of its top businesses and nonprofits March 12 during its seventh annual Best of Wheaton Gala.
    March 18, 2015 - 6:01 pm
  • Elmhurst teen takes March Madness expertise to smartphones

    ELMHURST – To say Zorian Schiffman has the mind and spirit of a true entrepreneur is an understatement.
    March 18, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Bates: Charie Zanck honored as Woman of Accomplishment

    On March 18, the McHenry Area Chamber’s WINGs program honored a special lady as its Woman of Accomplishment for 2015.
    March 18, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Irish Sisters store in Geneva to close after 28 years

    GENEVA – Irish Sisters Imports is closing after 28 years, co-owner Mike Smith said. The store is at 312 S. Third St., Geneva.
    March 17, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Manufacturer donates $25K to D-103 for math program

    LYONS – A McCook manufacturer has donated $25,000 to Lyons Elementary School District 103 to enhance mathematics opportunities throughout the district ...
    March 17, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Treaures abound at new resale shop in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Berwyn resident Jacinta Theobald feels strongly about going green and cutting the stream of usable things to the landfill.
    March 17, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Girl Scouts celebrate anniversary with treats at Andy's Frozen Custard

    COUNTRYSIDE – In honor of the 103rd anniversary of the Girl Scouts of America, Andy’s Frozen Custard offered all visiting Scouts free treats.
    March 17, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • La Grange restaurateur will bring Casa Margarita to Hinsdale

    HINSDALE – Twenty years ago, Al Lotfi opened his first restaurant, Al’s Char-house in La Grange. Since then, Lotfi has become a staple of the La Grang ...
    March 17, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Cali Girl Cakes celebrates one-year anniversary

    BOLINGBROOK – Cali Girl Cakes celebrated its one-year anniversary March 8. A party was held March 7 at the store, 681 W. Boughton Road in Bolingbrook.
    March 14, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Flight For Life-McHenry recognizes Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

    BARRINGTON – Flight For Life-McHenry has awarded Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital with the inaugural Partners in Safety Award.
    March 13, 2015 - 9:06 pm
  • Solid Gold SEO launches new website

    ALGONQUIN – Solid Gold SEO, in an effort to expand its services into the Search Experience Optimization field, launched a new website to attract custo ...
    March 13, 2015 - 9:07 pm
  • Reichert honored by Crystal Lake chamber

    WOODSTOCK – Reichert Chevrolet Buick Pontiac, 2145 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock, was recognized recently as being a Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce m ...
    March 13, 2015 - 9:05 pm
  • Oberweis tackles Sunday car sales again, dealerships resist

    SUGAR GROVE – State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, is renewing his efforts to allow dealerships to sell cars and trucks on Sundays by introducing S ...
    March 13, 2015 - 7:48 pm
  • Crystal Lake chamber foundation to honor Dorion-Gray Retirement Planning CEO

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce Foundation will honor local business leader Paula Dorion-Gray, CEO of Dorion-Gray Retirement Plann ...
    March 13, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Miss Mary’s moving to Eight Corners on Broadway in Brookfield

    BROOKFIELD – Mary Shengoz’s Brookfield restaurant has been such a hit, she’s getting ready to expand.
    March 13, 2015 - 5:51 am
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