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  • Country Store closing after 40 years in Geneva

    GENEVA – After 40 years as a fixture in the downtown, The Country Store, at 28 James St., in Geneva, is liquidating the business and selling the build ...
    Dec. 11, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Serene Teaz celebrates 10 years of steeping in downtown Wheaton

    WHEATON – For a decade, those looking for everything from a jolt of caffeine to a calming chamomile to a refreshing glass of the iced stuff in the sum ...
    Dec. 12, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Do You Need Commercial Auto Insurance?

       Did you know that Commercial Auto insurance can be considerably more expensive than personal auto insurance? However it can be essential for busin ...
    Dec. 11, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • La Grange Santa Stroll to raise money for student scholarships

    LA GRANGE – The La Grange Business Association and The Legacy Guild will host the second annual La Grange Santa Stroll from 3 to 6 p.m. Dec. 12 to ben ...
    Dec. 11, 2015 - 9:46 pm
  • Geneva Paw Boss inventors to be on ‘The Big Pitch’

    GENEVA – The Geneva inventors of Paw Boss, a method of cleaning dogs’ feet when they come into the house, will be featured on the Fox Business Channel ...
    Dec. 10, 2015 - 9:35 pm
  • Gia Mia pizza bar to open in Geneva

    GENEVA – Gia Mia, featuring pizza baked in a wood-fired oven, is in the works to open at 13 N. Third St., Geneva, the former location of the Great Har ...
    Dec. 10, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Protect your pet from holiday hazards

    The holidays are a time of celebration that, while fun for pet parents, can be hazardous for pets. ...
    Dec. 10, 2015 - 12:54 pm
  • Couple bringing Cherrycello liqueur to St. Charles stores

    ST. CHARLES – After years of development – and encouragement from friends – St. Charles resident Ed Grzesik has bottled up the flavors of his Montana ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 6:55 pm
  • McHenry School District 156 votes down Fabrik property tax abatement

    McHENRY – Citing a negative financial impact, McHenry Community High School District 156 this week opted not to take part in a property tax incentive ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Marie Charles Salon and Spa opens in Lake in the Hills

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – A salon and spa billed as a place for beauty and relaxation recently opened along Algonquin Road in Lake in the Hills, village off ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 2:10 pm
  • Sunnyside Chrysler Dodge Ram in McHenry gets economic incentive worth $300K

    McHENRY – A car dealership that serves as "the anchor of West Elm Street" will receive up to $300,000 in reimbursed sales tax dollars over the next 20 ...
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 3:33 pm
  • Wheaton police urge caution to protect against identity, credit theft during holidays

    WHEATON – As lines for registers in shops grow long and online shopping carts fill up during the holiday season, the fear of identity and credit card ...
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce elects directors, officers for 2016

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry recently swore in new directors and officers for 2016.
    Dec. 8, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Comcast opens Xfinity retail store in Batavia to sample products and more

    BATAVIA – Comcast on Monday opened an Xfinity retail store in Batavia, according to a news release.T ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Customers’ generosity leads to makeover for car wash

    ST. CHARLES – When El Diamante Hand Car Wash closed for the last weekend in November, it had an outdated, worn-out look.
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 10:15 pm
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