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  • 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 CHARLES – When El Diamante Hand Car Wash closed for the last weekend in November, it had an outdated, worn-out look.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
  • Chamber Chat: Getting ready for Christmas in Geneva

    I am sure you are all aware that there are exactly 17 days until Christmas – and 16 actual get-ready days. Blink and it’s December. Seems like I was j ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 8:03 pm
  • Hearthstone at Serenity Creek in Woodstock aims to make properties more marketable

    WOODSTOCK – Hearthstone Communities at Serenity Creek in Woodstock is looking to make their properties more marketable at the subdivision off of West ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Review proposed McHenry County economic development plan at open house

    WOODSTOCK – Any resident can review and provide feedback on a draft regional economic development plan between Boone, McHenry and Winnebago counties d ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Colonial Cafe commits $30,000 donation match to Salvation Army of the Fox Valley Area

    Restaurant and creamery Colonial Cafe will match, up to $30,000, any donation made Saturday to the Salvation Army's Red Kettle campaign in select citi ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Home Run Inn to open next summer in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Home Run Inn will open its first restaurant in Berwyn and the ninth in its chain of pizzerias next summer.
    Dec. 9, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • La Grange Business Association expands into first office

    LA GRANGE – In an effort to better support local businesses in the community, the La Grange Business Association recently moved into its first-ever of ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Ellyn's Tap & Grill in Glen Ellyn to hold Toys for Tots benefit

    GLEN ELLYN – Ellyn's Tap & Grill at 940 Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn will host its sixth annual tater tot eating contest and toy drive at 2 p.m. Dec. ...
    Dec. 7, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Le Méridien in Oak Brook creates shoppers' Happy Hour package

    OAK BROOK – Le Méridien hotel in Oak Brook has created a daytime Holiday Happy Hour package for shoppers.
    Dec. 5, 2015 - 7:00 pm
  • Wheaton Pet Supplies Plus to host low-cost pet vaccine clinic Dec. 6

    WHEATON – Spay Illinois will host a low-cost pet vaccine clinic Dec. 6 at Pet Supplies Plus in Wheaton, according to a news release from the organizat ...
    Dec. 5, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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