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  • Itasca Library talk to explore brain's gender differences

    ITASCA – Linda Sasser will lead a discussion on the differences between the male and female brain at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Itasca Community Library.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Addison, Lombard, Bloomingdale, Glendale Heights students to stage Chekhov drama

    LOMBARD – Glenbard East Theatre invites the community to its production of “The Three Sisters,” Anton Chekhov’s drama about a Russian family in transi ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:34 pm
  • Students to stage 'The Foreigner' comedy in Roselle

    ROSELLE – The comedy “The Foreigner” will be presented by the Lake Park High School Drama Department at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 to 6 in Roselle.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Teen photography on display at Downers Grove Public Library

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss St., is showcasing the photography of local teens from Feb. 2 to 29.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Berwyn South School District 100 superintendent to be Morton College president

    BERWYN – Berwyn South School District 100 Superintendent Stan Fields resigned Jan. 27 after accepting the position of president at Morton College in C ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • Elmhurst College, Churchville Middle School partner to prepare future teachers

    ELMHURST –  One of the best ways to learn is by doing. With that in mind, Elmhurst College educatio ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 1:14 pm
  • College of DuPage trustees call for special meeting to end boycott

    In yet another twist in the standoff between the two factions on the College of DuPage Board of Trustees, Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • College of DuPage trustees file lawsuit to gain access to records

    College of DuPage trustees Dianne McGuire, Erin Birt and Joseph Wozniak have filed a lawsuit against three of the college's law firms in an attempt to ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:37 am
  • Downers Grove District 99 considering early start to next school year

    DOWNERS GROVE – Administration at Community High School District 99 will make a recommendation on whether to start the next school year earlier during ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • York High School to screen morning announcements after LGBT censorship controversy

    ELMHURST – York High School staff recently developed and implemented a morning announcements screening system in response to a recent controversy surr ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 12:39 am
  • Wheaton-Warrenville District 200 board weighs funding for facility improvements

    WHEATON – The problem with big capital projects often isn't the planning or the paving – it's the price tag.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • College of DuPage board again left without quorum as deadline nears to fill vacancy

    Once again, the College of DuPage Board of Trustees could not conduct business at its Jan. 28 meeting because of a lack of a quorum.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Hinsdale South Foundation to spin Pizza Palooza

    DARIEN – The Hinsdale South High School Foundation will host its annual Pizza Palooza fundraiser from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29 in the school cafeteria.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Downers Grove Public Library starts search for next director

    DOWNERS GROVE – The search firm Bradbury Associates hosted meetings Jan. 19 and 20 with members of the Downers Grove Public Library and the community ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Open houses set at St. Pius X Parish School in Lombard

    LOMBARD – St. Pius X Parish School in Lombard plans open houses for prospective families.The open ho ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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