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  • Downers Grove officials share New Year's resolutions

    DOWNERS GROVE – Each year, Suburban Life reaches out to some of the community's leaders and public officials to see what resolutions they are setting ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Cossitt Avenue School fourth-grader remembered as 'very gifted' artist

    LA GRANGE – Cossitt Avenue School will have additional counselors and social workers on site when students return from winter break Jan. 9, after the ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:18 am
  • Looking ahead: Downers Grove stories to watch include civic center redevelopment, District 58 elections

    DOWNERS GROVE – Many are hoping that 2017 is a better year than 2016, and the residents of Downers Grove certainly have several items to keep an eye o ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 3:20 pm
  • Cossitt Avenue School in La Grange responds to loss of student

    LA GRANGE – In a message to parents, Cossitt Avenue School Principal Michael Michowski offered the school community's support to the family of a fourt ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:20 am
  • Cossitt Avenue School fourth-grader dies in skiing accident

    LA GRANGE – A fourth-grader from Cossitt Avenue School in La Grange died Jan. 2 after a skiing accident.
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 11:40 am
  • St. Joan of Arc Catholic School celebrates Catholic Schools Week with service projects

    Catholic Schools Week is an annual national celebration of Catholic education in the U.S.  This year’s Catholic Schools Week will be observed January ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 1:25 pm
  • Lemont High School Junior Achievement creates Township Trivia board game

    LEMONT – While their peers may spend time playing video games in a world of fantasy, 23 Lemont High School students prefer to explore the real world – ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 1:00 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 named to College Board’s annual AP District Honor Roll

    ELMHURST – Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 has again been named to the College Board’s seventh annual AP District Honor Roll.
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Longtime WDCB radio host remembered for passion for the blues

    Longtime WDCB radio host Greg Freerksen is being remembered for his passion for the blues.Freerksen, ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 11:01 am
  • District 89 board approves 2017-18 school year calendar

    GLEN ELLYN – The Community Consolidated School District 89 Board of Education at its Dec. 19 meeting unanimously approved the calendar for the 2017-18 ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Lemont High School offers SAT prep classes

    LEMONT – Beginning later this month, Lemont High School will offer SAT 1600, an eight-week test preparation program designed to familiarize students w ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • Cossitt School in La Grange to celebrate 135th anniversary

    LA GRANGE – Cossitt Avenue School is celebrating its 135th anniversary in 2017, and throughout the year, the school will honor not only its history, b ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 6:00 pm
  • Wheaton College hires Mortenson Construction to build performing arts center

    WHEATON – Mortenson Construction is launching a building project on the Wheaton College campus to create a performing arts center.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 5:00 pm
  • Park Junior High singers perform with Presence Bethlehem Woods choir: 4 photos

    LA GRANGE PARK – The Forte chamber singers from Park Junior High School and residents from Presence Bethlehem Woods, a retirement community in La Gran ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Lemont Park Foundation donates computers to preschool academy

    LEMONT – Thanks to the generosity of the Lemont Park Foundation, learning should come a little easier for students at the Lemont Park District Prescho ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 2:11 pm