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  • Bats found in Jefferson Elementary School, first days of classes canceled

    ELMHURST – The first day of school at Jefferson Elementary School in Elmhurst had to be postponed after bats were found in the building.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Buffalo Theatre Ensemble to present first production since 2013

    In September, the Buffalo Theatre Ensemble will raise its curtain once again as it presents its first production in three years.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst officials approve $50,000 grant for struggling American Legion

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst City Council unanimously approved a $50,000 grant for the American Legion T.H.B. Post 187 to help fund two upcoming events.
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • St. Mary of Gostyn hosts 5K fundraiser for all ages!

    Calling all runners and walkers!  Come out and join SMG on Saturday, August 27 for a fun event taking place on the east side of Downers Grove.  As par ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • West Suburban Chamber welcomes new La Grange-area teachers: 5 photos

    The West Suburban Chamber of Commerce and Industry hosted its 51st annual New Teachers and Administration Welcome Breakfast on Aug. 16 at Capri Banque ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Elmhurst District 205 announces appointment of 2 new assistant principals

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education recently confirmed the promotion of Ryan Doherty to Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 board continues to debate new wellness policy

    GLEN ELLYN – As the new school year gets underway Aug. 22, Glen Ellyn School District 41 will move forward with its new policy regarding food in class ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 6:59 am
  • McHenry students, teachers start new school year with new expectations

    McHENRY – With less than a week to go, all 14-year-old Jonny Krug could think about was his first day of high school.
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:03 am
  • Crystal Lake Central grad-inspired law expands college enrollment for new veterans

    A new law inspired by a Crystal Lake veteran who had trouble enrolling in college after his honorable discharge from the Marine Corps requires college ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Elmhurst District 205 Board of Education concerned with city's stormwater project

    ELMHURST – The District 205 Board of Education wants expert engineers to review the city’s final stormwater mitigation plans at Madison Early Childhoo ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 to discuss proposed update to new wellness policy

    Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon will present a potential update to the district's new wellness policy during the Aug. 15 Boar ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Crystal Lake Central High School students get head start through AP boot camp

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Students at Community High School District 155’s four high schools officially return to school on Aug. 24, but some students at Crystal ...
    Aug. 14, 2016 - 12:00 am
  • New College of DuPage president to speak at Illinois State Fair

    New College of DuPage President Ann Rondeau will provide the keynote presentation Aug. 14 at the Illinois State Fair as part of the fair's Veterans Da ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 9:56 pm
  • Larson: Fight the summer slide

    As students enjoy their summer vacation, it’s important to be aware of the loss in academic skills and knowledge that is inherent with a three-month b ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Downers Grove's First Christian Church hosts back-to-school fair for kids in need

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many children in need, the start of a school year can be a time of stress instead of a celebration and excitement.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 2:00 pm
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