GLEN ELLYN – Following a strong response from community members to District 41's banning of "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" from Hadley Junior High classrooms, district administrators are preparing a revised proposal to bring to the Board of Education regarding the issue.
WHEATON – Two separate races will close down roads around Wheaton this weekend, according to City Hall.
Members of the Valley View School District teachers union voted and approved a new contract Thursday, according to teachers union president Vickie Sutterlin.
ROMEOVILLE – A 17-year-old Joliet male died after he was stabbed in a fight outside a Romeoville Jewel-Osco at about 8:43 p.m. Thursday, according to the Romeoville Police Department.
DOWNERS GROVE – North High School junior Katie Berendt received the First Place Award at the 32nd annual United States Congressional Art Show, and her piece, "Free From Captivity," will hang in the United States Capitol next year.
WESTMONT – Motorists are warned to avoid to the downtown area of Cass Avenue in Westmont due to live power lines that are down.
Three culinary students at the Technology Center of DuPage, in Addison, compete in a 40-minute cooking challenge for the Rock Star Chef - Cutting Edge Tour, on Thursday, May 16, 2013 at the school.
WESTERN SPRINGS – The Greater La Grange YMCA will host a Spring Bash & Boogie May 18 to raise funds for the Special Olympics bowling and swim teams it sponsors.
LA GRANGE – Lyons Township High School will hold its fourth annual film fest from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday.
DOWNERS GROVE – Volunteers are needed for a workday in honor of the 10th anniversary of the William F. Sherman, Jr. Interpretive Center and National Trails Day on June 1.
LEMONT – The Lemont Public Library, 50 E. Wend St., will host "Defining Your Legacy: An Estates Consideration Workshop" at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
A bill approved Thursday by the Illinois Senate gives DuPage and Peoria counties authority to enact stormwater utilities fees.
Glenbard North’s ‘Bang, Bang You’re Dead’ tackles difficult subjects for schools
Cicero-based Seguin Services held a housewarming party for its newest residential group home in Lombard on Thursday, May 16, 2013. The home, located at 708 E. Berkshire Ave. will accommodate six adults with developmental disabilities.
GLEN ELLYN – Last year, Lou Nesslar spent much of his time diving among the wild reef sea creatures of the Philippines. He didn't have to travel across the world to get there, though; he only had to go to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, something he's been doing regularly for more than 10 years.