When Casey O’Halloran and Bridget O’Connor started a blog about decorating on a budget, they thought, at the very worst, they’d at least get a few readers.
WHEATON – Spay Illinois will offer a low cost pet vaccine clinic from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 21 at Pet Supplies Plus, 915 E. Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, according to a news release from the organization.
COUNTRYSIDE – Two months after deciding the opposite, Countryside’s Plan Commission voted Nov. 3 to recommend a change to the city’s 30-foot front yard setback standard.
WHEATON – Wheaton's finance department was honored for the 11th straight year for its work on the 2012-13 budget, according to a news release from the city.
WHEATON – Andrew's Garden, a new European-style flower shop, is now open at 204 W. Wesley St. in downtown Wheaton.
BERWYN – More than 250 people attended the debut Saturday night of the seventh season of the North Berwyn Park District’s 16th Street Theater at Wire, 6815 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn.
GLEN ELLYN – The Hundred Dollar Project Club at Glenbard West High School will host a holiday movie event Dec. 13 to benefit World Relief DuPage/Aurora.
GLEN ELLYN – Financial services firm Edward Jones recently took the top spot in www.WealthManagement.com/REP magazine's annual survey of the nation's six largest firms to see how they match up in categories such as ethics, public image, technology and more, according to a news release from Edward Jones' Glen Ellyn office.
BROOKFIELD – A 6-week-old dolphin calf being reared by specialists at Brookfield Zoo is developing well, but still faces challenges after his mother wasn’t able to raise him.
WOODRIDGE – Families throughout Woodridge are invited to learn how to play golf with one another during an event Jan 26.
GLEN ELLYN – Edinson (left), Jahaira (center) and Maria Sandoval show off the monthly food packet they receive thanks to money raised by St. James the Apostle Catholic School students earlier this year as part of a service project led by the Student Council.
LISLE – The Lisle Police Department released figures for its annual “Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” safety initiatives over the Thanksgiving holiday.
LISLE – The annual “Lights of Lisle” Festival kicked off the holiday season this weekend in downtown Lisle.
WOODRIDGE – The holiday season kicked off this weekend in Woodridge with an evening with Santa and his elves, Christmas carolers and more.
WEST CHICAGO – Members of Community High School's National Honor Society (NHS) will host a Winter Fest for kindergarten through fifth grade students Dec. 14, featuring various games and activities.