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  • Joliet commission marks 25 years, but preservation can be a challenge

    JOLIET – The Joliet Historic Preservation Commission is marking its 25th anniversary helping preserve the history of a city that’s been around since 1 ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:47 pm
  • Plainfield D-202 board receives preliminary FY17 budget presentation

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield District 202 board members saw at Monday’s meeting the preliminary fiscal 2017 budget, which shows caution toward state fundin ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:48 pm
  • Charges: Bookkeeper stole more than $100,000 from Joliet's Sisters of St. Francis

    JOLIET – A head bookkeeper for the Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate faces theft charges accusing her of taking more than $100,000 from the co ...
    July 25, 2016 - 5:59 pm
  • Appellate court reverses Joliet man's murder conviction

    JOLIET — An appellate court has reversed a murder conviction for a Joliet man.Jesus Zambrano, 26, of ...
    July 25, 2016 - 5:33 pm
  • Friends of Wheaton Public Library to hold annual book sale

    WHEATON – The Friends of the Wheaton Public Library will hold its annual book sale in August. All proceeds will benefit library programs.
    July 25, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn Public Library exhibit highlights history of American backyard

    GLEN ELLYN – The community can explore the evolution of the American backyard at the "Patios, Pools, & the Invention of the American Backyard" exhibit ...
    July 25, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Downers Grove Farmers Market draws shoppers despite hot, humid weather: 6 photos

    Heat and Humidity couldn't keep patrons away from the Downers Grove Farmers Market at the Main Street Train Station Saturday.
    July 26, 2016 - 2:29 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: July 11-17, 2016

    Stop over-mulching treesPeople of Western Spring, please stop over-mulching the poor trees. It’s hur ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:28 am
  • New Downers Grove Public Library executive director eager to learn about community

    DOWNERS GROVE – As the Downers Grove Public Library enters its 125th year in the community, it will do so under the leadership of a new executive dire ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:27 am
  • Cermak Road restaurants gear up for Berwyn's Taste of Main Street

    BERWYN – It’s not often you can enjoy menu samplings from 10 restaurants in one night. But on July 28, Berwyn residents can taste a little bit of ever ...
    July 26, 2016 - 7:21 am
  • The Elmhurst Cycling Classic provided residents with a look at top-tier bike racing Friday: 6 photos

    The 4th Annual Elmhurst Cycling Classic was held Friday and featured riders from novice to professional racing over a course through some of the more ...
    July 27, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • City of Elmhurst to lead Metra Station design workshop

    ELMHURST – The City of Elmhurst will host a Metra Station Workshop from 7 to 9 p.m. July 27 at City Hall to kick-off of the planning and design proces ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau holding workshops on future of tourism

    The DuPage Convention and Visitors Bureau will hold three public input workshops to aid in the development of a strategic plan for the future of the l ...
    July 25, 2016 - 10:06 am
  • Sandack Stunner: Ill. Rep. from Downers Grove resigns from Statehouse

    DOWNERS GROVE – State Rep. Ron Sandack abruptly resigned his Statehouse seat late July 24. Accordin ...
    July 26, 2016 - 12:50 pm
  • Let's Square Dance event to be held in Woodstock in August

    WOODSTOCK – A new event – Let’s Square Dance – is coming to the Woodstock Square in August. While th ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:12 am
  • Reader Poll

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