LISLE – Lisle’s French Market is in session.
WESTMONT – Emily Doemland always has loved animals – she was the classmate who would have zookeepers bring animals to her birthday parties – and her family always had pets growing up.
WESTMONT – Refrigerators, large branches and old bicycles are expected to be among items pulled from St. Joseph’s Creek in Westmont on Saturday as part of local efforts for the countywide 2013 DuPage River Sweep.
DOWNERS GROVE – Whether it’s good publicity or bad publicity, giving the business reigns to employees and letting them decide whether their co-workers should be fired, docked pay or disciplined in front of reality TV cameras is bound to draw attention.
BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook will do its part in the 2013 DuPage River Sweep planned for Saturday.
BOLINGBROOK – Bolingbrook's Liberty Elementary School was on a full lockdown Wednesday after staff observed a man trying to open several doors and enter the school, according to the Bolingbrook Police Department.
WHEATON – "Bob, Bob, you all right up there?"
WHEATON – The Wheaton Police and Fire Departments will be hosting a blood drive at the police station on Friday, May 17 as part of National Law Enforcement Week, according to a police department release.
WESTMONT – On Monday, Westmont High School, in conjunction with several other school districts, will be hosting a conference for Advanced Placement teachers and leaders with Jay Mathews as the keynote speaker.
RIVERSIDE – Working with his hands throughout his life helped Jim Claydon of Riverside acquire the skills to become an artist.
LEMONT – Lemont High School senior Justin Stanwyck tied for fifth in the Engineering Graphics competition at the 2013 Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Academic Challenge State Finals held in April.
DOWNERS GROVE – A 28-foot long, 12-foot wide and 11.5-foot tall Idaho potato will make an appearance from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the new Shop and Save Market at 7241 Lemont Road in Downers Grove.
RIVERSIDE – Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Riverside Arts Center will hold its annual fundraiser from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the St. Mary Parish Center, 126 Herrick Road.
BOLINGBROOK – Two former Bolingbrook priests were named in a sexual abuse lawsuit brought by five men against the Diocese of Joliet Tuesday, according to a Chicago Tribune report.
DOWNERS GROVE – The District 99 Education Foundation awarded more than $16,000 in grants to North and South high schools on Monday.