WHEATON – Holiday saunterers came out Dec. 7 to support local businesses in downtown Wheaton and to enjoy snacks, ice sculpting, carriage rides and more during the Downtown Wheaton Association's Dickens of a Christmas Stroll.
WILLOWBROOK – Revenue projections are hitting the mark, sales and eating tax are on the rise and the Village of Willowbrook has adequate cash at hand, but officials are also preparing for large capital projects that need to be addressed within the next few years.
Extremely low temperatures and snow forecast for the early morning hours Wednesday is expected to create hazardous driving conditions during the morning rush hour, the National Weather Service is reporting.
BURR RIDGE – It’s been a series of up and downs in the first six months for the new mayor of Burr Ridge, Mickey Straub, who said at one time it was “80/20” that he was considering leaving the position because of how frustrating it was “to see the politics play out.”
ELMHURST – After a few years working at his dad’s store, Cottage Hill Diamonds, Collin Hill has more knowledge of jewelry and diamonds than most 26-year-old men and probably a fair number of women.
VILLA PARK – The Grace Lutheran Church will host a live Nativity this weekend.
VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Police Department will host a Citizens Police Academy beginning next month.
CAROL STREAM – Students in Glenbard North High School social studies classes recently paid tribute to veterans by fundraising for Honor Flight Chicago, according to a news release from Glenbard Township High School District 87.
GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn residents will see an additional fee on their water bills beginning next May as part of village efforts to provide its volunteer firefighters with a reliable source of funding.
WHEATON – Two Wheaton residents will take the roles of co-chairs for the newly named Engage200 program, which is Community Unit School District 200's community engagement project, according to a news release from the district.
ELMHURST – City staff will work to develop a spreadsheet that could be used to determine the need for stormwater mitigation on new home construction lots on a case-by-case basis.
VILLA PARK – The general managers of a new sports bar along North Avenue have a big dream of offering a little something for everyone.
HINSDALE – During this Christmas season, one local church is also recognizing the Winter Solstice, an ancient holiday that goes back before the birth of Christ.
BENSENVILLE – The community relations coordinator for Bensenville School District 2 recently completed the Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) exam.
ELMHURST – York Community High School has been named one of 123 GRAMMY Signature Schools Semifinalists nationwide for the second year in a row.