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  • Music Under the Stars kicks off summer in La Grange Park

    LA GRANGE PARK – On Wednesday nights this summer, the Memorial Park Amphitheater in La Grange Park will be filled with music as part of a weekly summe ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Coal City cancels tornado anniversary ceremony due to severe weather

    COAL CITY – On the one-year anniversary of an EF3 tornado that damaged more than 800 properties in Coal City, village officials were forced Wednesday ...
    June 22, 2016 - 5:03 pm
  • Riverside Metra station ticket office closes

    RIVERSIDE – Because of declining on-site ticket sales at its Riverside station, Metra announced that BNSF Railway would no longer staff the station wi ...
    June 22, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Joliet police: Man escapes squad car, then turns self in

    JOLIET – Police say a man broke the window of a squad car and jumped out to escape custody Tuesday night, but then turned himself in to police the nex ...
    June 22, 2016 - 4:57 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for June 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    June 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn approves new rules aimed at underage drinking parties

    GLEN ELLYN – The Glen Ellyn Police Department has a new tool to address underage drinking.Village tr ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:53 am
  • Joliet police seek public's help in armed street robbery

    JOLIET – An 18-year-old woman told Joliet police she was robbed at gunpoint Tuesday.At 10:23 p.m. th ...
    June 22, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Rep. Tammy Duckworth hosts Elmhurst workshop on improving veterans services

    ELMHURST – U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth (IL-08) and Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-05) recently led a workshop in Elmhurst discussing the public and private resou ...
    June 23, 2016 - 12:57 am
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for June 22

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    June 22, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Noted artist to conduct choral instruction in Hinsdale for older adults

    HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Encore Chorale at The Community House will offer adults 55 and older the opportunity to sing with acclaimed professional condu ...
    June 22, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Eyes to the Skies Festival nears in Lisle

    LISLE – Two days of carnival rides will kick off June 29 as a prelude to the Eyes to the Skies Festival that weekend.
    June 22, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Glen Ellyn District 41 administration proposes Early Learning Center for full-day kindergarten

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 Superintendent Paul Gordon is recommending the district build an Early Learning Center at the former Spaldi ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: June 13-19, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:34 am
  • As ComEd rate falls, Algonquin reminding residents they can opt out of aggregation program

    ALGONQUIN – After the base electricity rate offered by ComEd fell lower than the rate offered by the village's electric aggregation program, the villa ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • Lengemann: Fight back against summer’s biting bugs

    For most of us, summer’s mosquitoes, ticks and other biting or stinging bugs are a minor annoyance in the form of itchy, swollen bumps. However, some ...
    June 22, 2016 - 11:05 am
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