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  • Wheaton resident opens bicycle repair shop

    WHEATON – Collin Tillotson has been repairing bicycles for most of his life."When I was about 7 year ...
    July 19, 2016 - 7:25 am
  • Downers Grove financial advisor named to Million Dollar Round Table

    DOWNERS GROVE – A Downers Grove financial advisor has qualified for membership in the Million Dollar Round Table.
    July 18, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Elmhurst Outstanding Senior Citizen Service Award nominations available

    ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Senior Citizens Commission is seeking nominations for the Outstanding Senior Citizen Service Award.
    July 18, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Downers Grove librarians give summer reading recommendations

    DOWNERS GROVE – For many, summer is the perfect opportunity to catch up on – or double down on – a big stack of books.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:17 am
  • Future of McKee House remains unclear

    There are new efforts to preserve the McKee House in the Churchill Woods Forest Preserve even as Forest Preserve District of DuPage County staff have ...
    July 20, 2016 - 7:13 am
  • Westchester Blood Program teams up with Westchester Lions Club

    WESTCHESTER – The Westchester Blood Program is joining with the Westchester Lions Club to host a blood drive and offer free eye screenings July 23.
    July 18, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Marengo City Council postpones vote on communication ordinance

    MARENGO – At its next meeting, the Marengo City Council will take another look at an ordinance aimed at clarifying the lines of communication between ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Woodstock chooses finance director to also hold assistant city manager role

    WOODSTOCK – The city of Woodstock has appointed an assistant city manager – a position that has been vacant for several years.
    July 17, 2016 - 11:48 pm
  • Women’s clothing, accessory store opens on Woodstock Square

    WOODSTOCK – With years of working in retail, Brenda Marchuk’s dream always has been to open a store of her own.
    July 17, 2016 - 11:46 pm
  • Italian restaurant plans to open in downtown Cary in former Galati’s space

    CARY – A developer is planning to open an Italian restaurant with a 750-degree brick oven at the vacant space at 7 Jandus Road, which previously house ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:47 pm
  • Uncovering the past

    WOODSTOCK – Midwest Archaeological Research Services is giving Illinois students the opportunity to uncover a part of McHenry County’s past via its 20 ...
    July 17, 2016 - 11:45 pm
  • Two die in I-290 crash near Elmhurst

    ELMHURST – Two people died on July 16 after a three-vehicle crash on I-290 east of North Avenue near Elmhurst, according to reports.
    July 18, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • McHenry Public Library to host Q&A session on medical marijuana

    McHENRY – Anyone that wants to learn more about medical marijuana in Illinois can do so by attending a Q&A session at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Rooms 135 and ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • National Night Out events planned for Wonder Lake

    WONDER LAKE – National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2, will provide a family-friendly opportunity to interact with the community.
    July 16, 2016 - 11:49 pm
  • Lake in the Hills OKs Blue Cow Polish Deli to pursue liquor license

    LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Committee of the Whole gave preliminary approval for the Blue Cow Polish Deli to receive a liquor license at its meeting this ...
    July 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm
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