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  • Make My Elmhurst a park of your Facebook community

    Growing up in Downers Grove I was as familiar with Elmhurst as I was with any other neighboring suburb. Besides the mandatory visit to Hamburger Heave ...
    May 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Zacatacos to fill vacant New Seneca Restaurant space in Berwyn

    BERWYN – Zacatacos will open a third location in Berwyn by December in the former New Seneca Restaurant at 6544 Cermak Road.
    May 19, 2016 - 7:05 am
  • Downers Grove Public Library names new director

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Public Library has chosen its new director to succeed Rick Ashton, who stepped down this spring.
    May 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Four charged after Joliet apartment standoff

    JOLIET – Four people have been charged after authorities say they barricaded themselves Tuesday afternoon in a Joliet apartment.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:49 pm
  • Lemont Park District welcomes new commissioner

    LEMONT – The Lemont Park Board of Commissioners announced the appointment of the agency’s newest board member, Leland “Lucky” Wagner.
    May 18, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Lyons Township freshman wins Congressional Art Competition

    Lyons Township High School freshman Cain Nocera of La Grange recently was named the Illinois 3rd District winner in the 2016 Congressional Art Competi ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:09 am
  • Police: Road rage leads to racial confrontation at Joliet gas station

    JOLIET – Police say a Crest Hill man displayed a handgun and shouted racial slurs during a road rage confrontation Tuesday near a Joliet gas station.
    May 18, 2016 - 10:57 pm
  • Wilmington police bust 3 women for heroin use

    WILMINGTON – Wilmington police arrested three heroin users during a traffic stop over the weekend, later learning one had recently overdosed in the we ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:01 pm
  • Culinary summer camps offered young teens at Technology Center of DuPage

    ADDISON – Starting in June, Technology Center of DuPage in Addison will host eight identical summer culinary camps for students who will be in grades ...
    May 18, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Police Reports: La Grange Park for May 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the La Grange Park Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime ...
    May 18, 2016 - 3:01 pm
  • Police Reports: Berwyn for May 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Berwyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not ...
    May 18, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Hydrant flushing scheduled in West Chicago

    WEST CHICAGO – Spring hydrant flushing will be conducted in May by the city’s Water Utility Division.
    May 18, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Wheaton resident wins $50,000 playing Illinois Lottery's MS Project ticket

    WHEATON – Wheaton resident Ngun Tawng instantly won $50,000 after scratching an Illinois Lottery MS Project ticket, according to an Illinois Lottery n ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:07 am
  • Riverside Arts Weekend to return May 21

    RIVERSIDE – It’s time to mark calendars for the Riverside Arts Weekend, which will grace Guthrie Park on May 21 and 22.
    May 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • The Beer Cellar plans to expand, move to new downtown Glen Ellyn location

    GLEN ELLYN – The Beer Cellar plans to expand and relocate its downtown business.Owner David Hawley h ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:38 pm
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