GLEN ELLYN – Businesses in downtown Glen Ellyn are looking especially merry this time of year, thanks to festive holiday displays featuring gingerbread houses, snowmen and more.
CAROL STREAM – Kids in Carol Stream will have plenty of ways to stay occupied during this year's holiday break, according to a news release from the Carol Stream Park District.
WHEATON – During its final meeting of 2013, the Wheaton City Council made several decisions, voting down a housing development and taking measures that will affect residents' tax bills and brunch options.
HINSDALE – The packed auditorium at Hinsdale South High School on Monday night was more like a congressional hearing than a school board meeting as each opposing comment from board members and residents alike garnished applause and cheers from half the room.
DOWNERS GROVE – Closing sales have left dozens of aisles bare at Dominick’s in Downers Grove, and the storefront will be similarly vacant on Dec. 28 if a buyer does not come forward.
VILLA PARK – A Villa Park man was arrested last week following a drug raid that yielded crack cocaine, heroin and marijuana, police said.
HINSDALE – The District 181 Board of Education approved a 2013 tax levy request at 1.7 percent Dec. 9 by a vote of 4-3.
LOMBARD – The Willowbrook Center Stage Show Choir will host a performance Tuesday outside Carson Pirie Scott at the Yorktown Shopping Center in Lombard.
ELMHURST – Courts Plus offers winter camps to keep kids busy during their break from school.
LOMBARD – With temperatures in the single-digits last week, students at a local school focused their collective effort on making blankets for hospice patients.
LOMBARD – The Lombard Police Department will be out in force from Dec. 20 through Jan. 5 as a part of the annual Illinois "Drive Sober or Get Pulled over" crackdown on drunk drivers.
HINSDALE – The Village of Hinsdale is reminding residents of procedures and precautions taken when it comes to the threat of snowfall during the winter season.
ELMHURST – IC Catholic Prep Junior High held its annual Dodgeball Tournament to raise money for the winning team's charity of choice last month, and the team from Immaculate Conception Grade School won.
ADDISON – An industry leader in cultural art film distribution, SpectiCast, has brought the Tchaikovsky ballet to the silver screen.
ADDISON – Qualified substitute teachers are needed at Addison School District 4.