CLARENDON HILLS – For residents whose homes are shining bright with holiday lights this year, now's the time to enter the Clarendon Hills Park District's 2013 "Holiday House Decorating Contest."
The DuPage County Development Committee on Tuesday morning approved a recommendation from the county's Zoning Board of Appeals to rezone the Ken Loch Golf Links property near Lombard.
LEMONT – Downtown Lemont will officially start the season with the Hometown Holiday from 3 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
CAROL STREAM – The Glenbard North High School student council is collecting new, unwrapped toys through Dec. 12 as part of the Humanitarian Service Project's annual toy drive, according to a news release from Glenbard Township High School District 87.
WHEATON – The city began the season with its Lighted Holiday Parade Nov. 29, but there are still lots of opportunities for winter fun, including the upcoming Dickens of a Christmas Stroll.
GLEN ELLYN – Barbara Roos of Glen Ellyn explores the selection Nov. 30 at The Bookstore, 475 N. Main St. in Glen Ellyn, on Small Business Saturday.
COUNTRYSIDE – Since Mary Lou Pisone lost her husband, Rich, to ALS in 2001, Pisone has been a relentless supporter of research and care for people living with the neurodegenerative disease, which often leads to paralysis and death within three to five years after diagnosis.
RIVERSIDE – Karen Doornebos, a resident of Riverside, will celebrate the release of her new book, “Undressing Mr. Darcy,” at an event Sunday at the Riverside Public Library.
LOMBARD – The Helen Plum Memorial Library begin distributing its new bi-monthly electronic newsletter aimed at individuals interested in finding out about library programs, events and related topics.
ELMHURST – The Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce and Industry will honor this year's Ambassador of the Year and Business of the Year at the Chamber's 95th Annual Awards and Talent Showcase in January.
ELMHURST – Officials aren't certain of what impact the pension reform bill approved by Illinois lawmakers Tuesday will have in Elmhurst.
DOWNERS GROVE – Legislation co-sponsored by state Sen. Kirk Dillard, R-Hinsdale, encouraging the relocation of Washington State corporation Univar’s headquarters to Downers Grove was approved Tuesday by the Illinois Senate.
Illinois lawmakers narrowly approved a bill Tuesday intended to fix the state's pension crisis by providing $160 million in savings over the next 30 years.
DOWNERS GROVE – Between 50 and 75 cartons of cigarettes were reported stolen in an apparent business burglary between 10:30 p.m. Nov. 26 and 5:10 a.m. Nov. 27.
LISLE – Clayspace Ceramic Arts Center of Lisle will hold its annual Holiday Open House and sale at its new location, 740 Front St. in Lisle on Saturday and Sunday.