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  • Letter: Kirk's comment has cost him a vote

    To the Editor:The junior senator from Illinois, Mark Kirk, thought he was back in a high school lock ...
    June 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Letter: Glenbard Parent Series thanks supporters

    To the Editor:I want to express my deep appreciation for the generous sponsors of the Glenbard Paren ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Our view: Berwyn two-way mirror saga comes to proper conclusion

    It can seem really unfair when regional and national attention is focused on what is really just a local issue. Sometimes that wider attention does mo ...
    June 26, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Our view: Riverside let down by county in effort to fight heroin

    There’s something seriously wrong when Riverside police have to turn to a DuPage County organization to help fight the heroin crisis in this area.
    June 26, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Our view: Elmhurst flooding solution needs to be top priority

    When severe flooding hit the Chicago area in April 2013, it was easy to argue that it was simply an Act of God and that it didn’t necessarily mean tha ...
    June 26, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Smith: Summer of fun and swim safety Lions Park Pool

    When the Clarendon Hills Park District's Lions Park Pool opened for the 2015 season over Memorial Day weekend, this event served as the community's of ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • Pineda: Help West Chicago define the future

    The city of West Chicago is undertaking a community planning process that will result in the creation of the West Chicago Strategic Plan, which will g ...
    June 25, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Quigley: Tourism is big business for DuPage, Illinois

    While the city of Chicago is obviously a worldwide attraction in the visitor and tourism industry, DuPage County ranks second to Cook County in the St ...
    June 24, 2015 - 2:46 pm
  • Helton: District 88 shares highlights from 2014-15 school year

    On June 7, nearly 1,000 students walked across the stage during the commencement ceremonies at Addison Trail and Willowbrook high schools and into the ...
    June 24, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • McGuire: Advocates help break cycle of violence

    Ten-year-old Aaron didn't know why he wet the bed at night; but he was terrified of what his father would do if he found out. 
    June 24, 2015 - 11:25 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Reluctant approval for Kaneland communications consultant

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland’s school board members, with some reluctance, provided a green light for a communications consultant during the summer months o ...
    June 23, 2015 - 6:26 pm
  • Forssberg: Discover and influence what is new in Westmont

    Have you heard? The Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau and the village of Westmont formed a public-private partnership called the Westmon ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Our view: Why we rarely use anonymous quotes, and when we would

    If you’ve been a reader of Suburban Life over the past couple of years, you might have noticed that we almost never use anonymous sources in our stori ...
    June 23, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Weitzel: Policing is the new challenge for our towns

    Policing should be focused on cooperating with communities to help them flourish. This is exactly what we do in Riverside and many of my neighboring p ...
    June 23, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Booth: Librarians learn new ways to offer information

    What do robots, bananas, and sharks have to do with libraries? I’ve been spending the past year trying to figure this out myself! So far, the robots a ...
    June 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Is Donald Trump a serious candidate for president?
    Yes, I'd vote for him
    No, he's doing it for publicity
    Yes, but I won't vote for him
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