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  • Letter: Church committed to fighting against racism

    To the editor:The Unitarian Church of Hinsdale invites our neighbors to join us in dismantling syste ...
    June 13, 2016 - 6:44 pm
  • Letter:

    To the editor:Since the video was shown and the news was broadcast about the unfortunate but necessa ...
    June 13, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • Taste of Westmont to combine food, music and good times

    WESTMONT – Beginning in early May and continuing well into September, every weekend in the Chicago area is festival season, and they come hot and heav ...
    June 15, 2016 - 6:58 am
  • ​Ross: Beat the heat and prevent heat stroke

    During the very hot summer weather, it’s important to recognize the signs of heat stroke, a condition in which your body is unable to regulate its tem ...
    June 13, 2016 - 9:00 am
  • Editor's Desk: Turning Point helps McHenry County domestic violence victims

    Help was available locally for 30-year-old Laura Harrison, tragically slain Monday at her McHenry home, allegedly by her husband. Sadly, we'll never k ...
    June 8, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: May 30-June 5, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    June 9, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Letter: Bill would seriously hurt local school districts

    To the Editor:Pending this week in Springfield is a bill that seeks to alter the way our schools are ...
    June 8, 2016 - 5:05 pm
  • Perez: Party to launch summer learning at Westmont Library

    WESTMONT – The temperatures are beginning to rise, the sun is (mostly) shining, and summer fun is almost in full swing. As school lets out for summer ...
    June 6, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Quigley: New labor overtime rules bad for business

    Despite opposition from the United States Chamber of Commerce, National Federation of Independent Businesses and the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & In ...
    June 4, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Letter: Thanks to St. Petronille for great experience

    To the editor:Middle schools often get a bad rap. As our experience with these institutions comes to ...
    June 2, 2016 - 1:38 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: May 23-29, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    June 2, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Larson: Growth mindset makes a difference

    A student's intrinsic motivation is what deeply impacts learning. We are discovering from research that a key driver that influences and impacts a stu ...
    May 27, 2016 - 3:04 pm
  • Palzet: Assessing each student's top 10 percent

    Spring is a time for blooming flowers, outdoor activities, and … school assessments. Part of the school cycle includes state and local testing in the ...
    May 26, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Letter: Government services not worth high cost

    To the editor:Waiting in line at the airports has become intolerable. And It’s not only airports. If ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Letter: Women's lives at stake in budget mess

    To the editor:The latest budget bill sent to Gov. Rauner made it clear – the people of Illinois want ...
    May 26, 2016 - 11:31 am
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