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  • Our view: Don't balance budget by taking from towns

    If Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to get local government officials on board with his state budget proposal, he's got a long way to go.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Our view: Don't balance budget by taking from towns

    If Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to get local government officials on board with his state budget proposal, he’s got a long way to go.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Westmont

    THUMBS UP: Once again, the community is rallying around Westmont resident Stacey Ledwon, who will host a third annual St. Baldrick’s event Sunday at P ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Woodridge, Lisle

    THUMBS UP: There’s a yoga class in Lisle dedicated to helping cancer survivors navigate life after treatment. Every Wednesday at Prairie Yoga Studio, ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Downers Grove

    THUMBS UP: Typically, the games students play at school don’t come with the lure of a big-time cash prize. O’Neill Middle School librarian Tasha Squir ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Valle: Get the facts before eliminating townships

    At the annual meeting of the Town of York next month, the township will celebrate 165 years since the Constitution for the new Town of York was passed ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Residents should inquire about Giesche proposal

    To the Editor:I suggest all residents to attend the next board meeting regarding the Opus developmen ...
    March 11, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Celebrate surviving winter with early bird pool passes

    Robins and red-winged blackbirds may be harbingers of spring, but there’s an early bird that’s even more welcome at this time of year: the early-bird ...
    March 11, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Anderson: Team up with township to fight flooding

    As the days grow longer, we feel winter’s cold grip give way to the warmer days of spring. This is a reminder to prepare for the March and April showe ...
    March 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber Chat: Geneva residents invited to participate in citywide garage sale

    Each spring, I thoroughly clean the storage areas of our house. Each time, I vow this will be the last time. And then it happens – more stuff. Where d ...
    March 9, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Letter: Support PARCC opt-out bill HB0306

    To the Editor:Parents of school aged children have probably heard of the Partnership for Assessment ...
    March 6, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Letter: Resident offers District 41 endorsement

    To the Editor:District 41 in Glen Ellyn has undergone significant changes, and taken significant ini ...
    March 5, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Benages: Go ahead, talk with your doctor about incontinence

    It's estimated that 25 million adult Americans experience urinary incontinence, with 75 to 80 percent of those being women. As common as incontinence ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lipinski: National art competition offers great opportunity for students

    My office is currently accepting submissions from all high school students in the Third District for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The art c ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Wejman: Springtime brings lilacs to Lombard

    As winter slowly melts away, the hope of spring becomes closer to reality. It’s almost time to put away the shovels, sleds and ice skates and bring ou ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
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