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  • Letter: Support the Voice for Clarendon Hills slate April 7

    To the editor:For the first time in 10 years, residents of Clarendon Hills will have a choice for th ...
    March 26, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Our View: Your vote has never been easier or more powerful

    If you’re one of those people who gets annoyed every election cycle at the admonishments to go out and vote because you don’t care, you’re never going ...
    March 26, 2015 - 2:37 pm
  • Radogno: Emergency Budget Act is first step

    It is a historic week in the State Capitol. If all goes according to plan, Illinois will have a balanced budget for the first time in 12 years. And Go ...
    March 26, 2015 - 11:01 am
  • Before the Diploma: Spring break disaster

    Spring break is perhaps one of my favorite times of the year, as I’ve had my fair share of pleasant vacations. Once I traveled to the Mall of America ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Primrose Farm springs into action

    Now that the calendar has officially noted the change of seasons, farmers everywhere are ready to spring into action – preparing their livestock and g ...
    March 25, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Shields: District 93 students teach tech to retirees through partnership

    Community Consolidated School District 93’s Board of Education and I believe that it is essential to provide our students with leadership and service ...
    March 25, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Weseloh: Library offers real-life search engines

    In my previous column Feb. 5, I spoke about how the library is adapting to meet the needs of its patrons as technology and other influences affect the ...
    March 25, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Simler: Short-term housing allows employed homeless to focus on jobs

    One woman recently shared her situation at a DuPagePads focus group for participants who are employed.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:55 am
  • Formento: Spectacular music headlines chamber's Taste of Glen Ellyn

    Spring is on the way and with it comes the many community events the Glen Ellyn Chamber of Commerce will feature this year.
    March 25, 2015 - 11:28 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Despite protests, Kaneland elementary library position cut

    SUGAR GROVE – Upset over a plan to eliminate the learning resource center director position at the elementary level, seven people spoke Monday night d ...
    March 24, 2015 - 7:28 pm
  • Forssberg: Enjoy the 'shop, dine and discover Westmont' tour

    Did you know that Westmont offers our residents and guests a vibrant business community and exciting events to shop, dine and discover on a daily basi ...
    March 24, 2015 - 12:57 pm
  • Everett: Tips on how to spring clean your lawn

    With nearly 600 acres of parks, prairies and sports fields to maintain, spring is a busy season for the Parks Division here in Downers Grove.
    March 24, 2015 - 12:54 pm
  • Rep. Schock lost sight of the people he was supposed to represent

    SPRINGFIELD – There’s really no mystery how Congressional wunderkind Aaron Schock fell from grace so rapidly. It’s simple, it’s too common in politics ...
    March 24, 2015 - 9:12 am
  • Batavia Business Beat: Batavia Chamber of Commerce to hold candidate forum

    I have received a few questions recently regarding the need for the Batavia Chamber of Commerce to host a school board candidate forum. Why should the ...
    March 23, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • Letter: Westmont residents can't afford District 201 referendum

    To the Editor:How many times do the Westmont School Board 201 members have to bring up a vote for in ...
    March 21, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should all workers get paid sick and/or vacation leave?
    Paid sick leave only
    Paid vacation leave only
    Workers should not be entitled to either