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  • Surveys say healthy relationships abound in La Grange District 105

    At the heart of our success in La Grange School District 105 are the trusting relationships we develop around the needs of our students.
    Sept. 15, 2015 - 11:44 am
  • Ritz: Stepping up traffic safety enforcement

    One of the most important missions we take on as a police department is to continually improve the safety of our residents and visitors to Berwyn.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Keefe: Public libraries are still the People's University

    As part of our strategic planning process, the Hinsdale Public Library surveyed our community in a variety of ways this summer.
    Sept. 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Good Natured: A boatload of good ol’ water beetles

    Last week, the mystery and allure of the “Geneva snake” grew too strong to resist; I had to go check things out for myself.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Larson: Two-year property tax freeze would harm students

    A key centerpiece of the budget wrangling in Springfield focuses on the governor's proposal of a two-year freeze on property taxes. While advocating f ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Before the Diploma: My college beginnings

    While walking through campus on my first day at college the most rewarding moment was coming to the realization I no longer was surrounded by the same ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 11:05 pm
  • Mondays are magical thanks to preschoolers at community center

    The changing seasons and approaching holidays give preschoolers and their parents many reasons to rejoice. Pumpkins and gingerbread houses, turkeys an ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 9:29 pm
  • Kelly and Shackel: Palos Park annexation could burden Lemont school districts

    We join together on behalf of our respective boards to discuss an issue that has the potential to impact the educational programs we are able to offer ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 10:05 am
  • Park District Dish: Yard sale raises funds to help with facility upgrades

    The Batavia Park District hosted a yard sale fundraiser in August at the Batavia Boat Club in an effort to raise funds for facility renovations. The B ...
    Sept. 8, 2015 - 7:25 pm
  • Bussey: Glen Ellyn is building a better library

    We would like to take this opportunity to thank the residents of Glen Ellyn for their patience and understanding during the current time of transition ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Cockrell: An explanation of property assessments

    The assessor’s office is currently determining the 2015 assessments of the more than 58,000 properties throughout the township. In mid- to late-Septem ...
    Sept. 6, 2015 - 6:00 am
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner should take tougher stance on illegal drugs

    To the editor:Gov. [Bruce] Rauner apparently blinked when shortsighted members of his base balked at ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • Simler: Get ready for DuPagePads annual Run 4 Home

    Join us on Sept. 19 for this CARA-certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk. Gather your friends, family, congregation and co-workers for a race that appea ...
    Sept. 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Good Natured: A dedicated volunteer and his 'tenants' at Hickory Knolls

    If you’ve ever visited Hickory Knolls during May, June or July, you’ve probably noticed a certain bubbliness in the air, a constant, cheerful chatter ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 7:33 pm
  • Kruser: Head over to Helen Plum in Lombard for Library Card Sign-up Month

    If you’re a Lombard resident who does not yet have a Helen Plum Library card, here are some great reasons why you should take advantage of the opportu ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Reader Poll

    Where do you buy your pumpkins?
    At a pumpkin farm or festival
    At the grocery store
    At the farmers market