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  • Smith: Thomas Ford Memorial Library – writing stories with every visit

    The hallowed halls of the Youth Services and Tween departments of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library are filled with countless stories – both literal wo ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 10:18 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 18-24, 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 ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 12:27 pm
  • Grzeca: How The LeaderShop changed my life

    I have been involved with The LeaderShop (formerly CEP Youth Leadership) for almost half of my lifetime, and I can attest to the positive impact the o ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Thanks to those who helped fight hunger in Elmhurst

    To the editor:United Community Concerns Association would like to thank the Elmhurst community for t ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Letter: D-181 residents can get info on referendum

    To the editor:For many years, we have been trying to address the facility challenges of Hinsdale Mid ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 10:55 am
  • Letter: Time to face reality of heroin abuse

    To the editor:Every holiday season, I am reminded of my blessings as we wait anxiously for family to ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 10:54 am
  • Letter: Party stoops to undemocratic tactics

    To the editor:First, I need to admit that I am a new “acting” Democratic Committeeman for a Glen Ell ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Letter: We all must help to stop domestic violence

    To the editor:Recently, a Bloomingdale man murdered his wife and then turned the gun on himself. Tra ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Mazzochi: What is happening at the College of DuPage?

    Once again, the College of DuPage is in the news not for its positives, but board disagreements. It is critical for the public to know the current sta ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 5:43 pm
  • Letter: Cannabis can help to fight painful conditions

    To the editor:I am a 27-year old osteoarthritis patient who is asking the Rauner administration to a ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Letter: Address updates needed to maintain benefits

    To the editor:State of Illinois medical clients may lose benefits when no forwarding address is ente ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Letter: Bypass lane could help to ease congestion

    To the editor:The Illinois Department of Transportation’s Phase I study on the feasibility of buildi ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 11-17, 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 ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • Lemery: Why didn't my Sound Off comment run in the paper?

    One of the more popular features in Suburban Life in recent years is the weekly Sound Off column. It's also the feature that draws the most criticism.
    Jan. 18, 2016 - 2:52 pm
  • Lengemann: Unwrap this package of reminders for a safe winter

    Winter can be beautiful, but it also has the potential to land us in the emergency room. Here are some tips to keep safe and injury free.
    Jan. 16, 2016 - 1:00 pm
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