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  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 28-April 3, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com. Shine light ...
    April 6, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Valle: York Township fund drive underway to feed seniors

    If you read the February column, then you know DuPage Senior Citizens Council has lost much of its funding from the state because of the budget impass ...
    April 5, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Larson: Leaders need to 'hold hands and stick together' to find solutions

    Hardly a day goes by without the news headlines detailing the conflict, in-fighting and bickering among our politicians. In newspapers, online and on ...
    April 4, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Helton: Workforce Development Committee to benefit District 88 students

    At District 88, we know we are successful because of our partnerships. It takes all of us working together to help make sure our students and communit ...
    April 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Palzet: Building culture through negotiations

    Over the course of the school year, the teachers/staff and the Board of Education of Pleasantdale School District 107 have engaged in contract negotia ...
    April 1, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 21-27, 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 ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Letter: Thousands in Illinois rely on Direct Care Professionals

    To the editor:I am 48 years old and benefit from services provided to me by Ray Graham Association. ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:56 pm
  • Letter: District 181 referendum for new school was doomed to fail

    To the editor:I write about “Referendum to issue bonds for new middle school fails” [from March 18]. ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 14-20, 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 ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Letter: Viaduct in Cicero needs to be repaired

    To the editor:My main concern is that the viaduct on Austin Avenue near 31st Street is in dire need ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Letter: Rainwater mitigation needs new funding model

    To the Editor:I have no doubt there is a real need for some way to pay for our rainwater runoff prob ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:51 pm
  • Letter: People who care for disabled deserve better wages

    To the editor:For the past eight years, Illinois has not increased Medicaid rates for developmental ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:49 pm
  • Cockrell: Do you qualify for a residential exemption?

    Did you know there are several DuPage County residents who qualify for the Residential Exemption but do not receive the exemption?
    March 22, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: School board asked too much of students

    To the editor:I read the piece about District 41 staff rating the school board lower re: whether it ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Letter: Budget work needs to continue immediately

    To the editor:Illinois is currently in its ninth month without a state budget. A great majority of s ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Reader Poll

    How do you like to spend Mother's Day?
    Doing whatever Mom wants to do.
    I'm the mom, and I just want to see/hear from family
    Mom's no longer with us, but it's a day to remember her
    I don't mark Mother's Day