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  • The Write Place: Rooms and reminiscing

    From the time I was 5 years old until about a month ago, I shared a room with my now seventh-grade sister, Annika. My bed was on one side of the room; ...
    March 4, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Big plans for Elburn Public Works Department

    ELBURN – The modernization of the village’s wastewater treatment facility continues to make progress in Elburn. There are plans for improvements to th ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Gunter: Get informed about Westmont stormwater referendum

    As spring approaches, I want to share with you some of our current projects and activities. Stormwat ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Ashton: Downers Grove library stimulates STEM explorers

    What are Snap Circuits, Little Bits, Cubelets, 3Doodler, MakeyMakey, and Beebots? These interesting ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Letter: Don't change Clyde Estates

    To the Editor:I have been a resident in Clyde Estates for more than 30 years. My motivation to purch ...
    March 3, 2015 - 7:29 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Hinsdale

    THUMBS UP: It’s good to see the community come together to weigh in on how to best move forward with the Hinsdale High School District 86 master facil ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: “Strong” was the word Village President Keith Giagnorio used to describe the state of the village in his address Feb. 18. Highlights includ ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lemont

    THUMBS DOWN: The discussion on what’s next for the historic St. Patrick School has once again stalled. The iconic, 130-year-old building on Illinois S ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Government consolidation is a hot topic in Illinois, and DuPage County has emerged as a leader in the statewide mission to eliminate excess ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Westmont

    THUMBS UP: There’s a master at work at Westmont Junior High. Sixth-grade science teacher Laura Riley is contributing to the National Education Associa ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Downers Grove

    THUMBS UP: Congratulations to Downers Grove South wrestler Tyree Johnson, who captured all-state honors last week with his sixth-place finish at the s ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Woodridge

    THUMBS UP: Congratulations to Downers Grove South wrestler Tyree Johnson, who captured all-state honors last week with his sixth-place finish at the s ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Before the Diploma: The perks of being a waitress

    What do flipping greasy hamburgers, cleaning popcorn off of movie theater floors, collecting money at a cash register and dealing with aggravating cus ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Mondlock: Recycling is becoming natural

    When my kids ask me a question that I don’t know the answer to, I say “Google it”. Google has become my go-to for every topic, query, curiosity, recip ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Fagan: ReDiscover program celebrates home

    The Big Read is now ReDiscover, a theme-centered, program-driven event. This year's theme is “Celebrating Home." From mid-March through April, program ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
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