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  • 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
  • Good Natured: The birds and their songs

    What a difference a couple of weeks can make.When I last wrote about walking to work, my musings abo ...
    March 20, 2015 - 8:55 pm
  • Letter: A case against endorsements

    To the Editor:Every time election season is upon us the hairs on the back of my neck begin to raise ...
    March 20, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • Quigley: Strong U.S. manufacturing benefits local economy

    Since the “Great Recession” ended in June of 2009, America’s economy has rebounded slower than desired, but is still doing better than the rest of the ...
    March 20, 2015 - 5:12 am
  • Letter: Warrenville reader wants Clean Slate for College of DuPage

    To the Editor:I am very upset by the corruption we see week after week at College of DuPage. That's ...
    March 19, 2015 - 8:14 pm
  • Our view: Saying 'no' to pensions sets tone for looming reform debate

    There’s no easy way to whittle down the state’s $111 billion (that’s “billion” with a “b”) pension deficit.
    March 19, 2015 - 1:37 pm
  • Smith: Spring brings whirlwind of activity to park district

    As March roared in with unseasonable temperatures (both low and high), the signs of spring are beginning to make their appearance. What does that mean ...
    March 19, 2015 - 10:12 am
  • Letter: Downers Grove resident encourages young people to vote, touts endorsements

    To the Editor:As a tax paying millennial in Downers Grove, I am particularly concerned about good lo ...
    March 18, 2015 - 5:35 pm
  • Bastian: It's not too late to weigh in on Carol Stream's future

    Work on Carol Stream’s new comprehensive plan continues this spring, and there are still a few opportunities for you to share your thoughts and ideas ...
    March 18, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • Phalen: New exhibit to explore health, wellness in West Chicago

    The subject of health is a hot topic today, but the notion of health and wellness has changed throughout history. The City Museum, as a partner in the ...
    March 18, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Barrington: Downtown Wheaton is about to explode with activity

    With the official start of the spring season this week, combined with the long-awaited warmer temperatures, Downtown Wheaton becomes the destination f ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:14 pm
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