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  • Suburban Life Sound Off: May 16-22, 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 ...
    May 25, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Lightford: All children deserve same opportunity to succeed

    Time and again, we have seen the critical impact a quality education can have on a young person. However, the hard truth is that not every child in Il ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Valle: Americans find many ways to honor Memorial Day

    Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May, honors the men and women who died while serving in the armed forces of the United States of Ameri ...
    May 24, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Begalka: Milk Day history, does the body good

    Envisioning Harvard today as the go-to center of McHenry County may be difficult, but there was a time when it was all that and more. 
    May 23, 2016 - 12:20 am
  • Letter: How we can help end bickering in Springfield

    To the Editor:I am writing to share a simple idea to help end the unnecessary partisan bickering in ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Letter: Great work on library renovation

    To the editor:Kudos to the Lemont Library Board and director for the wonderful renovation of the lib ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:43 am
  • Letter: Kudos for support of youth mentoring

    To the editor:As a community, we should appreciate those businesses that not only serve us professio ...
    May 20, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • Wrzesinski: Come visit Downers Grove Township during annual open house

    Now that spring seems to have finally sprung, I’m beginning to see friends and neighbors coming out of seemingly endless winter hibernation.
    May 19, 2016 - 10:11 am
  • Make My Elmhurst a park of your Facebook community

    Growing up in Downers Grove I was as familiar with Elmhurst as I was with any other neighboring suburb. Besides the mandatory visit to Hamburger Heave ...
    May 18, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Letter: Rauner policies harm both poor, middle class

    To the editor:Bruce Rauner’s “turn back the clock” agenda is the cause [of the budget standoff]. For ...
    May 18, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • Letter: Park District's actions were not approved

    To the editor:The [La Grange] Park District, in seeking authority to sell two separate pieces of Gor ...
    May 18, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: May 9-15, 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 ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:54 am
  • Letter: Hatred behind rise of Donald Trump

    To the Editor:What created Donald Trump? He was created by all the hate and bigotry and racism runni ...
    May 16, 2016 - 3:52 pm
  • Layman: Indian Prairie Public Library targets young single adults

    DARIEN – Are you in your 20s or 30s and wondering how to make friends as an adult? Whether you’re new to the area or just want to hang out with people ...
    May 16, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • Make My Wheaton part of your community

    In three years at Suburban Life, my editors and I have always asked a pair of questions when planning our coverage – what do residents care about, and ...
    May 12, 2016 - 12:53 pm
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