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  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 23, 2014 - 6:22 pm
  • Charlton: Flood project will protect neighborhoods

    DuPage County Stormwater Management, the village of Carol Stream and Carol Stream Park District have recently broken ground on the Klein Creek Flood M ...
    July 15, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • McGuire: Understanding trauma with Family Shelter Service

    Trauma robs people of feeling safe. It interrupts their world view and can alter it forever. And traumatic experiences are more pervasive than one mig ...
    July 7, 2014 - 7:09 pm
  • Newman: To vacation or not to vacation: the summer business condundrum

    The weather has taken a turn, and summer has finally arrived in Chicagoland. As a business professional, you look over your calendar and weigh the odd ...
    July 6, 2014 - 10:16 am
  • This and That: Carol Stream celebrates the Fourth, supports the troops

    Carol Stream sure knows how to celebrate Independence Day, beginning with its much-loved annual July 4 parade. Parade kickoff is 10 a.m. from County F ...
    July 3, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Introducing Carol Stream's new reporter

    Are there community issues you think need to be addressed immediately? Are you tired of your voice not being heard?
    July 1, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Gbur: Volunteer to fundraise for WDSRA

    DuPage County is an exceptional area in which to work, live and play. There are a wealth of organizations whose missions strive to make our communitie ...
    June 23, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Simler: DuPage Pads earns highest ratings from nonprofit evaluators

    DuPage Pads earns 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorDuPage Pads, a nonprofit whose mission is to e ...
    June 17, 2014 - 7:13 pm
  • Larson: Election season is 'attack season' for politicians on the campaign trail

    It’s election campaign season, and for some politicians, education seems to be a target again. Along with the economy, environment and security, polli ...
    June 16, 2014 - 6:28 pm
  • Letter: Relying on coal is economically unfeasible

    To the Editor:In a sluggish economic recovery, the EPA’s (Environmental Protection Agency) new carbo ...
    June 13, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • This and That: Recognizing those who make Carol Stream better

    It's always nice to share news about a local group that has a do-good attitude. This is especially nice when the news highlights our youth.
    June 9, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Letter: Response to doctor's death in Pakistan

    To the Editor:Another act of brutality occurred in Pakistan. An Ahmadi Muslim-American cardiologist ...
    June 6, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Roskam: Work needed to fix VA hospital system

    Over the past several weeks, disturbing reports have emerged of widespread mismanagement at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that resulted in s ...
    June 4, 2014 - 12:52 pm
  • Travis: Neighbors helping neighbors

    Great storms blew through recently and I couldn’t help but think about the figurative storms that often blow through people’s lives: health emergencie ...
    May 28, 2014 - 4:13 pm
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