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  • Letter: Glen Ellyn should consider diverse housing options for redevelopment

    To the Editor:As the village of Glen Ellyn considers the proposed redevelopment of the Giesche prope ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Oakley: Uncertain marketplace causes village to idle electric aggregation program

    It was only two short years ago when Carol Stream voters approved a referendum giving the village authority to aggregate electric supply on behalf of ...
    UPDATED: Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:53 pm
  • Valle: Giving back celebrates spirit of season

    The fellowship of family and friends and time-honored traditions all contribute to making Christmas special. However, the weeks leading up to Christma ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • Park Perspectives: The skinny on holiday weight gain

    Between decking the halls, gift wrapping, tree trimming, party going and cookie baking, you may find that physical fitness has fallen to the bottom of ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland board race begins to take shape

    MAPLE PARK – At least three incumbents and three newcomers will be running for election to the Kaneland School District 302 Board, according to paperw ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Johns: Why the community schools model works for District 33

    For nearly 10 years, West Chicago Elementary District 33 has been steadily implementing a community schools model. In the community schools model, pub ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 2:52 pm
  • Doyle: Bridge Communities offers food for thought

    Do you stare into your refrigerator, wondering what to make for dinner? Do you have a hard time finding nutritious foods that your kids will actually ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Chamber exchanger: A chamber holiday toast

    The decorations are in placeThe twinkling lights are upThe Chamber office shinesAnd there’s eggnog i ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Letter: ERA is something our representatives should support

    The Hinsdale-Oak Brook area branch of the American Association of University Women has, for the past 63 years, sponsored a Home Tour featuring unique ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 5:40 am
  • SHLAH: Celebrate the holidays at the Stickney-Forest View Public Library

    When I overhear people saying “Wow, the holidays are here already; I just can’t believe it!” I secretly wish that I knew what it was like to have time ...
    Dec. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gallucci and DeMauro: Parents, the Westchester library understands

    Attention Westchester parents!Have you been to the Westchester library lately? The Youth Services De ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Milani: Another year almost passed, but a lot to look forward to in Brookfield

    It’s hard to believe another year has (almost) passed.It seems like I just penned my first Community ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Keefe: So many books, so little time

    I have a love-hate relationship with year-end “best of lists.”First, I love them. They’re concise, t ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: President Getty thanks Lyons community for support of sales tax

    Lyons mayor thanks you for your supportI would like to formally thank the residents of the village o ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Leibforth: Talking about tough topics with kids

    Let’s talk about sex. A year ago, I was walking my 9-year old to school when he asked, “Mommy, what’ ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 4:42 pm
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