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  • Larson: Leveraging the recent election for growth and development

    Despite the polarizing and contentious nature of the recent election, our local public schools’ faculty and staff members have been diligent and proac ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Orr: Honor King’s legacy by continuing the voting rights fight

    We are facing a critical time for voting rights in our country. On [Jan. 16], I spoke to the Southland Ministerial Health Network at their Martin Luth ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:00 pm
  • Letter: A big thanks to Westchester Fire Department

    To the editor:My wife and I wish to say thank you to the men of the Westchester Fire Department, for ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 9:00 am
  • Patrick: Transition 99 Program students positively impact businesses

    Dr. Seuss wrote: “Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” As the vocational coordinator for the Tr ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:00 am
  • Simon: Sensible health care is needed

    To the editor:It's really the one word I could come up with to adequately describe the [Affordable C ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Jan. 2-8

    Not another residential developmentThe village of Downers Grove should not get involved with another ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 4:00 pm
  • Perez: Shared book experience brings Westmont readers together

    Each year at the Westmont Public Library, staff select one book that will provide rich and captivating reading experiences for children, teens, famili ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Editor's Desk: 'Life is good in Fox River Grove,' village president says

    Bob Nunamaker is excited about what’s going on in Fox River Grove, and for good reason.The Fox River ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:00 am
  • Letter: Civics education gives students tools to make decisions

    To the editor:One statistic about the 2016 election stood out to me: Only about 50 percent of eligib ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:04 pm
  • Views: Shaw Media launches Neighborhood Tourist magazine

    Shaw Media NICHE and Suburban Life Media have launched a new publication — The Neighborhood Tourist – and we couldn’t be more excited to share this ne ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 4:56 pm
  • Letter: La Grange is filled with wonderful people

    To the Editor:[On Nov. 17], I had a rather difficult work day, so I went to 1416 for a glass of wine ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 8:00 pm
  • Quigley: Federal Reserve rate increase is 'interest-ing' benchmark

    For only the second time in a decade – dating back to before the Great Recession began in December 2007 – the Federal Reserve, the central bank of the ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Letter: Nothing has changed

    To the Editor:Watching Trump do his mean-spirited victory laps before adoring true believers is chil ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:00 pm
  • Kanikula: Metropolitan Family Services launches Music & Memory for in-home senior respite clients

    On the best days, Allen Pasquesi may only be able to say a word or two: “yes,” “no,” “OK,” or “thank you.” But when his respite caregiver brought him ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 2:44 pm
  • Letter: An open letter to our Fremont neighbors

    To the Editor:Do not fear!You are not going to lose your neighborhood. You are not going to lose you ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 2:49 pm