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  • DuPage County clerk candidate says opponent used government resources for campaign

    A candidate for DuPage County clerk has filed a complaint with the county state’s attorney’s office claiming her opponent has been using government re ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:10 pm
  • Villa Park fire fighters support breast cancer awareness

    VILLA PARK – For the fourth year in a row, Villa Park fire fighters are joining fire fighters across North America in sporting pink during October in ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • DuPage County Sheriff's Office launches new app

    The DuPage County Sheriff's Office has released a new smartphone app allowing residents to access information on inmates, the county's "most wanted," ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:51 pm
  • Doyle: Sleep Out Saturday to return to DuPage County

    For the 2013-14 school year, there were 1,633 children in DuPage County schools identified as homeless – a 26-percent jump from the previous school ye ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:44 pm
  • Willowbrook senior named 88's Best

    VILLA PARK – Willowbrook senior Joshua Beausoleil has been named as the high school's September recipient of the 88’s Best recognition for his academi ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Morton beats Willowbrook on last-second field goal

    VILLA PARK – Morton ruined Willowbrook's homecoming with a road win on Saturday afternoon. The Musta ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • Prep roundup: Rams volleyball finishes strong at invite

    After going 0-2 in pool play at the Glenbard West Invite with three-set losses against Prospect and Lake Park, Glenbard East’s girls volleyball team w ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:30 am
  • Daily regimen keeps 95-year-old on his toes

    VILLA PARK – Iowa Community Center custodian Bill Borger hands 95-year-old Villa Park resident Mike Marchitto his jacket after his morning walk around ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:44 am
  • Pet blessing ceremony celebrates 5th year

    LOMBARD – Every day after the Rev. Emily Mellott returned home from work, her cat, Bronwyn, would run up to her and give her little kisses on her chee ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 10:43 am
  • Willowbrook football ready for homecoming game vs. Morton

    ELMHURST – Willowbrook’s footballs team is hoping homecoming can cure what ails it. The Warriors fel ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • State meet goal for AT-Willowbrook swimming

    ADDISON – The Addison Trail-Willowbrook co-op swimming team doesn’t have its own pool, but it does have plenty of talent.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: It's always good see young people taking initiative and accepting leadership roles. Bianca Spalla, 15, spearheaded last weekend's fundraise ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Suburban Life honors inaugural Best Under 40

    GLEN ELLYN – Fifteen area professionals were honored Thursday at Suburban Life's inaugural Best Under 40 awards ceremony.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 8:56 am
  • Helton: National awards reflect District 88's success

    I’m proud to share exciting news from DuPage High School District 88. Addison Trail and Willowbrook have been named as “Top High Schools” by Newsweek ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Police Reports for Villa Park

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Villa Park Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a cri ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Local Jimmy John's affected by data breach

    LOMBARD – Several local Jimmy John’s stores suffered a data breach after a hacker gained access to customers’ credit and debit card information, accor ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Events for Sept. 24 to Oct. 2 across the western suburbs

    If your event is missing and you'd like to see it listed here and in our print editions, you can add ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Police: More than 4,600 concealed carry licenses issued in DuPage during 'smooth' rollout

    More than 4,600 concealed carry licenses have been issued in DuPage County as of August, according to the Illinois State Police.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:06 am
  • DuPage County forest preserve board takes third vote to hire executive director

    After three votes on the same appointment in the last month, the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County may finally have its executive director.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • DuPage Water Commission to make final payment on controversial $70M in bonds

    The DuPage Water Commission dug itself into a hole several years ago and now appears ready to step out from underground.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:41 pm
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