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  • Valle: Get the facts before eliminating townships

    At the annual meeting of the Town of York next month, the township will celebrate 165 years since the Constitution for the new Town of York was passed ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Residents should inquire about Giesche proposal

    To the Editor:I suggest all residents to attend the next board meeting regarding the Opus developmen ...
    March 11, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Celebrate surviving winter with early bird pool passes

    Robins and red-winged blackbirds may be harbingers of spring, but there’s an early bird that’s even more welcome at this time of year: the early-bird ...
    March 11, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Anderson: Team up with township to fight flooding

    As the days grow longer, we feel winter’s cold grip give way to the warmer days of spring. This is a reminder to prepare for the March and April showe ...
    March 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Chamber Chat: Geneva residents invited to participate in citywide garage sale

    Each spring, I thoroughly clean the storage areas of our house. Each time, I vow this will be the last time. And then it happens – more stuff. Where d ...
    March 9, 2015 - 7:04 pm
  • Letter: Support PARCC opt-out bill HB0306

    To the Editor:Parents of school aged children have probably heard of the Partnership for Assessment ...
    March 6, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Letter: Resident offers District 41 endorsement

    To the Editor:District 41 in Glen Ellyn has undergone significant changes, and taken significant ini ...
    March 5, 2015 - 6:11 pm
  • Benages: Go ahead, talk with your doctor about incontinence

    It's estimated that 25 million adult Americans experience urinary incontinence, with 75 to 80 percent of those being women. As common as incontinence ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lipinski: National art competition offers great opportunity for students

    My office is currently accepting submissions from all high school students in the Third District for the 2015 Congressional Art Competition. The art c ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Wejman: Springtime brings lilacs to Lombard

    As winter slowly melts away, the hope of spring becomes closer to reality. It’s almost time to put away the shovels, sleds and ice skates and bring ou ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • The Write Place: Rooms and reminiscing

    From the time I was 5 years old until about a month ago, I shared a room with my now seventh-grade sister, Annika. My bed was on one side of the room; ...
    March 4, 2015 - 6:20 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Big plans for Elburn Public Works Department

    ELBURN – The modernization of the village’s wastewater treatment facility continues to make progress in Elburn. There are plans for improvements to th ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Gunter: Get informed about Westmont stormwater referendum

    As spring approaches, I want to share with you some of our current projects and activities. Stormwat ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Ashton: Downers Grove library stimulates STEM explorers

    What are Snap Circuits, Little Bits, Cubelets, 3Doodler, MakeyMakey, and Beebots? These interesting ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Letter: Don't change Clyde Estates

    To the Editor:I have been a resident in Clyde Estates for more than 30 years. My motivation to purch ...
    March 3, 2015 - 7:29 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should all workers get paid sick and/or vacation leave?
    Paid sick leave only
    Paid vacation leave only
    Workers should not be entitled to either