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  • Powers: Through the looking glass: Libraries are more important than ever

    A lot of library directors are buried in bunkers inside of their libraries. They are enshrined in tombs away from the public. And, attempting to locat ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:06 am
  • Schlichting: District 105 Blue Ribbon schools

    We, in District 105, are honored that Seventh Avenue School and Spring Avenue School were among the 12 public schools in Illinois to be recognized as ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:05 am
  • Crawford: The more things change, more they stay the same

    Change is the constant, true everywhere, especially in Illinois.Silly season has not only brought us ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:21 am
  • Letter: Burns reflects on time as forest preserve commissioner

    To the Editor:In the two years I served as District 6 Forest Preserve commissioner, I accomplished a ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 4:47 pm
  • Letter: Encourage others to vote

    To the Editor:As a glass half full (or maybe just an eighth) guy, I'm focused on positives from Tues ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Letter: Considering the meaning of the pool referendum vote

    To the Editor:The people of Glen Ellyn overwhelming (approximately 61 percent to approximately 39 pe ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 6:52 pm
  • Views: Charity ball highlights Addison's generous spirit

    When I pulled into the Alta Villa Banquets parking lot in Addison, it was packed.This was the Mayor’ ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Valle: Give back to others this Thanksgiving

    As the seasons are changing and fall colors bring to mind the traditional Thanksgiving holiday, I have many fond memories of Thanksgiving holidays of ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • In Your Court: Black Wednesday and DUI costs

    Black Wednesday is the Wednesday before Thanksgiving when college students return home and gather at the local bars to reunite with friends prior to s ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • Letter: Park district president reflects on referendum outcome

    To the Editor:On behalf of the Park District Board, I would like to thank all community members who ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 6:54 pm
  • Ticknor: Lemont HS planning 125th anniversary celebration

    Lemont High School is about to reach a significant milestone. In 2015, Lemont High School will celebrate its 125th anniversary!
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Park District, Grove Foundation team up

    Downers Grove Park District and The Grove Foundation for Recreation have teamed up to create a collaborative fundraising partnership.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Haggas: Holiday happenings bring a ho-ho-whole lot of fun

    It’s that time of year! Time to jingle some bells, deck some halls, stuff some stockings and generally just get in the spirit of the season. But lest ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:21 pm
  • Before the Diploma: Hurrah for Thanksgiving Day

    You know, I kind of feel sorry for Thanksgiving. For one thing, the gap between Halloween and Christmastime certainly shrinks every year. One minute y ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Savage: Aspiring writer? Head to the Lisle Library

    November is National Novel Writing Month (NANoWriMo), and I am often amazed at the number of excellent books that populate our library shelves and boo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 11:26 am
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