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  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn officials debate how to fill police records specialist position

    ELBURN – Village officials on Monday night explored several options for replacing a records specialist in the police department, and they ultimately p ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 7:52 pm
  • Simler: 'One less family that is homeless'

    2014 was an exciting year for DuPagePads: 392 people obtained permanent housing, 145,501 meals were served, 44,284 nights of shelter were provided and ...
    Jan. 6, 2015 - 5:38 pm
  • This and That: Support Scouts, troops in January

    Happy New Year! I wish you and yours everything wonderful in 2015.As in past years there are many ev ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Lengemann: Know where to go for your medical treatment

    When your child has an unexplained fever in the middle of the night or when a loved one is hurt in an accident, most people’s first reaction is to go ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Ashton: Library speaks many languages

    What do you call a person who speaks three languages? Trilingual. What do you call a person who speaks two languages? Bilingual. What do you call a pe ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:25 am
  • Orzel: What's new in District 113A

    Exciting things are happening in District 113A.  Communications has been a central focus for us this ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Jasinski: What a year for the LGBA

    2014 has been quite a year. I was starting to focus on the issues across the globe, from ISIS to the Ukraine to ebola. But then, I spotted a big red S ...
    Dec. 31, 2014 - 5:10 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Four candidates vie for 3 spots in Elburn Village Board race

    ELBURN – Four candidates – two incumbents and two newcomers – will be vying for three available seats on the Elburn Village Board in the April 7 elect ...
    Dec. 30, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Letter: West Suburban PADS looks back at the year and looks ahead

    I’m humbled when I walk through our daytime Support Center on the way to my office every morning. Most of the men, women and families who are here to ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Mackey: Deadline extended for 2015 banner project

    The West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission has announced an extension to the deadline for art submissions for the 2015 Community Banner Art Project. Th ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 1:09 pm
  • Erickson: Let’s go deeper in 2015

    As my year serving as president of the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce comes to an end, and I transition to the “pasture” of past presidents, I do so with ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Papierski: A message of thanks from the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry

    On behalf of our clients at the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry, we would once again like to thank everyone in our community for your ongoing support! As you k ...
    Dec. 29, 2014 - 12:24 pm
  • Helton: District 88 shares 2014 highlights

    As 2014 comes to an end, it’s a great time to reflect on the successes that have taken place in District 88 this year.
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Quigley: Who benefits from minimum wage hike?

    Aside from the most obvious answer, who do you think will benefit most from minimum wage increases in the city of Chicago and across the state of Illi ...
    Dec. 26, 2014 - 11:41 am
  • Domeracki: Data dialogue with feeder districts

    Recently, the Community High School District 94 Board of Education has been meeting with our feeder school districts' boards of education to share dat ...
    Dec. 24, 2014 - 3:17 pm
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