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  • Letter: Libraries still have a lot to offer their communities

    To the editor:In honor of National Library Week, April 10 to 16, I am responding to the discussion i ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:20 pm
  • Anderson: Downers Grove Township plans spring schedule

    As the last of winter’s snow flurries give way to spring’s rain showers, the Downers Grove Township Highway Department swings from winter mode into sp ...
    April 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Well-intentioned ordinance too vague to support

    To the editor:A Cook County ordinance has been proposed to create a “Youth Employment Special Fund.” ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:21 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: April 4-10, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 18, 2016 - 11:27 pm
  • Letter: A big thank you to the Hauser community

    To the editor:If you ask any Hauser graduate about their time in middle school, one of his or her be ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:18 pm
  • Palzet: The business of successful district financial planning

    Pleasantdale School District has always been committed to providing high-quality programs at a reasonable cost. As a district that believes in continu ...
    April 15, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Higgins: New leadership for Friends of Westmont Library

    The Westmont Public Library is happy to announce a new leadership team for our Friends of the Library, a group of volunteers who contribute their time ...
    April 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Letter: Hinsdale D-86's inequitable and confused one-time tax break

    To the editor:Taxpayers in DuPage County pay an extra 1 percent tax bill to all local governments pr ...
    April 11, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Quigley: Explore Elmhurst with a fresh, new look

    The city of Elmhurst’s Explore Elmhurst rebranding campaign, including a colorful and hip logo, officially kicks off in May and is a part of this summ ...
    April 11, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 28-April 3, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com. Shine light ...
    April 6, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Valle: York Township fund drive underway to feed seniors

    If you read the February column, then you know DuPage Senior Citizens Council has lost much of its funding from the state because of the budget impass ...
    April 5, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Larson: Leaders need to 'hold hands and stick together' to find solutions

    Hardly a day goes by without the news headlines detailing the conflict, in-fighting and bickering among our politicians. In newspapers, online and on ...
    April 4, 2016 - 3:07 pm
  • Helton: Workforce Development Committee to benefit District 88 students

    At District 88, we know we are successful because of our partnerships. It takes all of us working together to help make sure our students and communit ...
    April 4, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Palzet: Building culture through negotiations

    Over the course of the school year, the teachers/staff and the Board of Education of Pleasantdale School District 107 have engaged in contract negotia ...
    April 1, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: March 21-27, 2016

    Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email mslsoundoff@shawmedia.com.Want to contribute to Sound Off? Call 331-481-6089 or email msls ...
    April 5, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you remember most about your high school graduation?
    How long it was
    Saying goodbye to friends
    Excitement about the future
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