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  • Smith: Westmont library to add enhanced online services this spring

    The library will upgrade to a new online catalog April 14 that will provide library users with easier access to materials. The catalog connects Westmo ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:39 am
  • Chamber Exchanger: Expo to feature mascots, magic show and more

    Happy St. Patrick’s Day!Green clothing, drinks, food and hopefully starting to see some green grass, ...
    March 16, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Letter: Hold Roskam accountable on homeland security

    To the Editor:Attention residents of Illinois’ 6th Congressional District: Wake up! On March 3, your ...
    March 13, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Durkin: 'Year of the Budget' requires bi-partisan effort in Illinois

    The spring legislative session is underway in Springfield. A new governor is at the helm and optimism is abound in the capitol. The legislature’s sing ...
    March 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our view: Drumbeat of bad news vindicates COD faculty

    When a union can’t see eye to eye with the leadership of the organization that employs its members, there could be any number of factors at play. Some ...
    March 12, 2015 - 10:58 am
  • Our view: Don't balance budget by taking from towns

    If Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to get local government officials on board with his state budget proposal, he's got a long way to go.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:39 am
  • Our view: Don't balance budget by taking from towns

    If Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to get local government officials on board with his state budget proposal, he’s got a long way to go.
    March 12, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Westmont

    THUMBS UP: Once again, the community is rallying around Westmont resident Stacey Ledwon, who will host a third annual St. Baldrick’s event Sunday at P ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Woodridge, Lisle

    THUMBS UP: There’s a yoga class in Lisle dedicated to helping cancer survivors navigate life after treatment. Every Wednesday at Prairie Yoga Studio, ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Downers Grove

    THUMBS UP: Typically, the games students play at school don’t come with the lure of a big-time cash prize. O’Neill Middle School librarian Tasha Squir ...
    March 12, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • 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