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  • Durkin: Bringing sanity back to state government

    As the old saying goes, the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again with the expectation that the results will be different ...
    June 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Radogno: Political gridlock delays property tax relief

    Homeowners, small businesses and families in Illinois have suffered for years under high property taxes – particularly in the suburbs where taxes are ...
    June 20, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • McGonagle: Volunteer Camp at The Community House a great experience

    One of the most profound lessons that we can teach our children is to give back to the community. The Community House in Hinsdale offers one of the be ...
    June 20, 2015 - 9:00 am
  • Letter: Garden Study Club of Hinsdale thanks supporters of annual Plant Sale

    The Garden Study Club of Hinsdale would like to thank everyone that supported our annual Plant Sale held May 9 at the Kramer Grocery in Hinsdale. All ...
    June 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Good Natured: A path that can lead to a journey of discovery

    Editor’s note: This column originally ran in June 2011. When was the last time you got something mor ...
    June 19, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Wejman: Kick off a safe summer with swim lessons

    Paradise Bay Water Park has opened its gates for the season.The five pools are full of water, the sl ...
    June 19, 2015 - 3:41 pm
  • Perez: People's Resource Center brings Summer Science to DuPage County

    Many parents of young school-aged children have been thinking about how to keep their children busy and still learning through the summer. For lots of ...
    June 19, 2015 - 2:35 pm
  • Our view: Edwards House's end is sad, but not tragic

    During the course of the past year, even at times when there was tentative good news about the possible fate of the Edwards House, there was always a ...
    June 18, 2015 - 6:50 pm
  • Johns: Great educational programs for summer

    One of the most beloved traditions for families in West Chicago is the annual summer Read Under the Trees program. This program began in the summer of ...
    June 18, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Gordon: End of the year reflections and celebrations

    School is out for summer! As I reflect on this past year, I am incredibly impressed with the dedication and commitment of our teachers and staff as we ...
    June 18, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Hewitt: District 58 celebrates its 2015 retirees

    Downers Grove Grade School District 58 closed yet another successful school year June 5. We wished our students and staff a happy summer vacation, and ...
    June 18, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • Before the Diploma: An addiction I cannot fix

    I think I have a problem. And I’m not quite sure that I can solve it with a spoonful of medicine or even with the best advice that my mother has to of ...
    June 17, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Hickory Knolls’ annual Firefly Festival to light up night

    Quick! Think of things that remind you of summer. Flowers, sure. Fresh fruit, of course. And fireflies, definitely. A backyard brimming with dozens of ...
    June 17, 2015 - 8:53 pm
  • Lengemann: sure your kids have a skin-safe summer

    Chronic exposure to the sun puts us at increased risk for basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma (the most common forms of skin cancer), mel ...
    June 17, 2015 - 4:51 pm
  • Valle: Providing seniors with transit options is a key service of York Township

    Now that spring has sprung and summer will bring the nice weather, folks like to get out more often to shop or socialize or make their appointment wit ...
    June 17, 2015 - 12:40 pm
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