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  • Prep roundup: Matt Rafferty has big game in Hinsdale Central hoops win

    NILES – Hinsdale Central’s boys basketball team went on the road for a tough nonconference game against Notre Dame and came home with a 74-70 win Satu ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Perez: Doing twice as much good this holiday season

    Even on the coldest, snowiest nights, there’s a long line of hungry neighbors waiting for our food pantry to open. Right here in DuPage County, thousa ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Police reports: Westmont for Dec. 17

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Benet boys finding early-season success

    ELMHURST – Benet's young team is learning how to win this season, and that includes winning ugly.The ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Holiday help: Area nonprofits seek support this season

    For many, the holiday season the happiest time of year, filled with gifts and loved ones.But for tho ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Sears Appliance & Hardware Athlete of the Week: Vashae Easley

    Vashae EasleyDowners Grove NorthSeniorGirls basketball–Why Easley was selected: Easley recorded a te ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 11:08 am
  • Downers Grove Dist.99 Holiday Concert: 6 photos

    Community High School District 99 holds a holiday concert in the Downers Grove South gym on Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 7:34 pm
  • New village manager worked his way to the top

    WESTMONT – Stephen May began his professional career as an engineering technician for the Village of Westmont. More than 25 years later, he now holds ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Rebellato, Sentinels shut down Coal City

    WESTMONT – A huge rebounding edge and Jack Rebellato’s hot shooting hand combined to produce great results Friday for host Westmont in a 60-40 win aga ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Race for three seats on Westmont Village Board to be competitive

    WESTMONT – Come spring, there will be at least two new members of the Westmont Village Board.Veteran ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • Westmont officials debate stormwater funding options

    WESTMONT – The Westmont Village Board is expected to choose one of two proposed funding mechanisms for much-needed stormwater improvements in town at ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • Bulls/Sox Academy offering holiday basketball, baseball, softball camps

    LISLE – The Bulls/Sox Academy in Lisle will be hosting Chicago Bulls Basketball Camps and Chicago White Sox Baseball Holiday Camps on Dec. 29 and 30 a ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Police reports: Westmont for Dec. 10

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • All-area football: Meet the 2014 defensive selections from the South DuPage area

    DEFENSETuf BorlandSchool: BolingbrookYear: JuniorImpact: The Bolingbrook linebacker anchored one of ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • All-area football: Meet the 2014 offensive selections from the South DuPage area

    The footballl season wrapped up on Thanksgiving weekend with all eight classes finishing up at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. That means its time to h ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Westmont girls basketball wins first two conference games

    WESTMONT – Westmont girls basketball coach Mike McCord believes his team is learning from early season hardships.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Sears Appliance & Hardware Athlete of the Week: Mara Casper

    Mara CasperWestmontSeniorGirls basketball–Why Casper was selected: The Senior sharp shooting guard h ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Hinsdale Central’s conference title defense starts strong

    HINSDALE – Hinsdale Central’s boys basketball team is trying to take advantage of an early season lull in which they play only three games in 20 days.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:19 am
  • Coen: Good things to come at the Westmont Public Library

    Residents will have a lot more to like about the Westmont Public Library with the rollout of several new services coming this spring.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:23 am
  • Westmont theater gets nostalgic with ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’

    WESTMONT – Westmont’s Progressive Village Performance Network will use the classic radio play format to perform the Christmas story “It’s A Wonderful ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 8:45 am
  • Roskam secures Ways and Means oversight position, vows to 'shine a light'

    Though he wasn't able to secure a move up in the hierarchy of U.S. House Republican leadership, Rep. Peter Roskam, R – Wheaton, will still hold a majo ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • Sears Appliance & Hardware Athlete of the Week: Jaida Green

    Jaida GreenDowners Grove NorthJuniorBasketball–Why Green was selected: Green has led the Trojans to ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Morton at Hinsdale South boys basketball: 10 photos

    Hinsdale South plays Morton at home in Darien on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014. ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 4:53 pm
  • Boys basketball previews: Big men bolster Hinsdale Central, Hinsdale South

    Thanksgiving tournaments signaled the start of the boys basketball season. Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South competed at Central’s tourney, and here ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Hinsdale Central’s Edmond takes title at Barrington wrestling tournament

    Juwan Edmond won the 152-pound title at Barrington’s Moore/Prettyman wrestling tournament Saturday and was named the Most Outstanding Wrestler in the ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Boys basketball preview: Downers Grove South, Benet boys retool, Downers Grove North, Bolingbrook returners try to make conference run

    The boys basketball season has tipped off, and many teams recently wrapped up play at Thanksgiving tournaments to start the campaign. Here’s the seaso ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Police reports: Westmont for Dec. 3

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • DuPage gets $70,000 donation for heroin overdose reversal drug program

    WHEATON – DuPage County's campaign to save the lives of overdosing heroin users got a financial boost during the Nov. 25 County Board meeting, when Ch ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • Letter to the Editor: No more referendums in Westmont D-201

    No more referendumsIt seems some people do not know what the word no means.District 201 in Westmont ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Holly Days lights up Westmont

    WESTMONT – Westmont kicked off the holiday season in style with the opening ceremonies of the annual Holly Days festivities on Saturday.
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 10:18 am
  • Construction on new restaurants along Ogden Ave. ongoing

    WESTMONT – Come springtime, four restaurants with new storefronts will have opened their doors along Ogden Avenue in Westmont.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 5:13 pm
  • DGN girls hoops poised to contend, DGS eye improvement

    The girls basketball season has tipped off with many teams playing in tournaments to start the campaign. Here’s the outlook for Downers Grove North, D ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 9:52 am
  • DuPage Forest Preserve District lowers tax levy

    The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County voted to slightly decrease its tax levy Nov. 18, according to a district news release.
    Nov. 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm
  • GIRLS BASKETBALL PREVIEWS

    The girls basketball season has tipped off with many teams playing in tournaments to start the campaign. Here’s the outlook for Hinsdale Central and H ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 6:30 am
  • Coffee with the Mayor planned Saturday

    WESTMONT – A Coffee with the Mayor event is scheduled for this Saturday.As part of the Small Busines ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Gunter: Projects, activities aplenty in Westmont

    I want to wish all the citizens of Westmont a joyous and safe holiday season. We have a lot to be thankful for in Westmont, and I’d like to share with ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Laurel BMW of Westmont donates new Pinewood Derby track for local Scouts

    WESTMONT – As six boys in grades one through five hold their breath, a crowd of family, friends and spectators cheer on their speeding cars until a wi ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Central's McCarthy, Graham medal at state swimming

    One Hinsdale Central phenom competed in her final high school state swimming meet Saturday at Evanston while another appeared in her first.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Sears Appliance & Hardware Athlete of the Week: Charlie Donovan

    Charlie DonovanWestmontBaseballSenior–Why Donovan was selected:A Michigan recruit for years, Donovan ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Holly Days hitting Westmont

    WESTMONT – Westmont will once again celebrate the holidays in style with its annual Holly Days.“I th ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 9:23 am
  • Downers Grove North swimmers capture second straight state trophy

    EVANSTON – Downers Grove North's girls swimming team did it again. A year after winning their first ...
    Nov. 23, 2014 - 3:16 pm
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