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  • Gunter: There is always something happening in Westmont

    As we move towards fall, our village is very busy with numerous programs and initiatives. We invite residents and businesses to get involved and be pa ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to the new Westmont Post Office Post Master Shenita Robinson-Hodge, who was officially inducted into her new position Aug. 6. Robinson-Hodge ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to all the volunteers who have made this year's summer events possible – from the more than 100 individuals who volunteered at the Taste of ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 8:30 am
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • Buckson: Interact with the library online

    The staff at Westmont Public Library are always looking for new ways to interact with Westmont residents, whether in person or online.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to Westmont business owner and CrossFit trainer Joe Donar for competing on an episode of Country Music Television's "Steve Austin Broken Sku ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Roskam: Fighting human trafficking in the foster care system

    For too many children in the foster care system, their lives have been filled with instability, abuse, and neglect. Often these children are passed fr ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to the Westmont Public Library for continuing to offer residents a fun, unique schedule of activities. The library boasts a lineup that incl ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Coen: Library offers easy and convenient online collections

    Part of my job as the Director of the Westmont Public Library is to make sure the residents of Westmont know about the services and collections we pro ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to the Village of Westmont for giving the public a voice in whether or not to institute a stormwater utility fee. This past spring, the vill ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to the Westmont Park District for their continued pursuit of state grants. This past srping, the park district submitted an application for ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • McGuire: Understanding trauma with Family Shelter Service

    Trauma robs people of feeling safe. It interrupts their world view and can alter it forever. And traumatic experiences are more pervasive than one mig ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Thumbs up, thumbs down for Westmont

    Thumbs up to Westmont resident Jenny Maison for opening her Blue Beaker store on June 21. After several successful years operating out of an Ottawa st ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
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