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Growing up in Elgin as an aspiring actress, Kelly Bolton said she enjoyed the city's "huge art scene" but knew there was still untapped potential there. She's excited to see it brought to the forefront by the first Elgin Fringe Festival, which runs through today at various locations around downtown Elgin.
A 62-year-old suburban Chicago man authorities suspect robbed as many as nine Chicago area banks in the last 18 months was charged with armed robbery in federal court on Friday. Edward Klich of Rolling Meadows was arrested Thursday a short time after he allegedly robbed a US Bank in Wood Dale.
In a pre-curtain speech, Citadel Theatre Company artistic director Scott Phelps beseeched the opening night audience at "Deathtrap" not to be spoilers by revealing any of the show's suspenseful twists and turns. Otherwise they might ruin the masterfully entwined surprises in Ira Levin's 1978 Broadway hit, which is in many ways the apotheosis of American stage thrillers.
KEEP IT DOWN WHAT: Wilmette onstruction WHEN: Too early, too late, weekends, holidays PENALTIES: local tickets, fines to $750 maximum INFO: Chapter 14.6 Wilmette village code Here's a pop quiz for building contractors in Wilmette. If you've got a construction job to complete, and there's a holiday coming up, do you down tools for a day off or decide to use the holiday efficiently by making it a day like any other for you and your employees? If you chose the second option, you're out of luck, as one construction foreman discovered on Labor Day, according to village police.
Suburban doctors offices and emergency rooms have been filled with people this week, particularly children, suffering from persistent coughs and wheezing likely from the respiratory virus known as enterovirus 68, or EV-D68. Starting today, in an effort to keep the virus from spreading, no visitors under age 18 or people with colds or cold-like symptoms will be allowed to visit hospitalized patients at Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital and Linden Oaks at Edward in Naperville.
Tom Kearney, the store director of the new Mariano's Fresh Market in Oak Lawn, was excited about the grand opening Tuesday morning but was not sure what to expect. 'We were supposed to open at 6 a.m., but I had to let people in earlier,' said Kearney.
An Arlington Heights man, who police say was one of four men who forced their way into a residence in the 700 block of Bode Circle in Hoffman Estates last year, pleaded guilty to home invasion, court records show. Jarvis James, 21, pleaded guilty Tuesday to the class X felony and was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to court records.
The Northwest Suburban Council of Genealogists has adopted a new name. At the May 2014 business meeting, the membership voted to accept the name Northwest Suburban Genealogy Society.
Three suburban pet shops filed suit today aiming to stop implementation of a new Cook County law that would ban many pet stores from operating. The owners of Petland Hoffman Estates, Petland Chicago Ridge and Happiness is Pets in Arlington Heights filed the suit to try to prevent the law from taking effect Oct. 1. They were joined in the suit by the Missouri Pet Breeder's Association, which claims its state is home to more breeders than any other state.
For the fourth straight year, students at Windsor Elementary School in Arlington Heights enjoyed a farm-to-table dining experience, during their regular Friday lunch hour. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.
The owner of an Arlington Heights pet store is asking village leaders to make them from exempt from a new Cook County ordinance banning them from selling dogs bred at so-called puppy mills. Village trustees tonight will discuss the request from Happiness is Pets' owner Ronald Berning, who in a letter to officials said the county ordinance that goes into effect Oct. 1 will force him out of business after 16 years of operation in Arlington Heights.
One thing co-founder Sean Hargadon hopes artists and audiences take away from the first Elgin Fringe Festival is that art doesn't just happen in a concert hall, gallery or theater. It can happen in a cafe, a nightclub or a public park.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:52 am
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