Thursday Apr 17
Record Store Day expected to rock in the suburbs
Rediscover Records in Elgin is among the more than 1,000 stores across the country taking part in Saturday's Record Store Day.
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Thursday Apr 17
No injuries reported in Lombard fire
Authorities said the Lombard Fire Department was called to the home at 8:09 in the Butterfield subdivision in unincorporated DuPage County.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Herrick Taps Former Student To Be New Principal
Matt Neustadt has been appointed the new principal at Herrick Middle School -- the same school he attended as a child.
The Doings Weekly
Police blotter: 3 arrested after phoning in phony prescriptions in Willowbrook
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the area police departments.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Palatine Public Library District Director Announces Retirement
Susan Strunk, Director of the Palatine Public Library District, has announced that she will be retiring in August.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Local Police Agencies Conducting 'Traffic Safety Initiative' This Friday
This Friday, April 18, the Hinsdale Police Department will be joining law enforcement agencies in a special traffic safety campaign along the 55th St. corridor.
My FOX Chicago
Conceal carry confusion: Some parks missing `no guns` signs
Illinois' new concealed carry law has been in effect for several months now, but it appears there is still confusion over some of its requirements.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Illinois House OKs bill to give pregnant employees new rights
Weighing the needs of expecting mothers against small businesses' bottom line, the House on Thursday approved legislation favored by Gov. Pat Quinn that would give pregnant employees new civil rights in the workplace.
Metra To Replace Main Street Station Platform, April 16
Metra announced that it will begin work to replace the concrete platform at the Main Street Station in Downers Grove.
D58 Educators Recognized With 'Outstanding Teacher' Awards
The Downer's Grove Junior Woman's Club honored two Dist. 58 staff members with the club's Outstanding Teacher Award for 2014.
Dann Gire Are you ready for 16 hours of Sci-Fi Marathon?
The After Hours Film Society presents Clio Barnard's "The Selfish Giant" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 14, at the Tivoli Theatre, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove.
Chicago area mayors lobby for city pension changes
SPRINGFIELD – A day after the high-profile approval of Chicago pension overhaul, mayors from suburban DuPage County asked lawmakers Wednesday for help with their pension systems for police officers and firefighters, saying costs are spiraling out of control.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
DuPage mayors call for pension reform
Mayors from DuPage County met in the state Capitol Wednesday to call for changes to the retirement plans for police officers and firefighters a day after lawmakers approved pension changes for some Chicago city workers.
White Fence Farm Makes List of Best Illinois Restaurants NOT in Chicago
You don't have to make the trek into the big city for a great meal, at least according to website Thrillist.com, which rated a local restaurant among its "12 Best Illinois Restaurants NOT in Chicago."
Tue Apr 08, 2014
The Doings Weekly
Save the date: Several area events including balls and galas
Family Shelter Service will host its 2014 Magic Gala, Carnevale: A Celebration of Hope, on Saturday, April 11, 6:30-11 p.m. at The Abbington, 3S002 Illinois 53, Glen Ellyn.
Illinois Reading Council names Becky Anderson Hall of Fame winner
The qualifications required of the recipient are as follows: a native of Illinois or has been actively involved in work in reading in Illinois for a minimum of five years; well-known and respected colleague in the profession; has held a position of responsibility in the field of reading; has made meritorious contributions in professional activities ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Teen recovering after Campton Hills crash
CAMPTON HILLS – A 15-year-old girl, injured last week in a two-car crash in Campton Hills, is improving, Campton Hills Police Chief Dan Hoffman said Monday.
OPINION: Home Rule in Geneva? It'll Be a Taxing Experience
Alright class! Can anyone tell me what vampires and municipal tax proposals have in common? That's right! No matter how hard you drive a stake through their bleeding hearts, you can never quite kill them.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Hot Dog Lady Fights City Hall To Keep Spot
Pam Uslander, best known as the Hot Dog Lady of Elmhurst, will go up against the city council on Monday, when aldermen will vote on whether to eliminate her spot at York Street and the Schiller Passageway, where she has been selling hot dogs from her iconic pushcart since 1991.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
The Doings Weekly
Hinsdale Chorale plans annual spring concert
The Hinsdale Chorale, under the direction of Alan Wellman, will perform its annual spring concert featuring Mozart's Coronation Mass in C and Handel's Coronation Anthems at 7 p.m. on May 3, at First Congregational Church, 1106 Chestnut St., Western Springs.