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Downers Grove, Illinois is located in Dupage County. Zip codes in Downers Grove, IL include 60515, 60516, and 60517. The median home price in Downers Grove is $309,000 which is roughly $183/per square foot. More Downers Grove information.

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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.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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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.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

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.

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Patch.com

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.

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Patch.com

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.

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Daily Herald

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.

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Daily Chronicle

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.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Herald

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.

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Patch.com

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."

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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.

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Daily Herald

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)

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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.

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Patch.com

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.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Patch.com

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.

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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.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

Teen critically injured in Campton Hills crash

CAMPTON HILLS – One person remained in critical condition Friday afternoon following a two-car crash on the eastern edge of Campton Hills, authorities said.

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Examiner.com

Examining To Know and Love God & Who Needs Theology

Olson, Stanley J. Grenz & Roger E. Who Needs Theology? an Invitation to the Study of God.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Energi Opens Office in Chicago Area

Energi, a provider of risk management and insurance programs for the energy industry, has opened an office in Downers Grove, Ill.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Patch.com

Downers Grove Police Warns Residents of IRS Phone Scam

Downers Grove Police are warning residents of an IRS phone scam that has recently surfaced in the Downers Grove-area.

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