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Five Minutes With Herrick Principal-To-Be Matt Neustadt
Congratulations to Matt Neustadt on his appointment to principal of Herrick Middle School.
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Seven charged in fights in downtown Naperville
Perhaps it had to do with the Easter holiday weekend. Or the unseasonably warm weather after a truly brutal winter.
The Southtown Star
A new grocery store promises the cheapest produce around
That's a tall order in the Chicago area, where the $17 billion grocery industry is crowded and the margins are razor-thin.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
COD library Students Complete Practicums at Notable Institutions
Students enrolled in the Library and Information Technology program at College of DuPage are completing their required library practicum hours in notable libraries throughout the U.S. and Canada.
22 Years In the Pen for Convicted Downers Grove Burglar
DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin praised the 22-year sentence handed down by a judge, saying that the long sentence would keep society safe from the likes of Steve Mantucca, a Mt.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
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.
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."