8 hrs ago
Police Blotter: Street racers charged with speeding up to 35 mph over the limit
These are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.
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ASGE Opens $20M Endoscopy Training Center in Illinois
The American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy has officially opened its $20 million Institute for Training & Technology in Downers Grove, Ill., according to a Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News report.
Eyes on DuPage County in GOP primary
Campaign spending by conservative talk show host Dan Proft's Liberty Principles committee has exceeded $200,000 in two DuPage County Illinois House races, a huge amount in races for seats at the Statehouse.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Do You Carpool?: Carpooling Varies by Neighborhood in the Downers Grove Area
In an area of homes southeast of the intersection of W. 63rd St. and Fairview Avenue in Westmont, 17.5 percent of commuters choose to carpool to work, according to a Crain's Chicago Business interactive map that looks at carpooling.
Downers Grove Police Increase DUI Enforcement Over St. Patrick's Day Weekend
The Downers Grove Police Department will conduct special patrols this St. Patrick's Day holiday to crack down on drunk drivers.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
City predicting $200,000 surplus at end of fiscal year
There have been a few unforeseen developments, including a largely market-driven deficit in the electric utility fund that has grown to $14 million, and the unusually harsh winter that has added about $1.5 million to the expected outlay for street clearing and de-icing.
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Police blotter: 4 charged with DUIs
The following incidents were listed among the official reports of the area police departments.
Wednesdaya s Snow
Fresh snow combined with high winds covered street signs in the Northwest suburbs like this one in the Palatine area.
Community Bank of Downers Grove hosts 10 year anniversary promotions
Help the Community Bank of Downers Grove celebrate their 10 year anniversary by entering to win one of 10 fabulous prizes! From Saturday, March 1 to Monday, March 28, participants will qualify to enter raffles for 10 different gift certificates to various local merchants.* Lastly, the bank will celebrate with an anniversary cake on Wednesday, March ... (more)
Police: T.V. Stolen From Red Roof Inn
A T.V. was stolen from a room at the Red Roof Inn in Downers Grove last week, according to a Downers Grove Police Department report.
Fundraiser Benefits Girl Who Dreams of Being a Chef - But Can't Eat
Chelsea Wheeler wants to grow up to be a chef. The 11-year-old Oxford, Connecticut girl loves watching the Food Network and prepping meals for her family - but she can't eat them.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Metra talks funding, projects with DuPage officials
Before a strategy can be developed to improve how mass transit is funded, Metra Chairman Martin Oberman says the six counties in the region must work in a unified way.
Downers Grove GOP endorses Miller and Matune
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
St. Patrick's Day is Coming, with a bit 'o Celtic Music with it
Just a reminder that if you don't get up at 2 AM and move your clocks ahead, you could be late for Sunday's concert.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Downers Grove Approves New Parking Permit for 'Reverse Commuters'
The Downers Grove village board on Tuesday approved a special parking permit for "reverse commuters" at its downtown garage, which would give the Metra riders a place to leave their car overnight so they can drive to work in the morning, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Reel life: Catch the Geneva Film Fest wrap party
The 7th annual Geneva Film Festival continues through Saturday, March 8, with showings at Dodson Place, Fulton Avenue and 2nd Street, in downtown Geneva.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
One of 100 Worst Puppy Mills in U.S.
Chicago Aldermen unanimously passed a ban on the so-called puppy mill sales. "I'm concerned that we might only be pushing this issue to the suburbs," said 42nd Ward Alderman Brendan Reilly, who co-sponsored the ordinance.
Arrests, honesty at issue in 81st House race
Campaign advertisements in the 81st state House race continue to question the honesty of candidate Keith Matune, who is challenging incumbent state Rep. Ron Sandack in a bitter race for the Republican party's nomination in the March 18 primary.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Mugshot Monday: Weekend DUI Arrests in Downers Grove
The Downers Grove Police Department kept busy this weekend, making several arrests in the village for drunken driving, according to police reports.
As Salt Dwindles, Downers Grove Modifies Snow Operations
The village of Downers Grove has modified its snow and ice control operations due to a regional salt shortage.