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  • 'RENT' comes to Jedlicka Performing Arts Center with cast of locals

    CICERO – BAMtheatre will present the Tony Award-winning Best Musical "RENT" from June 26 to 28, at the Jedlicka Performing Arts Center, 3801 S. Centra ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Meet the all-area Cook girls soccer team

    The girls soccer season wrapped up Saturday with a pair of state title games. With the season in the books, it's the perfect time to celebrate the acc ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Tough loss closes RB baseball season

    GLEN ELLYN – This was not the ideal way for Will Kincanon's Riverside Brookfield career to end. Any ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Helping Hands has new home

    LA GRANGE PARK – Helping Hand Center opened the doors to its newest home in La Grange Park this past May.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Brookfield Farmers Market

    Brookfield holds their Famers Market outside Village Hall Saturday June 7, 2014. The market sold fresh items including gourmet coffee, fresh eggs and ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:15 am
  • Moratorium set for marijuana dispensaries

    BROOKFIELD – Trustees in Brookfield voted to place a temporary moratorium on the acceptance and processing of applications for marijuana growing and d ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Riverside trustees discuss their preferred color of concrete

    RIVERSIDE – The village of Riverside will further discuss their preferred color and mix of concrete when trustees meet again June 19 after deciding to ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Riverside won't see same saving with electrical aggregation agreement, but it will be green

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside's Board of Trustees voted unanimously in favor of signing a new contract with First Energy for the village's electrical aggregat ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Fenwick tops Montini for first ever baseball sectional title

    GLEN ELLYN – Quinn Snarskis was placed into a tough spot Saturday, but the Fenwick pitcher delivered to guide the Friars to the first sectional title ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Sports briefs: Chicago Bears camps coming to area this summer

    Chicago Bears youth camps coming to areaSeveral non-contact football camps run by the Chicago Bears ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Police reports: Brookfield, Riverside and Lyons for June 4

    BROOKFIELDBrookfield man charged with criminal trespass to kid brother's ex-girlfriend's homeA 35-ye ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:38 am
  • Montini takes advantage of five errors to get by RB, Kincanon

    GLEN ELLYN – Will Kincanon didn't make many mistakes on the mound Thursday, but Jake Mencacci took advantage of one.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Lifka: Local libraries are full of summer activities

    Parents seeking organized summer activities for their children that are not only fun but also educational should look no further than their local publ ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Kincanon, RB win baseball regional title against Clemente

    CHICAGO – A year ago Will Kincanon pitched a no-hitter in a regional final, but winning a regional this year meant more to the senior.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Riverside squad car rear-ended during traffic stop, officer "literally escaped with his life"

    RIVERSIDE – A Riverside police officer had to run into the forest preserve to avoid being struck by his own squad car after a driver rear-ended the of ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Letter: Riverside Farmers Market returns today

    The Riverside Farmers' Market wants to thank the residents and visitors to Riverside who made our first Winter Market a success.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • RB volleyball battles back to win program’s second regional title

    CICERO – When Riverside Brookfield's Mike Chaney could not walk through the handshake line without help after the Bulldogs lost against Morton in a se ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Farmers markets open in Riverside on Wednesday, Brookfield on Saturday

    Remember the polar vortex?It was only a short time ago that the thought of going outdoors and leisur ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Prep roundup: LT volleyball knocks off defending champions before exiting playoffs

    The Lions won a regional title for the first time since 2010 by defeating defending state champion Downers Grove South 25-22, 27-25 on May 28.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Additional charges filed against man accused of speeding through Gross Middle School track meet

    BROOKFIELD – After being returned to Brookfield police custody Thursday, additional charges were filed against the man accused of speeding through a S ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
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