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  • Triolo Newman: Win for businesses, consumers

    Local chambers often offer opportunities for residents to meet and benefit from local business. One example of this type of event would be a Business- ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Simler: DuPagePads 10th Annual Run 4 Home upcoming

    Join us on Sept. 6 for this CARA certified 5K and 10K run and 5K walk.Gather your friends, family an ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 5:39 pm
  • This and That: Carol Stream supports military through summer events

    Regardless of the cause, you can count on the Carol Stream community to support those in need. This was especially obvious at the fifth annual Support ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Roskam: Fighting human trafficking in the foster care system

    For too many children in the foster care system, their lives have been filled with instability, abuse, and neglect. Often these children are passed fr ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Vogl: Out is the new in

    “Outside!” How many times did you hear that growing up? This command typically was issued from my harried parents to my siblings and me pretty much an ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:03 pm
  • Larson: Watch the screen time

    While in our school district we are excited about an iPad initiative beginning this fall with all freshmen, we will emphasize the importance of mainta ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Doyle: Children in need get new shoes through Bridge Communities partnership

    When a homeless family becomes part of Bridge Communities, their lives are transformed in major ways. They’re moved into a safe, stable apartment; the ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Charlton: Flood project will protect neighborhoods

    DuPage County Stormwater Management, the village of Carol Stream and Carol Stream Park District have recently broken ground on the Klein Creek Flood M ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • McGuire: Understanding trauma with Family Shelter Service

    Trauma robs people of feeling safe. It interrupts their world view and can alter it forever. And traumatic experiences are more pervasive than one mig ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • Newman: To vacation or not to vacation: the summer business condundrum

    The weather has taken a turn, and summer has finally arrived in Chicagoland. As a business professional, you look over your calendar and weigh the odd ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:49 pm
  • This and That: Carol Stream celebrates the Fourth, supports the troops

    Carol Stream sure knows how to celebrate Independence Day, beginning with its much-loved annual July 4 parade. Parade kickoff is 10 a.m. from County F ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Introducing Carol Stream's new reporter

    Are there community issues you think need to be addressed immediately? Are you tired of your voice not being heard?
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Gbur: Volunteer to fundraise for WDSRA

    DuPage County is an exceptional area in which to work, live and play. There are a wealth of organizations whose missions strive to make our communitie ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Simler: DuPage Pads earns highest ratings from nonprofit evaluators

    DuPage Pads earns 4-star rating from Charity NavigatorDuPage Pads, a nonprofit whose mission is to e ...
    July 29, 2014 - 9:50 pm
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