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  • New D-113A superintendent: Thank you for warm welcome

    I am honored to have been selected as the Superintendent of Schools for Lemont-Bromberek Combined School District 113A.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Lerner: Downers Grove community can save the Edwards house

    Thank you for calling attention to the threat to a Downers Grove landmark, the Edwards house. It’s a familiar sight to residents: a magnificent, elabo ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • A doggone great wedding

    Brides- and grooms-to-be, I obviously have come late to the modern wedding scene, but I had no idea how popular it is to have dogs at ceremonies and r ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Editorial: ZIP code makes all the difference

    Should society invest less money in children in Round Lake simply because of their ZIP code?The inst ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Letter: Leaked email by College of DuPage president a disgrace

    To the editor:The email from COD President Robert Breuder published last week is a disgrace to the c ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Domeracki: Engaging students in the digital age

    This summer and throughout the coming school year, Community High School District 94 is preparing for our all-school one-to-one Chromebook digital con ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:40 am
  • Ashton: A unique perspective on a library's importance

    Mark Zipoy doesn’t look like a typical library supporter. He’s at least six and a half feet tall. He usually wears blue jeans, work shoes and a hard h ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: It's good to see the Villa Park Mariners Swim Team continue to grow. The club, which serves ages 5 to 18, has more than tripled in size ove ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Elmhurst

    THUMBS UP: Good luck to DIY Teen Theatre's cast of "Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," a political satire about America's controversial seventh president. ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Lombard

    THUMBS UP: June Kortum, founder of The Gathering Lighthouse in Lombard, is on a mission to help people get their lives back on track through spiritual ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 am
  • Milani: Lots of upcoming Brookfield Chamber events and more

    I hope everyone had a happy and safe Independence Day; It was a great day for parades and picnics. The Brookfield family picnic, which was moved to Eh ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Shlah: Things are blooming at the Stickney-Forest View Public Library

    As we progress more deeply into the dog days of summer, our library community is basking in the glow of the success of our PAWS to READ Summer Reading ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Little: Fountaindale Ice Cream Social headlines summer events

    We are so excited to host our third annual Ice Cream Social sponsored by the Friends of Fountaindale Library from 5 to 8 p.m. July 28. The library wil ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:39 am
  • Out Here: An opportunity for Democrats?

    The 61st House District, which includes Antioch and Lindenhurst, has been in Republican hands for years.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
  • Quigley: Term limits, redistricting return to drawing board

    A Cook County judge on June 27 cited conflicts with the state of Illinois Constitution in rejecting signature-driven campaigns to get constitutional a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:34 am
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