Medicaid often is targeted as one area of the state budget where cuts should be made, and the candidates for the 81st state House seat in the Downers Grove area are among those taking aim. But Republican incumbent Ron Sandack and Democratic challenger Liz Chaplin see the problem differently and offe…
Peet's Opening in Downtown DG on target for November 10th!
Ten stores are now open in the Chicago area with seven more to open soon.
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DGN Girls Volleyball Update
The Trojans will play for the Argo Regional Championship this evening against Sandburg after defeating host Argo on Tuesday evening. Tonight's match with Sandburg for the Regional Championship is scheduled for 6 pm in Summit. ... See MoreSee Less
Chicago elevator inspectors failed to perform more than three quarters of their required annual inspections last year, resulting in about $772,040 in lost inspection fees, according to an audit released Wednesday by the city’s Office of Inspector General.
From the community: Downers Grove Music Club to host 'A Notable Celebration of the Arts'
The event is set for 7 p.m., Saturday, November 1 at First Congregational Church, 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove.
Proceeds from the fundraiser, which also includes a silent auction and reception, will support student music scholarships awarded by the club, which has been active in Downers Grove since 1927. In 2014, the Downers Grove Music Club awarded four $1,000 college scholarships to graduating seniors at North and South high schools who demonstrated a high level of accomplishment as musicians and plan to continue their musical studies.
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Billionaire money manager John Paulson was interviewed at the Delivering Alpha Conference presented by CNBC and Institutional Investor. During his session he boldly stated: "I still think, from an individual perspective, the best deal investment you can make is to buy a primary residence that you're…
HONORING OUR HEROES EXHIBIT OPENS NOV 1
A new exhibit at the Downers Grove Museum featuring photos, uniforms and other memorabilia & artifacts from a range of military conflicts including the Civil War, WWI, WWII and Vietnam.
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A 50-year-old Batavia man was sentenced Tuesday to 16 years in prison for his role in a drug trafficking scheme that involved dozens of interstate trips and thousands of pounds of marijuana, according to a news release issued by the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office.
OAK BROOK – The Oak Brook Police Department was summoned to Oak Brook Mall at 2:52 p.m. Monday after a driver struck several parked cars and then smashed into the vestibule of Neiman Marcus, 6 Oakbrook Center.
Mustangs' shift focus to postseason
"Absolutely you're frustrated when you don't put any points on the board against a team you fell you're physically on the same level with," Baker said. "As as senior, I told my teammates that regardless of who we play or what momentum we have going into the playoffs, I'm going to play 100 percent. I'm going to give 100 percent in practice and in everything I do because this could be my last week of high school football.
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Letter: Minimum wage increase would hurt nonprofit
I believe that every working person has the right to earn a fair, living wage. However, the hourly rate of those employees who work firsthand with the people we serve is dictated by the state of Illinois, and despite the fact that inflation has increased almost 12 percent, there has been no rate adjustment passed by the General Assembly since 2007. This is unacceptable.
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I have been asked several times if the minimum wage increases would help Ray Graham Association. The answer is no, it would hurt. As a provider of services to over 2,000 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, I am gravely concerned about the impact that an increase in…
DG Gabber - Downers Grove Community WebsiteThis is not a reflection on Village police officers who are diligent in making these arrests and working to keep the public safe on the roads. It is the profit motive during prosecution and the attorney's office that seek to capitalize on the arrest and send the DUI back on the street in a vehicle with no consequence other than a fine. How does that provide for public safety?1 · 1 day ago
Karolle KrajewskiUnless the DUI's are false, I don't care if cops sit outside bars and watch drunk people get in their cars and stop them from driving, it might save a life and make them think twice about going out without designated driver. Easiest murders to prevent.3 · 1 day ago
Karolle KrajewskiMoney does usually talk fine them enough and just might not want to be caught again and those who do not feel that way no punishment would be good enough anyway. Go ahead and make money off those who are doing wrong for a change, most of the time its the law abiding citizens that pay the price.22 hours ago