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Carol Stream Library Considering Land Sale

Carol Stream Library Considering Land Sale

View Larger Map The sale of the Carol Stream Library property off Kuhn Road could ultimately lead to an expansion of the College of DuPage satellite campus located just north of the property should COD decide to buy.  A land sale study is underway… If the Carol Stream Public Library board decides to sell its […]

September 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Suburban Heroin Addict’s Story

A Suburban Heroin Addict’s Story

Heroin use in DuPage and other nearby counties has increased at an explosive pace in the past five years.  The (Tribune) chart to the left indicates an alarming growth trend; heroin is increasingly more available in the Chicago area.  Because it is cheap and readily available, teen heroin use is also on the rise. Here […]

September 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
Villa Park Drug Dealer Gets 16-year Prison Term

Villa Park Drug Dealer Gets 16-year Prison Term

It’s not every day that a seemingly ordinary traffic stop leads to a major multi-million dollar drug bust, but that’s exactly what happened when police caught up with Herasmo Herrera last September. A Villa Park man nabbed in a $3 million cocaine bust will serve at least eight years in prison for possessing about 70 […]

August 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Financial Aid Scam at College of DuPage

Financial Aid Scam at College of DuPage

Forty-four College of DuPage students and two organizers of a financial aid fraud ring used student aid for their personal use after dropping out of online classes they enrolled in last spring, college officials said. The matter is in the hands of federal investigators who say a loosely knit nationwide group is targeting community colleges. […]

August 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Bullying Parent Presentation for District 87 Parents

Bullying Parent Presentation for District 87 Parents

Though bullying is nothing new, it’s been all over the news in the past few years.  Bullying is, without a doubt, a hot-topic in education right now.  With advances in technology and rapid expansion of social networks online, never before has bullying been a problem of this scale. Be sure to attend this special presentation […]

August 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Route 59 Expansion Project Construction Begins

Route 59 Expansion Project Construction Begins

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will begin work this week on the Route 59 Expansion Project.  The planned construction will affect a stretch of Route 59 from New York Street in Naperville, northward to Ferry Road in Warrenville.  You can view a detailed area map of the approximately 3.5 mile length of the Route […]

August 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Betty White to Support BraveHearts in Hinsdale

Betty White to Support BraveHearts in Hinsdale

We can only hope to be as active and together as Betty White is at age 90.  Here is a great article about her up coming visit to the DuPage County area: Betty White is a serious animal lover who is flying from her home in California to Hinsdale this weekend to lend a celebrity […]

August 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
DuPage County Hosting Six Free Document Shredding Events

DuPage County Hosting Six Free Document Shredding Events

Business, local organizations, and schools are invited to participate in one of six free DuPage County document shredding events.  These events are not intended for the general public. Mon, August 20th –  DuPage County Fairgrounds at 2015 Manchester Rd in Wheaton Fri, Aug. 24th – Ball Horticultural Company at 622 Town Rd in West Chicago […]

August 17, 2012 | By | Reply More
Glenbard District 87 Supports Scoreboard Advertising

Glenbard District 87 Supports Scoreboard Advertising

As if we weren’t already force-fed advertisements just about everywhere we go, now get ready to see them at high school sporting events.  Is it an innovative solution to tough financial times?  Or by allowing advertising on school scoreboards, are cash-strapped schools shaking hands with the devil? Read more about it here… Glenbard High School […]

August 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Mortgage Relief Event in Wheaton

Mortgage Relief Event in Wheaton

The following is a press release from the City of Wheaton regarding a recently scheduled mortgage relief event: The Mortgage Relief Project will host an outreach event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 to help connect residents with programs to help them lower their mortgages, avoid foreclosure and keep their homes. Hosted […]

August 10, 2012 | By | Reply More