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DuPage County Food Pantry Directory

Food pantries in DuPage County serve thousands of area families every year; there are nearly fifty pantries serving the county.  If you are looking for food assistance or wanting to make a donation to a local pantry, the list below is a great starting-point. Whenever possible, we have linked the food pantry named to their […]

November 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
2011 Trick-or-Treating Hours for DuPage County

2011 Trick-or-Treating Hours for DuPage County

Here are the official 2011 trick-or-treating hours as set by the villages of DuPage County. Please note that some villages do not have mandated trick-or-treating hours, a link to more information has been provided when available.

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Illinois Ban on Electronics Disposal Begins in 2012

Illinois Ban on Electronics Disposal Begins in 2012

Did you know that beginning January 1, 2012, you will no longer be allowed to dispose of electronic equipment in the trash? Illinois has passed the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act, which mandates that most consumer electronics be recycled. Trash collection agencies will no longer accept these items and will incur fines from the Illinois EPA if they do.

October 19, 2011 | By | Reply More
A Look at DuPage County Home Values

A Look at DuPage County Home Values

Throughout the nation, homeowners have felt the sting of declining home values for some time now. A stagnant economy and lack of available jobs have only compounded the issue. Where are home values at in DuPage County? Let’s take a look at the average single-family home values throughout DuPage County…

September 21, 2011 | By | Reply More
Glen Ellyn Restaurants Donating to Food Pantry

Glen Ellyn Restaurants Donating to Food Pantry

Glen Ellyn restaurants are donating 10% of there Wednesday, August 17th earnings to the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry. If you live in the Glen Ellyn area, why not get dinner out tomorrow? Fill your belly and the Glen Ellyn Food Pantry’s shelves while you do it!

August 16, 2011 | By | Reply More
Live Jazz Music in DuPage County

Live Jazz Music in DuPage County

There are a number of venues throughout DuPage County that regularly host live jazz artists and bands.  If you are a jazz enthusiast trying to find nearby, suburban venues to see and hear jazz, the following list of bars and restaurants should point you in the right direction. Check out each venues’ website for more […]

July 29, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
DuPage County Fair 2011 – Fun for Everyone

DuPage County Fair 2011 – Fun for Everyone

The DuPage County Fair 2011 begins tomorrow, Wednesday, July 27th and continues through Sunday, July 31st. Located in Wheaton, at County Farm Rd. and Manchester, the DuPage County Fairgrounds will play host to thousands of fun-seekers from in and around DuPage County.

July 26, 2011 | By | Reply More
Tornado Warning in DuPage County – Storm Safety Revisited

Tornado Warning in DuPage County – Storm Safety Revisited

With the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornado producing systems to form throughout the summer, it’s a good idea to review storm safety and preparedness.

June 22, 2011 | By | Reply More
2011 Fourth of July Fireworks List

2011 Fourth of July Fireworks List

The 4th of July is coming up quickly. Be sure to check the event dates as many villages in DuPage are having their firework shows on the weekend prior to July 4th. Here is a list of firework displays throughout DuPage County. More locations and details will be added as information becomes available.

June 14, 2011 | By | 2 Replies More
DuPage PADS Opens New Client Service Center

DuPage PADS Opens New Client Service Center

DuPage PADS had a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate the grand opening of their Client Service Center located at 703 W. Liberty Drive in Wheaton. DuPage PADS is charitable organization that started just over 25 years ago.  Initially, the PADS mission was to provide emergency shelter for the homeless in DuPage County.  Over the two […]

May 19, 2011 | By | Reply More