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Antiques dealers, collectors flock to Kane County show
A Richard's Flexofold wooden sled produced in 1909 in Aurora hangs in the booth of Doug and Diane McElwain's Sport and Spool Antiques of Goldsboro, N.C., on Sunday at the Fox Valley Antique Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds.
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PLANNER - Planner The City of Aurora is seeking a Planner for the...
Planner The City of Aurora is seeking a Planner for the Planning and Zoning Division.
It's good to be Irish in St. Charles
The best place to do that, leading up to the St. Patrick's parade on Saturday, has always been McNally's Traditional Irish Pub.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
East Aurora board shows common sense, determination amid criticism
East Aurora School Board member Stella Gonzalez speaks to 9-year-old Gates Elementary student Anthony Gonzales and mother Ronda Feliciano after the board voted not to expel Gonzales for bringing a toy gun to school.
East Aurora to announce new superintendent Monday
School board members were left to select another candidate after Jesse Rodriguez, their first choice, withdrew his acceptance of the position at the end of February.
'Mary Poppins' production to benefit local charities
The Aurora Junior Woman's Club, together with Aurora Children's Dental Service, will present their 55th musical an adaptation of “Mary Poppins” at 7 p.m. Friday, March 14, and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, in the West Aurora High School auditorium at 1201 W. New York St., Aurora.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Primary concern: 11th Congressional District election preview
The 2014 midterm election season officially kicked off with Tuesday's primaries in Texas.
Police find 13 pounds of marijuana in Aurora man's vehicle
Police said an Aurora officer was driving near Prairie Street and South Fordham Avenue around 3:40 p.m. when he routinely ran the license plate of a vehicle.
5 things to do: - RENT'
Adam Michaels is Roger and Adaez Kelley is Mimi in "Rent," on stage March 12-April 6 at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora.
Two men accused of stealing computer from Wal-Mart
Police Chief Leonard Papania said Thursday that Giovannia A. Padilla, 22, of Aurora, Ill., and Liedgrin E. McGee, 32, of Pascagoula, were arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of shoplifting.
Convicted murderer faces trial for attempted murder
A former Aurora man with a lengthy criminal history, including a murder conviction that landed him in prison for 60 years, faces an upcoming trial for attempted murder.
Volunteer tutors sought to support adult English literacy
The Adult Literacy Project at Waubonsee Community College is seeking volunteer tutors to help adult students increase their proficiency in reading, writing and speaking English, as well as math and other basic skills.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Next East superintendent will 'probably not' be bilingual
East Aurora School District's next superintendent will "probably not" speak both Spanish and English, the district's school board president said Thursday.
Housing study suggests more rental inspections in North Aurora, Batavia
Batavia should consider encouraging the development of live-and-work spaces in its downtown to appeal to young professionals, and to build on its efforts to develop a downtown arts community.
Aurora mentoring program praised on U.S. House floor
Comparing the program to President Barack Obama's new My Brother's Keeper initiative, U.S. Rep. Bill Foster praised the Boys II Men program on the House floor in Washington, D.C., Thursday.
Returning Marine surprises his son at Aurora preschool
In a few minutes Daniel Olvera would be seeing his son for the first time since the child's third birthday last July.
Prosecutors drop cases following arrest of Aurora police investigator
Cases against five people charged with scamming more than $100,000 from an Aurora bank have been dropped, following the arrest of the cases' lead investigator, who has been charged with theft himself.
Police Blotter: Resident reports being victim of 'harassment by mail'
There are incidents reported by the Naperville Police Department. Where charges have been filed, the report includes when and where the suspect was stopped or taken into custody and the nature of the charges.
Saving downtown theaters: Wheaton Grand headlines a long list
James Atten, left, and Rick Erickson hope to present a plan to renovate the Wheaton Grand Theater to the city council this year.
One critically injured in Aurora crash
Aurora Police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said police responded to Randall Road, just south of Sullivan Road for a crash at 4:15 a.m. He said the preliminary investigation indicates the woman was walking northbound on Randall when she was hit by a northbound 2003 Ford Taurus being driven by a 65-year-old woman from Aurora.