From The Top: John Gallagher, Rotary Club president
Being president of the Rotary Club of Naperville is no small task, but John Gallagher is more than capable of living up to the challenge.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Down to a science: Crone summer program teaches students about engineering, technology
Students took turns walking around the cafeteria of Crone Middle School in Naperville last week with a six-legged creature at the end of a leash.
Jammed weekend: Big music events keep Chicago and the suburbs rocking
Hordes of bands, armed with guitars, keyboards and drums, will invade the area in what has to be one of the most insanely busy live-music weekends in a long time.
Grandma Sally's restaurant in Naperville heavily damaged by fire
Extensive damage has been reported from an overnight fire at Grandma Sally's Waffle and Pancake House in Naperville, officials said.
Cops Don't Know Who Made Park Fountain Foam at the Mouth
Bubble, bubble, toil and probably some clean-up trouble for village workers. The fountain at Washington Park, 835 Prairie Ave., became overrun with foam bubbles after an unknown individual filled the with an unknown substance some time between 5 p.m. Saturday, July 12, and 9:25 p.m. Sunday, July 13, when Downers Grove police responded to a call, ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Illinois Tollway to launch first-in-nation technology test site
Downers Grove, Ill. - The Illinois Tollway announced it will build a unique test site to improve existing tolling products and study future technologies, including smartphone tolling applications and I-PASS transponders that instantly confirm toll payments.
Intelligentsia Cup Rides Through Chicago On July 26th
While the world's premier cycling event powers through France , the Chicagoland area will play host to it's own bicycling competition, the Intelligentsia Cup, from July 18th to July 27th, with a 'stage' near downtown Chicago set for the penultimate day of racing.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Scarletti's Italian Kitchen Closes in Downtown Downers Grove
A downtown Downers Grove Italian restaurant shut its doors late last month, the Chicago Tribune reports .
Tivoli Bowl Available For "Fun-Raising" Events
Looking for the ideal location for your organization's next fundraiser? Look no further than the Tivoli Bowl in downtown Downers Grove to host your next event.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Two injured in separate I-88 crashes near Lisle, Lombard
Two crashes injured two people and shut down multiple lanes on eastbound I-88 Monday afternoon near Lisle and Lombard, authorities said.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Will County DUI Arrests: July 14
Joliet July 9: Joshua Nestor, 23, of the 500 block of Prospect, Joliet, was arrested by Will County Sheriff's police and booked into the Will County jail on charges of DUI, disregarding and stop sign and driving an uninsured vehicle, police said.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Three-car crash in W. Chicago sends two to hospital
Two people, one of whom was airlifted, were sent to the hospital after a three-car crash Saturday afternoon on Fabyan Parkway near Roosevelt Road in West Chicago.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Village Puts Downtown Downers Grove Property Out to Bid
The Village of Downers Grove is putting a property in the heart of downtown Downers Grove out to bid for qualified developers.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Independent Bookstores, Part III
Anderson's Bookshops has two bookstores, Anderson's Bookshop in downtown Naperville , and Anderson's Bookshop in downtown Downer's Grove, as well as Anderson's Bookfair Company 355-2665.
Editorial: Suburbs deserve fair distriubtion of tax
As the Daily Herald's suburban tax watchdog, Jake Griffin was curious about a state tax that most people didn't know existed.
Reel life: Fests celebrate horror, 70 mm. films
Even though the national AMC Theater chain is aggressively replacing its regular theater seats with wider reclining chairs, no Northwest suburban venues are scheduled for upgrades so far.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Chili Cook Off returns to Downers Grove
You'll have a chance to find out in September when the second annual Chilympics Chili Cook Off returns to Downers Grove.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Local Jobs: Cooper's Hawk, Village of Downers Grove, Brookfield Zoo, Standard Bank, Hyatt
Village of Downers Grove has an opening for a staff accountant to report to the assistant finance director.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
North Aurora motorcyclist succumbs to crash injuries
Steven Wenger, 50, collided with another motorcycle he was traveling with on June 25 in the village of Virgil and airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.
Bolingbrook Blotter: Thief Steals Diamond Rings; Man Punches Victim in the Head
June 24 Guadalupe Calderon, 25, of 2025 Prentiss Dr., Downers Grove, was charged with traffic signal violation, improper lane usage, no insurance and DUI, following a traffic stop at Boughton Road and Delaware Drive, police said.