Live folk music entertains at Geneva fest
"When you hear it, you know it's the real deal," Santos said. "It's honest music, made on the spot, right there in front of you."
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Man hurt when car hits garage, flips over in West Chicago
A man was airlifted to Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove after his car hit a residential garage and flipped over in West Chicago this morning, authorities said.
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Illinois Tollway Awards Nearly $63 Million in Construction Contracts in August
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., Aug. 28 -- The Illinois Tollway issued the following news release: The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors today approved three new construction contracts totaling $62.7 million as part of its 15-year, $12 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Cop Grabs Downers Grove Man Resisting Arrest in Half-Nelson: Police
Police said that Fernando Lagunas, 47, was standing in his driveway in the 2500 block of 63rd Street when officers arrive to arrest him on a domestic battery complaint around 10:11 a.m. Aug. 23. According to the report, police were following up on an investigation from the night before.
Man Freely Admits to Drinking Twisted Tea On Park Bench, Cops Say
A man with a prior history of public drinking was arrested after he "freely admitted" to drinking a can of Twisted Tea on public property in downtown Downers Grove, reports said.
Fake Cop Leaves Suspicious Voice Mails In Attempt To Bilk Victim
A man claiming identifying himself as a subcontracted police officer for the DuPage County Sheriff's Officer left two suspicious voice mails for a Downers Grove woman, reports said.
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Brookfield village manager quits to take new job
Brookfield Village Manager Riccardo Ginex has announced he will resign as of Oct. 4 to take a similar position in Oak Brook.
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Wed Aug 27, 2014
Darien Woman Arrested In Undercover Heroin Sting: DuPage Sheriff
A Darien woman is facing felony charges after she allegedly sold heroin to an undercover cop on eight different occasions over the past three months.
Crackdown shows suburban drivers breaking cellphone law
Officer Brad Bichel is cruising west on Roosevelt Road in his gray, unmarked squad car when he spots another violator.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Pre-Loaded Roku Devices Now Available at Downers Grove Library
Roku streaming devices are now available for checkout at the Downers Grove Public Library .
Dist. 58 2014-15 Budget 'Healthy and Essentially Balanced'
The Downers Grove School District 58 Board of Education reviewed the final 2014-15 budget during a special meeting and budget workshop Monday, Aug. 25. District Controller James Popernik reported that the final 2014-15 budget is healthy and generally balanced.
Local Jobs: Schmaltz Deli, Standard Bank, Ups, FedX, Dist. 101
Finding a job can be a tough task. Putting together a resume, hitting the streets looking for "Help Wanted" signs and making the best impression on potential employers can be a tall order for anyone.
Oak Brook names new village manager
A veteran administrator, Riccardo "Rick" Ginex, is in line to become Oak Brook's next village manager, officials said Tuesday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Luxury Home Offers Huge Master Suite, Wine Cellar, Butler's Pantry
Great opportunity to own a luxury home near great Downer schools at 937 Kenyon St. in Downers Grove.
Energy conservation efforts in District 99 save millions
School buses in Downers Grove will do trial runs before classes resume, a test to evaluate the preparations with a different busing company.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
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Real Estate Law Update - 2014
Stay up to date on current developments and trends in the real estate law arena with this full day seminar! Real estate attorneys and general practitioners with intermediate practice experience who attend this program will better understand: Prior to the program, you will receive a weblink via email allowing you to access the course materials prior ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Gire: Congratulations to teen film fest winners
At the eighth Teen Film Festival at the Arlington Height Library, Rolling Meadows High School student Luis Berrios, 18, left, hangs with the winners: John Hersey High School graduate Robert Kraybill, 18, William Fremd High School student Luike Mayo, 16, and Rolling Meadows High student Daniel Carpenter, 16. Congratulations to the student filmmakers ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
August filled with activities in Naperville area
August is supposed to be the month in which nothing happens. There should be nobody available for boring, meaningless meetings because rich parents are treating their kids to happy times at expensive theme parks and poorer parents are treating their kids and maybe a neighbor kid to even happier times at rented, run-down lake cabins where they play ... (more)