47th Street Intersection Safety Concerns to be Heard at Second Meeting
La Grange residents have another chance to share their views on what should be done to improve safety at the intersection between 47 th Street and East Avenue.
Village Public Works, Horizon Wealth are Hiring: Job Hunters
Welcome to Job Hunters, a weekly column for local job seekers and employers. We've compiled some opportunities in the La Grange, La Grange Park and Western Springs area thanks to jobs sites such as Indeed, Monster and Career Builder, as well as other resources.
Our Love/Hate Relationship with the Deep Tunnel
More than 35 years ago, the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago embarked on a massive, $2.4 billion engineering project aimed at capturing storm water and sewage, thereby also reducing the harmful effects of flushing raw sewage into Lake Michigan.
Thu May 16, 2013
60 Over 60 Luncheon Honors Senior Volunteers
If you have a bad day at Plymouth Place retirement community , you're liable to find a fresh-baked batch of cookies at your door.
Massage Envy Grows Into New La Grange Space
It's safe to say that Massage Envy has caught on around La Grange and Western Springs.
What's that Building on Chestnut?
According to the Western Springs Historical Society archives, the building in question dates back to 1893 when it was the Swedish Methodist Church .
Tue May 14, 2013
Western Springs Fire Dept. to Make Temporary Move
Due to parking lot construction work set to begin Monday at the Western Springs Fire Department headquarters at 4353 Wolf Road, operations will temporarily move to station #2 at 5501 Grand Ave., for three weeks.
2 DUIs, Underage Drinking, Shattered Car Windows: Police Blotter
Sunday, May 12 DUI near Hickory and Red Oak Joseph Mollo, 23, of the 9000 block of Skyline Drive in Burr Ridge, was arrested around 1:47 a.m. near the intersection of Hickory Drive and Red Oak Lane, Western Springs police said.
Arrest Warrants: Wanted in La Grange and Western Springs
James Miglore, 45, is wanted on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Tropical Sno Coming to Western Springs
How's this for a summer job? Come home from college and run your own business, a popular shaved ice franchise that's sure to be a hit in the summer.
Mon May 13, 2013
Western Springs: A Look at Metra Stops, Income Levels
A look at income levels in suburban towns with Metra stops provides a glimpse at the disparity in wealth throughout the area, according to a map by Crain's Chicago Business Journal.
Photos: Meet the French Market Vendors in Western Springs
The Western Springs farmers market opened May 2 with a variety of vendors, and more are expected to come throughout the season.
Sun May 12, 2013
Gas Tax Increase Proposed
An Illinois congressman says an increase in the federal gas tax should be considered.
LT Radio Station Honored, Kitchen Designer Heads to Rome: Local Voices
The festival will include short films and animations from LT students in the categories of animation, comedy, drama, experimental and music videos.
La Grange Man Injured in Crash, LT Makes Best HS List
A car with five suburban men coming home from Indiana University rolled over Saturday, killing a River Forest man.
Sat May 11, 2013
Same-Sex Marriage Bill Ignites Dueling Protests in Western Springs
A protest against the same-sex marriage bill awaiting a vote in the Illinois House stayed relatively peaceful Saturday afternoon, save for one physical confrontation outside State Rep.
Chefs' takes on breakfast in bed
Heat an empty heavy bottomed pan until very hot. Add balsamic vinegar. Reduce heat to medium and bring to a simmer.
Allegro Violinists Merge Bows with Beats in Remarkable Concert
Violinists' feet don't usually move nearly as much during a performance as their bows.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Doings Weekly
Simulation makes texting dangers real at Lyons Township High School
Lyons Township High School students tried their hand at texting and driving and found themselves running stop signs, speeding and hitting a deer.
Marriott offers area visitors a human touch
For those visiting the Chicago area, providing accommodations away from the city's congestion while still providing ready access to it is clearly an important service.