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Violent Home Invasion in LG Park, Oak Brook Robber Sentenced: Crime Catch-Up
For those readers interested in keeping up on local crime, Patch has compiled all of the crime stories published this week on Western Springs Patch and other nearby sites.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
2nd annual Wallace exhibit Schools competition
The James Wallace Arts Trust and exhibbit are proud to announce the winners of the second Wallace exhibbit Secondary Schools Art Awards chosen by Sir James Wallace.
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Things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend, Dec. 6-8
Get into the holiday spirit with our top five things to do around Burr Ridge this weekend.
Man Charged With Fleeing Late-Night Accident After Striking Sign
Marina Andon, 70, of the 9700 block of South 82nd Court, Hickory Hills, was cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident, police said, after rear-ending with her 1987 Volvo 240 Series a 2013 Acura RDX that had slowed for a right-turning vehicle ahead on eastbound Ogden Avenue near Central Avenue at 2:39 p.m. No injuries were reported, but ... (more)
Pension overhaul approved
Court challenge is expected Finally, there is hope on the state's fiscal horizon.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
1 DUI, 13 Seat Belt Citations Handed Out During Crackdown
The following is a release from the Western Springs Police Department: From Nov. 19 through Dec. 1, the Illinois Department of Transportation supported law enforcement to remind motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired-both day and night-during the combined "Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" mobilizations.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Slew of License-Related Charges Reported in Western Springs
Francisco J. Velazquez-Martinez, 34, of the 0-100 block of Barone Drive, Coram, NY, was charged with driving without a valid license and speeding after a speeding stop near the intersection of Ogden Avenue and Wolf Road at 11:22 p.m., police said.
The Forest Hills Subdivision You Never Knew
Residents of Western Springs' Forest Hills subdivision are justly proud of their neighborhood.
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General Assembly passes pension reform
After years of posturing, inertia and debate, the Illinois House and Senate each passed a controversial reform bill in a lightning fast one-two punch Tuesday afternoon.
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St. John of the Cross students learn through giving
Advent is a time of preparation, and for students at St. John of the Cross School in Western Springs, preparing for Christmas means reaching out to make the world a little better for someone else.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Mariano's to buy 11 Chicago-area Dominick's stores
Mariano's Fresh Market said it has a deal to buy 11 Dominick's stores in Chicago and the suburbs.
$859K for Like-New Floors, Crown Moldings and Large Deck
This 2,509-square-foot home in Western Springs has a large deck, a finished basement and like-new hardwood floors and crown moldings throughout.
Mariano's to Replace Dominick's in Western Springs
Mariano's is coming to Western Springs. The Chicago Tribune reported Monday that Roundy's, the parent company of Mariano's, has purchased 11 Chicago-area Dominick's locations that were slated to close at the end of December , including the one at 14 Garden Market St. in Western Springs.
Western Springs Job Central: District 101, Ettleson Auto Group, LADSE
Employers can share their open positions by sending them to Editor Joe O'Donnell at email@example.com, or by posting them down below in our comment stream! The La Grange Area Department of Special Education in La Grange is hiring a Paraprofessional and a Technology Specialist .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
'The Snow Queen' Playing This Week at Theatre of Western Springs
Click on the links to see the events' Patch listings and get more information. Want your event to be featured in a future edition of The Week Ahead? Post it now to the Western Springs Patch events calendar ! Have a great week! LaGrange Babe Ruth Registration -December 2, 2013, 7:00 PM Add To Your Calendar -Sedgwick Park 47th and East LaGrange, IL ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Woman Charged With Disorderly Conduct, LT Honor Roll Announced
2. Lyons Township Announces 1st Quarter Honor Roll : Freshmen, sophomores, junior and seniors who achieved at least a 3.125 GPA were honored in a Lyons Township release Monday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
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Holiday hair and makeup brings out the sparkle and glam
As the holidays approach, so does the party season. As you pull out festive and sparkly outfits, ramp up the glamour with your hair and makeup.
Jamaican Lottery Scam, Neighborly Dispute Gets Messy: Omg PD
A woman in the 300 block of South Kensington Avenue on Nov. 22 reported she'd been receiving phone calls from a man who told her she'd won the Jamaican lottery, and that he'd send her a check if she sent him money to pay for the taxes.
Burglary Charges in Hinsdale, Neighbor Issues in Western Springs: Crime Catch-Up
For those readers interested in keeping up on local crime, Patch has compiled all of the crime stories published this week on Darien Patch and other nearby sites.