Congratulations, Brenda O'Brien
All of us at the Woodridge Public Library are very proud of Brenda O'Brien, Reference Librarian in the Adult/Young Adult Department here at the Library for 25 years.
Thursday Dec 5
Santa to Stop in Woodridge This Weekend
Children will have the chance to talk with Santa and have their photos taken between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. at St. Scholastica Activity Center, 7800 Janes Ave. For 45 years, the Woodridge Special Events Committee has sponsored event.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
3 firefighters hurt battling house fire near Naperville
Joanne Sale rescues a cat named Charlie from a fire in her sister's house Tuesday on Ohio Street near Naperville.
Police Blotter: 20-Year-Old Woodridge Man Charged with Drag Racing on Boughton Road
The following incidents were reported by the Bolingbrook Police Department : Nov. 23: Eric Mojica, 20, 5924 Tyler Drive, Woodridge, was charged with speeding and drag racing on the 700 block of West Boughton Road at 8:07 p.m. Nov. 23: Patrick Loome, 29, 1412 Pioneer Drive, Crest Hill, was charged with driving on a suspended license, suspended ... (more)
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Fire rips through house in Steeple Run
Firefighters are continuing to seek the cause of a blaze Tuesday afternoon that damaged a house in the unincorporated Steeple Run area just east of Naperville.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
ENGAGEMENT - Green-Walsh
GREEN WALSH ENGAGEMENT Alison Elizabeth Green, of Peoria, and Brian Michael Walsh, of Woodridge, will be married Dec. 14 at the Cathedral of St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception in Peoria.
Former Trainer Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Athlete
A track/triathlon trainer has pleaded guilty to a felony sexual abuse charge stemming from accusations he had sexual contact with a 16-year-old boy at each of their homes and at a Warrenville fitness center where the man worked.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
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.
Train-Rider Charged With Stealing $2,600 in Conductor's Personal Items
A 16-year-old male juvenile from Woodridge was charged with theft, police said, after he allegedly stole four bottles of Ciroc vodka from Jewel-Osco, 303 Holmes Ave., at around 11 p.m. An investigation led to the charge after police responded to a report of a male yelling while running out of the bushes outside Jewel into a black Ford Explorer that ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
What's the Best Business in Woodridge? Give it a Shoutout
Small Business Saturday is just one day out of the year where many people make a point to support local businesses.
Missing Lisle man now the subject of homicide investigation
Authorities have opened a homicide investigation into the death of a 37-year-old Lisle man who was missing for six years before his skeletal remains were found in March, prosecutors confirmed Monday.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Palos PI Turns to Photo Biz After Meeting the Munchkins of 'Wizard of Oz'
Learn more on the Tinseltown Photo website , and like the business on Facebook for updates.
The Doings Weekly
'The Longest Road' chosen for the Big Read 2014
Who hasn't dreamed of leaving the day to day behind and setting out on a cross country trip to see America? The Pulitzer Prize-winning author's newest book, "The Longest Road," is this year's choice for The Big Read , an annual series of events that encourages readers to share a single book.
Police Blotter: Domestic Battery, Retail Theft & Resisting a Peace Officer Arrests
The following incidents were reported by the Bolingbrook Police Department and the Will County Sheriff's Office: Nov. 25: Dewandrus Cordell McGee, 20, 404 Standish, Bolingbrook, was booked by Bolingbrook police on charges of domestic battery and intref w/emer commu/injury.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
'The Nutcracker' to Dazzle at the Hinsdale Central Auditorium
Wondering what's going on around the Darien and Woodridge area? Check out our look at what you should be watching out for the week.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Algonquin to take over fire alarm monitoring system ownership
ALGONQUIN – Businesses who pay $80 a month to have wireless fire alarm monitoring through the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District, are set to have the service managed by the village.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Lisle man charged with setting playground fire
A Lisle man has been charged with starting an August fire that destroyed playground equipment at Kingston Park in an unincorporated area near Lisle, police said Wednesday.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Storms Knock Out Power to Area Homes
Massive thunderstorms that swept across much of northern and central Illinois Sunday knocked out power to homes in the Woodridge and Darien area.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Naperville police report: man charged with theft of Shredded Wheat
These 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.
'Tremendous' Development Seen in Woodridge in Past Year: Officials
Woodridge experienced growth in retail, office space and residential over the last year, according to officials.