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  1. Bring Decorated Pumpkins to Fall Festival for Competition and PrizesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Fall Festival at the Tower Green, sponsored by the Western Springs Business Association , takes place Friday, Oct. 3. from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Decorated pumpkins will be scored and prizes awarded. Pumpkins will be displayed in the windows of Western Springs businesses after the festival, according to the business association.


  2. Microwave Cooking Comes to Western SpringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    When Raytheon Corporation was researching radar technology during World War II, one of their engineers noticed that microwaves emitted by the radar had melted a candy bar in his pocket. He soon realized that microwaves could cook foods quickly, even faster than conventional ovens.


  3. Western Springs Market Trends for August 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Patch.com

    Western Springs home sales for the month of August decreased in volume by 9.5% when compared to last year, while the median sale price rose by 40.7% from $455,000 to $640,000. The number of Single Family homes sales decreased by 10.5%, while the median sale price rose by 32.9% from $489,000 to $650,000.


  4. LT Theatre presents '12 Angry People'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Patch.com

    The Lyons Township High School Theatre Board proudly presents "12 Angry People" by Sherman Sergel and based on the screenplay by Reginald Rose. Faculty member Eugene O'Reilly is the director and junior Ellie Baird, of LaGrange, is the assistant director.


  5. Remembering Floyd KalberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Patch.com

    Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Floyd Kalber served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during World War II. After being discharged, he was hired as an announcer with a Kearney, Nebraska radio station.


  6. Thieves Target Western Springs CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Patch.com

    5 and 5 p.m. Sept. 6, someone entered an unlocked car and removed a GPS that was in plain view in the Forest Hills area.


  7. Wow House! Western Springs French Provencal EstateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Patch.com

    Four finished floors boast quality craftsmanship, including but not limited to a slate roof, copper gutters, six bedroom suites with walk-in closets, a professional kitchen with Wolf and SubZero appliances, five fireplaces with gas starters, attached three-car garage and an indoor basketball court . This home offers year-round outdoor living with professionally landscaped yard, front and back bluestone patios with radiant heat, outdoor grill, Sport Court, and exterior stereo system.


  8. Burlington Avenue Closed for Well #1 RehabilitationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Patch.com

    The Village of Western Springs is currently rehabilitating well #1. A portion of Burlington Avenue from Wolf Road to Johnson Avenue will be closed for about 10 business days while the work on the well is completed.


  9. 1947 Cadillac Ambulance ... a bit of Western Springs HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Patch.com

    Prior to 1948, village residents needing an ambulance had to call the Merker funeral home, which operated a private ambulance service. But, the Volunteer Firemen's Association knew the village needed a better way to handle emergency situations.


  10. The Never-Ending Timber Trails SagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    In 1833, Joseph Vial came to the Chicago area and first settled in Western Springs. He subsequently built a log cabin and staked claim to land north of Plainfield Road, just east of Flagg Creek.


  11. Witnesses Place Wilson Near O'Laughlin HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Patch.com

    Caption: Willow Springs police booking photo for John Wilson Jr., 41, the accused killer of Kelli O'Laughlin, 14, who was found stabbed to death in her Indian Head Park home in October 2011. Five witnesses took the stand in the Kelli O'Laughlin trial on Thursday who placed a Chicago man and career criminal near the 14-year-old girl's house on the day she was found murdered on Oct. 27, 2011.


  12. Clarity Physical Therapy Plans Open House Sept. 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Patch.com

    Clarity Physical Therapy and Wellness Center in downtown Western Springs is excited to announce its Open House Celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. September 18. Join Clarity for the opportunity to learn about our Physical Therapy and Wellness Center.


  13. Sunny, Light-Filled Cedar House With Open Floor PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    Stunning, remodeled 1932 single family home at 4228 Rose Ave. in Western Springs is listing for $999,999.


  14. Theatre of Western Springs Announces Annual Studio WorkshopRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Theatre of Western Springs will be holding its "theater boot camp" Studio for residents age 18 and older who wish to perform on stage with the esteemed community theater group.


  15. A 26-Year-Old Murder Case is SolvedRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    On June 24, 1981 a Western Springs police officer was working radar at the corner of Ogden and Grove avenues.


  16. The Day Western Springs Banned a BookRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Patch.com

    Western Springs is often described as a sort of "Mayberry". People mention the quaint downtown, the churches seemingly on every corner, and that everyone seems to know everyone else.


  17. Lyons Twp. Grad Qualifies for Golf's 2014 U.S. AmateurRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Patch.com

    A 2014 Lyons Township High School grad qualified for this year's U.S. Amateur golf tournament.


  18. Theatre of Western Springs Announces 86th Season LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Patch.com

    Fans of the Theatre of Western Springs can plan on laughing heartily at the lineup of shows planned for the community theater company's 86th continuous season.


  19. What Happened to the Citizens of the Year?Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Patch.com

    In 1986, Western Springs was celebrating its centennial a 100 years as a village.


  20. Your Guide to 2014 Fourth of July Events in LaGrange and Western SpringsRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2014 | Patch.com

    The LaGrange-Western Springs area is just brimming with festivals and fireworks shows during the upcoming holiday weekend.


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