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Pihos Announces State Grant for Glen Ellyn Public Library Flood Repairs

News From Chicago Tribune - Tue, 01/14/2014 - 2:59pm
GLEN ELLYN, IL… State Representative Sandy Pihos (R-Glen Ellyn) joined Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White at the Glen Ellyn Public Library Monday to present the library with an Illinois Public Library Construction Act Grant...
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Police blotter

News From Chicago Tribune - Mon, 01/13/2014 - 5:04pm
The following items were taken from police reports: Wheaton Someone removed a check from a mailbox in the 600 block of S. Williston sometime between 3:45 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 10. Personal property, including an ID and debit card, were removed...
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SHIVER ME TIMBERS, MATEYS!: “PIRATES – THE MUSICAL” COMING TO GLEN ELLYN’S HADLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 01/10/2014 - 11:47am
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School’s Fifth Grade Drama Club will be performing their lively rendition of “Pirates – The Musical” by composers John Jacobson and Roger Emerson on Saturday, January 25, at 5:30 pm and Sunday, January...
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McCormick Museum Announces “Community Trees” Winner

News From Chicago Tribune - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 11:52am
The Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park today announced that the Christmas tree decorated by SaveAVet.org and displayed at the museum throughout the holiday season received the most votes in public balloting. By winning the popular vote, the...
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Arlington Heights village manager gets raise

News From Chicago Tribune - Tue, 01/07/2014 - 10:35am
Arlington Heights officials recently approved a 2.75 percent raise for the village manager. Bill Dixon's full salary package, effective Jan. 1, is now $207,092, according to Mary Rath, human resources director for the village. Dixon, 67, said the...
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Library warming centers close early

News From Chicago Tribune - Mon, 01/06/2014 - 1:00am
The public libraries for both Glen Ellyn and Wheaton closed their doors early Monday because of the frigid weather. The libraries, which are listed by DuPage County as a warming center, closed at 5 p.m. That left the police station lobbies as the...
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A look ahead to 2014 in Wheaton, Glen Ellyn

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 12/27/2013 - 2:12pm
What will happen to the DuPage County fairgrounds? Will voters approve money to renovate Glenbard high schools? Who will replace a retiring Glen Ellyn trustee? These are some of the questions that will be answered in 2014 as Wheaton and Glen Ellyn gear up...
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CONVENIENT, RELIABLE WINDOW BLIND REPAIR FOR HUNTER DOUGLAS, GRABER, AND MORE – PARTS, CORDS, CONTROLS AND GEARS.

News From Chicago Tribune - Tue, 12/24/2013 - 4:12pm
Convenient, Reliable Window Blind Repair for HUNTER DOUGLAS, Graber, and more - Parts, Cords, Controls and Gears Just Right Blinds & Shutters offers window blind repair for Hunter Douglas, Graber, and other window treatment products, with “front-...
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A look back at 2013 in Hinsdale and Elmhurst

News From Chicago Tribune - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 1:08pm
A record flood, new leadership and capital projects made news in Hinsdale, Elmhurst, and Lombard in 2013. Here's a list of some of the stories that made headlines: Storms cause flooding Parts of Hinsdale, Elmhurst, Lombard and Oak Brook were drenched...
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Year in review: 2013 in Hinsdale and Elmhurst

News From Chicago Tribune - Mon, 12/23/2013 - 1:00am
A record flood, new leadership and capital projects made news in Hinsdale, Elmhurst, and Lombard in 2013. Here's a list of some of the stories that made headlines: Storms cause flooding Parts of Hinsdale, Elmhurst, Lombard and Oak Brook were...
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A look back at 2013 in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 12/20/2013 - 4:02pm
From a flurry of construction activity to heated debates over a book ban, gas station and horses, 2013 has been anything but uneventful for communities in western DuPage County. Bulldozers have been busy in Wheaton, bringing the openings of a long-...
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Glen Ellyn Food Pantry Needs Your Year End Support

News From Chicago Tribune - Mon, 12/16/2013 - 4:23pm
Glen Ellyn Food Pantry plays a vital role in our community by assisting low income residents, and those in crisis, with the most basic of needs: to nourish themselves and their families. The number of families served by the Pantry has increased to 4,500...
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Foundation Awards $204,000 in Grants to 30 Organizations

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 12/13/2013 - 10:31am
WHEATON, IL—The DuPage Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it awarded $162,007 in grants to 23 DuPage County not-for-profit organizations working in the areas of arts and culture, education, and the environment as part of its Fall...
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Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center receives $10,000 Challenge Grant from Local Couple

News From Chicago Tribune - Wed, 12/11/2013 - 10:29am
Thanks to the generosity of Glen Ellyn residents, Midge and Dan Anderson, contributors to the Glen Ellyn Children’s Resource Center will see their donations double this year. The Anderson’s Challenge Grant will match any new donations to GECRC...
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DuPage rejects plan for gas station next to park district

News From Chicago Tribune - Tue, 12/10/2013 - 1:35pm
After months of debate fueled by environmental concerns over a proposed mega gas station at the northeast corner of Butterfield Road and Route 53 near Glen Ellyn, DuPage County board members Tuesday soundly defeated the proposal in a 14 to 4 vote....
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A Sweet Idea Raises Money for Feed My Starving Children This Holiday Season

News From Chicago Tribune - Mon, 12/09/2013 - 8:13am
Glen Ellyn, IL Dec.8, 2013: Four years ago, at age 11, Erica Mote wanted to make a difference in her community, St. Louis, Missouri. She came up with the idea to make and sell fudge during the holiday season and give all profits to a well deserving...
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Rodney M. Bloom, 1933-2013

News From Chicago Tribune - Sun, 12/08/2013 - 5:11pm
Rodney M. Bloom was the top finance executive at Naperville-based Nalco Chemical Co. in the 1980s and early 1990s, a period of significant growth for the firm. Nalco — which makes chemicals used in water treatment, energy conservation and...
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Glen Crest Library Brings E-Books to the Community Through eREAD Illinois Program

News From Chicago Tribune - Sat, 12/07/2013 - 8:50am
Glen Ellyn, IL - The Glen Crest Middle School (Library Information Technology) LIT Center is participating in the eRead Illinois Program, designed to increase access to e-books across Illinois. Illinois Heartland Library System and Reaching Across...
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Glen Ellyn students focus on science

News From Chicago Tribune - Fri, 12/06/2013 - 2:29pm
Getting kids interested in science and technology is one area the Illinois State Board of Education is hoping to improve upon in the next few years when it unveils what's expected to be rigorous new science standards with a particular focus on its...
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