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Hinsdale District 86 approves $103 million budget

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board on Monday unanimously approved a $103.5 million budget for this school year. The budget, which is balanced with a modest $7,281 surplus, forecasts spending $103,467,017, which would be about $427,000 less than the estimated total expenditures in the 2016-17

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:41:00

Hinsdale District 86 drops merging of Central and South high schools

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board agreed Monday to drop the possibility of combining Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central into one high school with two campuses divided by grade level. The school board has been listening to residents' ideas and feedback on possible ways to address the enroll

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 17:01:00

Hinsdale Central homecoming a winning day

The weather, the parade and the homecoming game all were wins Saturday for Hinsdale Central High School. Central's varsity football team trounced Downers Grove North 33-3, but the celebration started in the morning with a parade and pancake breakfast. The homecoming court rode in red, white and blac

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 16:33:00

Police: Witnesses 'largely uncooperative' in shooting of man on Aurora porch

A 34-year-old Aurora man was shot in the arm Sunday afternoon on an East Side porch, police said. Police said the shooting at about 5 p.m. Sunday on the 600 block of South Fourth Street does not appear to be random, and they're continuing to look for witnesses. The man had apparently been standing i

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 01:46:00

COD Hosts Rep. Patti Bellock, Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting

College of DuPage Phi Theta Kappa chapter members Deyna Parvanova of Naperville (left) and Anthony Tran of Glendale Heights (right) meet with State Representative Patti Bellock (R-47, Hinsdale) prior to a Human Trafficking Task Force Meeting held Sept. 14 at the College's Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawe

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 15:56:43

LT to present Improv Show

The Lyons Township High School Theatre Board proudly presents the improve show, "So _______: You'll _______ IX: Fill in the _____." ADJECTIVE VERB NOUN Lyons Township High School faculty member Mike Kuehl is the director of this year's evening of improv comedy. This show features high-stakes, comp

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:13:27

Shout Out: Tania Richard, actor, playwright and podcast co-creator

Evanston resident Tania Richard is an actor, writer and co-creator of the podcast "Race Bait". She will be featured at the Chicago Podcast Festival in October with her co-host Paul Traynor of Wilmette. She grew up in Western Springs and has lived in Evanston for 12 years. Q: How did you get involved

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 14:18:35

Resident feedback kills digital sign in downtown Clarendon Hills

After receiving negative feedback, both online and in-person, the Clarendon Hills Village Board voted Monday against purchasing a digital message sign for use in the Sloan Triangle. The board tabled making a decision on the $23,000 purchase Sept. 5 after board member Ken Hall suggested an opportunit

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 16:04:00

New La Grange Business Offers Vintage Goods, Home Decor

LA GRANGE, IL - A new business featuring new and vintage goods, as well as home decor, has opened in La Grange. Whisper Me Home, owned by Western Springs residents Heidi and Scott Morrow, opened its doors last month at 48 S. La Grange Road, in La Grange. According to the business website, the coupl

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:31:33

Big Week: September 20-27

Start your engines Riverside waves goodbye to summer with its season-ending Car and Bike Show on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both sides of the tracks in Centennial and Guthrie parks in downtown Riverside. Check out more than 250 vehicles, from classic antiques to muscle cars, exotics a


Former senior living home worker gets 12 years in thefts from residents

A former nurse's assistant at Elmhurst senior living facility was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading guilty earlier this year to stealing thousands of dollars worth of items, including jewelry, according to prosecutors and court records. Eugene Dorsey, 31, of the 4900 block of Grace Stre

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 00:57:00

Brookfield Fine Arts Fest coming to Kiwanis Park

As temperatures cool down and locals try to savor the last of the season's nice days and outdoor events, Brookfield's annual Fine Arts Festival is prepping to once again bring the community together to share in shopping, food and fellowship. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23, the village a


Montini Catholic Congratulates 2018 Kazma Scholarship Recipients

Montini Catholic High School in Lombard recently congratulated four freshman scholarship award recipients. Each year, the Kazma Family Foundation Scholarship, in conjunction with the Catholic Education Foundation, presents the awards to eighth graders actively attending a Catholic parish in the Dioc

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 15:38:18

Brookfield seeks developer for Congress Park parcel

With progress on a residential development for a village-owned parcel of land in the 4000 block of DuBois Boulevard stuck in neutral, the village of Brookfield is reaching out to the wider real estate development community. On Sept. 13, the village issued a public request for qualifications for deve


Police: Person dies after jumping onto CTA Blue Line tracks at Western

A person died Tuesday night after jumping onto the CTA Blue Line tracks at the Western station on the Near West Side, according to Chicago Police. The male died on the third rail about 8:45 p.m. in the 400 block of South Western, police said. Area North detectives are investigating. Blue Line servic

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-20 01:23:00

District 91 budget in deficit

Forest Park schools will be operating at a deficit for fiscal year 2018. Edward Brophy, vice superintendent for operations, presented the projected budget, which began on July 1, 2017, to the District 91 school board at the September monthly board meeting on Thursday. The projected spending for the

FOREST PARK REVIEW - 2017-09-19 21:22:00

Man falls on third rail at CTA Blue Line station, dies: Officials

A man jumped in front of a CTA train and died after hitting the electrified third rail at the Western Avenue station on the Blue Line's Forest Park branch Tuesday night, authorities said. Chicago fire personnel were dispatched around 8:45 p.m. to the Western Blue Line station for a man who was repor

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 02:29:00

Judge to rule Thursday if ousted Downers Grove library trustee can regain board seat

A DuPage County judge said he would issue a decision Thursday on whether to stop the village of Downers Grove from dismissing a library trustee for comments about homosexuality he reportedly made at a public meeting. Arthur Jaros is trying to prevent the village from revoking his trustee seat on the

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 20:07:00

Harvest Fest Brings a Bounty of Fall Fun to Downers Grove

DOWNERS GROVE- The annual Harvest Fest celebration will be held from 9 am to 7 pm on Saturday, Sept. 30 at Fishel Park at 1036 Grove St. in Downers Grove. The free family-friendly event will include live musical entertainment, children's activities, a craft fair, Chilympics chili cook-off, a bags to

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 14:41:18

LETTERS: Resist the last-minute effort to gut Americans' health care

I'm concerned about last-ditch efforts in the U.S. Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act and end Medicaid as we know it. Meanwhile, House leaders are pushing to pass a budget that includes cuts to Medicaid, SNAP (formerly food stamps) and other vital anti-poverty programs, again to pay for huge t

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-19 17:25:35