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Bartlett trustees cut funding for History, Depot museumsBartlett has slashed funding to the village's two museums in the 2014-2015 budget. Volunteers will take over some duties from a longtime director, whose salary and hours were cut. "We all believe our history museum is one of the most important ingredients to the charm of Bartlett," Mayor Kevin Wallace said. "But we also feel that every other department has been cutting back."Last Updated Apr 18, 2014 5:08 PM
NoWait apps offer suburban restaurant guests a pager-free experienceUpdated Apr 18, 2014 1:52 PM
Guests at the Village Tavern & Grill in Schaumburg, and other suburban restaurants, are notified on their smartphone with a prerecorded phone call or text when it's their turn to be seated. The new system, called NoWait, also allows guests to roam as far as they want and not worry about being in range for the notification. Guests also can respond to say they are on their way. “We changed to NoWait because of the freedom it gives our guests,” said Village Tavern owner J.R. Hutson.
U-46 bus crashes with two students aboardUpdated Apr 16, 2014 11:06 PM
Two children and a bus driver were taken to the hospital as a precaution after a crash Wednesday afternoon near the Streamwood and Bartlett border, school officials said.
Bartlett to study downtown revelopment proposalUpdated Apr 16, 2014 12:22 PM
Bartlett plans to hire a consultant to study whether the village can establish another tax increment financing district downtown. The last TIF district raised $20 million over more than two decades towards improvements to the downtown, but officials say there's still work to be done in the area.
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Wayne Stayskal (right), retired Tribune Media editorial cartoonist, explains some of the finer points of his work to guests when Windsor Park, a Covenant Retirement Community at 124 Windsor Park Drive in Carol Stream, hosted a retrospective exhibit of his syndicated work. About 75 people attended the artist’s reception Aug. 20, including Stayskal’s wife Helen (center) and son Bob (left). The show is open to the public daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Sept. 30.
To see a video interview and catch a glimpse of the engaging personality who humorously commentated on culture for more than 30 years visit www.WindsorParkIllinois.org/downloads-news. For details, call Windsor Park at (630) 510-5500. Shirley Mott
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Third row: Bob Doenges, Bill Anderson, David Blomberg, Jim Carr, Bill Taetzsch, Ralph Welton, Stan Johnson, Glenn Heck, George Saunders. Jim Steere
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