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Recent gang arrests in Mt. Prospect not part of trend, cops say

Jan 29 2015 | 4:30 pm - Mount Prospect police on Thursday said that recent arrests of self-admitted gang members do not indicate that gang activity is on the rise in town. Police arrested three people over the weekend on weapons charges in two separate occurrences,...

Ye Olde Town Inn dispute mishandled, some candidates say

Jan 29 2015 | 1:21 pm - The 2014 settlement of a six-year legal battle between Mount Prospect and Tod Curtis has become a key talking point in the 2015 race for the village board. Some challengers are accusing the village of mishandling the litigation and being too...

Music notes: Uli Jon Roth headlines St. Charles' Arcada

Jan 28 2015 | 12:19 pm - Uli Jon Roth, renowned as one of rock's most innovative guitarists, will headline a guitar-heavy show Saturday at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles. Also, highly coveted three-day passes for this year's Pitchfork Music Festival just went on sale.

Mt. Prospect considers demolishing troubled plaza

Jan 22 2015 | 5:02 pm - Mount Prospect officials have secured the legal right to demolish Central Plaza, the nearly vacant shopping center at Central Road and Main Street in the downtown area. The village has been trying to identify the owner of the property, which has...

Mt. Prospect library receives grant to preserve history

Jan 22 2015 | 5:56 pm - The Mount Prospect Public Library has received a state grant that will allow it to continue providing digital artifacts from Mount Prospect's past -- articles, photos, audio clips -- to the Illinois Digital Archives.

Kenneth Young Center to open new facility in Mt. Prospect

Jan 22 2015 | 7:34 am - The Kenneth Young Center, a social-service provider based in Elk Grove Village, is in the process of opening a new drop-in facility in Mount Prospect. The new facility, at 1585 Dempster St., will provide a variety of skill-building services for...

Music notes: Pop-punk Masked Intruder plays Lombard's Brauerhouse

Jan 20 2015 | 2:04 pm - Fans of local punk bands like the Smoking Popes and the Alkaline Trio, take note: pop-punk band Masked Intruder plays at Brauerhouse in Lombard Wednesday, Jan. 28. Also, Extreme revisits its 25-year-old smash album, "Pornograffitti," Wednesday, Jan.

New Ronald McDonald House in Winfield welcomes its first family

Jan 19 2015 | 2:34 pm - Lisa and Chris Post are about to take the next step in what has been an unimaginably painful journey — their little boy's battle against a brain tumor. But on Sunday, as they looked ahead to their son's next round of treatments, they said a...

Improvements on tap for Mt. Prospect Park District park in Des Plaines

Jan 15 2015 | 7:10 pm - A neighborhood park in the Des Plaines portion of the Mount Prospect Park District stands to get a facelift later this year courtesy of a state grant. The park district has received $376,000 for a series of improvements to Einstein Park.

Mt. Prospect mayor: People want experiences not stuff

Jan 14 2015 | 7:32 pm - Mount Prospect Mayor Arlene Juracek believes that as more people do their shopping online, "experiential" businesses like restaurants will play a bigger role in the downtown area and other commercial spots.

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