Melissa Silverberg

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Arlington Hts. trustees say it’s time to end twice-weekly garbage pickup

May 19 2015 | 5:35 am - Once-weekly garbage pickup, instead of twice a week, may be back on the table in Arlington Heights soon, according to two village trustees who say they will push for the change when the town’s current contract with Groot Industries, Inc. runs...

‘Sex and the City’ author to launch new book in Arlington Heights

May 18 2015 | 5:21 pm - Downtown Arlington Heights may not exactly be the streets of Manhattan, but a famous New York City author will stop in the suburbs this summer to launch her next book. Candace Bushnell, author of “Sex and the City,” which inspired the...

Small but angry protest against Justus Howell decision in Waukegan

May 15 2015 | 11:18 pm - There weren’t thousands of people on the streets of downtown Waukegan, but the dozens who were there, including the family of Justus Howell, wanted their message spread loud and clear.“We need justice for Justus,” said LaToya...

Disabled second-grader hoping to win wheelchair-accessible van online

May 14 2015 | 5:21 pm - As part of Mobility Awareness Month during May, an Arlington Heights family is asking for votes in an online contest that would win a wheelchair-accessible van for their second grade daughter living with cerebral palsy.

Lutheran Home ordered to pay family of woman found with earful of maggots

May 12 2015 | 6:01 pm - The Lutheran Home in Arlington Heights has been ordered to pay $250,000 to the family of a woman who was found to have 57 maggots crawling in her ear at the nursing home in 2012, a judge ruled.

Metropolis theater has new plan, positive financial outlook

May 12 2015 | 11:18 am - After months of study, Arlington Heights trustees on Monday said it is “a new day” for the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre. Six months ago the downtown theater came to the village asking for a $450,000 bailout just to keep the doors...

Arlington Heights to discuss new Metropolis plan tonight

May 11 2015 | 4:58 pm - The future of Metropolis Center for the Performing Arts in Arlington Heights could include more high-profile plays, more dance and arts classes for students, more fundraising, but also more financial support from the village. The village board will...

Recovery from heroin addiction 'a family effort'

May 11 2015 | 9:18 am - Chris Przybylo is one of the lucky ones. A heroin addict who would start to go through withdrawal only hours after his last hit, both he and his mother thought his only future was death. But this weekend the Arlington Heights family celebrates one...

Driver flees scene of Route 53 rollover crash

May 08 2015 | 7:10 am - Emergency crews responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash in Schaumburg on Thursday afternoon but couldn't find the driver of the car.

Arlington Heights American Legion needs help with renovation

May 07 2015 | 3:44 pm - Arlington Heights American Legion 208 is asking for the community’s help to raise $25,000 to pay for renovations for its community center at 121 N. Douglas Ave. “We’re so busy helping out the veterans groups, going to hospitals,...

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