The Week in Pictures photo gallery for March 18-31, 2024

  Bensenville Village Manager Evan Summers Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Brian Hill/

Daily Herald photographers bring you the best moments of the week in the suburbs of Chicago.

  Geoff Mellinger, right, sold Motor Cycle Center in Villa Park to Johnny Scheff of Motoworks Chicago. They pose in the Villa Park showroom were they sell several European brands. John Starks/
  Hanover Park Park District Community Center building(s) at 1919 Walnut Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024. Brian Hill/
  Teresa Starch, facing, hugs Marilyn Tynor during a gathering of former Spring Hill Mall employees Friday, March 22, 2024 in West Dundee. Rick West/
  Spring Hill Mall manager Denise Richardson cuts a cake as current and former employees say goodbye to the mall Friday, March 22, 2024 in West Dundee. Rick West/
  Igor Shawarma of Wauconda walks with his dog through the Lakewood Dog Exercise Area Friday, March 22, 2024 in Wauconda. The Dog Park is part of Lakewood Forest Preserve. The 66-acre area is entirely fenced and features large open meadows, mowed trails, parking area, toilets, a water hand pump, and a shade shelter. Brian Hill/
  Sarelle Serbin, 1-1/2, looks inside her eggs after an Easter egg hunt at the Arlington Heights Historical Museum on Saturday, March 23, 2024 in Arlington Heights. Joe Lewnard/
  Maria Morales holds the Tievoli pizza at Tievoli Pizza Bar on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 in Palatine. Joe Lewnard/
  Jerry Evans at his election watch party at Global Brew Tap House in St. Charles on Tuesday night, March 19, 2024. John Starks/
  11th congressional democratic Rep. Bill Foster thanks poll workers at the Naperville Municipal Center Tuesday, March 19, 2024. Brian Hill/
  Candidate Qasim Rashid is greeted by supporters in Naperville after the polls closed on Election Day. Rashid lost to incumbent Bill Foster in the Democratic primary for Illinois’ 11th Congressional District seat. Joe Lewnard/
  Hundreds of people wave during a group photo during the Gail Borden Library’s 150th birthday celebration Tuesday in Elgin. Rick West/
  Aurora Central Catholic High School athlete Patrick Hilby smiles and his family applaudes as he accepts a proclamation from Aurora Mayor Pro Tem Mike Saville at Tuesday night’s board meeting. John Starks/
  A mountain biker pedals through trails in the former Meadowdale International Raceway track area on Route 31 in Carpentersville on March 7, 2024. The area used to host auto racing on a paved, twisting rack in the 1950s and 1960s and is now used for walking, hiking and off-road biking. Some of the original paved track is still used by people coming to the area. John Starks/
  Marisol Trevino of West Chicago immigrated to the United States from Mexico because of harassment and violence she experienced from being transgender. Rick West/
  Amid empty shelves, volunteer Judi Murry restocks sugar at the Schaumburg Township Food Pantry on Wednesday, March 27, 2024. John Starks/
  President Jim Mensching walks among the safety deposit boxes at Itasca Community Bank on Irving Park Raod in Itasca. He says many banks no longer have these boxes but customers appreciate them. John Starks/
  Kim Cho, owner of Bangkok Cafe in downtown Arlington Heights, which is closing after 30 years. Joe Lewnard/
  Thousands walk and pray as Jesus carries his cross during the St. Thomas of Villanova Catholic Church’s annual Good Friday Living Stations of the Cross on Anderson Drive in Palatine. John Starks/
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