‘It’s a very prime parcel’: Upscale apartment building proposed for downtown Libertyville

A Chicago developer will be seeking informal feedback from Libertyville officials for a proposed 91-unit apartment building near the Metra station in the village’s downto...

Elgin Area School District U-46 official plan to purchase the David C. Cook Publishing House property at 850 N. Grove Ave. for $2.4 million.

From publishing house to classrooms: U-46 pursues property for new elementary school

The more than nine acres that currently make up the David C. Cook Publishing House in Elgin could soon be home to Elgin Area School District U-46’s newest elementary scho...

DuPage 911 operator sues, saying employer discriminated against him

A 911 telecommunicator is suing DuPage Public Safety Communications, saying it has discriminated against him because of his race and ethnicity. Pedro M. Perez also says i...

Lincoln Elementary School custodian Mario Diaz Albarran, right, was all smiles Monday as Illinois State Superintendent Tony Sanders helped congratulate him on winning the national Recognizing Inspiring School Employees Award.

‘Above and beyond in every way’: Palatine school custodian wins national honor

Mario Diaz Albarran’s goal as head custodian at Lincoln Elementary School in Palatine is to serve the kids and make a difference in their lives. After Monday’s assembly i...

Rachael Mahmood works with her fifth grade students at Georgetown Elementary School in Aurora. Mahmood is among 15 finalists in the running to be the 2024 Illinois Teacher of the Year.

How an Aurora teacher is giving students a sense of belonging

Rachael Mahmood, one of 15 finalists for 2024 Illinois Teacher of the Year, teaches her fifth grade students at Georgetown Elementary in Aurora to embrace their identity as their greatest strength.

Umbrellas form a colorful canopy over Schiller Court in downtown Elmhurst. The art installation is part of a bigger Umbrella Sky project and will remain up through the Rock the Block Party in mid-September.

‘It’s so Instagrammable’: Umbrella display returns to downtown Elmhurst

If you’re in downtown Elmhurst, caught in a downpour, dash over to Schiller Court to keep raindrops from falling on your head. More than 300 umbrellas, all in cheerful co...

Former U.S. President Donald Trump, left, standing next to lawyer Todd Blanche, speaks to the press Tuesday as he arrives at his trial in the historic hush money case. Before testimony resumes Tuesday, the judge will hold a hearing on prosecutors' request to sanction and fine Trump over social media posts they say violate a gag order prohibiting him from attacking key witnesses.

Tabloid publisher says he pledged to be Trump campaign’s ‘eyes and ears’ during 2016 race

NEW YORK — A veteran tabloid publisher testified Tuesday that he pledged to be Donald Trump's “eyes and ears" during his 2016 presidential campaign, recounting how he pro...

The Danada House and Atrium is undergoing renovations and repairs after years of use as a wedding and event venue on the grounds of the former Dan and Ada Rice estate in Wheaton.

How renovations will help protect Danada House’s history while safeguarding its future

Nearly 60 years after their racehorse won the Kentucky Derby, the Dan and Ada Rice home is undergoing extensive renovations, and a series of surrounding gardens will be revitalized on the grounds of the couple's former estate near Wheaton.


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