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Dec 05 2011 | 11:08 am - Winfield faces some problems uniquely its own. An inability of village board members to get along often stands in the way of routine business. It also boiled over into a nasty confrontation between a trustee and a resident, sparking calls for a...
Dec 01 2011 | 12:31 pm - Wheaton's Patricia "St. Patricia" Bernhold has taught hundreds of adult learners English at People's Resource Center ever since retiring from a career at a school district nine years ago. Officials at the center say she makes the program what it is...
Nov 23 2011 | 6:58 am - If buildings could talk, the Little Popcorn Store in downtown Wheaton would have quite the story to tell. Through several owners and building overhauls, the shop has been through it all in its 90 years of business. As businesses come and go, and...
Nov 22 2011 | 4:47 pm - After nearly seven months without one, Wheaton Public Works employees have a new contract. The five-year deal includes automatic step increases of between 4 and 5 percent per year, for which less than half the workers are eligible. Otherwise, there...
Nov 21 2011 | 10:18 pm - Wheaton City Council formalizes its strategic priorities for 2012 after several meetings to finalize them during the summer.
Nov 17 2011 | 3:21 pm - A 34-year-old Naperville man was indicted by a DuPage County grand jury on charges he entered his estranged wife's home, sexually assaulted her and then threatened to kill her and her mother if she told police. The grand jury handed down the...
Nov 17 2011 | 11:01 pm - The DuPage Water Commission pushes through a major rate increase, passing on expected hikes coming down from Chicago. The combined effects of the city and commission rate hikes mean DuPage municipalities will pay 30 percent more next year. And the...
Nov 15 2011 | 2:41 pm - Local governments that harness their communities' technological know-how could get a leg up on creating jobs and bolstering the economy, according to organizers of a summit being held Wednesday in Wheaton.
Nov 14 2011 | 6:57 pm - A 27-year-old West Chicago woman was arrested Monday in Wheaton after authorities said she sprayed dog repellant in the face of a Metra conductor who asked for her ticket as she left the train.
Nov 13 2011 | 6:57 am - Once a standard of achievement in high school, the ACT has become just one of countless measures that contribute to a school’s reputation of success. With average teacher salaries at Bensenville's Fenton High School in the six figures, school...