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Waste Management’s  Bagster® Dumpster in a Bag® will help Dad with the cleanup and removal of the debris and materials from his at-home projects.
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Waste Management’s Bagster® helps Dad clean up on Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, if you’re scrambling to find a more practical gift for Dad, try giving him a home improvement tool that will make his … Read more ›

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Rain Barrels Sales To Benefit New South Elgin Park

With spring just around the corner, the South Elgin Lions Club Green Team is selling rain barrels to the public. Each barrel is capable of … Read more ›

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Health Department community garden plots now available

Plots in the Kane County Health Department’s community garden are now available, just in time for the start of the growing season. A total of … Read more ›

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Sandwich Chamber To Host Air Conditioning Maintenance Seminar

Sandwich, IL – The Sandwich Area Chamber of Commerce announced the next program in their educational series. Justin Norquist will be speaking on the topic, … Read more ›

The Nuthatch is one species of birds native to Illinois that can be attracted with a backyard birdfeeding habitat.
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Ace Hardware Hosts Birding Open House

Yorkville, IL – Purcell's Ace Hardware of Yorkville announced they will host an Open House for the new birding section of their store. The event … Read more ›

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Alliance Bakery’s Betsy Yagunic Wins Regional Cake Decorating Contest Best of the “Cake Elite” Takes Top Tier during Chicago Flower & Garden Show

CHICAGO (March 18, 2012) – You might call Betsy Yagunic of Alliance Bakery the “buttercream of the crop.” The pastry designer won top honors for … Read more ›

Waste Management’s Bagster® holds up to 3,300 pounds or three cubic yards of material, ideal for spring cleanup projects.
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Waste Management’s Bagster makes spring cleanup removal easier and less expensive

Spring officially arrives March 20, and the Midwest’s mild winter already has spring cleanup projects in the works in the metropolitan Chicago area. And Waste … Read more ›

Brylee and Arabella (Let's Get Growing Community Gardens)
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Neighborhood Gardens bring fun outside!

Our South East Villages Neighborhood Community Gardens return in Aurora for 2012! Join us for our 3rd year, “Growing Together as Neighbors.” Families are encouraged … Read more ›

Let's Get Growing Community Gardens
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"Come garden and grow with your neighbors!"

If your household anticipates higher grocery expenses or if affording for healthy meals is a concern, consider growing your own fresh produce! Neighbors of Aurora’s … Read more ›

Soda bread baked in a loaf pan (Stephanie Hardiman Simon / TribLocal)

Basic Irish soda bread recipe

This isn’t a super traditional or family recipe for soda bread. Feel free to use this if you’re looking for an easy recipe or have … Read more ›