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Melissa Jenco

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Proposed voting districts ‘accepted so far’

Naperville has only received two suggested changes to its proposed map of voting districts following five public forums. City officials also have heard from residents … Read more ›


Fire Dept. recommended for international accreditation

The Naperville Fire Department has been recommended for international accreditation for the fourth time in 15 years, city officials announced Wednesday. To receive the honor … Read more ›

Recent U.S. Naval Academy graduates Nicholas Dominguez, left, of Lockport, and Matt Koltis of Clarendon Hills, give advice to incoming cadets during a reception Tuesday night at the Hinsdale home of U.S. Rep. Judy Biggert. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Incoming military cadets receive advice, thanks

When Charles Ren heads to the U.S. Naval Academy later this month, he’ll begin to fulfill a dream he’s had since the age of 11. … Read more ›

Business, Food and drink
Solemn Oath Brewery President and CEO John Barley, left, and head brewer Tim Marshall are creating Belgo-American beers out of a warehouse space on Naperville's west side. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

New Naperville brewery experimenting with craft beer

Like many of his classmates at DePaul University, John Barley spent his breaks living with his parents. But for Barley, that meant staying at their … Read more ›

Brian Herrera, 19, left, Alexis Banuelos, 18, and Tyler Montgomery, 19, were killed in a crash Monday in Oswego. (Family photos)

Arrangements set for teens killed in Oswego crash

Services have been arranged for three teenagers who died in a crash near Oswego Monday. Visitation for Brian Herrera, 19, of Plainfield, will be held … Read more ›

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