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The St. Charles Singers will perform songs about life's pleasures, romantic love, and the delights of the natural world. Photo courtesy of the St. Charles Singers.
From the community

St. Charles Singers to Bring Soothing Spring Sounds

The St. Charles Singers will conclude its twenty-eighth concert season this month when founder and artistic director Jeffrey Hunt leads the professional chamber choir in … Read more ›

Then Oberweis DuPage County Campaign Manager Rick Carney of Wheaton, left, introduces Senate hopeful Jim Oberweis, right, as he meets and greets the assembled guests at DuPage County Republican's Lincoln Day Dinner in 2003. (Tribune File Photo / April 30, 2012)

DuPage election commission chairman resigns

The chairman of the DuPage Election Commission has resigned in the wake of a report that criticized a broad range of practices at the bipartisan … Read more › 3 comments

DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin (Chuck Berman, Chicago Tribune / March 22, 2011)

DuPage Housing Authority on right path, consultant says

The DuPage Housing Authority is on a path toward getting its financial house in order after mismanaging more than $10 million in federal funding, but … Read more ›

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From the community

Having a Ball in Springfield

Having a Ball in Springfield St. Francis High School's baseball team met with Representative Michael Connelly at the State Capitol during their trip to Springfield … Read more ›

An electricity consultant for municipalities estimated that ComEd stands to lose up to one-third of its residential customers to aggregation, though the utility will continue to handle billing, complaints, maintenance and delivery. (Stacey Wescott, Chicago Tribune / March 7, 2012)

With voters’ OK, municipalities have work to do on electricity deals

About 300 local governments statewide, about half in the Chicago region, held referendums Tuesday on whether to aggregate electricity, a process by which municipalities and … Read more ›

DuPage township investigates whether employee did political work

Though he called the allegations “groundless,” the supervisor of a township in DuPage County has begun an investigation into whether one of his employees engaged … Read more ›

From the community

Stand for Children Congratulates Kirk Dillard on his 24th Senate District Win

“Stand for Children congratulates Senator Kirk Dillard on his 24th Senate District win in the Illinois primary. The citizens of Illinois and the voters of … Read more ›

Pictured: Lauren Blane and JOLT choreographer Autumn Eckman in rehearsal. Photo by Kam Hobbs
From the community

Carol Stream's Lauren Blane Featured in World Premiere of "JOLT" at the Harris Theater

Carol Stream's Lauren Blane will be featured in the world premiere of "JOLT," part of the program for Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago’s March 9-10 engagement … Read more ›

Chris Hage, Republican candidate for State Representative
From the community

Chris Hage receives high marks from pro-life/pro-family groups

Major organizations show candidate is a solid advocate of values, campaign says Wheaton, Illinois — Two major pro-life/pro-family groups have given Chris Hage high marks … Read more ›

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Giant Steps representatives visit Illinois Statehouse

February 29, 2012 State Sen. Kirk Dillard welcomed to the Illinois Statehouse on Feb. 29 representatives from Giant Steps, a school and treatment center in … Read more ›