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E-Friendly Way to Rid Your Home of E-Waste

Delta Institute, Cook County, and Forest Preserve District Partner To Collect E-Waste RecyclablesPilot Collection Events Will Test Locations as Possible Permanent Sites CHICAGO (May 31, … Read more ›

subdivision in Hoffman Estates backs up to a Com-Ed Substation on Wednesday, March 7, 2012.  (Stacey Wescott/Chicago Tribune)

Lower electric rates: Voters could help scores of suburbs cut electric bills

Rare is the ballot-box initiative that could actually save taxpayers money. But in Tuesday’s primary election, voters in nearly 300 communities and counties across Illinois … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

(Photo submitted by Ken Derry)

‘Owl’ wins photo contest

Ken Derry, of Tinley Park, snapped this photo of a snowy owl while at work as a crane operator at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. As … Read more ›

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Nicor Gas and ComEd Team Up To Help Prepare Area Homes For Winter

Nicor Gas and ComEd are offering customers comprehensive energy assessments to identify ways they can save energy and money this winter. Certified, experienced Energy Advisors … Read more ›

Starlights Senior Team performs a lift in the long program. Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating Team.

Stellar skaters wins photo contest

Stellar skaters, a photo showing the Starlights Senior Team perform a lift, is the winner of this week’s contest.  Photo submitted by Starlights Synchronized Skating … Read more ›

Wheeling woman in hospital after her car hits trees in Lake Bluff

A 41-year-old Wheeling resident was sent to an area hospital Tuesday morning after her Nissan Altima ran off the road in Lake Bluff, police said. … Read more ›

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Halloween Ballroom Dancing at Chevy Chase Country Club

Chevy Chase Country Club concludes its monthly ballroom dance classes on Wednesday, October 26 with a Halloween celebration and an evening of swing in the … Read more ›

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Chevy Chase Country Club Honors Breast Cancer Awareness

During the month of October, and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Chevy Chase Country Club will offer ladies a discount on golf ($44 … Read more ›

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Let's Talk Politics: 2 locations! Highland Park & Northbrook

It’s only September, 2011, and everybody’s focused on November, 2012. Are you worried about the next presidential election? How do we generate some new jobs … Read more ›