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  • New labs generate collaboration, creativity in District 109

    A $2.7 million investment in new laboratories at Deerfield Public Schools District 109 is already generating enhanced creativity a few weeks into the new term. Six new labs, four for science, one for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and...
  • 3 charged in theft of 400 iPads from Lake Forest school

    3 charged in theft of 400 iPads from Lake Forest school
    Three men were arrested in connection with the theft of about 400 iPads from the Lake Forest Academy last summer, police said Wednesday. Nicholas Roiniotis, 25, of Palatine, Natan Khanania, 25, of Hanover Park, and Anam Qadri, 31, of Roselle, were...
  • Blotter: Man charged with possession of cannabis in Lake Forest

    Blotter: Man charged with possession of cannabis in Lake Forest
    The following were taken from police reports. A 21-year-old Spring Lake, Mich., man was arrested on Nov. 5 at 12:57 a.m. on Washington Road at Illinois Road and charged with possession of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. A 22-year-old...
  • Chinese snail forces fumigation at Baltimore port

    Chinese snail forces fumigation at Baltimore port
    A shipment of aluminum sheets from China had to be fumigated at the port of Baltimore this week after a snail species never seen locally before was spotted on the outside of a shipping container, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The...
  • Naperville nature center nears completion

    Naperville nature center nears completion
    The Naperville Park District is celebrating water, but there are no ice buckets in sight. The district is wrapping up construction of the new water-themed Knoch Knolls Nature Center on the south side of the city. "We're raising the next generation...
  • Allow peat harvest to restore wetlands: My Word

    We live in an area that has a lot of wetlands that have been impacted in negative ways. Some wetlands have dried up over time, due mostly to development resulting in lowering the surface-water table. This shortage of water has caused a major decline in...
  • Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize

    Northfield native wins $50K National Geographic prize
    Northfield native Charles Engelman said he is still in shock after he was selected as the winner in a national contest sponsored by National Geographic, in which he will receive a $50,000 grant to launch his "dream expedition." "To be completely honest,...
  • Hinsdale hires new public services director

    Hinsdale hires new public services director
    The Village of Hinsdale has hired a new public services director. George Peluso, who currently served as public works director for the Village of Flossmoor, will start the job Dec. 15. He will earn $128,000 a year. Peluso, will be responsible for...
  • Communities benefit when an investment in youth is made

    Readers of the Chicago Tribune have been rightly horrified and shocked by the stories of youth experiencing violence and running away from residential treatment facilities in Illinois and elsewhere. Any harm to young people is simply unacceptable, and...
  • Efforts to preserve, teach beekeeping ramp up

    Efforts to preserve, teach beekeeping ramp up
    We may be coming into the coldest part of winter, but that doesn't mean the wheels have stopped turning for those planning spring plantings. With months left to go before plow, shovel and hoe can hit the ground, beekeepers in the state are already...
  • Happier hens, more expensive eggs

    To the editor: Thank you for the article on California's legally required transition to treating egg-producing hens humanely. ("Egg prices likely to rise amid laws mandating cage-free henhouses," Dec. 28) My only quibble is that the article does not...