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  • East Hartford School Board Approves Shared Services Task Force

    EAST HARTFORD — The Board of Education voted at a special meeting Wednesday to create a task force charged with saving money by finding services that the school district and the town can share. The task force will be composed of three school...
  • Volunteer profile: Iszy Hirschtritt Licht

    Volunteer profile: Iszy Hirschtritt Licht
    Name: Iszy Hirschtritt Licht Age: 20 Hometown: Northbrook Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling Describe what the organization does: Founded in 1930 in response to area residents devastated by the Great...
  • Volunteer profile: Jan Keller Schultz

    Volunteer profile: Jan Keller Schultz
    Name: Jan Keller Schultz Age: 62 Hometown: Highland Park Name of organization: Family Service: Prevention, Education and Counseling Describe what the organization does: The Nuestro Center offers multiple services to the community including...
  • Elmhurst increases regulations for some home construction

    Elmhurst increases regulations for some home construction
    Calling it a start on flood control, Elmhurst aldermen voted 12-to-1 to require on-site stormwater detention for any increase in storm runoff when replacing an existing single-family home. "This is a start – it's a good start and it's a fair...
  • Obama to unveil rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions

    Obama to unveil rule to cut greenhouse gas emissions
    President Obama will unveil a rule Monday intended to confront climate change by cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, the nation's greatest source of the heat-trapping gas. Obama plans to bypass Congress and use his authority under the...
  • Donated artifacts put focus on Orland Park's history

    Donated artifacts put focus on Orland Park's history
    Orland Park received an unusual donation in April: a collection of Native American artifacts, including arrowheads and knives more than 1,000 years old, all found within the village. Lester Marszalek, president of Greater Oak Lawn Diggers and an...
  • Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift

    Hopkins cancer center gets $65 million gift
    Nothing could save Albert P. "Skip" Viragh Jr. from pancreatic cancer, but a $65 million gift from his foundation will help other patients suffering from that and other deadly cancers. The money will be used to help pay for construction of a patient care...
  • Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named

    Knight Arts Challenge: 75 grant finalists named
    Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village, the Lake Worth Community Redevelopment Agency and a Broward County poetry “Super Bowl” by the Jason Taylor Foundation are among the finalists announced Tuesday morning for a Knight Arts Challenge grant in...
  • Meet the Green City Market's new vendors

    Meet the Green City Market's new vendors
    Finally, it's time to trade wool coats for canvas totes. A favorite of chefs and at-home cooks, Green City Market emerged from hibernation last Saturday, moving from its indoor location to its outdoor post in Lincoln Park. Whether you're looking for...
  • Residents keep pressure on Geneva officials over electric deal

    Residents keep pressure on Geneva officials over electric deal
    More residents turned up at the Geneva City Council meeting Monday night to urge the aldermen to ask the Illinois attorney general to investigate the city's electric deal with Prairie State. A handful of Geneva residents said they plan to continue to...
  • Get the yard ready for 2014 hurricane season

    Get the yard ready for 2014 hurricane season
    National Hurricane Preparedness Week starts May 25. Trimming trees is No. 1 on the list of May gardening chores. Trim it Dense canopies catch and hold wind like an umbrella. Trimming helps protect surrounding houses and cars from damage, and can...