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  • High security planned for proposed Naperville medical marijuana dispensary

    High security planned for proposed Naperville medical marijuana dispensary
    A proposed medical marijuana dispensary on Naperville's west side was met with concerns about parking and impact on neighboring businesses this week. Greenway Herbal Care would like to open an 1,800-square-foot facility in a commercial building at 424...
  • West suburban event calendar Oct. 16-22

    Here's a look at upcoming events in and around the west suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit http://triblocal.com/eventshttp://triblocal.com/events. Thursday, Oct....
  • Mixed reviews for Winnetka fire sprinkler plan

     Mixed reviews for Winnetka fire sprinkler plan
    A proposed ordinance that would require commercial buildings in Winnetka to have fire sprinklers in the coming years is getting mixed reviews from local business leaders. Those in support of the plan say it's a life safety issue, but opponents call it...
  • Oak Park gets another independent pharmacy

    Oak Park gets another independent pharmacy
    Oak Park has gained its third independent pharmacy, a newcomer joining two long-time businesses that have survived the competition from big chain pharmacies. Pharmacist Vishali Patel, the daughter of two independent pharmacy owners in California,...
  • HVAC and plumbing company began in parents' garage

    HVAC and plumbing company began in parents' garage
    Carefree Comfort started in the Sciarrone family garage in Highwood. When it came time to expand the business, Joe Sciarrone, 51, who currently lives in Lake Forest, chose Highland Park to set up shop. He describes Carefree Comfort as a full service...
  • Brewery, winery aim to breathe life into dormant corner of Smithfield

    Brewery, winery aim to breathe life into dormant corner of Smithfield
    SMITHFIELD — A pair of new businesses are opening in Historic Downtown Smithfield that officials hope will breathe life into a long-ignored corner of the town. When Peter Stephenson arrived in Smithfield more than 18 years ago to take the job as...
  • Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange

    Sam's Club to launch health insurance exchange
    Sam's Club announced Wednesday that it is opening a private health insurance exchange, catering to the small-business owners that make up its core customers. The exchange is the latest effort by a major retailer to offer a service to push beyond the...
  • Facebook gives tips to small businesses

    Facebook gives tips to small businesses
    Lots of businesspeople apparently want to know more aboaut Facebook. More than 500 attended an event Wednesday at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton to help small businesses optimize the social media site. Small-business owners said they're...
  • Poquoson Planning Commission considers electronic signs for public schools and government

    Poquoson's Planning Commission is considering amending its sign ordinance to allow electronic message signs to be used by the City of Poquoson and Poquoson City Public Schools. Subdivisions, neighborhoods or communities would not be allowed to have...
  • 165 businesses cited in crackdown on unstamped cigarettes

     165 businesses cited in crackdown on unstamped cigarettes
    A crackdown on unstamped cigarette sales resulted in citations for 165 Chicago businesses over two months, the city Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced Thursday morning. The "Check the Stamps" campaign came in the wake of...
  • 3 women arrested on prostitution-related charges at Glenview spas

    3 women arrested on prostitution-related charges at Glenview spas
    Three women working at day spas in Glenview are facing prostitution-related charges and two businesses have been closed, authorities said. A customer complaint led detectives to investigate the Sakura Spa at 1208 Waukegan Road and the Panacea Spa at...