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  • Glenbard D87 seeks $35 million for renovations

    Glenbard D87 seeks $35 million for renovations
    Voters in the March primary will decide whether Glenbard High School District 87 can borrow $35 million to upgrade its buildings. If the tax increase is approved, debt will be refinanced so the tax rate will not be increased for the bond and interest...
  • Downers Grove Library will be open, chaotic during renovation

    Downers Grove Library will be open, chaotic during renovation
    Downers Grove Library visitors will see the building continually upended and overhauled as a six-month renovation begins this week. The $2.4 million project on the 67,738-square-foot building is scheduled to kick off April 1. "The pain is about to...
  • New Trier hires design firm for campus renovation

    New Trier hires design firm for campus renovation
    Officials at New Trier Township High School District 203 have named the Chicago-area firm Wight & Company as the winner of the district's recent design competition that garnered proposals for a potential $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus....
  • Theater preservationists remember 'visionary' Shepardson

    Theater preservationists remember 'visionary' Shepardson
    Supporters of the renovation of the Wheaton Grand Theater are mourning the loss of a man whose vision guided much of the efforts to preserve the historic movie house and others around the country. Ray Shepardson, 70, of Wheaton, died on Monday night...
  • Northbrook library prepares for $6.7 million makeover

    Northbrook library prepares for $6.7 million makeover
    The Northbrook Public Library is getting ready for a major 11-month-long renovation that will expand and update the building's first floor. "It's definitely very old," said Richard Pugh, 23, a Northbrook resident who visits the library whenever he's...
  • District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money

    District 112 may cut number of schools in half to save money
    North Shore School District 112 officials argue the district's future looks bleak without closing four or even six of the district's 12 school buildings. Members of the district's superintendent's citizen finance and facilities advisory committee have...
  • Library entrance renovations to be completed by late April

    Library entrance renovations to be completed by late April
    Highland Park library officials say that by late April renovations will be completed on a more spacious, climate-controlled vestibule for the main entrance. Since early January, patrons have been using the library's south entrance while approximately...
  • 10 hidden dangers at home

    10 hidden dangers at home
    We like to think of our home as a safe haven where we can rest, unwind and enjoy times with friends and family. But there's danger lurking where you least expect it. More than half a million Marylanders suffered injuries that required hospital...
  • Condemned frat house becomes rewarding restoration

    Condemned frat house becomes rewarding restoration
    When Ron Tanner, an author and writing professor at Loyola University Maryland, purchased a condemned Victorian brownstone in Charles Village 14 years ago (against his real estate agent's advice), he knew nothing about restoration. The fact that the...
  • Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood

    Washington Monument restoration changes atmosphere of Mount Vernon neighborhood
    The scaffolds enshrouding Baltimore's Washington Monument offer passersby a temporary skyline change, but some residents and small-business owners in the Mount Vernon neighborhood worry about the two-year project's impact on their lifestyles and...
  • Italo Auteur Marco Bellocchio Appointed Cineteca Di Bologna Prexy

    ROME - Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio has been appointed president of Italy's Cineteca di Bologna, the prominent film archives known globally as a prime film preservation entity and also for its annual Il Cinema Ritrovato fest dedicated to revival and...