| May 6, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Each summer, thousands of visitors flock to the Connecticut Wine Trail, spending their afternoons tasting samples from the state's sprawling vineyards. But in many cases the wine they sip was produced from grapes grown far from the nearby vines.
| May 16, 2014
| 12:47 PM
A new teachers' contract for Maine Township High School District 207 will give teachers a 2 percent salary increase next year and increases matching the Consumer Price Index for the next four years of the contract, district officials said.
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Downers Grove's public high school district is chucking its school bus provider after years of poor service, and its two feeder districts have followed suit.
The Community High School District 99 school board recently approved a new three-year...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Downers Grove elementary school teachers and maintenance workers agreed to new employment contracts this week that will bump up salaries and increase some pensions over the next four years.
The Grade School District 58 school board ratified the...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:24 PM
A man arrested by Texas police over his alleged involvement in the devastating data breach at retail chain Target Corp last year was in fact picked up in a "street-level arrest" unrelated to a broader federal investigation into the matter, a law...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Retail sales in the Chicago area rose 4.8 percent in 2013 to $110.8 billion, topping pre-recession totals, according to a report released this week by Melaniphy & Associates Inc., a Chicago-based retail and real estate consultancy.
Not since 2007, when...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Salaries are going up for teachers and counselors in Arlington Heights-based Township High School District 214, but school district officials are releasing few details about the pay raises.
The school board at its May 22 meeting approved a five-year...
| May 29, 2014
| 8:54 AM
Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200’s superintendent will be leaving to head another local school district.
Brian Harris has been named as superintendent of Barrington District 220, according to a press release issued Thursday...
| May 30, 2014
| 9:12 AM
Wheaton Warrenville Community Unit School District 200 will begin searching for a new superintendent, after the top school official stepped down this week to lead another local district.
Brian Harris, who has been with District 200 since 2010, has...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Retail sales in May fell short of estimates but still pointed to an economy making slow progress.
Sales rose a modest 0.3% last month from April, according to the Commerce Department. That was only half of the 0.6% gain that economists projected....
| Jun 10, 2014
| 9:04 AM
The annual Chapman University Economic Forecast returns to Costa Mesa on June 19 for a midyear update on the predictions made last year.
Following a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., the presentation begins at 8:30 in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom...