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  • Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs

    Farmers markets listings for Chicago, suburbs
    Farmers markets in the city and suburbs are evolving into community markets reflecting the neighborhoods they represent and featuring not only fresh fruits and vegetables but artisan prepared foods and arts and crafts.
  • West suburban community events: Aug. 14-21

    West suburban community events: Aug. 14-21
    Upcoming events inĀ Burr Ridge, Hinsdale, Lisle, Melrose Park, Oak Park, Westmont, Cantigny Park, Wheaton, Berwyn, St. Charles and other west suburban towns. Thursday, Aug. 14 Minecraft Club: Learn Minecraft tips, tricks, and mods, have snacks, and...

    Volunteers dig in at renovated Glenview park

     Volunteers dig in at renovated Glenview park
    Board members of the Glenview Park Foundation put the final touches on the newly-renovated Jackman Park by planting more than 200 shrubs, trees and other plants. Karen Paszkiewicz, who was focused on snapdragons and other perennials, said helping was...

    Technology inspires new generation of train watchers

      Technology inspires new generation of train watchers
    While Metra commuters file onto their usual trains at Ogilvie Transportation Center, Fred Van Dorpe frantically weaves from one platform to the next with a hand-held video camera strapped to his palm. In a matter of minutes, the 20-year-old from Chicago...

    Midlothian shaken by rash of attacks on young women

    Midlothian shaken by rash of attacks on young women
    Dozens of worried Midlothian residents packed a Village Board meeting Wednesday night in the wake of four attacks on young women near the town's Metra station. Residents in the working-class south suburb of about 15,000 filled roughly 60 chairs and...