| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:54 PM
Taxing bodies in the Downers Grove area are teaming up to fight challenges to property value determinations used to calculate tax bills.
Downers Grove's high school district recently approved its membership in the consortium, which contests appeals to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Chicago Restaurant Week is back — bigger and extended.
Running a full 14 days (Friday through Feb. 6), this seventh annual rendition is officially the longest ever. In practice, though, the promotion, in which participating restaurants offer...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
Batteries, a set of tools and gasoline were stolen from a truck between Jan. 12 and 13 parked in the lot of Extended Stay at 3150 Finley Road.
Several batteries were stolen from...
| Jan 23, 2014
Letters to the editor from Naperville, Glendale Heights, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove from the Jan. 23 TribLocal print edition.
I cannot generate much sympathy for those in Wood Dale, Bensenville and nearby suburbs...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:29 PM
A candidate for state representative issued a press release about a 23-year-old misdemeanor arrest, saying he believes his opponent threatened to make it public.
Keith Matune, who is seeking the Republican nomination for a seat in the Illinois House,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Three men accused of robbing a Downers Grove Radio Shack clerk at gunpoint earlier this week had their bail set at $1 million each Friday, DuPage County prosecutors said.
Carlos Brown, 20, of Downers Grove; BL Jones, 19, of Chicago; and Brandon Jones,...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Much of Downers Grove ground to a halt in the face of the record-cold temperatures and dangerous wind chills that slammed the Chicago area this week, forcing all area public schools to close Monday and Tuesday.
Temperatures in some areas dipped as low as...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:24 PM
A freight train struck a passenger car on the BNSF tracks at Main Street in west suburban Downers Grove this afternoon, causing delays for several Metra trains just as rush hour was beginning, officials said.
Fire Department spokeswoman Marsha Giesler...
| Dec 27, 2013
From policy changes to new buildings around town, much is on tap for Downers Grove in the new year.
Tax deal to fill vacant 'Expo'
Downers Grove agreed to rebate sales taxes for 15 years to attract Art Van Furniture to the site of the shuttered Home...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Downers Grove and nearby towns saw their share of quirky, controversial and tragic news in 2013, from hotly contested village policies to a freak accident that took the life of a high school senior. In no particular order, here is a look back at some of...
| Dec 26, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Dec. 26 TribLocal print edition from Aurora, St. Charles, Naperville and Downers Grove.
Sharing the cold
Yes, winter has come to Chicagoland.
A neighbor has one of the fancy, monster snow-blowers. It's the kind with all...