| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Downers Grove's high school district wants to get new textbooks to replace tomes that are several years old.
Community High School District 99 administrators recently proposed new books for six classes, including four Advanced Placement courses.
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:38 PM
The following items were taken from police reports:
•An iPhone was stolen Jan. 30 from the conference room at the State Farm office on Opus Place.
•Nearly $14,000 worth of jewelry and video games were stolen in a burglary...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Fees for Downers Grove high school students will stay the same in the 2014-15 school year.
Downers Grove-based High School District 99 board members recently voted 5-2 in favor of keeping school and activity fees the same next year.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Downers Grove Police arrested a Westmont man in connection with the robbery of a beauty supply store in February, police said Monday.
DuPage County prosecutors charged Carlo M. Castelo of the 4000 block of Park Street, with armed robbery, Downers...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 12:46 PM
Downers Grove's elementary school district took another step closer to implementing a fee that would eliminate free busing.
Grade School District 58 administrators have proposed a $25-per-family fee for riders living at least 1.5 miles away from their...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Downers Grove High School District 99 officials on Monday expelled three students for the rest of the school year and portions of next school year.
School officials declined to say what led to the action and only identified the students by six-digit...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Thanks to this year's extreme weather, Downers Grove's public school officials might have to do some shuffling of schedules.
"We haven't finalized our end-of-the-year calendar yet, but our eighth-grade promotion ceremonies will need to be pushed back to...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Downers Grove's high school district is poised to make hundreds of thousands of dollars to in capital improvements at both high schools.
Community High School District 99 board members recently approved four separate bids worth more than $316,000 to...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Nearing the end of the school year, Downers Grove's elementary school district is essentially lending itself money to pay its bills until summer.
Grade School District 58 school board members recently approved a measure to move $7.1 million of the...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove claimed victory in a heated state House contest in which only 153 votes separate the Republican opponents, according to unofficial tallies.
Sandack squeaked past Downers Grove school board member Keith Matune in the...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Capsule looks at the players in the incoming UConn football class. Text provided by UConn sports information:
James Atkins, DL, 6-5, 250, Saugus, Mass./Blair Academy (N.J.): Played offensive and defensive line at Blair Academy (N.J.). ... Team went 6-...