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Downers Grove

Downers Grove
Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

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Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Downers Grove.
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  • Small Illinois primary races poll voters on big issues

     
    Wednesday's print column Is there still political life in the anti-gay marriage movement? Are union forces strong enough to win a battle with the Democratic establishment over pension reform? These questions are central to two of the most interesting...
  • Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week

    Phil Vettel recommends: Chicago Restaurant Week
    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...
  • Downers Grove area police blotter: Jan. 21

    Downers Grove area police blotter: Jan. 21
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove 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...
  • Downers Grove high schools put new focus on literacy skills

    Downers Grove high schools put new focus on literacy skills
    Downers Grove's high school district is trying to boost student literacy skills, which are increasingly emphasized by the state's new learning standards. Community High School District 99 employs literacy coaches at both of its high schools. Those...
  • Local Voices West: Jan. 23 edition

    Local Voices West: Jan. 23 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville, Glendale Heights, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove from the Jan. 23 TribLocal print edition.  O'Hare neighbors I cannot generate much sympathy for those in Wood Dale, Bensenville and nearby suburbs...
  • Downers Grove seeks state grant for Lincoln Center repairs

    Downers Grove seeks state grant for Lincoln Center repairs
    Downers Grove Park District leaders plan to apply for a state grant that they would use to make major repairs to its downtown community center. Officials said they will seek $1 million from the Park and Recreational Facility Construction (PARC) grant...
  • Downers Grove school officials look to update books

    Downers Grove school officials look to update books
    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. Supt....
  • Downers Grove, Woodridge, Westmont police blotter: Feb. 11

    Downers Grove, Woodridge, Westmont police blotter: Feb. 11
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove •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...
  • No fee increase for Downers Grove high schools

    No fee increase for Downers Grove high schools
    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. Currently the...
  • Westmont man charged in beauty store robbery

    Westmont man charged in beauty store robbery
    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...
  • Downers Grove D58 may eliminate free busing

    Downers Grove D58 may eliminate free busing
    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...