| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Naperville's Central Park will be a dazzling spot for revelers this holiday season thanks to thousands of sparkling lights.
About 16,000 lights, that is.
The First Annual Naper Lights, a new holiday light display in downtown Naperville, debuts...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Local businesses have a message this holiday season: Put down the credit card. Step away from the computer. Hop in the car and head to downtown Naperville where a healthy dose of holiday spirit awaits.
Downtown merchants hope that's what people choose to...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:37 AM
A Naperville advisory group is recommending the city continue to allow food carts in the downtown, but limit them to two.
"I don't want to see government squash enterprise … as long as it's reasonable," Downtown Advisory Commission Chairman Steve...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Thanksgiving is as late as it can be, and Hanukkah is earlier than usual this year, but the holiday shows always arrive right on schedule. From warmhearted theatrical classics to spicy newcomers, ballet to tap, traditional music to pop, we have enough...
| Nov 28, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 28 TribLocal print edition from Wheaton, Naperville, Woodridge, Glen Ellyn and La Grange.
A Nov. 19 Chicago Tribune editorial dealt with us doing what we can to help those whose lives were upended...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Naperville has promoted one of its own to deputy police chief.
Brian Cunningham, commander of investigations, will become the Naperville Police Department's deputy chief for the Investigations Division.
Police Chief Robert Marshall said in a news...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Joliet Catholic at Montini
When: 1 p.m. Saturday
Records: Montini 11-0, Joliet Catholic 10-1.
On the offensive
Mike Ivlow (234 carries, 2,359 yards) was effective even when Joliet Catholic's offensive line was ravaged by injury, and he's been...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 3:45 PM
A Naperville businessman has withdrawn his proposal to build a four-story office and apartment building just north of the city's downtown after receiving pushback from officials and residents alike.
Thomas Harter Sr. said he was "a little shell shocked"...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Naperville officials have not yet decided whether people picking up medical marijuana prescriptions should be allowed to do so in retail areas.
A proposal in front of the city's Planning and Zoning Commission recommends allowing dispensing centers in...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:15 PM
Vicki Foley can trace her son Chris' drug use back to junior high, when he started smoking cigarettes.
The cigarettes led to marijuana and the marijuana eventually led to heroin.
The heroin led to his death.
"Heroin took his life," Foley said of the...
| Nov 13, 2013
Like the triumphant smile of a runner breaking the tape at the finish line, officials are beaming over the success of the first-ever Naperville Marathon.
Following two years of negotiation and planning, the event stepped off from the campus of North...