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Residents fight to stop 5G in Hinsdale

Hinsdale's Paige Glendinning is the first to admit she loves technology. But she and other residents who are part of Stop 5G Hinsdale & Neighbors are working to stop Verizon and other carriers from...

Once upon a time

Hoop there it was - The Hoops for Life team (and few friends) took a time out to pose for this photo back in 1989. The 3-on-3 basketball tournament, which raised money for the American Cancer...

Trinity lawsuit alleges discrimination

Trinity Sober Living LLC has filed a federal lawsuit claiming the village of Hinsdale is discriminating against residents of The Sober House at 111 N. Grant St. “Under the Fair Housing Act of 1968, as amended by the Fair Housing Amendments Act of...

Birthday bash is beyond books at Hinsdale Public Library

Kaelyn Marin gets a chance to check out her face painting by Joey the clown at the Hinsdale Public Library's birthday party last month. Ashley Marin models her new butterfly face. And Micheal Paler...

CHMS students prepped for adulthood

The boys and girls pored over their monthly income and expenses. Nice digs were desirable, but the rent/mortgage payments had to fit within a first-year employee's salary. Real estate broker Mike...

5G arriving with faster speed, increased concerns

Americans like their high-speed wireless, and the faster the better. To meet that demand, telecommunications companies are readying to roll out 5G technology. As its name suggests, 5G is the fifth generation of mobile networks, created to increase...

This week's cover

Standing ovation - Students from Monroe School stood and applauded those who served this country during the school's Veterans Day program Monday morning. Members of Hinsdale's American Legion Post...

Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 District office 115 W. 55th St., Clarendon Hills On the draft agenda: HCHTA contract approval, 2019 estimated property tax levy, LEAP presentation, school improvement plans,...

Forest district seeks master plan feedback

DuPage County residents are invited to give feedback on a proposed master plan identifying the DuPage County Forest Preserve District’s priority projects and initiatives for the next five years. Residents are asked to email their comments through...

Passion for cars, helping others drives Hinsdale man

When Alex Levesque approaches a group of young men in his 1967 Mustang, they tend to pay attention. Levesque knows that young men love cars, and for 12 years he's used that knowledge, and his muscle...

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports Nov. 12. DUI arrests • David A. Crampton, 43, 240 Eighth St., Downers Grove, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding and improper lane use at 1:58 a.m. Nov. 10 at Grant...

Ask an expert - Dr. Arati Reddy, endocrinologist

What should we know about diabetes? November is National Diabetes Month, heightening awareness of a health condition faced by 30.3 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control....

'Why?' is life's most important question

In a recent community theater production, I portrayed a woman who has an affair. “Becky” loved her husband and son, endured a boring job with good humor and did not suffer in any way. Her...

Holiday crafts intriguing, likely to remain undone

I’ve always loved crafts. As a kid, I would ask for different kits as Christmas gifts and then spend the days of winter break burning wood (and often my finger) or modeling clay. Even as an adult,...

Tales of two student papers has much to teach us

Student journalists at Northwestern and Harvard universities have been taking a lot of heat lately for doing their jobs. At The Daily Northwestern, reporters were harshly criticized for the way they covered fellow students who protested U.S....

Oh come, all ye ticket-holders

The season is upon us. Just look outside for confirmation, if you need it. The menu for Thanksgiving dinner still might be in the planning stages, but it's not too early to start thinking about how...

Holiday Happenings

Illumination: Tree Lights Nov. 23-Jan. 5 Morton Arboretum 4100 Route 53, Lisle (630) 725-2066 https://www.mortonarb.org This one-of-a-kind event will awe and delight visitors, with returning favorites and all-new experiences. Illumination will...

Pet pic of the week

Zee is a handsome, smart Labrador retriever/terrier mix who is looking for his very own forever family at the age of 1 1/2 years old. He arrived from an overcrowded facility and needed surgery to fix...

Team effort powers girls trophy trot

Hinsdale Central seniors McKenna Revord and Emma Watcke were a dynamic duo for the girls cross country team all season, leading a Devils squad that otherwise featured a number of underclassmen. True...

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