The Butterfly Effect, a public art project of the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission, West Chicago Garden Club, People Made Visible and the America in Bloom Committee, added color and whimsy to public gardens throughout the City through the installation of 36 local artist-designed butterflies.
The fact that Ben Franklin Elementary School gym teacher Dawn Payne from District 41 earns at least $135,953 tells one local parent everything she thinks she needs to know about who has the power in Illinois.
Illinois state Rep. Amy Grant (R-Wheaton), a member of the House Consumer Protection Committee, is staying true to her vow of keeping constituents safe by supporting the state’s EPA hazardous waste collections efforts.
With average health care costs on the rise for workers and employers alike, congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is intent on making the issue a central component of her battle against incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) in the 6th District.
The College of DuPage (COD) has reached a tentative contract agreement with its full-time faculty members that Chairman of the Board of Trustees Frank Napolitano insists he saw coming, even as the two sides engaged in sometimes hostile negotiations.