From a fang-tastic fair to forest haunts, five fun events are planned for this Halloween season, courtesy of the Village of Westmont, along with tips for a safe trick-or-treating experience for all ages.
The public is advised that — based on weather predictions — prizes and pressure screenings for World Heart Day in West Chicago will move to Pioneer Elementary School’s gymnasium from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow, Sept. 29 at 615 Kenwood Ave.
Horse-driven half-hour hayrides will lead the activities available at Wheaton’s Danada Equestrian Center beginning on Sept. 17 and during its October fall festival, as well as at additional area farm fests slated for this season.
Working together on the Richmond Education Garden, the villages of Westmont and Clarendon Hills were recently graced with a $10,000 grant from ComEd, bringing current total support for the project to more than $60,000.
In a triple collaboration, several local organizations will join to break ground for the West Branch DuPage River Trail 11 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Winfield Fire Protection District House at 27W530 High Lake Rd.
Promoting pedestrian and driver protection, Gov. Bruce Rauner recently passed on a safety request from the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police by designating Sept. 11 through 17 as Illinois Rail Safety Week.
From cadet to commissioner, retiring Village of Westmont Police Chief Tom Mulhearn has worn many hats during his 39 years of service to the department, beginning in 1974 and coming to a conclusion Oct. 7.
Purchasers of custom pink t-shirts designed to raise public perception of breast cancer during October — traditionally designated Breast Cancer Awareness Month — will have a chance to pose for a photo with Lombard firefighters this October.
In honor of the Elk Grove Rotary Club’s longtime involvement in the community, Elk Grove Village leaders officially dubbed a 2.7-acre park area on Lions Drive that hosted two recent concerts “Rotary Green” in July.
The City of St. Charles is preparing to upgrade its infrastructure with a new public parking deck slated for construction at Illinois and 1st streets, in its core downtown district across from Fox Island Square.
Lisle residents can expect contact from authorized ComEd or Corix contractors for Smart Meter installation starting in August, the utility announced recently, with customers asked to ensure access to meters on scheduled service days.