Frigid temperatures notwithstanding, West Chicago is embracing 2019 with sights set on celebrating the beauty and wonder of a small winged creature which will shortly be waking from its months-long hibernation in warmer climates and begin its journey to the western suburbs.
An air-quality expert and frequent critic of Michael Hawthorne’s reporting on the environment told DuPage Policy Journal that he wasn’t surprised the Chicago Tribune staffer was a finalist for a regional journalism award for his coverage of Sterigenics, the Willowbrook plant that uses ethylene oxide (EtO) gas to sterilize medical equipment.
Megan Clifford is convinced that the will of the people prevailed after a DuPage County Circuit Court Judge recently ruled in favor of Glen Ellyn residents in their long-simmering battle with developers over a parcel of land lining an historic corner along Main Street.
Despite the supposed non-partisan nature of school board elections, two entities with ties to liberal political values have thrown their support behind candidates in the race for District 41 school board.
When push comes to shove, the highest priority for Burr Ridge mayoral candidate Gary Grasso is ensuring that his constituents feel the impact of his public service work wherever and whenever it does the most good for the community.