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Downers Grove

Downers Grove
Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

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Nearly 25 miles from Chicago, Downers Grove is on or near four major highways (Interstate Highways 88, 355, 55 and 294) and offers easy access to Chicago from its three commuter rail stations. It is headquarters for baker Sara Lee Corp. and freight transportation company Hub Group Inc. Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the only level one trauma center in DuPage County. Read more about Downers Grove, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Downers Grove.
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  • Downers Grove high schools reviewing Chromebook program

    Downers Grove high schools reviewing Chromebook program
    Downers Grove high schools are test-driving a strategy to equip all students with individual devices. Community High School District 99 is completing a pilot program in which 200 students received their own Google Chromebooks and were allowed to use them...
  • Downers Grove OKs Fresh Thyme grocery for Ogden

    Downers Grove OKs Fresh Thyme grocery for Ogden
    Downers Grove officials approved a proposal to build a large grocery store along Ogden Avenue Council members voted May 13 in favor of bringing a 29,000-square-foot Fresh Thyme Farmers Market to 321 Ogden Avenue, a sprawling, crumbling lot that sits...
  • Downers Grove's Rone making a mark at North Central

    Jake Rone, who prepped at Downers Grove South and played at the College of DuPage, is on the North Central College baseball roster this season as an outfielder and pitcher. The junior is hitting .318 with 17 RBI in 33 games. He had a 5-for-6 game...
  • Local Voices West: Jan. 23 edition

    Local Voices West: Jan. 23 edition
    Letters to the editor from Naperville, Glendale Heights, Sugar Grove, Glen Ellyn and Downers Grove from the Jan. 23 TribLocal print edition.  O'Hare neighbors I cannot generate much sympathy for those in Wood Dale, Bensenville and nearby suburbs...
  • Local Voices West: Feb. 06 edition

    Local Voices West: Feb. 06 edition
    Letters to the editor from Lisle, Downers Grove, La Grange, Batavia and Glen Ellyn. Francis fan I have liked all the popes, but Francis seems to be finding and hitting a long lost chord that is resonating quite well with our times. It is as if we...
  • Schools will remain closed Tuesday

    Schools will remain closed Tuesday
    Public schools in Hinsdale, Elmhurst and Downers Grove will be closed again Tuesday because of the frigid cold. After-school activities and athletics also were canceled. Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills School District 181, Elmhurst Community Unit School...
  • Residents fear new development would bring flooding, safety hazard

    Residents fear new development would bring flooding, safety hazard
    A proposed residential development near Woodridge has some Downers Grove residents concerned about the potential for increased flooding and planned changes to a road in the area. A Warrenville-based developer is seeking permission from Downers Grove...
  • Local Voices West: April 10 edition

    Local Voices West: April 10 edition
    Letters to the editor from Woodridge, Downers Grove, Carol Stream, Batavia, Western Springs and Lisle. Suburban wildlife This is in response to "Downers Grove: Neighbors should have say on backyard chickens" (News, March 21). While health issues...
  • Downers Grove, Woodridge, Westmont police blotter: April 8

    Downers Grove, Woodridge, Westmont police blotter: April 8
    The following items were taken from police reports: Downers Grove •Two car windows were smashed in the lot of Allure Motors on Ogden Avenue sometime March 28-29, causing $3,000 worth of damage. •A 22-year-old Lombard woman was arrested...
  • Man charged with breaking into Downers Grove home

    Man charged with breaking into Downers Grove home
    A Hillside man is facing a felony charge after he was accused of breaking into a Downers Grove home last week. Louis Colella, 51, was charged with one count of residential burglary, a Class 1 felony, Downers Grove Police Lt. Michael Willison said in a...
  • Downers Grove seeks to close intersection

     Downers Grove seeks to close intersection
    Downers Grove officials want DuPage County to close an intersection south of the village's downtown as part of the county's effort to revamp a large roadway. The village council recently approved a proposal to create a dead end at Webster Street on...
  • Downers Grove summer camp fees rising

     Downers Grove summer camp fees rising
    Downers Grove parents will shell out a few more dollars for children to attend summer sports camps through the high school district this year. The Community High School District 99 school board recently voted to bump up summer camp fees by $10 in all...