| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:23 AM
Downers Grove's high school district is poised to make hundreds of thousands of dollars to in capital improvements at both high schools.
Community High School District 99 board members recently approved four separate bids worth more than $316,000 to...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Downers Grove Police arrested a Westmont man in connection with the robbery of a beauty supply store in February, police said Monday.
DuPage County prosecutors charged Carlo M. Castelo of the 4000 block of Park Street, with armed robbery, Downers...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Downers Grove's public high school district is chucking its school bus provider after years of poor service, and its two feeder districts have followed suit.
The Community High School District 99 school board recently approved a new three-year...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:24 PM
The following items were taken from police reports in Downers Grove:
A 43-year-old Downers Grove man was arrested May 5 for not paying a $67 cab fare and for drug possession.
A 52-year-old Darien woman was arrested May 5 for using an invalid...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Incumbent Ron Sandack and Downers Grove school board member Keith Matune are vying for the Republican nomination for the 81st Illinois House District, using social media to deliver their message to voters in the district that hits several suburbs in...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Nearing the end of the school year, Downers Grove's elementary school district is essentially lending itself money to pay its bills until summer.
Grade School District 58 school board members recently approved a measure to move $7.1 million of the...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:18 AM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:36 AM
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...
| May 7, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Three Downers Grove men are facing felony charges after a woman was robbed of her cellphone at gunpoint over the weekend, officials said Wednesday.
Jamarrion King, 17, Devonte Miles, 18, and Tallen Patrick Casey, 20, were all charged with armed...
| May 8, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Downers Grove teacher Meg Van Dyke has a mission to get kids passionate about science. So much so that when she was diagnosed with early-stage ovarian cancer late last year, the O'Neill Middle School teacher saw a learning opportunity for her seventh-...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Rep. Ron Sandack of Downers Grove claimed victory in a heated state House contest in which only 153 votes separate the Republican opponents, according to unofficial tallies.
Sandack squeaked past Downers Grove school board member Keith Matune in the...
| Mar 14, 2014
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...