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Oak Brook

The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

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The 9,000 residents of this Du Page County village pay no municipal taxes, so the real estate tax bill for a house that recently sold for $500,000, for example, is $5,600 a year. Read more about Oak Brook, IL

Find community news and events at TribLocal Oak Brook.
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  • Check out these historic forest preserve structures built by the CCC

    The dismal economy has me thinking a cheerful outdoors thought: Bring back the CCC!The Civilian Conservation Corps was the silver lining of the dark cloud that was the Great Depression. Nicknamed "Roosevelt's Tree Army," it did double duty of...
  • Doctor? Sexual abuser? Or both.

    Doctor? Sexual abuser? Or both.
    After undergoing ovarian surgery at an Oak Brook medical center in 2008, a Lemont woman was reviewing her bill and came across an unfamiliar doctor's name. When she checked him on Google, the woman was shocked to see that the doctor who treated her was...
  • School districts' salary gaps don't always affect test scores

    School districts' salary gaps don't always affect test scores
    Teachers at the highest-paying grade school district in the Chicago area make twice as much as their colleagues at the local elementary school paying the lowest wages, according to the 2009 Illinois School Report Card. Oak Brook's Butler School...
  • May 4-8

    Mothers's Day Restaurants - Lucky Magazine Bargains - Gallagher - Queensryche - Botanic Backyard - Paul Shore Monday, May 4 Mother's Day Deals Aigre Doux Restaurant and Bakery 230 W Kinzie St Chicago, IL 60654 (312) 329-9400 www.aigredouxchicago.com...
  • Oak Brook property values

    Oak Brook property values
  • Disney to remove McDonald's spots from California theme park

    Walt Disney Co. is eliminating McDonald's Corp. fast-food restaurants at its Disneyland resort. Three McDonald's locations at the Anaheim park will close Sept. 2 as part of planned refurbishments, Disneyland spokeswoman Lisa Haines said today. Disney,...
  • Oswego working to keep small-town charm

    Oswego working to keep small-town charm
    Don't call Oswego a boom town. Village officials will tell you it is so past that. Boundary agreements with neighboring towns? Done. Updated comprehensive plan? Check. More schools? Got 'em, in spades. New village hall? The doors opened in May. Nor...
  • Before joining a destination club, ask questions

    Imagine having your pick of vacation villas worthy of millionaires in the world's most beautiful spots, with your every need attended to, including airport transfers and groceries in the fridge. Of course there's a catch. You may need $100,000 or more to...
  • Jackson ally in Blago scandal identified

     
    Gov. Rod Blagojevich marches in the Indian community's Independence Day parade on Devon Avenue Aug. 16, 2003, in Chicago, with Raghuveer Nayak on his immediate left. (Alex Garcia/Chicago Tribune).. by Frank James We now know the Identity of the......
  • Malia, Sasha (Obama?) dolls = progress

     
    (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images.) by Frank James First Lady Michelle Obama has let it be known she's not amused that a Chicago-area company has appropriated her daughters' names for use on its one-foot tall dolls. Ty Inc. maker of......
  • Young, Single Men Choosing Vasectomies

    Young, Single Men Choosing Vasectomies
    Jeremy Youngman, a 32-year-old tattoo artist in Downers Grove, Ill., likes his birth control the way he likes his body art: permanent. At 27, Youngman got a vasectomy. Unlike the vast majority of the 500,000 men in the United States who get sterilized...
  • Smart landscape choices for the long term

    Smart landscape choices for the long term
    Summer is about to reach its zenith. While you've been out firing up the grill, perhaps you've been admiring your private oasis. Or maybe not so much. No matter what state your landscape is in, summer offers an opportune time to cast a critical eye...