2 days ago

Fox Valley police reports

• Garry W. Collins, 39, of the 100 block of North Lincolnway, North Aurora, was charged with public indecency June 27 on the 700 block of Commons Drive, police said.

    Fox Valley police reports
    Veronica C. Jordan, 29, of the 200 block of Laurel Drive, North Aurora, was charged with retail theft at 10:06 p.m. Wednesday at Kohl's, 251 N. Randall Road, police said. * Adriana A. D'Acquisto, 46, of the 0-99 block of East Washington Street, Oswego, was charged with resisting a peace officer at 3:50 p.m.
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3 days ago

This Week in Naperville

The Adler Planetarium will bring its telescope for free viewings of Venus and Jupiter from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at Craftsman by Two Brothers, 16 W. Jefferson Ave.

One Foot in the Groove will perform for Naperville Park District’s “Concerts in Your Park” series at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 15, at Arrowhead Park, 711 Iroquois Ave.

A lecture for families with students in 8th to 12th grades about preparing for college admissions and careers is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at the 95th Street Library, 3015 Cedar Glade Drive.

Author Gennifer Choldenko will sign copies of her book, “Al Capone Throws Me a Curve,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave.

Joanna Stroz, a carillonneur from Denmark, is the featured guest performer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the Millennium Carillon, 443 Aurora Ave.

The Naperville Municipal Band will present a free summer concert, “Forward March” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 19, at Central Park, 104 E. Benton Ave.

Shark enthusiast and scuba diver Kiersten Doucette will show off pictures and videos of her encounters with sharks in the Teen Shark Week Party from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave.

Naper Settlement presents its summer community concert series, “Naper Nights,” from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, July 20, and Saturday, July 21, at the settlement, 523 S. Webster St.

The musical “Shrek — The Musical” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 20-21, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 22, in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave.

Spoken Four will perform in the “Concerts in Your Park” series at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 22, at Walnut Ridge Park, 2304 Keim Road.

    This Week in Naperville
    Naperville 's Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk featuring a 1.5-mile or a 5K walk is set for 9 a.m. Sunday, July 15, at the Riverwalk Grand Pavilion, 912 Honorary Sindt Memorial Court. Registration begins at 8 a.m. All funds raised from the walk will be donated to the Lustgarten Foundation to fund pancreatic cancer research.
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3 days ago

Proposed Galleria of Bartlett could include Beef Shack

Village board members will consider final approval of annexation, construction of the 12,033-square-foot building and special-use permits for a drive-through, outdoor seating and the serving of alcohol at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 17, at village hall, 228 S. Main St.

    Proposed Galleria of Bartlett could include Beef Shack
    A Beef Shack restaurant with a drive-through could be among the tenants of a seven-unit commercial building called The Galleria of Bartlett a developer hopes to build on the north side of Army Trail Road east of Route 59 on land he's asking Bartlett to annex.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

3 days ago

Community news: Lincoln-Way cadets take 3rd at national academic bowl

...will be held on Wednesday at the White Oak Library District’s Lockport Branch Library, 121 E. 8th Street. Master beer judge Mike Pezan will offer tips on selection, storage and consumption. Samples will...

    Community news: Lincoln-Way cadets take 3rd at national academic bowl
    Lincoln-Way East High School Junior Air Force ROTC cadets placed third in the nation after being one of 16 teams in the country to participate in the Academic Bowl Championship in June in Washington, D.C. Team members included seniors PJ Janicki, Kirsten Lutz, Paige Sackman and Alex Desjardins.
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3 days ago

Will County to spend $72,400 to take over Aurora precincts

...in Kane County, with three in Kendall. DuPage has its own election commission, which handles 10 Aurora precincts...

    Will County to spend $72,400 to take over Aurora precincts
    The Will County clerk's office expects to spend $72,400 its first year of taking over seven precincts previously handled by the Aurora Election Commission, officials said Thursday. The commission was dissolved by a referendum in the March primary after 84 years of conducting elections in the city of Aurora, which grew to include parts of Will, Kane, Kendall and DuPage counties.
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4 days ago

From fests to concerts to stargazing, lots of events offer free admission this summer

•The first 500 attendees get swag bags and admission is free for all to the fourth annual Comicopolis from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4 at White Oak Library District, 121 E. 8th Street in downtown Lockport.

    From fests to concerts to stargazing, lots of events offer free admission this summer
    Summertime means plenty of opportunities for fun. Free fun is even better. Here are some ideas to enjoy the season while saving a few bucks, too. Festivals Plenty of festivals offer free admission, parking and activities. *On Aug. 4, take the family to enjoy bounce houses, a petting zoo, deejay and other entertainment at Kidzfest, an annual free event, from 10 a.m.
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4 days ago

Jet's Pizza Offers Half Off Orders on 90-Degree Days: Report

Naperville-North — 720 E. Ogden Ave.

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2811 N. Ashland Ave.

207 W. Superior St.

3951 N. Kimball Ave.

1805 N. Harlem Ave.

5058 N. Clark St.

1811 W. North Ave.

1025 W. Madison St.

3510 W. Armitage Ave.

Schaumburg — 1847 W. Irving Park Road

Darien — 2425 75th St.

    Jet's Pizza Offers Half Off Orders on 90-Degree Days: Report
    Nothing beats the heat like a nice hot pizza. At least, that's how Jet's Pizza hopes you feel. When the temperature in the Chicago area hits 90 degrees from July 9 through July 31, the pizza chain is offering a deal for a discounted pie, according to a report.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

4 days ago

North Central College's Summer Musical Theatre program features "Shrek the Musical" July 13-15, 20-22

...and at 2 p.m. July 15 and 22 in North Central's Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for students and seniors; call the North Central...

    North Central College's Summer Musical Theatre program features "Shrek the Musical" July 13-15, 20-22
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Everyone's favorite ogre visits Naperville with "Shrek the Musical" taking the stage, featuring community actors as part of North Central College's Summer Musical Theatre program. The show is directed by Susan J. Craig-Olsen, former instructor of theatre at North Central and current teacher at the School of Performing Arts in Naperville.
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4 days ago

Heat wave pizza? Jet's Pizza offering half off on 90-degree days

Naperville-North — 720 E. Ogden Ave.;

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Schaumburg — 1847 W. Irving Park Road;

Darien — 2425 75th St.;

Chicago — 2811 N. Ashland Ave., 207 W. Superior St., 3951 N. Kimball Ave., 1805 N. Harlem Ave, 5058 N. Clark St., 1811 W. North Ave., 1025 W. Madison St. and 3510 W. Armitage Ave.

Chicago — 2811 N. Ashland Ave., 207 W. Superior St., 3951 N. Kimball Ave., 1805 N. Harlem Ave, 5058 N. Clark St., 1811 W. North Ave., 1025 W. Madison St. and 3510 W. Armitage Ave.

Chicago — 2811 N. Ashland Ave., 207 W. Superior St., 3951 N. Kimball Ave., 1805 N. Harlem Ave, 5058 N. Clark St., 1811 W. North Ave., 1025 W. Madison St. and 3510 W. Armitage Ave.

Chicago — 2811 N. Ashland Ave., 207 W. Superior St., 3951 N. Kimball Ave., 1805 N. Harlem Ave, 5058 N. Clark St., 1811 W. North Ave., 1025 W. Madison St. and 3510 W. Armitage Ave.

Chicago — 2811 N. Ashland Ave., 207 W. Superior St., 3951 N. Kimball Ave., 1805 N. Harlem Ave, 5058 N. Clark St., 1811 W. North Ave., 1025 W. Madison St. and 3510 W. Armitage Ave.

Chicago — 2811 N. Ashland Ave., 207 W. Superior St., 3951 N. Kimball Ave., 1805 N. Harlem Ave, 5058 N. Clark St., 1811 W. North Ave., 1025 W. Madison St. and 3510 W. Armitage Ave.

Chicago — 2811 N. Ashland Ave., 207 W. Superior St., 3951 N. Kimball Ave., 1805 N. Harlem Ave, 5058 N. Clark St., 1811 W. North Ave., 1025 W. Madison St. and 3510 W. Armitage Ave.

Chicago — 2811 N. Ashland Ave., 207 W. Superior St., 3951 N. Kimball Ave., 1805 N. Harlem Ave, 5058 N. Clark St., 1811 W. North Ave., 1025 W. Madison St. and 3510 W. Armitage Ave.

    Heat wave pizza? Jet's Pizza offering half off on 90-degree days
    Jet's Pizza wants you to think gnarly, 90-and-humid Chicago weather is pie time. From July 9 through July 31, participating Chicagoland locations of the pizza purveyor will offer 50-percent-off orders on days with 90-degree temperatures.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

5 days ago

Naper Blvd. Library to close from Wednesday, July 18 - Friday, July 20

Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave., and 95th St. Library, 2015 Cedar Glade Dr., will remain open during normal building hours.

    Naper Blvd. Library to close from Wednesday, July 18 - Friday, July 20
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | NAPERVILLE, ILLINOIS -July 11, 2018- Naper Blvd. Library, 2035 S. Naper Boulevard, will be closed from Wednesday, July 18 to Friday, July 20 due to parking lot repairs. The library will reopen at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 21. Nichols Library, 200 W.
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5 days ago

Free concert on Rotary Hill in Naperville Aug. 3

...to all ages and plays favorite rock and roll tunes. Rotary Hill is located at 443 Aurora Avenue...

    Free concert on Rotary Hill in Naperville Aug. 3
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The Naperville community will have an additional outdoor concert to enjoy this summer at Rotary Hill, the popular location overlooking the Riverwalk and Carillon. The event, "Rock the Hill," is set for 7:00 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

5 days ago

Molly's Cupcakes coming to downtown Naperville, joining list of new and soon-to-open businesses

Molly’s Cupcakes will be “baking soon” in the former Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace location at 30 W. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville.

The WorkBench DIY Studios opened in June at 2960 Artesian Road.

    Molly's Cupcakes coming to downtown Naperville
    There's a new cake in town - cupcake, that is. Molly's Cupcakes will be "baking soon" in the former Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace location at 30 W. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville. "We are thrilled to announce that Molly's Cupcakes is coming to Downtown Naperville," a post on the business' Facebook page says.
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5 days ago

Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympian, Celebrates New Book at Anderson's Bookshop

Her new book will be celebrated at a special book event at Naperville's Anderson's Bookshop, 123 W. Jefferson Ave. The book comes in two editions: one for adult readers and one for children. This event takes place on Thursday, July 26 at 7:00 p.m.

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...store has been helping Naperville readers for six generations. Additional locations include Downers Grove, at 5112 Main Street (630) 963-2665 and La Grange, at 26 S. La Grange Rd. (708) 582-6353...

    Ibtihaj Muhammad, Olympian, Celebrates New Book at Anderson's Bookshop
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | The competition to become an Olympic athlete is grueling. To rise to be among the world's elite in any sport is a feat to be admired. And Ibtihaj Muhammad reached that exceptional goal: earning an Olympic medal in fencing.
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6 days ago

Wimbledon glance: Federer on No. 1 Court for quarterfinals

Wimbledon glance: Federer on No. 1 Court for quarterfinals

    Wimbledon glance: Federer on No. 1 Court for quarterfinals
    LONDON -- A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO WEDNESDAY Roger Federer won't have the comforts of Centre Court to rely on as he continues his search for a record-extending ninth Wimbledon title. Federer will play his quarterfinal against Kevin Anderson on No.
    http://www.dailyherald.com

6 days ago

Molly's Cupcakes coming to downtown Naperville

Molly's Cupcakes, with stores in Chicago, New York and Iowa, is opening a new location at 30 W. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville where the Haagen Dazs ice cream and Popcorn Palace store were once located.

    Molly's Cupcakes coming to downtown Naperville
    There's a new cake in town - cupcake, that is. Molly's Cupcakes will be "baking soon" in the former Haagen Dazs and Popcorn Palace location at 30 W. Jefferson St. in downtown Naperville. "We are thrilled to announce that Molly's Cupcakes is coming to Downtown Naperville," a post on the business' Facebook page says.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

6 days ago

9 festivals where you can wet your whistle

...s Ale Fest from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Naper Settlement, 523 S. Webster St. The sixth annual bash also includes live music, food from area restaurants and food trucks...

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...specialty drinks from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, on the Riverside Promenade, 100 S. Riverside Drive. Food, music and games also are on the menu. Advance tickets are $40 for general...

    9 festivals where you can wet your whistle
    Most suburban festivals pitch themselves as family-friendly events with something for all ages. But a growing number of events cater to a distinctly older crowd and center on adult beverages. If you're looking for a place to wet your whistle in the coming weeks, here are nine fests to visit ...
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6 days ago

Wauconda library to borrow up to $1.32 million for staircase project

A new exterior ramp and walkway are planned, too, as is the widening of the existing ramp, some landscaping and changes to the driveway outside the library, 801 N. Main St.

    Wauconda library to borrow up to $1.32 million for staircase project
    The Wauconda Area Library board will borrow up to $1.32 million to help fund the construction of a new staircase outside the building's front entrance and other improvements. A new exterior ramp and walkway are planned, too, as is the widening of the existing ramp, some landscaping and changes to the driveway outside the library, 801 N.
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6 days ago

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6 days ago

Naperville Park District 2019 Capital Projects Open House Set for July 26

• Lincoln Greenway, 1052 Edgewater Drive - Shoreline restoration

• May Watts Park, 804 S. Whispering Hills Drive - Basin dredging and water quality improvements

• Three Meadows, 1320 Brittany Avenue - Playground renovation

• Winding Creek Park, 144 W. Bailey Road - Basin dredging and water quality improvements

    Naperville Park District 2019 Capital Projects Open House Set for July 26
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | As part of its annual budget process, the Naperville Park District invites the public to comment on capital improvements proposed for 2019. A community open house will be held on Thursday, July 26 from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jul 09

Sen. Michael Connelly, Rep. Grant Wehrli to host Town Hall

State Senator Michael Connelly (R-Naperville) and State Representative Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) will host a Legislative Update Town Hall at 6 p.m.Wednesday, July 11 at the Naperville Municipal Center in the Council Chambers at 400 S. Eagle. St. in Naperville.

    Sen. Michael Connelly, Rep. Grant Wehrli to host Town Hall
    Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | State Senator Michael Connelly (R-Naperville) and State Representative Grant Wehrli (R-Naperville) will host a Legislative Update Town Hall at 6 p.m.Wednesday, July 11 at the Naperville Municipal Center in the Council Chambers at 400 S. Eagle. St. in Naperville. Sen. Connelly and Rep.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jul 08

In Adam Rapp's 'The Sound Inside' in Williamstown, Mary-Louise Parker is a Yale professor facing cancer

“The Sound Inside” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, 1000 Main St., Williamstown, Mass.; wtfestival.org

    In Adam Rapp's 'The Sound Inside' in Williamstown, Mary-Louise Parker is a Yale professor facing cancer
    Born at Saint Francis Hospital in Evanston, the narrator of Adam Rapp's new play, "The Sound Inside," has ascended to one of those professorships, both tenured and scarce, teaching creative writing at an Ivy League school.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

Jul 08

Wimbledon glance: Federer, Nadal, Williams start Week 2

...2016 U.S. Open runner-up. She plays the day's first match on No. 2 Court, facing No. 20 Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands, who eliminated Venus Williams in the third...

    Wimbledon glance: Federer, Nadal, Williams start Week 2
    A quick look at Wimbledon: LOOKAHEAD TO MONDAY Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic all will be in action as Week 2 begins. So will Serena Williams. Wimbledon's unique second Monday is guaranteed to be busy: This is the only Grand Slam tournament that schedules all 16 men's and women's fourth-round singles matches on one day's schedule.
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