November 19th, 2019 12:34 PM
The beginning of the school year has seen more than one of the local school districts dealing with incidents of students posting messages or images on social media involving weapons.
November 19th, 2019 12:33 PM
There is an epic and overdue shift coming to Democratic politics in Springfield. State Senate President John Cullerton announced his coming resignation, either being chased or shamed by the corruption swirling around his caucus. Or maybe he wants to spend more time with his family.
November 12th, 2019 12:37 PM
It used to be common that schools took the day off for Veterans Day. That's not so much the case anymore, however, as teachers and administrators want to make sure students realize and acknowledge the sacrifices veterans have made.
November 12th, 2019 12:36 PM
It's been such a long time ago that people might have forgotten what a terribly drawn-out, frustrating approval process led to the construction of the Village Center building in downtown Riverside.
November 5th, 2019 12:54 PM
There was a time when there were several banks in Riverside, but now just two remain -- Riverside Bank and First American Bank. I get confused, because what's now First American Bank for many years was known locally as Riverside Bank, though it was officially called First National Bank of Riverside.
November 5th, 2019 12:53 PM
If last week's reaction to a proposal by Brookfield's new recreation director to charge organizations for use of village-owned ballfields is any indication, there's unlikely to be any such policy coming in the near future.
October 29th, 2019 1:51 PM
Following the Oct. 16 Riverside Elementary School Board meeting, I had cause to reflect on the events of the past four months regarding the historic Hollywood House and the board. My conclusions are as follows.
October 29th, 2019 1:50 PM
It's finally Halloween week, but it seems like we have been talking about it for quite a while. It always makes me quite nostalgic, especially when I saw the children in Brookfield going around to the merchants to trick-or-treat during Monsters on Mainstreet last Saturday.
October 29th, 2019 1:49 PM
As Brookfield officials try to fine tune regulations regarding the sale of recreational cannabis within the village, they need to ask themselves if this is something they are really sold on or not?
October 22nd, 2019 1:43 PM
Updated: Oct. 22nd, 2019 12:00 AM
As co-presidents of the League of Women Voters of the La Grange Area (LWVLGA) and under the auspices of the League of Women Voters of Illinois (LWVIL), we are writing to inform your readers about two resolutions before the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) Conference in November. The LWVLGA opposes the arming of teachers and other staff in our community's schools.
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