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"Keep the Wreath Red" Holiday Fire Safety Campaign

The Plainfield Fire Protection District is participating in the holiday fire safety campaign called "Keep the Wreath Red" along with other area fire departments and fire districts. Every fire station is decorated with a holiday wreath with red lights on it. If a fire is caused by a holiday decoration a red light will be replaced with a white light. The goal is to raise awareness of holiday fire safety in an effort to keep all the wreaths red this holiday season!

Rhythm Rockets- Celebrating 20 years on the music scene


A Look Back at 2016: How Business Changed

Waukegan, IL. December 2, 2016 -The business world is changing faster than ever before, and the emergence of new technologies like nanotechnology, artificial intelligence and virtual reality are blurring the lines of present and future even more.

A Season to Remember at Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic

Brookfield, Ill. - Chicagoland's longest-running lights festival is back and ready to dazzle families with more than one million LED lights. Brookfield Zoo's 35th annual Holiday Magic, presented by ComEd and Meijer, offers guests 12 enchanted evenings to enjoy the lights and so much more from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, and the week of December 26-31.

A guide to holiday fun from Nutcrackers to sing-alongs

Celebrate the joys of the holidays with a sleighful of concerts, plays, dance productions and other festive family events to help make the season bright.

Megan and Caleb Ankrom find their dream home at Shodeen’s Mill Creek in Geneva

After an extensive home search over a two-year period that took them all over the Chicagoland suburbs, Megan and Caleb Ankrom found the home of their dreams at Shodeen Homes' Mill Creek community on the west side of Geneva .

Gewalt Hamilton Celebrates 35th Anniversary

(VERNON HILLS, IL) - A huge demand for development in Chicagoland was the call to action when partners David Gewalt and Robert Hamilton founded Gewalt Hamilton Associates in 1981. Starting with an office in Dave's Lake Bluff home, the team set their sights high with a practical plan designed to serve the growing needs of municipalities and developers with quality Civil Engineering expertise. Today, Gewalt Hamilton Associates has 85 employees headquartered at a 48,000 square foot facility and celebrated their 35th anniversary with a Lake Michigan cruise on practice day for the Air & Water Show.

Ansel B. Cook Home Victorian Christmas: A Libertyville tradition

Continuing an over forty year tradition, the Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society welcomes visitors to experience a Victorian Christmas with tours of the Ansel B. Cook Home this holiday season. The Ansel B. Cook Home, an 1878 home listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is decorated and furnished in a Victorian manner depicting the years the Cook family was in residence.

New Schererville Senior Community Reaches Milestone, Lists Thanksgiving Hours

Ryan Companies US, Inc. has reached a milestone in the construction of Clarendale® of Schererville, a hospitality-inspired, $40 million, 177-unit senior living community being developed in Northwest Indiana. Clarendale of Schererville is fully enclosed, and construction activity is now focused on the interiors of the community that will open in Spring 2017.

West Highland Terrier Grooming at The UpScale Tail, Pet Grooming Salon

Is it time for your pets "award winning" grooming makeover? Kaycie is a beautiful West Highland Terrier. Did you know that this breeds coat should be all-white, and the coat is actually hard to the touch with plenty of soft undercoat? This breeds haircut is always neatly presented, with the longer coat on the back and sides, trimmed to blend into the shorter neck and shoulder coat. Considerable hair is left around the head to act as a frame for that adorable face to yield a typical Westie expression as seen in our grooming photo.

CN100 Sports Football Preview: IHSA 7A Semifinal - Plainfield North vs. Fenwick

OAK PARK - Every playoff game Plainfield North has won has extended the Tigers' program record for wins, which now stands at 10.

The White Supremacy Portrayed After Joshua Beal's Death In Mount Greenwood Makes Democracy Unsafe

Whether you agree or not with the message of the protestors they have the right to protest without having their lives threatened.

Heritage Theatre Company’s 12th Annual Holiday Spectacular at Lewis University

Heritage Theatre Company (HTC) will celebrate the season with the 12th Annual Holiday Spectacular. Performances will be Thursday through Saturday, December 8, 9 and 10 at 7:30 p.m. Due to popular demand, a 4 p.m. matinee has been added on Saturday, December 10. Last year, reserved seating was introduced and was successful for this event. Advanced reserved seating reservations are strongly recommended again this year. Tickets may be purchased at the Philip Lynch Theatre box office in advance during regular box office hours Monday-Friday, 1-4:30 p.m. For more information, patrons can visit the PLT website at or call the box office at (815) 836-5500.

Local youth rugby players part of an historic match at Soldier Field

Ireland's Rugby team joined the Cubs this weekend in breaking a 111 year old drought against the mighty New Zealand All Blacks who had not lost a game against the Irish in over 100 years.

CN100 Sports Football Preview: IHSA Quarterfinals - Maine South vs. Lincoln-Way East

IHSA Football Quarterfinals - Maine South vs. Lincoln-Way East

Belmont University Undergrad Performs Touching Tribute in Memorial Concert

Ophelia Dore memorialised the late Alex Chick of Centre College with a concert on what would have been his 28th birthday at Belmont University's Curb Café on October 24th. The accredited composer stepped beyond her usual realm of musical expertise to not only speak at the event she organised, but make her first public performance as a singer and harpist.

Speak Out: Make sure machine registers your vote

Check your vote: To all citizens voting Nov. 8, make sure the machine registers your vote correctly. All your picks should be listed at the final step. Make sure it's correct because there are reports of corruption out there.

Passport to Russia series presents Nazar Dzhuryn, cello and Irina Feoktistova, piano, Nov 13 at Gail Borden Library

Nazar Dzhuryn, ESO assistant principal cellist, and pianist Irina Feoktistova will present a free program of Russian music for cello and piano at the Gail Borden Public Library, Sunday, November 13 at 2 pm. The program, part of the Library's and the ESO's Passport to Russia series, includes movements from Rachmaninov, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich sonatas, Pezzo Capriccioso by Tchaikovsky, and Tarantella, Minuet and Finale from Stravinsky's Italienne Suite. Register for the free concert at . For more information about the ESO, visit ElginSymphony.Org .

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