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Week in Review: Flu Season Arrives, Fire Damages Newton Ave. Home, Village Chooses Candidates

A look back at some of the top stories of the week and other items of local interest.

Police and Fire

Glen Ellyn Police Department reports, Nov. 24 -Dec. 1

Glen Ellyn Man Sentenced to Four Years in Baseball Bat Beating

Joseph A. Martinez, pleaded guilty to aggravated battery last week in DuPage County Court.

Newton Avenue Fire Leaves Home Uninhabitable

Glen Ellyn Fire Officials responded to a fire Monday morning in the 200 block of Newton Avenue. Officials said family and friends were assisting the family.

Health and Safety

If you haven't had your flu vaccination yet this year, it's not too late. Cases of the flu are already rising above normal levels this year.

Local Government

The Village of Glen Ellyn's aggregation program is expected to take effect in February 2013.

Town Chooses Candidates for April 2013 Election

The candidates chosen during the Town Meeting will appear on the ballot in April 2013.

Business

Ladies Help Kick Off Strong Holiday Shopping Season Downtown

The number of women participating in the Ladies Night Out increased as did the amount of sales at downtown businesses.

Education

D41 Think Tank Discussions Continue; More Meetings Expected

Officials from District 41 have said additional public meetings will be held to discuss and gather feedback regarding the Think Tank proposals for educational reforms.

Holiday 2012

Have items you no longer need? A number of holiday collections are underway and items can be easily donated in one location. Find out more!

Tips to Make It a Safe and Merry Holiday

The DuPage County Health Department offers tips to ensure trees, decorations and lights look pretty and work safely.

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