Week in Review: The Stand Plans Opening, Person of the Year Unveiled, Library to Stay Open Late for Students

A look back at a few of the stories of interest from the last week.


Opening Soon: Downtown Fast Food at The Stand

The restaurant is expected to open sometime in March if construction goes as planned.

SOLD: Glen Ellyn Real Estate Sales Jan. 10 Edition

An unusual home, which received national exposure, was one of several properties in Glen Ellyn that sold recently.


Glen Ellyn Police Department reports, Dec. 31 to Jan. 6


Jennifer Darnall: Glen Ellyn Patch 2012 Person of the Year

Jennifer Darnall was one of four residents nominated for consideration as the Glen Ellyn Patch Person of the Year.

Save the Date: 6th Annual Garage Party to Benefit Bridge Communities

About 400 people are expected to attend the annual event, which raises thousands of dollars and is a break from the winter blahs.

Late Night Study Hall Offers Students Extra Finals Prep Time

The Glen Ellyn Public Library will extend its hours three days next week as students from Glenbard South and West prepare for final exams.

Mid-week Coffee Pick-me-up Only $1 This Month at 7-Eleven

A special deal is being offered at 7-Eleven, good on any size coffee all day on Wednesdays in January.


It is a loan, so interest is attached, but it could be the answer for some older adults who need to improve their cash flow.


Pension Reform: Observations from a New Illinois School Superintendent

Glenbard Township High School District 87 Superintendent David F. Larson shares his observations on pension reform.

District 41 Sets January Think Tank Meetings

The school district has scheduled an afternoon and evening meeting for parents to learn more about the proposed Think Tank initiative.

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