Monday, April 16, 2012
Vote in Patch's Reader's Choice poll to let us know who has the best pie in town.
We've asked around, "Who has the best pizza in Wheaton and Glen Ellyn?" We've narrowed it down to what you've said is your favorite. Now, Patch needs you to vote to determine which of these spots sells the best slice: Addante's, Wheaton Barone's, Glen Ellyn Capri, Wheaton Evivva, Wheaton Giordano's, Glen Ellyn Gino's East, Wheaton Jack Straw's, Wheaton Rosati's, Wheaton Rox, Glen Ellyn Skuddlebutt's, Glen Ellyn
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Here's a quick look at this week's newsmakers.
Former Wheaton Professor Pleads Not Guilty to Child Porn Charges Donald Ratcliff pleaded not guilty to charges of aggravated possession of child pornography and weapons-related charges Thursday. He returns to court Wednesday, May 2. New Restaurant to Open in Downtown Glen Ellyn Gratto Trattoria & Tapas Bar will be closing to make way for a new dining experience. Milton Township Officials Back Employee after Ethics Complaint Dismissed Township Trustee James Flickinger, who suspected an employee of campaigning on government time, balks at paying the bill for a worker's township cell phone. Tuesday's Glen Ellyn House Fire Causes Millions In Damages No one was injured during the fire and it's unclear what started the blaze. Glen Ellyn Hosts …
Monday, March 19, 2012
Here's a quick look at this past week's newsmakers.
D89 Board Member's Wife Quits School Job after Tribune Inquires Friday, the Chicago Tribune reported on nepotism in school districts in the Chicago area. New Women's Boutique Opens in Glen Ellyn Dames & Damsels is a new shop in downtown Glen Ellyn located in the Little Shops near Main Street and Crescent Boulevard. Route 53 Resurfacing Begins in April Work is expected to be complete by June. Glen Ellyn Named Official 'Train Town' The village was honored in celebration of Union Pacific Railroad's 150th anniversary. D87 To Host Distinguished Service Awards Ceremony The district honors those who go above and beyond. $500 Worth of Razors Stolen From Walgreens The following arrest information was supplied by the Glen Ellyn Police Department. It…
Monday, February 27, 2012
Here's what we're keeping an eye on at the DuPage County Courthouse.
DUPAGE: Glen Ellyn: A man who sued College of DuPage over injuries he sustained in a 2010 on-campus attack has been given additional time to refile his lawsuit after it was essentially thrown out in November. William Kendrick filed a lawsuit last year claiming the school and its police should have prevented him from being jumped by a group of non-students. COD successfully argued for dismissal on grounds it was protected under state immunity laws, and that Kendrick failed to make a premises liability claim against the school. Kendrick has until early next month to refile. A hearing is scheduled for March 28. Naperville: One man indicted in connection to several area robberies, including at least two in Naperville, has pleaded not guilty. …
The following arrest information was supplied by the Glen Ellyn Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
Driving under the influence: Faisal A. Balagam, 32, of Lincolnwood, was charged with driving under the influence and improper lane usage on Feb. 12 at 2:16 a.m. near Roosevelt Road and Interstate 355. Maya T. Oquendo, 20, of Carol Stream was charged with driving under the influence and speeding on Feb. 12 at 3:20 a.m. near Roosevelt Road and Sunset Avenue. Robert P. Borowski, 20, of Lombard, was charged with driving under the influence, possession of drug equipment and cited for a sign violation on Feb. 14 at 11:14 p.m. near Duane and Prospect Streets. Joseph A. Flores, 31, of Westmont, was charged with driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license on Feb. 17 at 12:12 a.m. near Roosevelt Road and Park Boulevard. …
Sunday, February 26, 2012
Here's a quick look at what you can expect from Mother Nature this week.
This week will be a wet one, so dress accordingly. Temperatures will remain in the 40s but showers are expected on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. You can also expect snow on Wednesday. Only two dry days this week; Monday will be mostly sunny with highs in the low 40s and Thursday will be partly cloudy.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
DuPage County could receive six to 10 inches of snow Thursday evening.
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch for Thursday evening. According to the weather service, rain is expected throughout the day Thursday followed by snow around 9 p.m. Snowfall is expected to be heavy at times and DuPage County could accumulate as much as six to 10 inches. In the evening winds could reach 10 to 15 mph with the low around 30. Snow is likely Friday and there's a 60 percent chance of precipitation. According to the weather service, Saturday will be mostly sunny with a high of 34.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Here's a quick look at this week's newsmakers.
Wheaton Home Undamaged After Morning Chimney Fire No injuries were reported in this morning's fire near Roosevelt Road and Main Street in Wheaton. Neighborhood Home Denied Permit to Operate as Church According to Triblocal, the plan commission voted against allowing a Glen Ellyn home to continue operating as a church. Glen Ellyn Village Trustees Expected to Vote on TIF Approving the TIF district for downtown Glen Ellyn is on tonight's agenda. Where's the Best Place to Buy Flowers for Valentine's Day in Wheaton or Glen Ellyn? "Best of" features readers' picks for the best places around town. This week we're asking readers to nominate the best florist in town! Police Blotter: Individual Siphons Gas from Parked Car, Public Intoxication and …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
Pączki in any language means delicious.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
If you observe Lent, then you most likely have started the countdown to Feb. 22—Ash Wednesday and the beginning of 40 days of fasting, or the very least, giving up sweets until Easter. The little time left—called Mardi Gras, Carnival, Carnevale or Fasnacht in parts of the world—will be celebrated with partying and indulgence until the last second of Fat Tuesday, which ends at midnight Feb. 21. A Polish tradition is to celebrate the last six days of Carnival, known as zapusty, beginning on Fat Thursday (Tłusty Czwartek) when pączki (fried doughnuts) are eaten. In America, pączki can be found in Polish bakeries this week, with the big day, not this Thursday, but next Tuesday: Pączki Day, Feb. 21 Flour Barrel, 483 N. Main St., is taking …
Monday, February 13, 2012
Approving the TIF district for downtown Glen Ellyn is on tonight's agenda.
It's likely that Glen Ellyn trustees will approve the tax increment financing district for downtown Glen Ellyn. Tonight, Glen Ellyn trustees are expected to vote on the TIF district, which will be a financial tool the village will use to spur development and capital projects like parking decks and possibly a new Metra station. Business leaders and village staff are in support of the plan but Glen Ellyn school districts are against a TIF to create infrastructure improvements for downtown. A feasibility study was conducted last year to determine if the TIF district was appropriate for downtown Glen Ellyn. It was determined that Glen Ellyn qualified and would benefit from the economic tool. Since the adoption of the 2009 Downtown Strategic …