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Lyons Township High School considers buying nearly a million dollars in new equipment

Crime briefs: $1,000 bicycle stolen from Western Springs Metra station

The following incidents were listed among the official reports of area police departments.

Tips for home buyers in the western suburbs

Whenever you make a big purchase you should take the time to do a little product research and know exactly what you are buying. With a home, this r...

Tom McGregor and Stephanie Grady star in "Picnic" at Theatre of Western Springs.

Theatre of Western Springs plans an intense ‘Picnic’

A handsome drifter named Hal stirs things up in a small town as people prepare for the annual Labor Day Picnic in William Inge’s “Picnic.”

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Blotter: Student charged with having nearly 60 grams of weed in Indian Head Park

The 17-year-old was pulled over after an officer noticed the brake and taillights on the passenger side of the BMW he was driving at Wolf and Joliet roads were not on.

Two-year-old Brianna waits between her parents, Eric and Gina Wong, for the egg hunt in Blackhawk Park to begin Saturday morning.  | Jon Langham/For Sun-Times Media  4/19/14

Indian Head Park Easter egg hunt fun for all ages

Beautiful weather and the chance to fill a basket with candy brought out several hundred adults and children to the annual Easter egg hunt in Indian Head Park.

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Gonia: Western Springs Household Cleanup Day, the good, the bad and the ugly

It’s nearly upon us: Household Cleanup Day. Otherwise known as “Lock your doors, hide inside, stay off the streets of Western Springs Day.” This year it happens on May 17.

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Western Springs residents participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon

Boston hosts runners and spectators for the 2014 Boston Marathon, which marks the one-year anniversary of the bombings.

Petrak: Visiting French students highlight Lyons Township exchange program

Today’s high school French programs are a lot different than the coursework I took a long time ago at a small school.

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Yoga by You: Your brain on meditation

Yoga is the cessation of the fluctuations/disturbances of the mind.

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St. John of the Cross Student Feature: Will Matschke

We meet St. John of the Cross fifth grader Will Matschke who loves the Cubs and wants to be a veterinarian when he grows up.

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