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DuPage County Board Passes Balanced Budget for Fiscal Year 2024

November 28, 2023 The DuPage County Board on Tuesday unanimously approved its Fiscal Year 2024 budget, which includes a balanced, $625 million spending plan and keeps the property tax rate flat. “This is a fiscally responsible spending plan that makes critical infrastructure investments which will take the pressure off upcoming budgets,” said County Board Chair…

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David Lee Todd Obituary

David Lee Todd, age 87, a lifelong resident of West Chicago, passed away peacefully on November 26, 2023. He was born June 21, 1936, to Joe and Verdina (nee Mertes) Todd. David was united in marriage to the late Nancy (nee Patterson) Todd in 1956. As a young boy, Dave began his work career at…

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Parker Anthony Douglas Obituary

Parker Anthony Douglas Parker Anthony Douglas, age 18, passed away on November 27, 2023. He was born on December 19, 2004 in Geneva, IL. He graduated from Geneva High School and went to Southern Illinois University where he was studying to be a pilot and was a member of Phi Kappa Tau fraternity. Parker always…

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Important Electric Vehicle Rebate and Charging Station Update

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency’s (Illinois EPA) electric vehicle rebate program has surpassed the amount of available funds for this cycle. If have already applied and you are an applicant that qualifies as “low-income” your application will be given priority. Check IEPA’s website for updated information. Don’t worry if you missed out, there are other…

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Solar Switch Chicagoland Fall/Winter Program

Take advantage of the sun’s rays to power your home. DuPage County is again participating in the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) and Citizens Utility Board’s (CUB) Solar Switch, a residential and commercial group purchasing opportunity. In this program qualified installers submit pricing for your project and the best one is sent on to you. This group…

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Celebrating Giving Tuesday: A Day of Generosity and Kindness

Giving Back On Giving Tuesday Today, people around the world are coming together to celebrate Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to generosity, philanthropy and making a positive impact in communities. As the holiday season approaches, individuals, businesses, and organizations join hands to give back and spread kindness to those in need. Giving Tuesday, which falls…

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Wolfgang Paul Smailus Obituary

Wolfgang Paul Smailus, age 78, of Waterman, passed away on November 16, 2023. He was born in Weilsig, Germany on January 20, 1945 to Hugo Paul Smailus and Hilde Martha Juschka Smailus, Wolfgang was a US Army Veteran serving in the 11th Calvary and was station in Bein Hoa-Xuan Loc Vietnam in 1966 – 1967. He…

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Operation Rising Spirit Encourages Letters of Support To Illinois Veterans During The Holiday Season - West Chicago news - newspaper, local news for West Chicago Illinois

Operation Rising Spirit Encourages Letters of Support To Illinois Veterans During The Holiday Season

The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs launches a letter-writing campaign to show support to veterans in their care at its five residential homes The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs (IDVA) today launched the 2023 “Operation Rising Spirit,” campaign encouraging service organizations, schools, communities, and individuals to write letters of appreciation and support to veterans residing…

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Catherine Rzeszotarski Obituary

Catherine Rzeszotarski (nee Zarate), age 95, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2023. She was born on August 28, 1928 in West Chicago to Jacob and Emeteria Zarate. She attended St Mary’s grammar school in West Chicago. Catherine was united in marriage on December 1, 1951 to Robert Rzeszotarski. She worked for many years as…

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DuPage County Health Department Advises Residents To Be Antibiotics Aware

Kicking off U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week, DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) joins the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in advising patients and their families to use antibiotics only when necessary to reduce antibiotic resistance, help stop the spread of superbugs, and protect patients from side effects from antibiotics. During U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week…

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Timothy Allen Liberg Obituary

Timothy Allen Liberg, age 72, of Wayne, Illinois passed away on November 23, 2023. Visitation on Monday, November 27, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Norris-Segert Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 132 Fremont Street, West Chicago. A funeral service will take place at 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment to follow at…

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Incident Under Investigation in Lisle: 2 children stabbed

Lisle authorities are currently conducting an investigation following a distressing incident involving two young children who were found stabbed and “covered in blood” at a residence. The incident was brought to the attention of the police by a homeowner residing on Matson Lane in Lisle, Illinois. According to the Lisle Police Department, the homeowner alerted…

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