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State Legislators Oppose Severe Cuts by IDPH For Disabled

In a decision that has raised concerns among legislators and advocates alike, the state agency responsible for overseeing services for individuals with developmental disabilities has proposed a significant reduction in funding. The potential consequences of this move have sparked a wave of criticism and calls for immediate action. Under the proposed plan, approximately 2.5 million…

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Volunteers Sought By City For Commission and Board

The City of West Chicago is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on its Boards and Commissions. These volunteer opportunities provide residents, and non-residents in some cases, with a chance to be further involved in the community while sharing their own personal experiences, expertise, and talents. Appointments to Boards/Commissions are mostly reserved for residents by State…

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Karen Jean Uelsmann Obituary

Karen Jean Uelsmann, 62, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2024, at the Aperion Care nursing home in West Chicago, IL. Karen was born on August 20, 1961, the third of five children of William and Joyce Uelsmann, and grew up in Bloomingdale, IL. She enjoyed doing arts and crafts projects, cooking meals and baking,…

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Free English Classes in Nearby Wheaton

Casa DuPage will host unique English classes this winter . This popular class teaches attendees to speak English, be more confident in speaking and commit to bettering their English language skills. These classes are fun classes with a focus on speaking, through stories and a dynamic immersion teaching style with Master Companion Patrick- native speaker….

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New Corrections Sheriff’s Deputy Sworn In

On Friday  January 26, Jonathan Calderon was sworn in by DuPage County Undersheriff Edmond Moore as a new Deputy assigned to the Corrections Bureau. Corrections Chief Mark Garcia was there to welcome Deputy Jonathan Calderon to the DuPage County Sheriff’s Office.   El viernes 26 de enero, Jonathan Calderón prestó juramento ante el subsheriff del…

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Grocery Initiative: $3.5 Million Available in Grants for Local Grocers to Preserve Access to Fresh Food

As part of the Illinois Grocery Initiative, eligible local grocers can now apply for funding for energy-efficient equipment upgrades Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) today announced $3.5 million in available grant funding for local grocers through the Equipment Upgrades Program as part of the Illinois Grocery Initiative….

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Organizations You Should Know: West Chicago Garden Club

The West Chicago Voice is doing a new feature on important local organizations, groups, and individuals called “Someone You Should Know “ series. We’ll introduce you to groups and people we think the community would benefit from knowing better. We’re starting off the series with The West Chicago Garden Club. The club’s publicist put together…

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Wilson Avenue Lane Closure

The northbound lane of Wilson Avenue is closed at the Main Street intersection as construction crews complete the installation of a new sewer pipe within the region. Please seek an alternate route or be mindful of this change in traffic pattern if travelling through this area. El carril en dirección norte de Wilson Avenue está…

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Rita Beardsley Obituary

September 25, 1932 — January 26, 2024 Rita Beardsley, age 91, of West Chicago, passed away after a very brief illness on January 26, 2024. She was born on September 25, 1932 in Ottawa Illinois to Jessie and Raymond Parks. At the age of 17 she set out to put herself through nursing school in…

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Building Blocks of Success: IDOT announces February dates for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise program workshops

The Illinois Department of Transportation is hosting free virtual workshops in February as part of its continuing Building Blocks of Success series for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms interested in strengthening their skills, growing their business, and bidding on state projects. New and existing DBEs, as well as firms interested in becoming certified in the program,…

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Community High School District 94 Welcomes Dr. Kurt Johansen, as New Superintendent

Community High School District 94 Welcomes Dr. Kurt Johansen, as New Superintendent

Community High School District 94 Welcomes Dr. Kurt Johansen, as New Superintendent West Chicago, IL – The Community High School District 94 Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kurt Johansen as the new Superintendent, effective July 1. The selection process, conducted in collaboration with BWP & Associates search firm, began…

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