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Suspect claims to have virus, threatens to ‘cough on people’ On March 15, a complainant at a pharmacy in the 100 block of N. Robert Palmer told police at around 4:11 p.m., during a phone call discussing the suspect’s prescription, the suspect became upset and made a statement that he […]

 
 

Notice to readers of the Lombardian

Notice to readers of the Lombardian

The Lombardian and Villa Park Review, along with all other newspapers published by Rock Valley Publishing, will continue publishing under the usual schedule in both print and digital formats. The print version will be published Thursday as usual with newsstand copies available Thursday morning and home delivery arriving on Thursday. […]

 
 

Community reacts as Coronavirus threatens nation; Governor makes call to close bars, restaurants

By Dee Longfellow For The Independent News updates about the COVID-19 Coronavirus have been changing almost hourly, making your weekly newspaper behind the times before the presses even stop rolling. What started as a mild threat heard on the news has now escalated to what could well be an illness […]

 
 

Special meeting to discuss potential civil emergency plans to COVID-19; Action gives mayor temporary emergency executive powers

In a proactive response to COVID-19, Mayor Steve Morley along with three aldermen have called a special meeting to discuss potential civil emergency declaration plans. Although the regular City Council meeting was cancelled, a special meeting was held on Monday, March 16, at which City officials were to discuss an […]

 
 

Lombard deals with reality of coronavirus (COVID-19)

Lombard deals with reality of coronavirus (COVID-19)

MIKE SANDROLINI PHOTO Signs like this one at the Target store in Lombard, limiting customers to specific amounts of items such as disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizers and hand and face wipes, were common in stores throughout the village as customers stocked up on disinfectants, toilet paper and cleaning supplies in […]

 
 

Your local Primary Election Coverage

Your local Primary Election Coverage

Not surprising, DuPage voter turnout is low; D45 School referendum passes By Dee Longfellow For The Independent/VP Review With the public huddling indoors to avoid any contact with the COVID19 Coronavirus, it is no surprise voter turnout was low on Tuesday, March 17 for the Primary Election. As of noon […]

 
 

The 2020 Lilac Court

The 2020 Lilac Court

CHRIS FOX PHOTO The members of the 2020 Lilac Court were selected on Sunday, March 8. Pictured left to right are: Princess Stacy Caeiro, Princess Lizzy Florey, Princess Karli Wilson, Princess Abby Lynch and Princess Jamya Whitman. The Lombard Junior Women’s Club held its annual Lilac Princess Program Preliminary Judging […]

 
 

School District 44 cancels school, activities due to virus

School District 44 cancels school, activities due to virus

School District 44 posted the following notice on the district website announcing closure of eight schools on Wednesday, March 11 along with school activities. The notice was posted due to a positive testing for the virus. School officials hope to reopen the schools on Thursday, March 12, after disinfecting procedures […]

 
 

List of candidates for March 17 primary election

List of candidates for March 17 primary election

The following is a list of Democratic and Republican candidates who’ll be running in the Tuesday, March 17 primary elections, as well as referenda pertaining to the area. Candidates who are running as presidential delegates and alternate delegates to the 2020 Democratic and Republican national conventions are not listed here. […]

 
 

Top Crime Stories

Store employee seen snorting substance On Feb. 20, police responded to a business in the 900 block of S. York for a drug complaint. According to police, a reporting officer met with a customer who stated she witnessed an employee allegedly snorting a substance off the counter. Police said officers […]