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Bears pitch $3.2 billion stadium plan, but Pritzker still ‘skeptical’ despite team’s $2 billion pledge

Bears executives, city leaders make appeal for $900 million in public funding, $1.5 billion for infrastructure By Dilpreet Raju and Jerry Nowicki CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS The Chicago Bears laid out a $3.2 billion plan for a new domed stadium on Chicago’s lakefront last week, painting pictures of future Super Bowls […]

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District 88 welcomes new Business Partner

During its March 18 meeting, the District 88 Board of Education named members of the district’s Heritage Spanish Career Fluency program as Business Partners. It joins a list of other businesses and organizations including the Village of Addison, the Addison Park District, the Addison Public Library, SWD Inc. and College […]

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Addison police officer receives Bronze Star

On Friday, Feb. 2, Addison police officer Dave Olejarz received the Bronze Star Medal for his exemplary leadership and meritorious service during his most recent deployment in Iraq.  For six months, Olejarz served as the Senior Enlisted Leader for the 443rd Air Expeditionary Squadron, 387th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al […]

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Democratic, Republican primary candidates, referenda, election results

Editor’s note: The following is a list of Democratic and Republican candidates who were in primary races March 19 in the communities of Addison, Bensenville, Elmhurst, Lombard, Villa Park, Oakbrook Terrace and Wood Dale. The vote totals are unofficial and includes contested races only, as well as referenda. Total number […]

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Fenton High School, District 100 embroiled in controversy

Bensenville village president among those calling for District 100 superintendent to resign amid sexual abuse allegations surrounding fired teacher/staff member Staff report Fenton Community High School District 100 continues to be embroiled in controversy as angry students, parents, teachers and community members confronted district officials last week during two school […]

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Addison Historical Society marks 50th Year

On Thursday, March 7, the Addison Historical Society celebrated the 50th anniversary of its formation.  The Historical Society is the 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization which partners with the Village of Addison in the operation of the Addison Historical Museum. At the Monday, March 4 Village Board meeting, Mayor Richard Veenstra […]