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Hinsdale High School D86 Board – Aligning Education and Community Fiscal Stewardship

Hinsdale High School D86 Board – Aligning Education and Community Fiscal Stewardship

Opinion: Dist. 86 board is being fiscally responsible with taxpayers' money while continuing high standards in education, Clarendon Hills resident says.
Teachers Union: Hinsdale High Schools Will Start on Time

Teachers Union: Hinsdale High Schools Will Start on Time

"Students deserve to start the year as scheduled, on time," president of Hinsdale High School Teachers Association says.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Entries for 'Darien Idol,' 'Battle of the Bands' Accepted Through July 31

Entries for 'Darien Idol,' 'Battle of the Bands' Accepted Through July 31

Aspiring singers and bands have until July 31 to reserve a spot in the upcoming Darien Fest hosted by the chamber of commerce.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
If Children are Held Accountable in D86, Why Aren't Teachers?

If Children are Held Accountable in D86, Why Aren't Teachers?

Opinion: Parent commends D86 board for holding the line on costs.
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Man Faces DUI Charges After Fleeing Accident Scene: Cops

Man Faces DUI Charges After Fleeing Accident Scene: Cops

Zachary Dandrea, 21, of Hinsdale, also was charged with disobeying a stop sign, failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident and other violations after a July 12 incident.
Train Hits Car After Teen Driver Mistakes Tracks for Road

Train Hits Car After Teen Driver Mistakes Tracks for Road

No one was hurt in the July 12 accident, and the driver was charged with trespassing on railroad property, according to police reports.
Teachers Union Responds to Press Conference by D86 Officials

Teachers Union Responds to Press Conference by D86 Officials

The two sides meet Tuesday to negotiate a new contract for the district's teachers.
Union, District 86 Resume Talks Over Teachers' Contract

Union, District 86 Resume Talks Over Teachers' Contract

In a press conference Monday, district officials outline the contract terms it wants, as well as their hope for how the bargaining process unfolds.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Kids' Bike Races Featured at Downers Grove Criterium

Kids' Bike Races Featured at Downers Grove Criterium

Kids' fun races are part of the Downers Grove Criterium Sunday, July 26.
Village Puts Downtown Downers Grove Property Out to Bid

Village Puts Downtown Downers Grove Property Out to Bid

Opportunity knocks for developers interested in purchasing and redeveloping a Main Street property in heart of downtown Downers Grove.
POLICE BLOTTER: Car Mows Down Traffic Cones, Damaged Toilet

POLICE BLOTTER: Car Mows Down Traffic Cones, Damaged Toilet

Also, an attempted residential burglary and a catalytic converter heist.
Overnight Ramp Closures Planned July 14-20 at Ogden and I-294

Overnight Ramp Closures Planned July 14-20 at Ogden and I-294

Ogden Avenue ramps will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. starting July 14.
DUPAGE COUNTY MANHUNT MONDAY: Have You Seen Carlos Cortes?

DUPAGE COUNTY MANHUNT MONDAY: Have You Seen Carlos Cortes?

Each Monday the DuPage Sheriff’s Office will highlight one criminal being sought for outstanding warrants. This week, it's Carlos Cortes.
HINSDALE DUI ARRESTS: Open Alcohol, Swerving, Speeding

HINSDALE DUI ARRESTS: Open Alcohol, Swerving, Speeding

Hinsdale police reports, June 22 to June 27.