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  • Shoppers urged to buy local on Small Business Saturday

    As the owner of Town House Books and Cafe in St. Charles, David Hunt said supporting local businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving isn’t new, but t ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:25 pm
  • Co-owner: St. Charles medical marijuana dispensary to open in December

    ST. CHARLES – A medical marijuana dispensary is likely to open by mid-December in St. Charles, one of its co-owners stated in an email.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Shodeen seeks input on proposal for St. Charles Mall site

    ST. CHARLES – Shodeen is again seeking feedback on its plans for the former St. Charles Mall site.Th ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Reduce risks with 24-hour assistance

    Are seniors who live alone safe? What if they fall? How long will they remain on the ground until ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Blue Goose Market Offers Alternative Methods For Preparing Thanksgiving Turkey

    For some, the Thanksgiving holiday is steeped in tradition; they wouldn’t dream of changing anything about the annual feast.  But for those who are lo ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 9:37 am
  • Blue Goose Market, Fox Valley Food For Health unite for food drive

    ST. CHARLES – A grocery store and organization are providing fresh groceries for healthy Thanksgiving meals for families in need, according to a news ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • The Direction of the Stock Market is in YOUR Hands

    Are we still at a high and ready to crash or have we corrected and are now going back up? You get t ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • St. Charles company seeks brides-to-be, newlyweds to test product

    ST. CHARLES – As a bride-to-be, Sarah-Eva Marchese struggled to articulate to her florist the floral style she envisioned.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Selfies sought for Small Business Saturday in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership is seeking selfies on Small Business Saturday. O ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • "Colonial Cafe Sriracha-Inspired Culinary Competition at ECC"

    A variety of delicious dishes will be served up in an annual culinary competition presented by Colonial Cafe. Set for Nov. 17 at Elgin Community Colle ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • Beardsley's Barber Shop offers cuts in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – In the few months since opening his latest barbershop, Joe Beardsley has created more than just a space where men can get a hot-lather s ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Geneva chamber names Wood Award recipient

    GENEVA – At its annual dinner Thursday night, the Geneva Chamber of Commerce bestowed its most prestigious award of the year to Gordon “Gordie” Hard, ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Batavia mayor talks development, business at annual breakfast

    BATAVIA – Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke on Thursday gave a hearty update on the commercial activity happening in the city.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • North Aurora medical marijuana dispensary serves 50 on first day

    NORTH AURORA – A medical marijuana dispensary in North Aurora had a successful opening Tuesday, its manager said.
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Dangers of seniors living alone

    A senior can continue to live alone at home, never get robbed, scammed or start the house on fire, but could still be in danger, or worst yet, could b ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 11:21 am