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FRONT PAGE ROUNDUP | Archives start 2-23-2009 (use upper right SEARCH BOX “2-23-2009“)
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Artists find a way to make their work their day job – Tue, 24 Feb 2009
Alice DuBois never imagined she’d have to rely on food stamps to help cover her expenses, but that’s just one of the measures she’s taken to continue making ends meet as a painter.
Arlington Heights mayoral candidate wants all village business online – Tue, 24 Feb 2009
Phillip Walter said if Arlington Heights officials truly want a transparent government, they’d post all village bills and contracts on the village’s Web site.
Northwest suburban books and enrichment – Tue, 24 Feb 2009
Open storytimes: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24; 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25; and 10 a.m. Friday Feb. 27, Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St. For ages under 3. Register at (847) 253-5675.
SUV crashes into Arlington Heights store – Tue, 24 Feb 2009
No one was injured after a man drove an SUV into an Arlington Heights UPS store after mistaking the gas pedal for the break Monday afternoon.
Arlington Heights furniture store closing – Mon, 23 Feb 2009
Factory Direct furniture in Arlington Heights is closing at the end of the week due to the deteriorating economy, store managers say.
Nationwide prostitution sting yields local arrests – Mon, 23 Feb 2009
A number of suburban police departments along with sheriff’s departments from Cook, DuPage and Lake counties assisted the FBI in a nationwide anti-prostitution sting that took place Feb. 19 to 22 and resulted in the recovery of 48 children and the arrest of 571 adults across the country.
Chemistry whiz kids ace regionals; prepare for state meet April 1 – Mon, 23 Feb 2009
Dhara Patel, an eighth grader from Addams Junior High in Schaumburg was the first contestant introduced Wednesday night, and when it was all over, she was first again.
Northwest suburbs in 60 seconds – Mon, 23 Feb 2009
District 26 candidate remains; Relay for Life kickoff; Senior Job Club Tuesday; WACO to host 13th charity ball; computer recycling the goal
It’s Oscar night, but local actors toil in lesser-seen roles – Sun, 22 Feb 2009
Tonight is Oscar night, which means all eyes will be on the glittering gowns and high-wattage smiles of Hollywood’s A-list.
More Illinois teachers striving for top certification that pays – Sun, 22 Feb 2009
By all accounts, John Madsen is a successful educator. The Bartlett High School language arts teacher, tenured and with nine years of service under his belt, received a master’s degree in 2000.
Arlington Heights mayor hears Obama’s message – Sat, 21 Feb 2009
Sometimes you’re a politician. Sometimes you’re a fan. On Friday, Arlene Mulder was both.
Arlington Heights cops seek grocery thieves – Fri, 20 Feb 2009
Arlington Heights police are looking for a couple who spent Valentine’s Day ripping off a local grocery store. The couple loaded up a grocery cart at Valli Produce, 400 E. Golf Road, at abut 4:45 p.m. on Feb 14, according to the Arlington Heights police.