• Metro East Area News Briefs

    Metro East Area News Briefs

    Metro-East home sales continue to increase The real estate market continued to pick up across most of Metro-East in July, according to reports this month by the Greater Gateway Association…

  • Cook County News Briefs

    Cook County News Briefs

    Barrington Village to host Public Safety Open House The village announced that its annual Public Safety Open House will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 1 at the Public Safety Building,…

  • DeKalb County Briefs

    DeKalb County Briefs

    DeKALB COUNTY   New grants to boost economic development A new grant program will act as a catalyst to aid economic development for local municipalities and communities in DeKalb…

  • McHenry County Briefs

    McHenry County Briefs

     McHenry County  Dept. of Health offers pair of flu shot clinics The McHenry County Department of Health (MCDH) announced that it is offering two flu shot clinics for county residents….

  • Rockford beautification

    Rockford beautification

    The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau has joined with the River District Association to advance beautification efforts for its Forest City Beautiful initiative, a multi-year…

  • DuPage County Briefs

    DuPage County Briefs

    COUNTY   Time running out to register to vote The close of voter registration in DuPage County for the Nov. 8 general election is Oct. 11 and re-opens Nov. 10, with early voting running…


Cyber-bullying explored in new novel

Washington, D.C. author Herta Feely says her newest novel is inspiring readers to remember their own pasts — and it’s not pleasant. “Saving Phoebe Murrow,” released this month,…

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