Athletics store set for Wheaton opening

August 4, 2016 by  

Kris Hartner is set to open the third store of his business, Naperville Running Company, at 102-134 West Front Street in [Read more]

Bids for new waste hauling companies to be discussed

July 5, 2016 by  

This evening will see the Wheaton City Council hold a meeting to talk about the city’s waste. Many bids have come in for services, including hauling yard waste, garbage, and recycling.

Five waste management businesses have [Read more]

Wheaton College welcome center approved

June 15, 2016 by  

On June 6th, the city council of Wheaton approved a welcome center at Wheaton College with a unanimous vote.

A vacant property in the [Read more]

Students learn coding in one hour

May 20, 2016 by  

Together with Microsoft, St. Francis High School in Wheaton held an ‘Hour of Code’ on April 30. Code.org sponsored the Saturday event.

Around 40 elementary and middle school [Read more]

Infantry museum to start revamp in November

April 6, 2016 by  

Cantigny Park’s 1st Infantry Division Museum in Wheaton is set to close in November of this year for renovations. It will reopen by the middle of next year.

The museum has held the Infantry’s history up [Read more]

DuPage county scholarships made available

March 16, 2016 by  

Students from lower income families that have academic prowess now have the opportunity to receive scholarships and job training. Newly announced opportunities are being offered by the DuPage County Department of Community Service in Wheaton.

One of the scholarships is the Community Services Block Grant by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. It helps with school supplies and college tuition and lasts for either a semester or a quarter.

To apply for the scholarship, individuals must be residents of DuPage County and have a gross income less than 125% of the level of poverty in the United States within the past three months. Proof of both is required, along with proof that they are going to an accredited school in the state, transcripts, two recommendation letters, a letter of financial aid, and an essay. The application will ask about other family members living with the applicant.

Students studying quickly developing fields such as new technology will be considered for scholarships first. Individuals can pick up an application at the DCS office in Wheaton or go online. They have until the afternoon of June 1 to bring the necessary paperwork back to the office

A printing company could do the applications for the department and have them ready for students to pick up. They could also put the design on the website.

Pediatric cardiology center receives high marks

February 2, 2016 by  

The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) recently gave a Downer’s Grove health center three stars for excellence in [Read more]

Runner racks up a lap for each year of his life

January 16, 2016 by  

Wheaton resident Steve Spear spent his 52nd birthday not sitting back and relaxing, but running to raise money for charity.

Spear has done this for [Read more]

Long-standing city manager to step down

December 23, 2015 by  

Don Rose, 69, is retiring as city manager of Wheaton on April 30, 2016, having served the city for 35 years.

It took a significant amount of [Read more]

Earth Science Professor Publishes Fourth Mystery Instalment

November 7, 2015 by  

Rick Polad, a professor of earth science at the College of DuPage near Wheaton published the fourth book in his series about a detective named Spencer Manning. Calumet Editions published the new book, called [Read more]

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