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Ellman’s Music Center and our community

By Pete Ellman Founded in 1958, our independently-owned family music business provides our customers throughout northern Illinois with instrument rentals, sales, repair, music, and accessories,...

Rotary Club of Naperville Downtown now accepting donations for Miles to End Polio

On November 22, a team of Rotary Club members and Rotary International employees, including The Rotary Club of Naperville / Downtown member Naish Shah,...

Metea Valley is set to host The Healing Field, Nov. 4-11, 2014

Click the image above to see other photos as students set up American flags along Eola Road on Oct. 18 to help promote The...

Redhawks’ Kevin Clifford gashes Huskie defense in Crosstown Classic

When discussing the exploits of Naperville Central’s defense earlier in the week, Naperville North coach Sean Drendel knew full well what his team couldn't...

Public Safety Open House welcomes families

UPDATE Oct. 17, 2014 / Reminder!  Costumed youngsters will learn even more about safety when the Naperville Junior Woman's Club presents its annual Trick...

A fall for rankings

Keepin' it real since 2001 How do you rate this season? Is your favorite football team or baseball team in the rankings? Are your chosen...

Downtown Naperville is set for seasonal attractions through New Year’s Eve

Way before downtown Naperville became known for its parades or its Riverwalk running through it, the DuPage River attracted settlers who began developing this...

The Curious Curator – City Museum Diamond Anniversary: ‘A Promise Fulfilled’

This year will mark the 75th anniversary of the Caroline Martin Mitchell Mansion as a city museum.  The museum was opened to the public...

September Positively Briefs

Naperville Men's Glee Club hosts open rehearsals The Naperville Men's Glee Club (NMGC) will hold two open rehearsals for male singers interested in membership. Held...

Splashing from summer to fall

In mid-August, Naper Settlement and the Naperville Heritage Society hosted the ribbon cutting for the new Rita (Fredenhagen) and John Harvard Early Learning Playscape. While...

Celebrate the end of summer at the Jaycees Last Fling

As Last Fling brings summer to an end Labor Day weekend, the Naperville Jaycees have already begun planning the 50th Anniversary Fling in 2015.  With...

North Central College psychology researchers seek to reduce harmful effects of bullying

When Patricia Schacht, associate professor of psychology at North Central College in Naperville, offered a senior-level seminar called “Bullying,” all 20 spots quickly filled....

Kids can deliver the City’s new recycling carts with Mayor Pradel

The City of Naperville is hosting a contest throughout the month of August for children to win the chance to deliver some of the...

Rita and John Harvard Early Learning Playscape opens Aug. 17

UPDATE, August 14, 2014 / Naper Settlement and the Naperville Heritage Society hosted the ribbon cutting for the new Rita (Fredenhagen) and John Harvard...

Flash Poll: Should a sound system be installed in downtown Naperville?

City Council recently discussed a proposal to install a sound system in downtown Naperville to provide background music and enhance the downtown ambiance. The proposed...

Emerging Markets – Grilling & farming local fare

Changing tastes changing accents Naperville’s secret sauce has merged from humble farm beginnings into a melting pot of exotic foodstuffs and locally-sourced specialties. The selection...

Take back the county seat on June 4

Considering all the new projects and happenings at Naper Settlement from the interpretation of the Murray House as a law office to the re-imagination...

Veterans in Touch – Poppy Days

May is here, the snow is gone and the Poppies are blooming. Among all the flowers that evoke the memories and emotions of war...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Ponds and pups for springtime

Ponds and pups for springtime Pond season is upon us. It came late this year. Very late. [vimeo 94684830 w=600 h=338] Dog Patch Koi Pond from...

Naperville’s spirit of service is contagious

Since 1928, the Naperville Memorial Day Parade has been a local tradition, paying tribute to all men and woman and their families that have...

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Not everything is guaranteed to be true or accurate that is carved in stone

“Carved in stone” means that something is permanent or not able to be changed. However, in the case of Joseph Naper’s grave marker, this...

Transitions – Perspective over time

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