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Winter is the ideal time to reconnect with nature!. Enjoy the beauty of our wooded grounds along the Fox River within the warmth of Farnsworth House. Despite cold and snow guided tours are offered through winter at Farnsworth House. Shuttle services are provided when walking paths are impass…

Knights of Columbus, Council #13436 made a generous donation to Open Door Rehabilitation Center. Local council members participate in an annual campaign to raise donations that benefit people with intellectual disabilities. Members hand out Tootsie Roll candy to donors during this fund raise…

Oswego Community Unit School District 308 has announced dates for walk-in registration for incoming kindergarten students.   Registration will be held at the Central Registration office in the District Administration Center at 4175 State Route 71 in Oswego. Students must be five years old by…

Now that cold weather is here the Plainfield Fire Protection District is urging everyone to please stay off the ice. Even though neighborhood ponds and other bodies of water freeze over that does not mean the ice is strong enough to support you. Never go out onto the ice. There are many thin…

Is your scout group looking for an educational field trip and want to learn how local government works? Consider taking a tour of Village Hall in Montgomery!  A Village staff member will take groups on an educational tour where scouts will learn about how local government works.

Plano Community Unit School District No. 88 is seeking applicants from senior citizens and/or veterans who would like to apply for an honorary high school diploma from Plano High School. To be eligible, an the individual must have: (1) resided within the Plano School District boundaries (Dis…

Flight Tasting Room & Bottle Shoppe in Yorkville, chose Open Door as its November charity of the month. Each time a patron gave a tip in November, those funds were collected to benefit Open Door clients: adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Dick Banning, Open Door Pre…

Your Open Door neighbors would appreciate your help. Please consider participating in the Annual Open Door Membership Drive, which benefits adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in DeKalb, Kendall and LaSalle counties.

Give the gift of play this holiday season by donating an unwrapped toy for the Marine Toys for Tots Program. Drop-off boxes are now available at the Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River St. and the Police Department, 10 Civic Center Dr. Anyone wishing to contribute new, unwrapped gifts (toy…

Boxcars clatter and train whistles blow | The Fox River rolls, sometimes fast, sometimes slow | Highs and lows, we all stand together Aurora Strong | Generations of history spanning miles and miles long | A sense of renewal is growing in the City of Lights | Aurora is climbing higher and acc…

Each flu season is different and influenza can affect people differently, but millions of people get the flu every year. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from flu.

If you or someone you know is looking to replace a bed in your home, now is the time!  The PHS music program is excited to announce they will be hosting a one day mattress fundraiser on Sunday, October 13th, from 10am-5pm. The auxiliary gym at PHS will be transformed into a mattress showroom…

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