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South suburbs to benefit from pavement patching projects

Dolton, South Holland, Thornton and Chicago Heights are among communities that will benefit from pavement projects by the Illinois Department of Transportation beginning this week weather permitting.

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Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M in state funds

Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M in state funds

Gov. Patrick Quinn speaks Saturday at the Sandridge Community Center in Calumet City to announce the Calumet Memorial Park District will receive $2.1 million in PARC grant money to expand the community center. Behind Quinn is Thornton Township Supervisor Frank Zuccarelli.

August 31, 2014 10:26 am
Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M for recreational improvements

Calumet City, Dolton park districts each receive more than $2M for recreational improvements

CHICAGO | The Calumet Memorial Park District and the Dolton Park District will each receive more than $2 million from the state of Illinois for recreational improvements, part of a $14.4 million investment in several Chicago Southland communities, Gov. Pat Quinn announced Saturday.

August 31, 2014 10:04 am

Local districts give students incentives for perfect attendance

As students in Illinois return to the classroom for a new school year, regular school attendance is not only important so students don't fall behind in their studies and receive poor grades.

August 31, 2014 12:00 am
Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

RIVERDALE | New Dolton West Elementary District 148 teachers received some helpful tips and information during a two-day orientation program held prior to the start of the 2014-15 school year.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

Induction/mentor coordinator Michael Hurst of Dolton West Elementary District 148 speaks to new teachers during the two-day orientation program earlier this month.

August 28, 2014 12:00 am
Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

Dolton West Elementary D.148 welcomes new teachers

Dolton West School District 148 welcomes its new teachers to the 2014-15 school year. The district hosted a new teacher orientation for incoming teachers on Aug. 11 and 12. The sessions were led by the district's induction/mentor coordinator Michael Hurst. Pictured front row from left, are: …

August 28, 2014 12:00 am

Motorist injured in fiery three-vehicle crash on Bishop Ford

DOLTON | A fiery crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway late Tuesday left one man with head injuries and another facing drunken driving charges.

August 27, 2014 7:05 pm

Area men charged in federal gun probe

CHICAGO | Men from Gary and Dolton are among 14 Chicago-area people facing federal firearm charges after authorities seized more than 100 assorted pistols, revolvers, rifles and shotguns.

August 27, 2014 12:00 pm
Recreation director to reach out with added park programs

Recreation director to reach out with added park programs

As recreation director for the Calumet Memorial Park District, Thom Miller is excited to continue improving the lives of residents who use the facilities.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am

Crash causing delays on southbound I-94 at Sibley, police say

DOLTON | Illinois State Police said late Tuesday they had received reports of injuries in a crash that forced the closure of all lanes on southbound Interstate 94 at Sibley Boulevard.

August 26, 2014 11:15 pm

Clerical error postpones discussion over D.205's bills

SOUTH HOLLAND | A clerical error prevented the Thornton Township High School District 205 School Board from engaging in any discussion over its bills.

August 18, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 wants more people to take their survey

SOUTH HOLLAND | Thornton Township High School District 205 officials want more people to take part in a community survey posted on the district's website.

August 17, 2014 12:00 am

D.205 School Board quarrels over custodial contract

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Chicago company that provided janitorial services to Thornton, Thornridge and Thornwood high schools worked the entire past school year without posting a performance bond indicating it was capable of fulfilling the contract.

August 14, 2014 6:30 pm
D.148 hires new principal

D.148 hires new principal

A south suburban woman who got her start in education years ago as an aide in Dolton West School District 148 is heading back to the school system as a principal of two Riverdale schools.

August 14, 2014 12:00 am
D.148 hires new principal

D.148 hires new principal

Shinora Montgomery is the new principal of Dolton West School District 148's Early Childhood Center and Riverdale Elementary School. She comes to the district from Country Club Hills District 160 where she had served as an assistant principal.

August 14, 2014 12:00 am

Police: Dolton officer shot, killed suspect who pointed gun at him

DOLTON | A Dolton police officer shot and killed a suspect in a drive-by shooting Saturday night after the suspect jumped from a fleeing SUV and pointed a gun at the officer, police said.

August 10, 2014 7:00 pm

Police searching for man who shot Dolton resident to death on Chicago's South Side

CHICAGO | Police continued to search Wednesday for a man who shot a Dolton resident to death following a quarrel earlier this week at a Gresham neighborhood store.

August 06, 2014 3:23 pm

District 148 sets 2014-15 registration dates

Dolton West School District 148 parents and guardians are asked to mark their calendars for the 2014-15 registration dates.

August 06, 2014 12:00 am
Business booming for Indiana commerce agency

Business booming for Indiana commerce agency

INDIANAPOLIS | The state's commerce agency is on track for a record-setting year in enticing businesses to locate or expand in Indiana.

August 05, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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