- iGov. Pritzker Mandates Face Masks for Pre-K-12 Schools, Long-Term Care Facilities
To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and the Delta variant, Governor J. B. Pritzker issued a mandate Wednesday requiring face masks indoors for pre-kindergarten through high school students, teachers and staff as well as in long-term care facilities and day cares.
- iNaperville Park District Seeks Public Input on Park and Facility Improvement Projects
The Naperville Park District is seeking public input on park and facility improvements as part of its annual capital budget process for fiscal year 2022. Feedback will be sought and is encouraged through Aug. 11, after which point comments and questions submitted will be reviewed and considered as projects are designed.
- iFace Coverings Required of Visitors to City Buildings in Naperville
In accordance with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the city of Naperville announced it will require face coverings of all visitors beginning Aug. 3.
- iNewly Expanded Child Tax Credit Payments Help Support Working Families, Children
Area Congressional members and residents are excited about the newly expanded child tax credit payments that started hitting mailboxes in mid-July. The program’s popularity among working class families has some lawmakers pushing to make it permanent.
- iNaperville Sustainability Coordinator Hopes to Build on City’s Environment, Sustainability Gains
The city of Naperville recently named Ben Mjolsness as its sustainability coordinator. The position is a first for the city.
- iMan Accused of Attempted Gunpoint Robbery in Naperville
A $750,000 bond has been set for a Chicago man who is accused of attempting to rob a delivery driver at gunpoint in Naperville, police say.
- iNaperville Resident Expresses Concern to City Officials About Franklin Street Parking
Franklin Street parking was a topic of discussion during the Naperville City Council’s July 20 meeting, when a resident took time to express concerns.
- iNaperville Couple Helps Adults with Special Needs with Therapy Chickens
One Naperville couple serves the adult special needs community with the help of therapy chickens right from their backyard.
- iDog Patch Pet And Feed Will Close After Almost 50 Years
After almost 50 years in business Naperville’s Dog Patch Pet and Feed is closing next month because of financial strains.
- iDistrict 203 Teachers Union and Board in Negotiations
The union who represents District 203 teachers and the District 203 board of education are in negotiations for a multiyear contract.
- iDCHD Back To School Guidance Stresses Masks For Unvaccinated
The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) has released its recommended guidelines for returning to school in the fall, encouraging masks for those unvaccinated.
- iMasks Recommended But Not Required At D204 Schools This Fall
Masks will be recommended but not required at D204 schools this fall, however that my change if COVID-19 transmission rates increase.
- iDistrict 203 Parents Voice Opinions on Masks at School
As the start of the upcoming school year gets closer, one thing on parents’ minds is whether their kids will need to wear masks at school.
- iIDPH Adopts CDC’s School Guidance on COVID-19 Prevention
The IDPH is adopting updated COVID-19 prevention guidance for K-12 schools from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- iLocal Superintendents Ask ISBE for Quick and Consistent Guidance
District 204 Superintendent Adrian Talley and District 203 Superintendent Dan Bridges testified to ISBE at a June 16 meeting.
- iNaperville Students Relocated By Tornado Will Not Have Enrollment Status Changed
In the wake of Sunday night’s devastating EF-3 tornado, some impacted families have had to vacate their homes with no
- iDuPage County Recommends Masks Indoors Due to ‘Substantial’ Transmission
DuPage County’s recommendation is consistent with CDC guidance, asking for mask wearing while indoors to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
- iPost-COVID Neuro Care Clinic Available at Edward-Elmhurst Health
Edward-Elmhurst Health’s Post-Covid Neuro Care Clinic provides relief for people experiencing COVID-19 related long-term neurological issues.
- iRise in COVID-19 Activity Prompts DCHD to Encourage Practice of Preventive Measures
The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is seeing COVID-19 activity over the past week with increases in the number of cases and hospitalizations at 75% and 44%, respectively. So much so, the DCHD is urging residents to practice preventive measures to help slow the spread of the virus.
- iDCHD To Move COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic, Step Up Mobile Efforts
The DuPage County Health Department (DCHD) is moving its COVID-19 community vaccination clinic and shifting its focus to a mobile model.
- iDuPage County Among Top 2% In U.S. With Eligible Vaccinated Residents
DuPage County is among the top 2% of counties in the nation with the highest number of eligible residents vaccinated with at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.
- iNaperville Born Setter and Central Soccer Alum Shine in Tokyo
Naperville Born Setter shines in Team USA upset in Women’s Volleyball over presumed gold-medal favorite China in 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
- iNaperville Central Soccer Star Joins USWNT in Tokyo, Japan
Naperville Central soccer star, Casey Short 08′ Krueger, is in Toyko, Japan for the Olympics after joining the USWNT’s active roster.
- iNaperville Central Football Violates IHSA Bylaws, Vacates Wins
Naperville Central Football is vacating 17 wins from the last three years after having been found violating IHSA transfer bylaws.
- i100-Mile Bike Race Raises Awareness & Money for Autism Therapy
Spectrum Racing partnered with The Autism Therapy Group to host a 100-mile bike race in an effort to raise awareness for autism therapy.
- iState Tournament Returns for Boys Lacrosse and Volleyball
The IHSA announced that both boys lacrosse and boys volleyball will join the other spring sports by holding a full state tournament in 2021.
- iNo Masks for Low-Risk Outdoor Illinois High School Association Sports
The Illinois High School Association made several determinations, including the loosening of rules regarding masks for low-risk outdoor sports.
- iLocal High School Football Games Canceled Due to COVID-19
Sports are unpredictable; adding a pandemic can take that to another level. Some football games have been canceled due to COVID-19.