West Nile Found Again
A mosquito sample in Will County tested positive for West Nile Virus. The Will County Health Department Environmental Division reports that the sample was taken from a trap in the Manhattan area. This is the fifth positive sample taken in the county, with other positive traps being from Plainfield, Lockport, and Joliet. Residents are reminded to wear long sleeves and pants, shoes and socks, and insect repellent containing DEET when out during peak mosquito hours of dusk to dawn. Also remember to remove standing water from your property where mosquitos could lay eggs. Symptoms of West Nile Virus are very similar to the flu. More information can be found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
Party That Shall Not be Named
All day tomorrow it’s a Harry Potter party in Downtown Naperville. The Party that Shall Not be Named is taking over the town with wizardry at Nichols Library. All ages are welcome to don their Hogwarts’ best for crafts, activities, performances, and tons of other magical fun. The sorcery will all take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and more information about specific programs and times can be found on the Naperville Public Library’s website.
Naperville City Swim Meet Begins
It’s time once again for the 52nd annual Naperville City Swim Meet. The two-day event will be held at Metea Valley High School with the 15 through 18-year-old races starting tonight at 6:30 p.m. Beginning tomorrow at 8 a.m. will be the races for ages eight and under, running all the way through ages 13-14 in the afternoon. Tall Grass will be looking to defend its title after winning the team championship a year ago. Best of luck to all the teams and swimmers taking part in the festivities!
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