Tax Day March
This weekend over 500 people packed the Riverwalk’s Free Speech Pavilion for a tax day march to demand President Donald Trump release his tax returns. The event was organized and hosted by Naperville Women’s March Action and sponsored in part by Indivisible Naperville. Joining the public was Congressman Bill Foster and local business owner and City Councilwoman Becky Anderson.
Ogden Avenue Traffic
A message to motorists: expect lane reductions and increased travel times along Ogden Avenue beginning today as crews start replacing aging water main on the south side of Ogden Avenue from Wisconsin Street to Burlington Avenue. Eastbound traffic on Ogden between Wisconsin and Burlington will be reduced to one lane from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. Wisconsin Street will also be inaccessible to traffic for the next two weeks.
Volunteers are needed for the Naperville Jaycees largest fundraiser, the Last Fling. The four-day festival takes place over Labor Day weekend and features live music, a fling mile and rooster 5k, Labor Day Parade and a carnival. For more information about volunteering visit www.lastfling.org/volunteer.
Best of the West
Two top five teams met up the in the championship of the Best of the West boys water polo tournament on Saturday. Defending state champion Naperville Central travelled across town to face Naperville North. The Huskies hung tough early, trailing by just one after the first quarter thanks to a strong game from senior Cole Jacobs. But the Redhawks were able to pull away in the 2nd half behind a balanced offensive attack and 14 stops from goalie Kent Emden. Naperville Central took the tournament title with the 11-5 win and moves up to number three in the state rankings.
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