Stories about Woodridge, Illinois
Alisa Zawodny is the new dean of students at Thomas Jefferson Junior High School.
A Downers Grove North student's desire to help the homeless led him to create the Backpack Project.
Five students from Community High School District 99 are the recipients of the 2022 Illinois Library Association’s (ILA) Intellectual Freedom Award in recognition of their efforts to prevent the banning of a book at their schools.
Controversy continues to swirl in Barrington Community Unit District 220 over the book “Gender Queer,” as parents who object to its presence in the Barrington High School library and those who support it spoke out again Tuesday before the board of education.
Referendum defeat in Center Cass School District 66 has district officials considering what budget cuts will be necessary.
Woodridge residents continue to rebuild one year after devastating tornado
The Pantry Store, a food pantry in Woodridge, is being forced to temporarily close due to electrical issues in its facility caused by the recent extreme heat.
Some Woodridge residents continue to struggle with the aftermath of the June 2021 tornado that ripped through their community.
The Woodridge annual Fourth of July Picnic at Castaldo Park has been canceled due to the uncertainty of having sufficient volunteers to staff this year’s event.
The controversial book “Gender Queer” will remain on the library shelves at Downers Grove North and South high schools, the Community High School District 99 board decided Monday.
Downers Grove South High School Principal Ed Schwartz looks back at his time in education as he prepares for his retirement.
The Woodridge Police Department has added Felicia Acosta, a licensed clinical social worker to assist police officers and residents.
An early morning fire Monday -- called “suspicious in nature” by police -- destroyed a detached garage on the 2900 block of Forest Glen Parkway in Woodridge.
Woodridge police are searching for a missing at-risk adult following an early morning fire at his home.
“We will continue to do everything we can to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for all, and we are looking forward to welcoming our neighbors back.”