Each year, the festival's nonprofit board chooses a local charity program as the beneficiary of proceeds of a three-day event held in Fairfield's historic Burr Mansion which features designer decorated rooms, live Christmas trees, visits with Santa, a holiday boutique, decorated live wreaths, and a number of signature special events. … [Read more...] about Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival Donates $80,000 to Camp HOPE
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The recently-introduced La Grange Mobile App will highlight the Small Business Saturday Flash Sale held from 10:00am to 3:00pm on Saturday, November 24, unless otherwise noted. Shoppers can find significant limited-time offers that go beyond the holiday sales regularly offered at 27 participating businesses; some restrictions may apply and all offers are while supplies last. Other holidays news and special offers will be available throughout the season on the app, which is available to download for free on IOS and Android Devices (La Grange IL). Here are the "Flash Sale" offerings for Nov. 24: … [Read more...] about Flash Sale Planned On Small Business Saturday In La Grange
Garcia and his wife, an American citizen and retired autoworker, met in Detroit and got married 15 years ago. When they tried to get him legal status in 2005, they wound up in deportation proceedings, she told ABC News. She added that he checked in regularly with ICE officials, never traveling outside their town without permission. He appears to have no criminal record in the United States. … [Read more...] about Too old for DACA, a Michigan father is deported after three decades in the U.S.
Wheaton, IL: Homeowners living in the Hidden Woods subdivision in South Wheaton became aware this spring of the Wheaton Sanitary District's (WSD) plan to tear up our streets to install sewer lines. Over 80% of homeowners have signed a petition and a cease and desist order against the proposed project after construction began on a portion of the neighborhood in which residents were not notified and over 50 mature trees were cut down and the landscape drastically altered. … [Read more...] about Wheaton Sanitary District’s Project in Hidden Woods
For most of us, neighbors are best kept behind an imaginary fence: We’re glad they are around to sign for our FedEx packages but would sooner endure an electric shock than run into them. And the more anonymous they are, the more elaborate the backstories we can project onto them. The guy down the hall who keeps odd hours? Must be a drug dealer. The couple who hosts Sunday-night parties while the shower seems to be running? Those are obviously shower orgies. In this spirit, we conducted an experiment where we asked five novelists — people who invent other people for a living — to meet the real-life characters in their midst. We also extended the idea of fantasies by soliciting some from other, anonymous New Yorkers who have spent more than a few waking and sleepless hours wondering what on earth the person upstairs is up to. As it happens, sometimes it’s better to just knock on their door and ask. (Except when it’s not.) … [Read more...] about What New Yorkers Learned From Actually Having to Meet Their Neighbors