Patch Recap: Changes to Water Street Project, New Businesses Popping Up, Naperville Census Results

Taking a glance at this week's top Naperville headlines.

Top Stories

From a boxing club to a bakery, a number of new businesses have been popping up throughout Naperville.

Changes Made to 'Game-Changing' Naperville Water Street Project

Naperville City Council members discussed newly revised plans Tuesday night for the proposed multi-use development in downtown Naperville.

Released Thursday, the five-year American Community Survey offers detailed demographic information on communities throughout the U.S.

Naperville YouTube Picks: Christmas Lights Synced to Techno Jingle Bells

Each week, Naperville Patch goes deep into the YouTube archives to find and feature videos about Naperville.


Around Town

Why drive around searching for the best holiday lights displays in Naperville when you can take the trolley tour?

Slate Wins Support at Wheatland Republican Caucus

Group of candidates hopes to oust current township board.

City Recycling Drop-Off Center Relocating

In order to better facilitate the recycling process, the city of Naperville's recycling drop-off center will relocate beginning next week.

Forgotten War Medals Waiting to Be Claimed by Rightful Owners

South suburban veterans are among those whose military awards and artifacts sit in a vault beneath the State Capitol, and Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is trying to get the medals into the right hands. Can you help?


Government News

Illinois Senate OK's Illegal Immigrant Driver's License Bill

It's unknown how the bill will fare in the Illinois House.


Police and Fire

Bull Lawsuit Filed in Connection With Kendall County Crash

A Joliet man injured when he crashed his car into a bull is blaming the animal's owner.


Holiday Guide

Naperville car wash donating 100 percent of evening car wash sales in December to local animal shelters.

We've put together a list of our top 10, now we want to know what puts you in the spirit.

Grow Your Heart Three Sizes: Spot the Grinch in Naperville

Dr. Seuss' the Grinch is popping up at Naperville businesses this holiday season and there's a prize in store if you spot him.

Hey Mom and Dad: What Holiday Traditions Did You Start With Your Kids?

Parents, Patch wants to hear from you on the questions that get families talking.

Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!


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