The columnists, reporters and editors of our west suburban Patch sites turn out things you wouldn't want to miss. Here's a sampler of this week's work.
All that stuff you've been saving? All the excuses you've made up for keeping it? Tony Cesare thinks it's time to face reality: Nobody wants it. .
We've begun to brace ourselves for the inevitability of $4 gasoline. But, confronted with the idea of a , Jeff Ward's mind rebelled.
Paulette Delcourt finds that when the other customers in the service waiting room tell you to take your car across the street, .
The governor's new budget would force consolidation of school districts. Mark Stern maintains the best school districts aren't determined by size — the critical number is the percentage of .