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DuPage Greens 2013 Annual Report

Dear Green Party supporter, The DuPage County Green Party has had a very successful year in 2013 and continues to be a strong local chapter of the Illinois Green Party. Here are just a few highlights: Sandy Lezon was elected … Continue reading

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Get a Green Party sign

Now you can have the greenest lawn in your neighborhood. Order your Vote Green Party and Jill Stein for President signs today! dupagegreens.org/signs

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Red light cameras coming down in Naperville

The Chicago Tribune reports that Naperville did not renew its red light camera contract, meaning its three red light cameras are now expected to come down on January 3, 2012. The revenue will be missed, no doubt, but it is … Continue reading

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Photos/video from today’s Occupy Naperville rally

You can also see a video of rally organizer Steve Alesch on our You Tube channel. There have been several newspaper and television reports on the rally. We’ll add links here as soon as we can find them. NCTV-17 Video … Continue reading

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Daily Herald covers Occupy Naperville

The Daily Herald ran a story about the startup of an Occupy Wall Street offshoot starting up in Naperville this Saturday. The article quotes Steve Alesch, chair of the DuPage Greens. The “Occupy” movement sweeping the country is headed to … Continue reading

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Elmhurst College- Friendliest College for LGBT Students?

Last month, DuPage Greens reported that Wheaton College is the least friendly college towards members of the LGBT community, almost to the point of being proud of it.  This month, we’re happy to report that another one of our county’s … Continue reading

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Town halls on tollway hikes set for Thursday in DuPage

Residents of Cook, DuPage, Kane and Will Counties will have the opportunity to address tollway officials on the Illinois Tollway Authorities proposed $12 billion capital plans, which include massive rate hikes on most area tollways. The DuPage hearing will be … Continue reading

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Would You Like a Solar Estimate for YOUR Roof?

A national group called ONE BLOCK OFF THE GRID is starting to receive attention in the national press for developing buying groups by county to make solar more affordable.  They are currently working to create a group for DuPage County, … Continue reading

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Wheaton College nation’s most unfriendly to gays

Love thy neighbor? Well, at Wheaton College, that sorta depends on whether or not your neighbor is flying a rainbow flag. Despite recent efforts by a group of Wheaton College alumni, the school reclaimed the title as the least tolerant … Continue reading

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Natural gas isn’t necessarily “clean”

The Daily Herald has a write up on how suburban governments are adding vehicles that run on compressed natural gas (CNG) to their fleets. Fuel diversity definitely will help us break our over-dependence on oil, and there are certain advantages … Continue reading

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