D181 Superintendent Gets Contract Extension, DuPage Heroin Use an 'Epidemic': Week in Review
Patch looks back at five of the most read stories from the week of Nov. 12 to Nov. 16.
1. D181 Board Extends Schuster's Contract, But Not Unanimously: The District 181 Board of Education voted to approve a two-year extension of Superintendent Renée Schuster's contract, but two board members raised concerns and voted against it.
2. Heroin Use in DuPage County an 'Epidemic,' State's Attorney Says: District 86 hosted a drug symposium on Nov. 7 at Hinsdale South High School that featured several speakers, including DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin, with first-hand knowledge of the dangers of heroin in the suburbs today.
3. Madison Street Fire Hospitalizes 3, Cause Under Investigation: Firefighters responded to the fire at 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon and extinguished it by 4:45 p.m.; Madison Street was closed until 6:30 p.m.
4. Hinsdale News Agency Still a Downtown Sweetspot After 59 Years: With classic candies and a stable of regular customers, the family-owned newsstand is has managed to keep its old-fashioned model in a high-tech world.
5. $1.9 Million, Five-Bedroom Hinsdale Home On Market: House Hunt: Patch has a look at the pricier listings new to the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills market, according to AOL Real Estate.