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Living Roofs Take Root In Wine Country

By Michelle Locke NAPA, Calif. (AP) – It’s a warm day in the Napa Valley and the summer sun that turns the region’s plump grapes into prized cabernet sauvignon is beating down on the Odette Estate winery. But inside the winery’s production facility, temperatures are pleasant – with nary a whisper of air conditioning.

MCM Yankee Runners For The Semper Fi Fund

To benefit veterans and their families through the Semper Fi Fund, the Marine Corps Marathon Yankee Runners are hosting a fundraiser Friday, September 19 from 7pm to 11pm at Stonehouse Pub in Lemont. The Semper Fi Fund provides financial assistance to wounded or critically ill veterans and their families. Founded by Marine Corps spouses in [...]

181 W. Madison Receives $186,750 Rebate Check From ComEd

CHICAGO, Ill. – MB Real Estate is pleased to announce that 181 W. Madison has recently received a $186,750 rebate check from ComEd for its participation in the Smart Ideas® Building Performance with ENERGY STAR® Commercial Real Estate program. The program provided by ComEd is designed to help multi-tenant office buildings become more energy efficient, [...]

Dreisilker Electric Motors Announces New Generator Sales And Service Program

GLEN ELLYN, Ill. – Dreisilker Electric Motors, Inc., announces the launch of its GeneratorSafe generator sales, service and maintenance initiative. As a natural complement to Dreisilker’s core Electric Motor services, GeneratorSafe will allow both current and future customers the ability to have a unified program and partnership with Dreisilker that works to protect their business [...]

10 Years Of Wrench: A Moment With Jim McGreal

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Wrench, a comic strip The Chief Engineer includes every month. Jim McGreal, a long-time resident of Beverly, is the artist behind the characters. Jim’s father inspired the character of Wrench, Jim said. His father was a city inspector and cigar smoker. Over time, he said, the strip has [...]