How does your garden grow?


hammer and plans

The Devine family in downtown Westmont makes use of a sunny backyard to grow a garden full of delicious vegetables, from the ordinary to the not so ordinary. Have you sampled a kohlrabi lately? Erin Compton and Callie Devine, pictured on this issue’s cover, love to hang out in Callie’s dad’s garden where he teaches these young 4H’ers how to grow and enjoy the fruits of their labor. Find out more in our cover story.











News Briefs...

Get ready for the greatest sale of the year

The Community Garage Sale is scheduled for Aug. 8 & 9. Plus the electric aggregation contract won’t be renewed. Get the details here.

New partnership brings business to Westmont

The Chamber and the Village have partnered to bring new businesses to Westmont. Read how here.

There’s a garden in the library

The reading garden is in bloom. Plan a visit. Plus now you can take home some technology to try.

Westmont resident shows love for village

If you haven’t met Linda Sobotka yet, chances are you will soon. This Westmont resident’s involvement in the community made her a fixture at events and helping neighbors.

A message from the Mayor

There’s alwasys something happening in Westmont. Mayor Gunter updates progress here.

Twin Lakes celebrates 30 years of golf

No need to travel to find a great nine holes of golf. Westmont’s own Twin Lakes is celebrating 30 years.

CUSD 201 advanced placement program grows

Westmont High School is one of only 11 districts in Illinois to receive the College and Career Readiness Grant.

Growing goodness

Chef Jennifer Bucko Lamplough shows how easy it is to grow some good things for a summer salad.

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