Village faces discrimination lawsuit

The village of Hinsdale and Lt. Tom McCarthy of the Hinsdale Fire Department are the subject of a discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of Nicole Hladik, a firefighter who took her own life in July 2020. The suit, filed June 28... — Updated 7/21/2021

Low and slow key to smoking tasty meats

Married to a professional chef, David Schwalb wasn't about to compete with his wife's kitchen skills, so he took his cooking game outdoors. "If it's something to be barbecued, it's... — Updated 7/21/2021

Police release results of July Fourth enforcement campaign

The Hinsdale Police Department made two impaired driving arrests and issued 19 speeding tickets and 10 citations for other violations to the Illinois Vehicle Code during the Fourth of July “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over... — Updated 7/21/2021

Past week has one new COVID-19 case in town

One new Hinsdale resident has tested positive for COVID-19 over the past week. The DuPage County Health Department reported one new case, and the Cook County Health Department reported no new cases. That brings the total number... — Updated 7/21/2021

Power of Jesus drives lessons at VBS

It's called vacation Bible school, but there's nothing restful about the fast-paced schedule kept by the 120 children attending this summer's weeklong event at Hinsdale United... — Updated 7/21/2021

Camp helps future cheerleaders develop all the right moves

A cheerleading camp held earlier this summer in Robbins Park was sponsored by the Hinsdale Park and Rec Department. Rain sent the campers into The Community House to practice their... — Updated 7/21/2021

Once upon a time

Special delivery - According to Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," Charles Kimball was a Civil War veteran who was troubled by pain from chronic war wounds. He... — Updated 7/21/2021

West Nile Virus cases increase, caution urged

With the return of warm temperatures coupled with drier conditions, the DesPlaines Valley Mosquito Abatement District cautions residents that the production of mosquitoes involved in the transmission of West Nile Virus is on the... — Updated 7/21/2021

Good news

CHMS RELEASES ITS HONOR ROLL Clarendon Hills Middle School has released the names of students who earned a place on the honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2020-21 school year. Sixth grade Principal’s honor roll Josephine... — Updated 7/21/2021

This week's cover

Lunch (and jump) on the lawn - The Hinsdale Parks and Rec Department and the Hinsdale Public Library continued their summer Lunch on the Lawn series July 14 with a performance by... — Updated 7/21/2021

Desire to help draws Renehan to public service

Running for office wasn't always part of Julie Renehan's plan, but doing what she could to help her community was. In 2017, she determined the best way to do that was to pursue a... — Updated 7/21/2021

Police beat

Hinsdale police distributed the following reports July 20. Criminal trespass to vehicle arrest Roderick J. McGinnis, 48, 1004 N. 10th St., No. 404, Milwaukee, Wis., was arrested for criminal trespass to vehicle and driving with a... — Updated 7/21/2021


Dan Deeter was working as an engineering consultant on private construction projects in 2008 when the Great Recession took a wrecking ball to the market. "I was designing and... — Updated 7/21/2021

Swing and a miss launch love affair

It was a bright June day. Prior to that moment, I had never wielded a golf club in my 31 years of life. It was my turn to tee off, and I stepped up to the golf ball, took my first... — Updated 7/21/2021

Hinsdale could host its own Summer Games

The Tokyo Olympics — which start Friday — will feature 11,000 athletes competing in 339 events across 33 sports over 17 days. The 621 members of Team USA hope to capture their fair share of the 5,000 medals available (made... — Updated 7/21/2021

More to love about England than the Beatles

Sticky toffee pudding eluded me for most of my life. A lover of cakes and cheesecakes, I didn't discover this amazing dessert until I was almost 40. Dan and I were on my dream... — Updated 7/21/2021


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Summer camps

ART CAMPS n Puppetry Camp Aug. 10-12 The Community House 415 W. Eighth St., Hinsdale (630) 323-7500 Love The Muppets? Curious about how marionettes work? Or how to take an everyday object and... — Updated 7/21/2021

Pet pic of the week

Stella is a retriever mix who is looking for her new best friend. She would do well with kids 10 years and older. She's a sweet, playful, and energetic 1-year-old whose adoption... — Updated 7/21/2021

Dolehide has a blast on the grass

Hinsdale's Caroline Dolehide experienced a fortnight to remember at The Championships at Wimbledon earlier this month as the pro tennis player reached the tournament's semifinals... — Updated 7/21/2021

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