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December time for fa-la-la-la-la-levies

Hinsdale taxing bodies are poised to approve their levies — or annual requests for property tax revenue — at meetings next month. These levy requests will then be submitted to the clerks in DuPage and Cook counties, who will... — Updated 11/15/2023


Devils are in the D-tails (I, II & III)

Red Devil Nation and Hinsdale once again will be well represented among the freshmen on collegiate rosters this coming year. As these members of Hinsdale Central and Nazareth... — Updated 8/3/2022


Nonprofit leaders share thoughts on 2021

The Hinsdalean continues this week with its conversations with leaders of local nonprofit agencies reflecting on the challenges and opportunities 2021 presented. Community Memorial Foundation, Hinsdale Humane Society and Wellness... — Updated 1/12/2022


Nonprofits share highlights of past year

Every January, The Hinsdalean checks in with the leaders of the seven nonprofit agencies in the village, inviting them to share highlights of the previous year and a wish for the new one. This is the first of two installments. A... — Updated 1/5/2022


December time for fa-la-la-la-la levies

December is a month for caroling, baking cookies — and approving tax levies. This week, Hinsdale’s village and school boards are approving their tax levies, or annual requests for property tax revenue. These levy requests will... — Updated 12/15/2021


HC runners bring home two state titles

Before Hinsdale Central assistant coach Noah Lawrence even began discussing sophomore Dan Watcke's performance at the IHSA state track meet, he wanted to put the runner's two... — Updated 6/30/2021


New board members to face many issues

Voters will find three contested local races when they head to the polls Tuesday, April 6. Two are vying for a two-year term on the Community Consolidated District 181 Board, five... — Updated 2/23/2021


Board members offer insight into job

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, April 6, to choose new board members for Community Consolidated District 181, Hinsdale High School District 86 and the Hinsdale Public Library. To help them make their decisions, The... — Updated 2/23/2021


Levies on local taxing bodies' agendas

The Community Consolidated District 181 Board is poised to pass a $67.1 million property tax levy on Monday, Dec. 7. The proposed levy, which totals $75.1 million when the debt service fund is included, was approved by the board... — Updated 12/2/2020


Dist. 181 students, staff return to school

Kristin McDaniel was happy to see her seventh-grade son Brady head back to class Tuesday at Hinsdale Middle School. "I know that he, in order to be successful, really needed to... — Updated 9/9/2020


Wednesday afternoon protest is peaceful

Despite posts on social media that a planned protest for Wednesday afternoon in Hinsdale had been canceled, a group of more than 110 people marched through downtown Hinsdale before... — Updated 6/4/2020


Teachers, kids tackle new assignment

Gabrielle Pastiak couldn't have an in-person discussion about the economy Tuesday with her fourth-graders at Oak School. So she posted a photo on Padlet and asked her students a... — Updated 4/20/2020


School boards, village ready 2019 levies

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board is poised to pass a $85.3 million property tax levy at its Dec. 12 board meeting. Josh Stephenson, the district’s chief financial officer, presented the proposed 2019 levy at the Nov.... — Updated 12/4/2019


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