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IBLP site on Ogden could be solution for two problems

Could there be a simple solution to two problems, one facing District 181 and the other the village Of Hinsdale? Unacceptable proposals for the long vacant land at the intersection of Ogden and Adams, owned by IBLP (Institute of... — Updated 5/4/2022


This week's cover

Over stuffed - Hinsdale Middle School students Adeline Hsieh, Kara Groom and Zaara Singh bring out several of the more than 600 boxes of cereal that were collected Thursday morning... — Updated 4/21/2022


Hinsdale Middle School Kindness Club helps donations pour in to help HCS Family Services

With the Stuff the Squad event taking place across District 181 last week, members of the Hinsdale Middle School Kindness Club decided to leverage the opportunity and add the ever... — Updated 4/20/2022


Once upon a time

Horse powered fire truck - This photo in Sandy Williams' book, "Images of America - Hinsdale," shows the fire deparment's hose cart ready for a parade in 1905. "Before 1912, horses... — Updated 4/6/2022


Change batteries when setting the clocks ahead

With daylight saving time starting at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 14, the Hinsdale Fire Department urges residents to change their smoke alarm and carbon monoxide detector batteries when setting their clocks ahead one hour before going... — Updated 3/9/2022

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Parents object to D86 response to court order

As Hinsdale High School District 86 Board members plan to discuss COVID-19 mitigations at tonight's meeting, parents are upset with the way district leaders have responded to a cour... — Updated 2/9/2022


Burns Field ice rink is open

The temporary ice rink in Burns Field Park, 320 N. Vine St., is officially open. The warming house is open on Saturdays and Sundays for supervised hours. Stop by for free hot chocolate, a cozy fire and a place to escape the cold.... — Updated 2/2/2022

 By Ken Knutson    News

Hladik's family questions report's validity

Hinsdale President Tom Cauley said last week he wanted to make public a 36-page report completed more than a year ago on the investigation into the death of Nicole Hladik, a 25-year-old village firefighter/paramedic candidate who... — Updated 1/26/2022


Village offers residents reminders now that winter weather is here

The first bout of winter weather has arrived, and village officials would like to share the following reminders with residents. Personnel and plowing equipment are ready for any snow or ice removal that may be needed throughout... — Updated 12/29/2021


A few safety measures can keep holiday fire-free

Residents of Kentucky, southern Illinois and three other states hit by twisters this past weekend are coping with death and destruction as many of us are preparing for Christmas festivities. These powerful storms resulted in... — Updated 12/15/2021


An abundance of reasons for which to give thanks

If we could come up with one reason to be thankful for each day of November — up to and including Thanksgiving — in 2020, we certainly can do so in 2021. Complaints seem to be in abundant supply this year. But if we stop, take... — Updated 11/23/2021


Holiday Happenings

IllumiBrew Nov. 18-19 Morton Arboretum 4100 Route 53, Lisle (630) 968-0074 Be among the first to see Illumination: Tree Lights at the arboretum while sampling seasonal beers, ciders and meads from popular... — Updated 11/17/2021


Ask an expert - It takes a village

After 15 years as a stay-at-home mom and a short stint in the real estate world, Jacqueline Gale wasn't sure where life would lead her next in early 2018. A chat with her cousin,... — Updated 11/3/2021


DST: Change batteries, clocks

Residents should do more than simply set their clocks back one hour when daylight-saving time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 7. The Hinsdale Fire Department and the International Association of Fire Chiefs encourage residents to use... — Updated 11/3/2021


Sharing ladder truck with CH might not be best plan

Clarendon Hills Fire Department has yard signs throughout their town (“We Need Our Own To Save Our Own”) which are supporting the purchase of a new ladder/pumper truck to replace their old truck. I now hear that Hinsdale is... — Updated 10/13/2021


Can't stay quiet about Fire Prevention Week

Hear a chirp, make a change! Words to live by, literally, as smoke detectors serve as residents’ first warning of fire in the home. Keeping the devices’ batteries fresh will help keep inhabitants safe. This is Fire Prevention... — Updated 10/6/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Open house aims to entertain and educate

Capt. Andrew Ziemer of the Hinsdale Fire Department said calls regularly come in to report concerning but confusing sounds. “We get service calls all the time when something’s beeping,” he said. “‘What does that beep... — Updated 10/6/2021


Good news

PUBLIC SAVESTATION DEDICATED The first 24/7 accessible SaveStation with life-saving AED in Hinsdale was dedicated Sept. 21 at Burns Field Park in Hinsdale. The station was donated by the Just1Mike Foundation in honor of Michael Bri... — Updated 9/29/2021


Just1Mike Foundation donates AED to park

The village of Hinsdale and the Just1Mike Foundation will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication of the first 24/7 SaveStation public access defibrillator at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 21, at Burns Field, 320 N. Vine St. The... — Updated 9/15/2021


It takes a village - JOHN GIANNELLI, FIRE CHIEF

The best thing about John Giannelli's job as Hinsdale fire chief is the opportunity to help someone in need. The worst part, Giannelli said, is witnessing that need for help.... — Updated 9/8/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

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


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


This week's cover

Hinsdale loves a parade -The Hinsdale Central Red Devil cheerleaders encourage the crowd with a cheer as they march west along First Street during the village's Independence Day... — Updated 7/7/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Sirens, phone alerts warn of severe weather

Hinsdale residents heard sirens the night of June 20 when a fast-moving tornado tore through parts of nearby Woodridge. The intergovernmental agency responsible for sounding the sirens is the DuPage Public Safety Communications,... — Updated 7/7/2021


Elmer P. Wimmer Jr.

Elmer P. Wimmer Jr., 91, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Hinsdale, passed away at E.W. & Lucille Cate's Hospice House on June 23, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born in 1929... — Updated 6/30/2021


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