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 By Ken Knutson    News 

Legal battle with Trinity is continuing

The three-year legal battle continues between the village of Hinsdale and the U.S. Department of Justice and Trinity Sober Living over the right to convert a single-family residence into a living unit for those recovering from... — Updated 11/30/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Trustees salute retiring village clerk

Hinsdale village clerk Chris Bruton took her seat at the board room dais for the final time Tuesday night. Bruton will retire Dec. 2 after 16 years in the post, having taken minutes at more than 340 village board meetings,... — Updated 11/16/2022

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Capital costs key part of spending plan

As staffers finalize the fiscal year 2023 budget for the village of Hinsdale, one important component is the capital improvement plan. The five-year CIP identifies $12.5 million worth of expenses slated for 2023-27. Next year’s... — Updated 11/9/2022

 

Like pricey cars? Pickleball? Hinsdale's for you!

Periodically we get emails identifying the best and worst cities and states pertaining to a variety of categories — biking, hiking, driving, taxes, etc. One recent missive identified the best states for pioneer women, as if... — Updated 8/3/2022

 

Dig in to Restaurant Week

Your table awaits! Hinsdale Restaurant Week kicks off Friday, May 13, running through Sunday, May 22, and the village's eateries are readying to give diners gastronomic experiences... — Updated 5/4/2022

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Village seeks louder voice on airplane noise

In response to residents’ complaints about increased airplane noise, Hinsdale has joined with other communities in proximity to Chicago’s airports to find ways to address the nuisance. At Tuesday’s village board meeting, Hins... — 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

 

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board Among other business Dec. 16, board members: • approved a final levy of $89.7 million for operations and $12.2 million to pay off debt. The levy for funds controlled by the tax cap is 2.2 pe... — Updated 12/29/2021

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Village flood victims receive relief

Dozens of northeast Hinsdale residents whose homes were infiltrated by flood waters in June are being compensated for the damage caused after flooding was blamed on work related to the Central Tri-State Tollway expansion project.... — Updated 12/8/2021

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Trustees consider budget for year ahead

Hinsdale trustees have signaled their support for an $18.4 million operating budget for 2022. At Tuesday night’s village board meeting, trustees reviewed the draft spending plan for the upcoming year, which is an increase of $623... — Updated 12/1/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Rain turns roads into 'rushing rivers'

With the intersection of County Line Road and Walnut Street re-opened to traffic earlier this week, attention has turned to what caused unprecedented flooding in the northeast part... — Updated 6/30/2021

 

It takes a village - ANDREA LAMBERG, FINANCE DIRECTOR

Andrea Lamberg remembers the exact moment that set her on the path toward her new job as Hinsdale's finance director. Lamberg said she was about 10 years old when she became... — Updated 6/24/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    Experts

It takes a village - Kathleen Gargano, village manager

When village manager Kathleen Gargano shows up for work at village hall each morning, she's never quite sure what her day will hold. And that's her favorite part of the job. "No... — Updated 6/2/2021

 

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business at Tuesday’s meeting, trustees: • agreed to postpone a discussion on a revised proposal from McNaughton Development for Heather Highlands because the Zoom link printed on the meeting... — Updated 5/19/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdale hoping to reach bridge soon

What will summer in Hinsdale look like? It's hard to say. "It's been challenging because we've been planning everything with three scenarios," said Heather Bereckis, superintendent... — Updated 4/28/2021

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Village poised to increase fees in effort to patch leaky water fund

By Ken Knutson [email protected] Water usage in Hinsdale has been decreasing for a number of years, which means less revenue for the village to pay for needed and expensive system upgrades, projected to cost $3.1 million... — Updated 3/24/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Chicago Avenue work to last all summer

Work to replace the 98-year-old, 12-inch water main under West Chicago Avenue from Washington Street to Stough Street will begin later this month. Trustees Tuesday awarded the $1.7 million contract for Phase 2 of the project to Joh... — Updated 3/3/2021

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Village preparing for Phase 1b of vaccine

As the state prepares to move into Phase 1b of vaccinations Monday, village officials are focused on making sure residents will have access to the vaccine. “The village is working with its community partner, Tammy Prentiss, from... — Updated 1/20/2021

 

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesdays, trustees: • passed a resolution pausing the processing of applications to construct small wireless facilities related to 5G due to the state of emergency created by the... — Updated 12/16/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Village finances solid even with dip in revenues

Hinsdale officials say they will finish the 2020 fiscal year with a surplus despite tax revenues coming in nearly $1 million under budget. At a committee of the whole meeting Dec. 3, trustees and members of the village’s finance... — Updated 12/9/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Police prevent suicide Friday afternoon

Hinsdale police earned praise at Tuesday night’s village board meeting for preventing a suicidal man from jumping off the Ogden Avenue bridge over Interstate 294 on Friday, Oct. 30. “They did just an exemplary job of taking... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Firefighter candidate takes her own life

The Hinsdale Fire Department lost a firefighter/paramedic candidate Tuesday when 25-year-old Nicole Hladik took her own life. "It's a devastating loss for her family, and the fire... — Updated 7/22/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Now open: Hinsdale's new parking deck

After decades of debates about parking solutions, years of negotiation between the village and District 181, months of construction - and a global pandemic thrown in for good... — Updated 7/16/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Hinsdale pool will open soon on a limited basis

The Hinsdale Community Pool is poised to open next week after village officials determined the potential loss in revenue from COVID-19 restrictions was outweighed by the community benefit the facility provides. Heather Bereckis,... — Updated 6/17/2020

 

On-street dining is just an idea - but a good one

Beep, beep, beep. Let’s back up a bit. Despite the media hype that might suggest otherwise, Hinsdale will not offer outdoor dining on its downtown streets in the near future. Village officials are not planning to violate Gov. JB... — Updated 5/13/2020

 

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