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 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



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


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

 By Ken Knutson    News

Streets eyed as dining room alternatives

To help village restaurants recover from the economic hardship wrought by COVID-19, Hinsdale officials are considering converting central business district streets this summer to al fresco dining corridors. At Tuesday night’s... — Updated 5/6/2020


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other action at their meeting Tuesday, trustees: • agreed to waive a first reading and voted 6-0 to extend the purchase date for animal and vehicle licenses to June 15, which means no late fees will... — Updated 4/8/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdaleans coping with COVID-19

What a difference a week makes. Last week, Gov. J.B. Prtizker banned events with more than 1,000 attendees, canceled Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and urged businesses to... — Updated 3/18/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Schools, village taking steps to ward off coronavirus

The village of Hinsdale and local school districts report that they are closely monitoring developments regarding the coronavirus. Brad Bloom, assistant village manager and director of public safety, said Wednesday that village... — Updated 3/11/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Village mulls demolition ban for homes

In an effort to stem the teardown tide of historic homes in the village, officials are exploring ways to promote preservation. At Tuesday night's village board meeting, trustees dis... — Updated 3/4/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Grant provides $400,000 for pool work

The village has received a $400,000 grant to help pay for renovations at the Hinsdale Community Pool. Staff learned Friday that the Illinois Department of Natural Resources had selected the village to receive a 2020 Open Space... — Updated 1/22/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Land Rover opens, landscaping unfinished

The Land Rover and Jaguar dealership in Hinsdale opened for business at its new 336 E. Ogden Ave. site last week, but neighboring residents and village officials say items related to the project still need to be completed. At... — Updated 12/11/2019


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

 By Pamela Lannom    News

FOP contract OK'd, teachers reach deal

The Hinsdale Village Board unanimously approved a new contract with the Fraternal Order of Police Tuesday, the same day Community Consolidated Elementary District 181 and the Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Teachers Association announced... — Updated 11/6/2019

 By Ken Knutson    News

Residents worried about arrival of 5G

The imminent proliferation of small cell towers in Hinsdale to support new 5G cellular technology has raised fears among village residents over potential health and aesthetic... — Updated 10/16/2019


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