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 By Pamela Lannom    News 

IPM report shows methods are effective

The village's approach to managing insects, disease and weeds, which focuses on environmentally sensitive and economically sound practices, is working well. That was the message of... — Updated 2/28/2024

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Trustees look to support preservation

Hinsdale trustees want to support the Hinsdale Historic Preservation Commission in its work. So next month they will discuss adding steps to the process for homeowners who want to tear down a historic district or landmarked home... — Updated 2/21/2024

 By Ken Knutson    News

Plans change for tollway noise walls

The installation of new noise walls as part of the widening of the Central Tri-State won’t happen until after the old ones are removed, contrary to a deal Hinsdale and Illinois Tollway officials worked out several years ago to... — Updated 2/7/2024

 By Ken Knutson    News

Memorial Building refresh fund drive continues

The village of Hinsdale has received more than $70,000 in donations from residents and businesses toward Memorial Building restoration and improvement work. Assistant village manager Andrianna Peterson this week reported the total... — Updated 1/31/2024

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Vacation rentals might be regulated

The Hinsdale Village Board Tuesday agreed to ask the plan commission to look at new regulations for short-term rentals in the village. The proposed ordinance change would set a six-month minimum for rental homes, including those bo... — Updated 1/25/2024

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Sixth Street work postponed until 2025

Work on Sixth Street planned for this summer will be postponed until 2025 so residents have more time to determine their options to save their brick street. "We budgeted $4.5... — Updated 1/25/2024


Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board Among other business Monday, board members: • heard a report on the packaging of bids for the estimated $20.7 million in construction projects related to the district’s... — Updated 1/24/2024

 By Ken Knutson    News

Trustees act to stem migrant buses

Following the arrival of 11 busloads of migrants in 11 days in downtown Hinsdale, the village has joined the growing number of suburban communities enacting restrictions on bus companies to prevent the unannounced drop-offs. At a... — Updated 1/3/2024

 By Tom Cauley    News

Village ends 2023 in a strong position

The village will have a reserve balance of $6.7 million at the end of 2023. That balance will exceed 25 percent of the village's annual operating expenses, which is the percentage... — Updated 12/20/2023


Help Memorial Building thrive in next century

The time to make a special contribution in support of Hinsdale’s enduring story is quickly running out. In commemoration of the village’s 150th anniversary, officials launched the Memorial Building Historic Plaza & Railing Camp... — Updated 12/13/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Sixth Street residents want to keep brick

Several Sixth Street residents said if the village truly is committed to historic preservation, plans to repave their brick street with asphalt should be abandoned. “These plans... — Updated 12/13/2023


Unfrozen snow doesn't dampen spirits for Christmas Walk

The Hinsdale Chamber of Commerce's 57th annual Christmas Walk was held Friday night, and in spite of the unfrozen snow, crowds gathered to greet Santa and stroll around the central... — Updated 12/6/2023

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

All the bells and whistles

When Hinsdale's Memorial Building was constructed in 1929 as a tribute to the village's war heroes, its clock tower housed a bell. The bell was replaced by a carillon system in 1973... — Updated 11/29/2023


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business at their Nov. 21 meeting, trustees: • held a public hearing on the 2023 proposed total property tax levy of $15,577,075, including the library levy and village taxes to repay six bond... — Updated 11/29/2023


Final MIP expenses in 2024 draft budget

Higher than anticipated revenues in 2023 and rising revenues in 2024 will allow the village to invest more in master infrastructure plan and capital projects. Permit revenue and interest income have outperformed budget projections... — Updated 11/29/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

Trustees consider Fuller's safety wall

Safety bollards installed at Fuller’s Car Wash in the wake of a fatal accident this summer will be concealed under a proposal from the business. At Tuesday’s Hinsdale Village Board meeting, trustees held a first read on... — Updated 11/8/2023


Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated District 181 Board Among other business at their Sept. 18 meeting, board members: • heard an update from Kristin Reingruber, director of assessment, instruction and evaluation, on the science pilot under... — Updated 9/27/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Trash rates to go up $1 a month for most

Hinsdale trustees are poised to approve a three-year extension to the village’s contract with Republic Waste for the collection and disposal of garbage, landscape waste and recyclables when they meet Tuesday, Sept. 19.... — Updated 9/13/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

Village trustees approve HCS move

The HCS Family Services food pantry will move to a new home after Hinsdale trustees Tuesday approved the agency’s plan to take over the old Hinsdale Humane Society facility. The village board voted unanimously in favor of... — Updated 9/6/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

Residents take issue with HCS move

The planned relocation of the HCS Family Services food pantry from Memorial Hall to the former Hinsdale Humane Society shelter has prompted safety concerns from residents in the area. At Tuesday night’s village board meeting,... — Updated 8/16/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

Vine Street Station project pushes ahead

Hinsdale trustees on Tuesday referred to the village’s plan commission a proposal to convert the historic former Zion Lutheran School building at 125 S. Vine St. into 12 age-restricted condominiums. “We all agree that we like t... — Updated 7/12/2023


Memorial Building honors past, present

The stately brick structure known as the Memorial Building sits atop a hill in the heart of Hinsdale. Built nearly a century ago as a standing, living tribute to those who fought... — Updated 6/21/2023

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Village kicks off its 150th celebration

The mood was unusually jovial at Tuesday night's Hinsdale Village Board meeting. "Thank you all for coming," Village President Tom Cauley told the crowd. "Usually when we have this... — Updated 5/3/2023


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business at their Tuesday meeting, trustees: • agreed to limit parking in the village deck to six hours, offer purple permits for employees to park in the deck for more than six hours and... — Updated 5/3/2023

 By Ken Knutson    News

Village may shift parking deck rules

When the Hinsdale’s parking deck opened in 2020, the pandemic was suppressing activity in the village’s central business district and leaving the new facility’s usage patterns in neutral. Almost three years later, officials... — Updated 4/26/2023


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