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 By Pamela Lannom    News

Trustees: moratorium not necessary

After asking the Hinsdale Plan Commission to consider a moratorium on the demolition of historic homes, most Hinsdale trustees are no longer interested in imposing one. Following hours of public comment during three virtual... — Updated 7/22/2020


This week's cover

Parking deck opens today — Village President Tom Cauley cuts the ribbon opening the new parking deck on Garfield Avenue near First Street with the help of assistant village... — Updated 7/16/2020

 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


Preservation friends, foes have input to offer

“Bueller? Bueller?” The Zoom public hearing about a potential moratorium on the demolition of historic homes reminded us a little of the film classic “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” as Hinsdale Plan Commission Chairman Steve... — Updated 7/8/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Cauley proposes historic preservation plan

A week before plan commissioners finished their deliberations on a proposed moratorium to stop the demolition of historic homes, Village President Tom Cauley presented a draft ordinance designed to help preserve such homes. The... — Updated 7/1/2020


Meeting roundup

Community Consolidated District 181 Among other business Monday, board members: • approved the three-year purchase of the Actively Learn digital curriculum platform for middle school language arts classes at a cost of $43,120.... — Updated 6/24/2020

 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


Hearing will take pulse on historic preservation

Historic Preservation Month typically comes and goes without controversy. Past commemorations have included coloring contests for kids and the presentation of awards from the Hinsdale Historic Preservation Commission. We’ve... — Updated 5/27/2020


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

 By Ken Knutson    News

Views split on wisdom of teardown ban

After a bit of delay due to COVID-19 hurdles, consideration of moratorium on demolitions of historic homes in Hinsdale is moving ahead. The village's plan commission is slated to... — Updated 4/29/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Village pumps brakes on road projects

The village is downshifting its slate of 2020 road improvements amidst the economic uncertainty caused by coronavirus restrictions. But two of the most significant projects will proceed. At Tuesday night’s village board meeting,... — Updated 4/22/2020


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

Liquor rules relaxed during lockdown

Interested in ordering a bottle of wine or six-pack of beer with your carryout order from a Hinsdale restaurant? You can, thanks to action Village President Tom Cauley took last week. The sale of beer and wine in original sealed... — Updated 3/25/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Board still split on CBD parking plan

Hinsdale trustees are aligned on the notion of steering central business district employees to the soon-to-be-completed parking deck. But they diverge on whether residents and... — Updated 3/18/2020

 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


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees: • voted 6-0 to increase the price of vehicle stickers from $40 to $48 as part of a comprehensive parking plan that will go into effect after the new parking deck at... — Updated 2/19/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Judge: No new residents at sober house

A DuPage County Circuit Court judge has prohibited new residents from moving into the Trinity Sober Living facility at 111 N. Grant St. Judge Brian Diamond issued a preliminary injunction Feb. 7, allowing only those individuals... — Updated 2/13/2020

 By Ken Knutson    Pulse

Hinsdale has own presidential pedigree

Monday is Presidents Day, an occasion to celebrate locally, perhaps, with a stroll along Washington or Lincoln Streets - or any of the dozen other Hinsdale roadways named after past... — Updated 2/12/2020


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees • agreed to spend $429,000 to Linblad Construction to pave the lower level of the new parking deck. Trustees initially planned to spend about $263,000 for asphalt in... — Updated 2/5/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

First look at proposed parking plan

Trustees took a test drive Tuesday on a new parking plan for downtown Hinsdale that would go into effect after the parking deck opens in August. The deck at First Street and... — Updated 2/5/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Board sends plan for senior living to commissioners

Hinsdale residents will have the chance to offer their input on a proposed senior living complex at a March public hearing before the Hinsdale Plan Commission. Trustees Tuesday referred to the commission the application for a $95... — Updated 1/29/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Hinsdale trustees agree to hire 5G consultant

The Hinsdale Village Board signaled its support Tuesday for hiring a consultant to review any applications for 5G installation the village receives. Trustees are expected to approve a contract next month with MSA Municipal... — Updated 1/29/2020

 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 Tom Cauley    News

Village continues on right path in 2019

Next summer, the 319-space parking deck, adjacent to the new Hinsdale Middle School, will open. The parking deck should help solve parking problems that have plagued downtown... — Updated 12/30/2019


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