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 By Ken Knutson    News

Trustees consider pact on pedestrian bridge

By Ken Knutson [email protected] Hinsdale trustees Tuesday discussed a proposed intergovernmental agreement between the villages of Hinsdale and Western Springs and the Illinois Tollway Authority concerning a new pedestria... — Updated 5/5/2021

 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 Pamela Lannom    News

Low bid might mean concrete for Eighth

Although trustees had planned to repave Eighth Street with asphalt, an attractive bid has them considering concrete instead. J. Nardulli Concrete submitted the low bid of $1.34 million to pave Eighth Street from Garfield Avenue to... — Updated 4/8/2021


Kleber will continue to serve on D181 board for two years

Margie Kleber won the race for a two-year term on the Community Consolidated District 181 Board, defeating challenger Christine Dannhausen-Brun. Kleber, the current board president, said she felt confident going into Tuesday’s vo... — Updated 4/7/2021


Three Hinsdale races are uncontested

Hinsdale Village President Tom Cauley, three individuals running for the Hinsdale Village Board and three running for four-year terms on the Community Consolidated District 181 Board are running uncontested in the Tuesday, April... — Updated 3/18/2021


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday night, trustees: • indicated support for converting the two-way stop at Maple and Washington streets to a four-way stop. The item will be on the consent agenda at the March 16... — Updated 3/3/2021


Turn to our pages for thoughtful election coverage

Coming on the heels of presidential election that few will soon forget, we want to remind Hinsdale residents that will be asked to head to the polls again this spring to make their selections for local seats. On April 6,... — Updated 2/23/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

Village looks to untangle ribbon row

Ribbon-tying on village trees has become a customary tribute in the wake of a resident’s passing whose loss is widely felt. But some in the community say the colorful homage deteriorates into an eyesore and a nuisance when left... — Updated 2/17/2021


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Among other business Jan. 28, board members • voted 7-0 to approve a new five-year contract with SEIU, which represents 30 district employees who work in buildings and grounds, custodial and... — Updated 2/3/2021

 By Ken Knutson    News

D86 teachers getting vaccines this week

By Pamela Lannom [email protected] Hinsdale Central teachers who want to receive a COVID-19 vaccination can do so today through Saturday, right on campus. “I’m happy to announce tonight that we have formed a... — Updated 2/3/2021


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees • voted 5-0 against a request for a special use permit and an exterior appearance site plan for Lakeside Bank to build a two-story facility with a drive-through at 222... — Updated 1/20/2021


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday, trustees: • approved the use of Motor Fuel Tax Funds to pay for infrastructure improvements. The actions include using $995,000 to pay for the reconstruction of Eighth Street... — Updated 1/6/2021

 By Pamela Lannom    News

School, library board races contested

Hinsdale residents will see three contested races when they head to the polls to elect village, school and library board members on Tuesday, April 6. A total of 22 candidates are running for 11 open seats on two school boards and... — Updated 12/30/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Trustees want more retail merchants

To make the most of Hinsdale’s prime and precious commercial property, village officials are keen to embrace businesses that contribute to the sales tax coffers. Firms like Lakeside Bank, which has applied for a special use... — Updated 12/29/2020


Pandemic didn't stop progress in 2020

Due to the pandemic, Hinsdale’s revenues declined by $1.9 million in 2020. Sales tax, food and beverage tax and parking permit revenues all declined dramatically. Fortunately, years of prudent financial management paid off in... — Updated 12/22/2020

 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 Ken Knutson    News

Feds enter legal battle over sober house

The village of Hinsdale has been sued by the U.S. Department of Justice under the Fair Housing Act for its effort to prohibit Trinity Sober Living from operating a group home in town. In its complaint filed Nov. 24 with the U.S.... — Updated 12/9/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Village to pay for bridge upgrades

Customized retaining walls for the entrance to the proposed pedestrian bridge would cost Hinsdale about $25,000, or so village trustees thought. At Tuesday night’s village board meeting via Zoom, board members learned that... — Updated 11/18/2020


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Nov. 3, trustees: • adopted a 2020 property tax levy of $10,882,381 • awarded the design and construction observation engineering phases of the 2021 Eighth Street reconstruction... — Updated 11/11/2020


Scary scenarios to get your fright on this Oct. 31

It’s hard to imagine 2020 could get any scarier than it already is. But the never-ending pandemic will not deter us from our annual Halloween tradition of imagining a Hinsdale that is significantly more frightening than the one... — Updated 10/28/2020


Meeting roundup

Hinsdale Village Board Among other business Tuesday night, trustees: • extended permission for restaurants to continue outdoor dining on village right-of-way and other public and private space to June 30, 2021 • deleted an... — Updated 10/14/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Senior living plan nixed by village

For the second time in less than a month, a proposed planned development along the north side of Ogden Avenue in northwest Hinsdale has been rejected. At Tuesday’s village board meeting, developer Ryan Companies withdrew its... — Updated 10/7/2020

 By Pamela Lannom    News

Ryan revises its senior living proposal

As the Hinsdale Plan Commission unanimously rejected one development proposed for a portion of the IBLP property on Ogden Avenue, the Hinsdale Village Board is poised to send them... — Updated 9/16/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

New dealership eyed for Ogden Avenue

A used electric vehicle dealership could soon be pulling into Hinsdale. At Tuesday’s Hinsdale Village Board meeting, trustees heard about a plan to open Current Automotive at 300 E. Ogden Ave., the former home of Bill Jacobs... — Updated 9/2/2020

 By Ken Knutson    News

Board eyes incentives to save homes

Hinsdale trustees have put to rest the idea of temporary ban on historic home teardowns. But village officials continue to explore ways to promote preservation of its vintage structures. At Tuesday night’s meeting, trustees... — Updated 8/12/2020


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