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 By Ken Knutson    News    February 27, 2020 

Central upgrades satisfy ZBA scrutiny

Hinsdale Central’s voter-approved improvements took a step closer to reality last week after the Hinsdale Zoning Board of Appeals both granted and recommended variance requests from Hinsdale High School District 86. At the Feb. 19 ZBA meeting, boar...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Historic Preservation Commission 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale Village Board 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 3 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. On the draft agenda: new parking regulations for...

 

Information on 2020 Census arriving soon

Hinsdale residents should receive information soon about the 2020 Census. The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia and the five U.S. territories. In early March, households will start receiving their census...

 

Four more years! Leap Day's moment has arrived

Leap Day! That quadrennial quirk of our time-marking system — rendering the shortest month a little less short and making winter seem a LOT longer — is upon us. But we shouldn’t complain about more days on the calendar. It’s a gift, really,...

 

Order up Restaurant Week

The second annual Hinsdale Restaurant Week is just about ready to be served up, and village eateries are preparing a bounty of fare and special prix fixe menus to gave patrons' palates something to...

 

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 Hinsdale Middle...

 

Revue offers more than just a laugh

Back in the olden days, when I taught literature, I often began with a broad discussion of what "comedy" and "tragedy" mean. Broadly speaking, classical comedy is a structure; the stories may begin...

 

Pay attention to the European response to 5G rollout

“... Switzerland melds the best of all worlds — and adds a healthy dose of chocolate, cowbells and cable cars.” — Rick Steves Not mentioned by Steves is the more than 2,000 antennas the alpine country has built to roll out 5G technology,...

 

Good news

COLLEGE STUDENTS MAKE DEAN’S LIST Several Hinsdale students have earned a place on the dean’s list or equivalent at their respective colleges and universities for the fall 2019 semester. Claire Callahan, Tufts University Jared Callaway, Columbia...

 

Community Revue back with 'Hinsdopoly'

Even if you're not in the cast, you might see yourself on stage at this year's Community Revue. Hinsdale's spoof on itself returns Feb. 28-29 and March 6-7 to once again poke fun at Hinsdale...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    February 13, 2020

Hinsdale openings bring fresh offerings

Hinsdale continues to welcome new businesses to town, providing even more destinations for village shoppers. The latest arrivals to the town's merchant community - along with signs of growth from...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale Economic Development Commission 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 Memorial Building 19 E. Chicago Ave. Hinsdale Public Library Board 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19 Hinsdale Public Library 20 E. Maple St. On the draft agenda: capital transfer, patron...

 

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 who resided at the...

 
 By Ken Knutson    Pulse    February 13, 2020

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 U.S. commanders in...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    February 6, 2020

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 Garfield Avenue will add...

 

Police advise resident to lock cars, deter thieves

Hinsdale police are asking residents to help combat auto thefts in the village after an uptick in overnight auto thefts and auto burglaries since the beginning of December involving unlocked cars with key fobs left inside. In the latest incident,...

 

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 order to lower the...

 
 By Ken Knutson    Sports    February 6, 2020

Seeking Central sports? Think rink

The action was heating up at the Willowbrook Ice Arena Tuesday night, boards rattled by the slam of the puck, followed by the much larger crash with the impacts of players furiously chasing it. The...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 30, 2020

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 million senior...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 30, 2020

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 Services Associates, which...

 

The Big Groundhog Game prompts reflection

So the Super Bowl and Groundhog Day fall on the same day this year. How crazy is that? Well, OK, not so crazy since it also happened in 2014 — although this is only the second such occurrence since the game was moved to a February date in 2002. Is...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 23, 2020

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 Land Acquisition and...

 

Weekly agenda

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 Hinsdale Central High School, 55th and Grant streets On the agenda: PCB curriculum work, executive search for assistant superintendent, approve summer school 2020 proposed program and...

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News    January 16, 2020

Winter might not halt construction on parking deck

A mild winter has allowed crews to continue to work this month on the village-owned parking deck near Hinsdale Middle School. “The parking deck is going very well,” said Brad Bloom, assistant village manager. “I’m really pleased with how...

 
 By Ken Knutson    News    January 9, 2020

Senior living may replace IBLP building

A nearly 17-acre parcel in Hinsdale’s northwest corner would become home to a 330,000-square-foot, 262-unit senior living complex under a developer’s proposal. At Tuesday’s Hinsdale Village Board meeting, trustees heard the conceptual plan for...

 

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