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A bicycle built for one - This photo is from Sandy Williams book, "Images of America - Hinsdale." Sadie Noble is shown with her new bicycle in 1897. Residents across the village... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
 By Sandy Illian Bosch    News 

National parks inspire family road trip

There are many lessons to be learned from seeing new places and welcoming new experiences. For the Kapcar family of Hinsdale, the first lesson of their epic 2016 journey to visit... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
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Drive-in dance recital lets a little bit of normal get back on stage

The Hinsdale Dance Academy held their eighth annual dance recital as a socially distanced drive-in theater in July. Through eight performances over two days the performers were... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
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Dist. 86 Board makes pick for vacant seat

The Hinsdale High School District 86 Board on Monday appointed Tamakia “TJ” Edwards to fill the board vacancy. Edwards is the founder of Inner-View Coaching and Consulting Services as well as the capital construction program... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
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Weekly agenda

Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10, https://www.d181.org Hinsdale High School District 86 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, https://www.hinsdale86.d86.org Hinsdale Plan Commission 7:30 p.m.... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
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COVID-19 cases edge up over the past week

A total of 266 Hinsdale residents have confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of July 21, compared to 249 a week ago. The DuPage County Health Department reported 247 confirmed cases in Hinsdale and the Cook County Health Department... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    News 

D181 board votes for hybrid reopening plan

With teachers and many families opposing a full, five-day return to school for students amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Community Consolidated School District 181 Board members Monday n... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
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The show must go on - The Hinsdale Dance Academy presented its eighth annual recital as a socially distanced drive-in theater on July 11 and 12. Eleanor Lancey takes her cues from... — Updated 8/5/2020

 
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Real estate sales

Deeds for the following properties in Hinsdale and Golfview Hills were recorded in DuPage County from June 22 to July 17. 1. 935 N. Madison St., Samuel and Annette Cremin to Eileen and Charles Hiatt, June 22, $630,000 2. 410 W. Eig... — Updated 8/5/2020

 

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All the right moves - Melanie Lamoureux's BAM Theatre is holding socially distanced summer camps at Burns Field this summer. This group was working on scenes and dances from... — Updated 7/30/2020

 

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HIGH SCHOOLERS MAKE HONOR ROLL Several Hinsdale students earned place on the honor roll at Nazareth Academy for the second semester of the 2019-20 school year. The “A” Honor Roll indicates a grade point average of 3.8-4.0 or... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

BAM hosts outdoor summer camp

BAM Broadway Workshop Summer Camps are being held outdoors at Burns Field this year. Keeping socially distant and masked when appropriate, the children learned dances and songs... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

Teen discovers new skill during pandemic

Like most people, Isabella Xu was finding it hard to escape the constant flow of news, headlines and updates regarding the spread of COVID-19. But despite the 24-7 onslaught of... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

Number of cases ticks up over the past week

A total of 249 Hinsdale residents have confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of July 21, compared to 241 a week ago. The DuPage County Health Department reported 231 confirmed cases in Hinsdale and the Cook County Health Department... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

Meeting roundup

Hinsdale High School District 86 Board • approved a revised 2020-21 school year calendar that lists Nov. 3 (Election Day) as a state holiday as required, makes Nov. 25 (the Wednesday before Thanksgiving) a remote learning day... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

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Community Consolidated Elementary Dist. 181 Board 6 p.m. Thursday, July 30, https://www.d181.org On the agenda: approval of D181 2020 school reopening plan Hinsdale Historic Preservation Commission 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5... — Updated 7/29/2020

 
 By Ken Knutson    News

Local property market is flourishing

The pandemic may be restraining a lot of business activity, but at least one sector in Hinsdale seems to be defying the economic quarantine: real estate. "We're up 30 percent year... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

Once upon a time

Parade from the past - In 1913 Hinsdale Independence Day parade marched south on Washington Street through the central business district. This photo is from Sandy Williams book... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

Bird's eye view captures work in progress

The reconstruction of the tennis courts and the installation of a new track and new turf on Dickinson Field is moving into the finishing phases this week and next. However, it... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

IHSA: Only six sports clear to kick off fall season

High school athletes in only a handful of sports will compete this fall, the Illinois High School Association Board announced Wednesday. Boys and girls golf, girls tennis, boys and girls cross country and girls swimming and diving... — Updated 7/29/2020

 
 By Pamela Lannom    News

Central to re-open with hybrid schedule

District 86 students will start the school year with a hybrid schedule that combines two days a week of in-person classes with three days a week of remote learning. “The students are at the center of our planning effort, but the... — Updated 7/29/2020

 

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Honoring our nation - A 21-gun salute was part of the Fourth of July Tribute Ceremony at Fullersburg Cemetery. Members of the Fullersburg Historic Foundation and the Sons of Union... — Updated 7/23/2020

 
 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

 

Once upon a time

The original I-Pass - Toll collector Van Velzer's home was located on Plank Road (Ogden Avenue) near the county line. Back in the day the toll rates between Brush Hill (Hinsdale)... — Updated 7/22/2020

 

Pet pictures on the patio at Hinsdale Humane Society

The Hinsdale Humane Society Tuthill Family Pet Rescue & Resource Center held a fundraiser last month called 'Front Porch Photos.' Linda Gordon with Rose was the first one in... — Updated 7/22/2020

 

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